If you can’t meet up with colleagues, suppliers or clients this year for Christmas or if you wanted to send something to friends instead of meeting up, we’ve got some ideas! Virtual Office Team have sourced some local businesses who offer a whole range of gifts that you can order and have posted directly to them.
Christmas this year will definitely be different, but that doesn’t mean we can’t all send some festive cheer and support local businesses.
Katy’s Gift Boxes
With these amazing gift boxes, you’ll be able to sample fantastic produce that’s been handmade with care and locally. There’s a choice of small, medium and large boxes, and can contain oils, jams, chocolates, teas and sauces, as well as candles. Ordering is easy and done via the website, you can read more about the benefits of Katy’s Gift Boxes as well.
Buongiorno Italia is a treat to visit all year round. It’s been trading in St Albans since 1978 and has won multiple awards and anyone who’s been will know why. They offer Italian Christmas food hampers that can be customised, you can give them a call or simply pop in!
Launched in 2020, Wine Social is predominantly a doorstep wine delivery service. They also offer personal profiles giving you the opportunity to subscribe to monthly boxes of three, six and twelve bottles, attend pop up events for wine tastings and social get togethers (following Government Guidelines), have feature bottles and much much more.
You can purchase mixed cases, single bottles and of course some fizz. And they are releasing some food options as well, win win!
Gather + Give
At Gather + Give, you can shop for beautiful gifts and enjoy it even more, knowing that everything you buy has a positive impact on our planet and the people who made it.
They have carefully selected brands who are all doing their upmost to be as kind to our planet as possible.
There’s a selection of gift boxes to suit every occasion and they also offer a bespoke business gifting service. You can send them an email or complete the form on the website. The products are beautiful.
Viento Coffee Company
Viento Coffee Company is an artisan coffee roaster based in Watford, Hertfordshire. They source some of the tastiest coffee from around the world, using only 100% arabica beans. All of their Coffees are available as beans, or freshly ground for cafetiere, filter, espresso, French press or Turkish coffee. This is the perfect gift for anyone who loves and appreciates good coffee. Why not pair your gift of coffee with a cup & saucer to go with it. Gift wrapping is available on request.
St Albans Gift Card
If you’re still not sure what to give this year, St Albans BID have launched a St Albans Gift Card that's accepted in lots of shops locally and gives you an opportunity to #shoplocal and support the local business community.