Published December 2020
Usually the Winchester Christmas Market is a great place to pick up lots of local treats for your Christmas table – you might not be able to do that in person this year but Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market has gone virtual! Browse and shop with independent retailers and charities from the comfort of your own home and send your loved ones a special gift this Christmas. Cheese, olives, flapjacks and your favourite tipple. Browse the stalls here.
Satisfy your friends’ sweet tooth with an order from Chococo. With fresh, local, seasonal ingredients and fine single-origin chocolate every piece offers delightful, and sometimes surprising, tastes. Send the gift of a Christmas wreath made of chocolate biscuit cake, a fresh Christmas selection box, or fulfil all your loved one’s chocolate needs with a giant assorted Christmas chocolate hamper. Add Chococo’s hot chocolate flakes and mug to hug to your basket for those chilly nights in – and don’t forget to treat yourself as well. Find a chocolatey treat here.
Do your family and friends enjoy a glass of bubbles at Christmas? Send them some of the finest English Sparkling Wine with a bottle from the Hambledon Vineyard. It’ll make their Christmas when they receive a beautiful bottle of Hambledon Classic Cuvee or a Classic Cuvee Rose. Why not buy a bottle for yourself also and virtually toast with the people you can’t be with this Christmas? Find the perfect bottle here.
Specialists in Belgium chocolate with over 100 flavours to choose from The Wickham Chocolate Shop is the perfect place to treat everyone’s appetite. Every purchase is beautifully wrapped ready for your loved ones to receive. If chocolate isn’t your thing delight your friends with Dorset fudge, retro sweets, Italian nougat or some Original Jelly Belly Beans. Find a sweet treat here.
Home to both wines and spirits Toscanaccio hosts something for every glass this Christmas. From the classics you know and love, to those weird and wonderful varieties you won’t find anywhere else all the wines are handpicked by the team with the collection having a particular focus on Italy. Their selection of spirits are chosen from the best small production products and independent makers – choose a gift for your loved ones this Christmas here.
Cheers in Denmead is brimming with beautiful bottles of wine and spirits – perfect as a gift under the tree. Give a box of La Jara Pinot Grigio Rosato as a gift set with chocolates, send a bottle of Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne with glasses as a gift set or may be a Alkkemist Gin Special Edition Pack. There is something for every toast. Find your perfect toast here.
Fill your family’s Christmas table with treats from Gilbert Whites House. Order a bespoke hamper filled with all their favourite homemade local produce, all presented in a beautiful wooden hamper. Do they enjoy Danish Christmas Cookies? Some shortbread or vanilla fudge? May be they have a more savoury palette and would enjoy a selection of local cheese and chutneys? Treat your family to some of Gilbert’s brews – made in the onsite brewery and based on Gilbert White’s original recipes. And, of course, mince pies and Christmas pudding. Browse their selection and make the most delicious hamper here.
While browsing Winchester district’s independent shops and ensuring your loved ones festive feasts are full of Christmas joy treat yourself to a takeaway from one of Winchester delicious eateries. Find your perfect delivery here.