Gifts for Him: Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, and Buddies

November 17, 2015
He's great with the kids and enjoys the good things in life. Why not gift him with a specialty item that shows how much you appreciate his unique style?

1634 Meadery
1634meadery23 Short St., Ipswich
We are an artisan honeywine maker, specializing in small-scale, carefully formulated mead batches that capture the true honey, fruit, and spice tastes and smells of our local ingredients. Mead is the most ancient fermented drink, dating back thousands of years. It was supplanted by beer, cider and wine in more recent history, but is finally making a deserved comeback. Come join the fun at our tasting room and find your inner Viking! Holiday gift baskets available.

Carolyn's Farm Kitchen
Amesbury, Ipswich Locations
Offering hands-on cooking classes highlighting the freshest, locally sourced farm foods and flavors of the season! Classes offer a full experience of hands-on preparation of signature menus, experienced chef instruction with helpful tips and techniques, printed recipe books, and a wonderful meal with new friends at the end of class. Private group classes and gift cards available.

Cellar Door
1 North Main St., Ipswich
Cellar Door is a unique culinary shop where customers can take their time and get inspired to make amazing meals at home. We carry a wide array of own-brand and locally made products, from BBQ sauces and spice rubs to cocktail mixers to flavored wood chips for smokers and grills. We also offer gift cards.

grandtrunkGrand Trunk Old World Market
53 Pleasant St., Newburyport
Grand Trunk is a market specializing in "old world" culinary ingredients and tabletop accessories such as cheeseboards, knives, and paella sets. Find unique and rare craft beers, a distinctive array of organic/biodynamic wines, artisan cheese, cured meats, and more. We offer gift cards good both for store products and our popular beer- and wine-of-the-month clubs. Ask about our holiday gift baskets!

MetroRock Newburyport
metrorock150x40 Parker St., Newburyport
Let our professional climbing instructors show you the ropes! We offer programs for all ages and abilities, including private belay sessions, when our experienced staff belay you up and down the wall. There is no instruction involved, just pure climbing! Gift certificates available for purchase online.

Market Square Bakehouse
5 Market Square, Amesbury
photoMarket Square Bakehouse is a rustic cafe and bakery that uses the freshest locally sourced ingredients, all-natural preparations, and environmentally/socially responsible products whenever possible. Come visit us for fresh pastries, espresso drinks, gourmet coffees and teas, panini sandwiches, soups, salads, and more. We also have a growing selection of craft beer and artisan wine. Purchase gift cards in-store or online.

metzysMetzy's Taqueria
Give the gift of Metzy's high-quality taqueria-style Mexican street food and you're offering the ultimate food truck experience right here in the Newburyport area. We provide great food and great service at great prices! Purchase gift cards online for use toward truck orders, deliveries, and catering services.

Mill River Winery
498 Newburyport Tpke., Rowley
Mill River Winery produces award-winning, handcrafted wines using the finest grapes from Massachusetts and other notable wine regions. When the winery is open, so is our tasting room! Our rustic gift shop offers unique wine-inspired gift items (some locally made), including holiday gift baskets. Purchase gift certificates in-store or online! Nov. 27 -29 receive a $7 tasting gift card with each $25 gift certificate purchased. Receive 15% off cases of wine (12 bottles), anytime.

photoNewburyport Brewing Company
4 New Pasture Rd., Newburyport
The Newburyport Brewing Company is a privately held craft brewery dedicated to brewing the highest quality craft beer products for local and regional consumers. The company aims to capture the essence of Newburyport’s quaint seaside character across a line of great tasting handcrafted ales. We sell gift cards which may be used for merchandise and/or in our tasting room where we serve fresh craft beer by the pint, growler and six-pack.

picoffeeroastersPlum Island Coffee Roasters
54R Merrimac St., Newburyport
Plum Island Coffee Roasters is a local specialty coffee house located in the center of a working boatyard. We roast, serve, and sell specialty coffee beans from around the world. Give the gift of great coffee with one of our gift cards!