Time is running out. Christmas 2016 is now only days away, so if you still haven’t started your gift shopping yet…what are you waiting for?? Thankfully, we’ve compiled this list of 5 gifts that should make and any foodie on your list happy.

It goes without saying that restaurant gift cards, local wine and beer make an awesome gift but here are 5 additional ideas that make will make you look like a gift giving genius.

Food and Drink Tours

Why not give an award winning experience? WindsorEats tours have always been a popular gift item. And for good reason…they’re awesome. We’ve put together a list of 6 tours that make great (and easy) last minute gifts.  The best part with these tours is that you can purchase them online and the tickets go immediately to your inbox. No waiting, no lineups.

Oh silly Hiram...
Oh silly Hiram…

Windsor Craft Beer Festival

Hello, can we talk? We know the Windsor Craft Beer Festival may be taking place in October, but, tickets are already selling and it’s the perfect gift for the craft beer lover in your life. This event has sold out the last two years, so it goes without saying, the early bird gets the beer. Don’t forget to check out our last minute ideas for those craft beer connoisseurs on your list.

It's going to be a jolly good time!
It’s going to be a jolly good time!

Anchor Coffee House

The folks at Anchor Coffee House partnered up with local artisan, The Pottery Cupboard, to make these beautifully hand thrown travel mugs. Pair it up with fresh ground coffee and you’ve got the gift that keeps on giving.

Local Cookbooks

With so many amazing restaurants and talented chefs in our area, it’s no surprise that there are more than a few cookbooks out there that celebrate that fact.

It's here! Never thought I'd see the day.

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Here are a few that are available at local book shop Bilbioasis, in old Walkerville.

  • Rino’s Kitchen Cookbook
  • The Best of Windsor Cookbook
  • Cooking with Giovanni Caboto

The Gift of Cheese

Who doesn’t love cheese? The Cheese Bar has made it easy for you and put together pre-made gourmet gift sets that include Ontario cheeses, local preserves, and Licia Ruby chocolates. Give them a call to order yours.