The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it the gift-giving pressure for your Santa list! Let us make it easy for you to find those unique gifts with some retail therapy accompanied by delicious craft cocktails. Join us at the distillery for Sip + Shop, an evening of festive libations and shopping with local crafters on December 12th, 5 – 9 pm. Free admission, including a welcome drink. Oh, what fun!
For our 2nd annual Sip & shop at the distillery, our tasting room – The Drinkery – will be open with our menu of drinks and nibbles, plus we’ll have our own table of goodies as gift options. And this year, there are more vendors in the line up, including:
Goat & Pebble is one of our returning artisans showcasing the creative genius - Molly Gray. She designs original artwork that you can use in everyday life from shirts to bags and cards, plus so much more!
Ravens Edge Design will be bringing back her custom tumblers with the sassiest sayings. They'll be perfect for those naughty and nice folks on your list.
Gwendolyn’s Paradise is the bath bomb badass with her full bath and beauty line. These pampering items are perfect for stockings or to add to your personalized gift basket. Or, stock up for yourself…you deserve it!
Also returning is Boodles Cuddlers with her beautiful one-of-a-kind lap quilts, which are sure to warm up any giftee! We should know as we use ours every day.
New this year to the Sip + Shop are:
Custom Caps offer great caps, perfect for the little kids as well as the adult who is still a kid at heart. Lots of unique designs to keep your melon warm.
Coghlan Cottage Farm + Mercantile will be bringing their slow lifestyle store to the distillery. Trust us, you will want to get your hands on some of their lard and goat milk soap. As a new convert to her vegan bar shampoo and conditioner, we’re thrilled that they’re joining us for this event.
Potter and Crow Craft Coffee Roasters from New Westminster will be bringing out what we’ll all be needing on Friday morning, actually every morning - coffee coffee and coffee!
The Fort Finery features handmade jewellery. If you’ve been eying that pretty piece on their Etsy shop, then you’ll likely find it at our event. Whether it’s for a special someone or yourself (as you’re pretty special), their jewellery may well be that extraordinary gift that you’re looking for!
Last, but certainly not least, is Oxford Ice Cream. Say what? ICE CREAM in December?!? Hear us out. Andrea of Oxford Ice Cream has made an ice cream with a little warmth - blending our new bourbon, Johnny Handsome, with some amaretto cherries. Yes, there will be samples and even better - you can buy a tub to take home!
Don’t shop and sip alone, bring your friends…because it’s the hap-happiest season of all to share! We are super excited for this year’s round up of local crafters and can’t wait to see all of you!