Gifts for the Office
By Marie Gorbenko
Holiday gifts for your coworkers can mean a lot. Whether you’re participating in a white elephant exchange, treating your work BFF, or surprising a recently returned colleague with a special “I missed you” token, these thoughtful presents can really make their day (or week!) To help take the mystery out of shopping for officemates, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite coworker approved goodies to make office parties even merrier.
Odds are that you have that one colleague with a coconut obsession as big as the day is long. But as tasty as coconut water is, our Palms Coquito Cream Liqueur is bound to give it a run for its money. With rich aromas and flavors of sweet coconut, vanilla and cinnamon; this tropical liqueur will have your health nut go (coco)nuts.
The name of this phenomenal Italian lovely literally translates to “The Beautiful Sparking Wine”—and it’s clear to see why. Featuring aromas and flavors of apple and peach, this crisp and fruity concoction is the perfect popper for that work pal who had to cancel her summer trip to Rome. Drinking prosecco is, after all, a must for la dolce vita.
Seeking something that will impress even the most selective coffee afficionado? This perfectly balanced coffee liqueur gift set is just the thing. In addition to the delicious, ethically sourced liqueur, this set includes a special mug and recipe book, featuring easy ways to make scrumptious coffee cocktails. Give the gift of fabulous flavor with no 90s office drip coffee in sight.
Does Sally from HR have a sweet tooth that could rival Willy Wonka’s? Have no fear—Smirnoff Peppermint is here! Minty holiday candy flavors mix with the classic taste of Smirnoff Vodka for a festive concoction that drinks perfectly as a sweet shot or festive addition to seasonal cocktails. Candy cane garnish recommended.
The sky’s the limit with cocktail options crafted from this remarkable gin. Perfect for that coworker whose wanderlust knows no bounds, this adventurous blend of globally procured spices features complex flavors of cardamom, coriander, lavender, anise and orange that work in perfect harmony with the juniper notes. Co-owned by self-declared gin expert and notable actor, Ryan Reynolds, this gin is sure to give anyone wings.
Give the luck of the Irish this Christmas with this Emerald Isle favorite. Created with real cream and superb Irish whiskey, this rich and chocolaty blend comes with two 50mL trial sizes of their seasonal apple pie and salted caramel flavors. Your officemates will think they’ve found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this tasty treat.
Don’t have the foggiest notion of what to get your wine-loving work BFF? Take the pressure off guessing with this Sourced & Certified Monterey County gem. With a medium body and flavors of cherry, strawberry, and toasty oak; this delightful pinot noir is guaranteed to spark smiles all around. Seeking additional options? We also carry Fog Bank’s cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay and pinot grigio—all exclusive to ABC. Learn more about Fog Bank Wines here.
Shopping for the plant lover in your office can be a tricky business. Do you go for a new plant? A cute-looking pot? A novelty mug with various flora? How about everyone’s favorite agave plant drink - tequila. Impress your favorite green fiend with a bottle of Jose Cuervo—the definitive name in tequila—complete with two mule mugs ready and waiting for delicious cocktails at the drop of a spade.
The official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve, is quite woody on the nose and has light notes of charcoal and dark chocolate. A bourbon that’s both smooth and refined, this delicious southern drink set comes with a stylishly-etched old fashioned glass—a sophisticated combination ideal for that southern lady or gent in the marketing department who’s always dreaming of a day at the races.
You can’t go wrong with this fun, nutty whiskey when selecting a present for the colleague who hoarded all the peanut butter cups over Halloween. Satisfy their nutty cravings by gifting this perfectly balanced whiskey, featuring sweet notes that meet soft, woody ones. This is one peanut butter beauty that no one can resist.
Pricing, selection and vintages may vary by location.