Shop Local for the Holidays

‘Tis the season! (almost) 

With the holidays around the corner, we wanted to share our favorite gifts from local gems around the Valley.

Queen Creek Olive Mill – This family-owned olive mill, where guests can enjoy fresh oils, sauces, foods, beverages and more, makes for finding the perfect gift this holiday season for the local foodie in your life. Voted “Best in the Valley,” Queen Creek Olive Mill has a variety of giftsets for everyone on your list, especially charcuterie lovers. Below are a few of their most popular pre-packaged gift sets that make gifting a breeze.

  • The Big Dipper Sampler, mix and match home-made dipping sauces – $89.95
  • Estate Oil and Gold Pour Spout – $38.50
  • Flavors of Arizona Olive Trio, 3 jars of stuffed olives – $33.50 
  • Maestro Di Formaggi, 3 jars of cheese stuffed olives – $30.50
  • A subscription box, monthly shipments of olives, sauces and oils – $16 to $45

Wine Girl – This popular wine bar offers more than just a variety of wines, beers and seltzers and sharable food items. They also have an entire wall dedicated to all things wine, and gifts! Known for being ‘not your average wine bar,’ Wine Girl also offers ‘not your average’ apparel, home decorations and even locally-made candles by Scottsdale Candle Co. that are perfect for a bride, girly girl or wine-enthusiast in your life. With fun sayings, sparkles, fringe and more, these gifts will standout this season under any tree.

  • Trucker Hats – $35
  • Beaded Coin Purses – $24
  • Wifey Fringe Blue Denim Jacket – $95
  • I Hope You Brought Wine Door Mat – $20
  • Out of Office Tote – $40

Amelia’s by EAT – This new trendy Scottsdale restaurant offers a variety of home goods curated by owner Stacey Weber herself. In addition to the freshly made and packaged foods to-go, such as soups, salts and cookies, they also offer a variety of upscale home décor and candles perfect for gifting to the host of any holiday party this season. Unique items include cocktail glasses, culinary table books, house-made salts & seasonings, fresh-baked dog treats and more. Be sure to check out their extensive wine wall before wrapping up your gifting experience at Amelia’s.

Happy holiday shopping!