Six Savvy Suggestions to Make you the Ultimate Summer Guest
Summer is finally here with some much-needed sunshine! We’re ready for sizzling grills and poolside lounging. If you find yourself at a different backyard BBQ or cottage every weekend, you’re going to want to have a few gift ideas on hand for your generous host! We’ve got you covered for every occasion with these gift essentials that will surely get you an invite to the next summer soirée.
La Crema, Monterey Rosé
A bottle of wine doesn’t need to feel like a safe gift option when it’s the vibrant and crisp La Crema Monterey Rosé. Made from 100% pinot noir grapes and fermented in stainless steel, this refreshing wine can be paired with a strawberry spinach salad or is delicious while lounging by the pool. Your host will be tickled pink knowing they have this sunny California rosé to look forward to.
NADÈGE Patisserie, Pretty in Pink Gift Box
Nothing says merci beaucoup like NADÈGE Patisserie’s Pretty in Pink Gift Box. Featuring an impressive selection of sweets, including raspberry biscuits, a 12-piece macaron travel box, and chocolate mendiants, this box has something for everyone!
Order online or visit your nearest NADÈGE Patisserie location ($95.00)
Northern Maverick Brewing Co., White Truffle Pilsner
If the host is a craft beer fan, stop by Northern Maverick Brewing Co.’s Bottle Shop and pick up their new White Truffle Pilsner. The first of its kind in Canada, this unique beer is brewed with Italian white truffle resulting in a delicate and earthy aroma. Head to the dock and serve it alongside a beautiful charcuterie board while watching the sunset.
Available at the Northern Maverick Bottle Shop ($8 per bottle) *Currently only available in Toronto
West Side Beef, Cottage Pack
Come to the cottage prepared with a West Side Beef Cottage Pack, filled with fresh, farm-raised proteins for breakfast, lunch and dinner – from burgers and chicken to bacon and eggs! A new offering from the Ontario-based local meat share service, this fully-stocked order is perfect for a busy cottage weekend with hungry friends.
Available to order on West Side Beef’s website ($125) * Currently only available in Toronto
Lagostina, Five Cup Coffee Press
A busy host will appreciate this caffeine-infused thank you. No dinner party is complete without dessert and coffee, making Lagostina’s 5 Cup Coffee Press a thoughtful gift that will come in handy. Present it with a bag of freshly ground espresso beans and they will be thanking you the next morning as they make a fresh cup.
Available at The Bay ($24.99)
All-Clad Canada, Waiter Stainless Steel Corkscrew
Small but mighty, All-Clad Canada’s Waiter Stainless Steel Corkscrew is an instant upgrade to any host’s bar. This all-in-one opener cuts through foil with ease and makes opening any bottle a breeze. The perfect token of appreciation when attending a dinner party or cottage weekend. This is a timeless gift all hosts will love.
Available at The Bay ($75.00)