If you haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, well, who could blame you? It’s only just officially become fall, but now’s the time to start checking your list (or start writing it up in the first place).
Whether you’re looking for that perfect present for your best friend, favorite family member, co-worker, or good neighbor, food is often a fantastic choice, because who doesn’t like to eat—and drink? From fabulous individual food and drink gift ideas to ongoing food and beverage subscriptions and even tools to help your foodie friends and fam make great meals at home, we’ve got suggestions for the best presents for all sorts of palates, personalities, and situations.
Check out all of our gourmet food and drink gift guides below—and check back often, as we’ll be updating the list regularly and adding new options for this year.
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Gourmet Food Gifts
There’s a slew of new cookbooks coming out this fall that are perfect for gift-giving season, whether your recipient’s a baker, a keto devotee, or a “Star Wars” fan. See our Favorite New Cookbooks for 2019.
Have a hot head on your list? These gifts are *fire emoji* (aka, perfect for them). See our picks for the Best Gifts for Hot Sauce Lovers.
Even those who still aren’t over losing Mary, Mel, and Sue will cheer up when they unwrap these showstoppers. See our Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Gifts for Fans of “The Great British Baking Show”.
Whether you need dessert for your own holiday table or want to show someone love via baked goods, these pies can be delivered nationwide. See the Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Mail-Order Pies.
Got a friend who loves to eat, but puts a premium on healthy habits? See our Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Food Lovers Who Are Also Health Nuts.
Curd nerds, cheddar heads, and brie fiends will all melt for these delightfully cheesy gifts. See our Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Cheese Lovers.
From cooking classes and culinary cruises to fun food museum tickets, these gifts are great for every type of food lover on your list, and the memories will last forever. See the Chowhound Gift Guide to Best Food and Drink Experiences.
Related Reading: Our Favorite Eatwith Food Experiences Around the World
Gourmet Drink Gifts
If you want to treat the suds lover in your life to an ongoing subscription, they’ll love you for it. See our Best Beer Clubs and Subscription Boxes guide.
A nice bottle by itself is a great gift, but a wine subscription is the ultimate present for your favorite oenophile. See CNET’s Best Wine Subscriptions guide.
Whether you give one of these in conjunction with the wine itself or not, there’s something here to delight every type of vino devotee. See some of our favorite Gifts for Wine Lovers.
We’ll be updating our 2018 kitchenware gift guides soon too, for all the best kitchen gadgets, tools, and appliances to give.
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