Having trouble thinking of a gift for a special friend or loved one? A range of delicious hampers is on offer from a variety of superb Sussex producers this year, including local cheese selections from High Weald Dairy and The Cheese Hut and wine selections from the Albourne, Coolhurst, Fox & Fox, Plumpton and Ridgeviewwine estates – some with locally-made gin and other spirits included, for that perfect Christmas morning cocktail. And don’t forget the mixers, with the fabulous Folkington’s based in Arlington, East Sussex.
With over 50 craft breweries in Sussex, there are some fantastic Christmas offers on selections of beer from breweries including Bedlam, Greyhound and Harvey’s Brewery, which are ideal gifts for others or yourself, offering an opportunity to try out new beers to find your favourites over the festive season.
Sussex farm shops have created some amazing gift hampers, bringing together ranges of food and drink, including from Eggs to Apples and Sussex Gourmand – and of course, they are the right place to go to buy everything you need for your festive feast this year.
South Brockwells Farm Shop and Stansted House Farm Shop can kit you out with delicious, fresh, local produce for the table and you can visit Primal Grazing or Hooe Salt Marsh Lamb online to order some really special and unique, locally reared meat AND lovely sheepskins as gifts. Veasey & Sons is offering the full range of freshly-caught and cured fish, as well as festive meats. And you can get a range of delicious spice blends and kits, ideal for cooks and can’t cooks, from SpiceMule.
And you can even order your own designs to be made into spectacular chocolates by Le Salon du Chocolat, for the ultimate, unique gift.
To choose from the wonderful range of Sussex food and drink, click HERE