Gifts for friends

Simply Charming Boutique's bestselling holiday item is the Sage Evergreen Soy candle, $22. Ashley Miller/Daily

Who doesn’t love the gift of wine?

Coe Sherrard, owner of the Woodstock Café & Shoppes, 117 S. Main St. in Woodstock, has a unique gift idea for wine lovers. The Private Wine Tasting at the café for $300 is a six-person package that includes six wines and five courses of  paired gourmet appetizers. The event is private and can be scheduled anytime during normal operating hours at the café.

“I act as the sommelier, describing the wines and pairings,” Sherrard said. The package can be customized for a different number of guests and different levels of wines to pair.

Jan Graber Kerns, of Creekside Gifts in Winchester, has a wide selection of Christmas collectibles from Mark Roberts, Byer’s Choice, and Meadowbrooke Gourds.

“They always make for a unique gift,” Kerns said.

 Brenda Young Adams, owner of Simply Charming Boutique, 28 W. Piccadilly St. in Winchester, said Finding Home Farms is a holiday staple. Their bestselling item is the Sage Evergreen Soy candle, $22. It’s a beautiful blend of aromatic and earthy sage with classic evergreen notes. It’s also a made in the USA.