Go beyond the wine bottle and give something tasty, savory and delicious to dad. Think beyond the socks and everyday t-shirt that you give him every day. Hence, I am here to help with gift ideas for dads who enjoy wine and more than wine. Read below five gift ideas for dads who enjoy wine, savory treats, tequila or even whiskey.
GourmetGiftBaskets.com has created several incredible options with different delicious products for dad. For instance, you can build your own Gift Basket and there is also the option of ready to deliver baskets. See below a picture example of the options that you can find available on their website.
Father’s Day Soda & Candy Game Crate This package is one of my favorites I consider it to be very original. In addition to being a box it is a checkerboard. The lid is designed to be used in this way, ideal for hanging out with the family in addition to including a variety of soft drinks, sweets, cookies, cheeses and other snacks Are you ready to have fun with dad?
2. Beer making starter kit
Who would not like to live the experience of preparing their own beer?
A Beer Making kit will make a great and authentic gift for the Beer Lover Dad. He will be able to live the process of making his own Belgian beer at home and become a homebrewer. Read carefully the instructions in order to achieve a great result. Be patient, assist that as assistant homebrewer and enjoy the result.
3. Mezcal IZO Agave Spirits
As we say in Mexico “for everything good, Mezcal, for everything bad, Mezcal”. Discover IZO Agave Spirits that offers a distinctive approach to produce a pure and totally natural Young Mezcal perfect for all occasions. It is made in the State of Durango and imported to the US in small batches. A unique and hand made crafted spirit that will be perfect for the father that appreciates uniqueness. See below a recipe of a cocktail with IZO Agave Spirits that you can prepare and enjoy with dad.
I reccommend you to order the IZO Young Mezcal. After purchasing, get your cocktail and shake ready. Taste IZO Young Mezcal in a delicious sour Margarizo using: 2 oz IZO Young Mezcal 1 lime ½ oz Triple Sec. Simply cut the file in half, reserving a slice for garnish. Salt the rim of a small glass filled with ice. Add additional ice in a shaker, then fill it with freshly squeezed lime juice, mezcal, and triple sec. Shake and strain the liquid into the glass. Decorate with the lime wedge garnish and enjoy!
4.Ideal snack to share
The pretzel is the snack of dad. Hence to give you the best pretzel available out there, I had to include in the Gift ideas for dads who enjoy wine and more than wine the Unique pretzels. Unique pretzels offers is about special giftboxes with a variety of designs that include five types of pretzels, including Original Splits and Sourdough Craft Beer Pretzel Rings, which will surely be a perfect complement for any craft drink. The Unique Gift Box also includes a honey mustard sauce and a variety of milk and dark chocolate covered pretzels.
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5.French Wine and Seafood Pasta
Last but not least, you cannot dismiss the option of preparing a dinner for Dad paired of course with a medium bold white wine. Wine and food pairing is fundamental on the gift ideas for dads who enjoy wine and more than wine because is such a blessing to be able to share the food and the wine with Dad. Therefore, I recommend a white wine with medium tannins, POUILLY-FUISSÉ de LES ALLIÉS . Due to his complexity and acidity Poully Fuissé is a white french wine that pairs deliciously the clams and pasta dish. See below the recipe.
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 pound shrimp, deveined and peeled
- 1 pound mussels
- 1 pound clams
- 1/3 cup white wine
- 10.5 oz spaghetti clam sauce to serve
Make spaghetti according to box.
In a large saute pan, melt butter over medium heat. Cut garlic in small pieces and add to the butter on the pan..
Clean shrimp and incorporate to the butter and garlic. Cook Shrimps for about 2-3 minutes. Add in mussels, clams, and white wine. Allow for white wine to cook down about 3-4 minutes, until reduced.
Add clam sauce and cover. Cook for another 5 minutes.
Remove lid and add spaghetti. Lower heat and let sit for 3-5 minutes to allow pasta to soak.
Serve warm and enjoy!
Recipe taken from: The Culinary Compass
This father’s day will definitely be different from the others, but the love for dad should never change. Happy Father’s Day to everyone!