Floridians savor sun, sand and palm trees waving in the wind. Oh, and not having to shovel snow in the winter. This holiday season, we’re rounding up unique gift ideas for states across the country, featuring businesses owned by farmers, artisans, crafters and creatives. From craft spirits and wine freezes to fresh citrus fruit to Keys salt scrub to alligator-skin accessories, Florida offers an eclectic assortment of gifts sure to please natives, transplants and snowbirds. Find more ideas at freshfromflorida.com.
Located on Madeira Beach, just north of Treasure Island and steps from the beach, The Florida Winery features a variety of award-winning wines. But that’s not all. You’re sure to find unique gifts for your beach-lovin’ friends, foodies and cigar aficionados. From dry to sweet and mild to wild, each wine is packaged with a fun and fresh Florida-inspired label. The Florida Winery also makes award-winning wine freeze mix in tropical flavors and sells a wide selection of gourmet foods from local producers. Last but not least, it doubles as a cigar shop with premium hand-rolled cigars from around the globe. Enjoy free tastings if you stop in or order wines, wine freezes and cigars online from anywhere. The Florida Winery has holiday gift packs and will wrap and ship it for you.