This year, the always-important sentiment shop local has taken on a whole new meaning as our local economy works during a busy season to recover from October's wildfires. Many small businesses and local artisans are working to regain lost time from when doors were closed and smoke was thick. And while the notion of safety, family, friends and time—in equal measure—may sing louder than gifts this season, I've always been a gift giver and shopping from local businesses has never been more important to me.
So, I’ve compiled some favorites from Sonoma and Napa to share with you. From products that I already love and consume daily to new discoveries brought to light by the spirit of resilience and community, I’m excited to share these brands and gifts with you this season. Simply click to shop!
It would be impossible to collect all of the delicious, handcrafted and memorable gifts from Napa and Sonoma in one gift guide—this is simply a compilation of some favorites from a variety of categories. Please leave your favorite local gift ideas in the comments below. Or, if you'd love to see your brand or a personal favorite on a future list, simply reach out and say hello.