Enjoy these festive wine, cocktails beverages and accessories for your holiday party or as a hostess gift
By Carla Snuggs
Christmas and New Year festivities are here! Whether you’re hosting a holiday soiree or attending a holiday party, or gifting, a special bottle of wine or beverage adds a wonderful, festive, thoughtful touch! Posh Beauty and Lifestyle Blog is sharing some of it’s favorite holiday wine, beverages and accessories.
The Cannonball brand captures the spirit of California in a bottle – from the fun-loving label designed by renown Northern California designer Michael Schwab. For the holidays, Cannonball is celebrating the launch of their first line extension called ELEVEN with a special 2-bottle gift pack all dressed up for the holidays. It includes a bottle of the Sonoma County Merlot and the Sonoma Coast Chardonnay.ELEVEN is the first wine line to hit the market from winemaker Ondine Chattan, who joined the company last season as their first female winemaker. Shop: Shareasplash.com
Sparkling Ice Cranberry Frost
Sparkling Ice's new Cranberry Frost Flavor offers a refreshing and fruity carbonated beverage bursting with flavors of sweet cranberries, and just the right amount of ginger for the winter season. The Limited Edition Flavor features a series of seasonal mocktail recipes on the bottle packaging for consumers to utilize for entertaining at home for the holidays. A fun and festive treat for Stocking Stuffers this year! Similar to the full Sparkling Ice portfolio, Cranberry Frost is a zero calorie, zero sugar beverage made with antioxidants and vitamins, so they make great guilt-free mixers.
SodaSTream Fizzi One Touch
SodaStream is a great earth-friendly gift. SodaStream prevents more than 3,700 single-use plastic bottles and cans from entering the waste stream to begin with. With the SodaStream Fizzi One Touch, saving the world from plastic pollution has never been so easy – stylish – or refreshing. The sleek Fizzi One Touch is SodaStream’s newest model and carbonates tap water at the touch of a button. With three levels of automatic carbonation, you can perfectly customize your sparkling water and there’s no worry of accidentally fizzing all over yourself.
The Tastemaker Cocktail Shaker Infuser Set
Create on-trend cocktails in the comfort of your own home with this sophisticated drink infuser. Simply add your botanicals or fruit into the chamber, place your desired bottle of wine or spirit in the secure end and flip over to fill - or fill the chamber and place on the included base. Crafted with a strainer to easily pour your infusion over ice, this handy tool makes any aspiring bartender look like a pro. Comes with infuser, recipes and ice ball molds. Shop: Amazon.com
Lovino Sangria is the medal-winning "Modern American Craft Sangria" makes a great surprise and welcome gift for discriminating 21+ year old recipients across the USA here:.Because it is unlike any other bottled Sangria on the market - made with California-grown Cabernet Franc and blended with summer berries, orange, and coconut - it is a deliciously decadent and easy to share surprise for sophisticated wine lovers looking to explore new tastes. Lovino Sangria is also only exclusively available outside of Wisconsin through online orders, so it's one of those, "you can't get it here" and "Something Special from Wisconsin" luxury treats that everyone loves to give and receive this time of year. Shop: Monarosewinery.com
Kivu noir Coffee
Kivu noir is a coffee producer from Rwanda that works with small holder farmers and employs hundreds of women (many of who are genocide survivors). The company has just started selling their coffee, The Freshest Coffee in the World, in the USA. "Kivu noir coffee is one of the few coffees in the world that typically goes from our harvest to your cup in one month, making it the world's freshest coffee," says Kevin Mbundu, CEO of Kivu noir. "Freshness is paramount. While most coffee supply chains involve 11 steps that can take up to 2 – 3 years, Kivu noir only has five steps and typically take 1 month to ensure peak freshness." Shop: kivunoir.coffee
Üllo is a revolutionary wine purifier that filters sulfites with Selective Sulfite Capture technology to restore wine to its natural taste as if you opened the bottle right at the vineyard. It is estimated that 3 million Americans may be sensitive to sulfites. The Selective Sulfite Capture technology process works by sequestering only sulfites, and allowing other compounds in wine to flow through unaffected. In addition to removing sulfites, Üllo includes an adjustable wine aerator and comes with 4 replacement filters, a travel bag, and a display base to capture stray drips. It is made from BPA-free materials and fits on top of any wine glass, or Üllo’s custom, hand blown glassware. Shop: Ullowine.com
ZOS is the only wine saver that eliminates 100% of the oxygen that can spoil wine. Simply insert ZOS into an open bottle of wine and the cartridge immediately begins to absorb the oxygen preserving the remaining contents within minutes. ZOS fits into most 750ml bottles of wine and cartridges last for up to 10 bottles depending on oxygen exposure. The ZOS wine saver kit includes an easy to use wine stopper with a patented, non-toxic oxygen-absorbing cartridge and electronic tester cartridge tester that tells you within seconds if the cartridge is still good or needs to be replaced, as well as a storage case.
Disclosure: Press samples were provided by the brand/PR for editorial consideration, product testing, photography and honest review.