rubiner new600.jpg

BIZALION'S FINE FOOD imports olive oil from France and sells in bulk and in bottles in the shop. Several gift boxes to choose from - box pictured above, 'Amber,' includes French olive oil, Bizalion's salad dressing and French soap. A large selection of imported and local products is available, and if you stop by the shop you'll see a corner display of gift boxes. 684 Main Street, Great Barrington | 413-644-9988.

SIX DEPOT ROASTERY AND CAFE fills their gift boxes with whatever their customers choose - Six Depot products as well as other local products such as syrups, jams, shrubs, cups, and more. The charge is the price of the goods plus $1.50 for the gold-foil pressed gift box (that is also a shipper, so it can be used to ship directly) and a letterpress card for personal notes. 6 Depot Street (the old train station), West Stockbridge | 413.232.0205

rubiner new600_edited-1s.jpg

BARRINGTON COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY has several options to choose from (see their 'holiday gifts' online} - this 'Bittersweet Boost' (above) includes two freshly roasted coffees; a bottle of Berkshire Mountain Distillers’ Coffee Bitters and staff-concocted recipes for whipping up a coffee-laced cocktail; and two handmade Barrington Coffee Ganache bars from Chocolate Springs 165 Quarry Hill Road, Lee | 413-243-3008

spirited Bordeaux 600.jpg

RUBINERS CHEESEMONGER AND GROCERS orders are packaged in Shaker-style boxes bound in black twill. Rubiner's offers a slate of themed gift boxes to choose from ( which can be enhanced on request), each made-to-order with selections of "bonbons, condiments, foodstuffs, and, if you wish, fromage." Box themes include 'Petite Dejeuner,' 'Hampered Tiffin,' 'Il Duce Lusso,' 'Epicurean in the Kitchen' and 'L'Italiano.' 264 Main Street, Great Barrington | 413.528.0488

SPIRITED WINES has seven gift basket options to choose from. Basket packages include wines, cheese, chutneys crackers, coffee, chocolates butter cookies and nuts and all selections are listed, including product brands, in detail online. 444 Pittsfield Road, Lenox | 413.448.2274

 CHOCOLATE SPRINGS features chocolates with unique designs, and their holiday box includes festive images for the holidays (see online and in the shop.) Chocolate figures of snowmen, the Nutcracker, Christmas trees and Santas are also available. 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox | 413.637.9820

CATHERINE'S CHOCOLATES has more than 12 selections of special boxes of chocolates or cookies packaged for the holiday. All are pictured online and described in detail on their site. In addition to chocolates, truffles, cordial cherries, caramels and butterkrunch boxes, Catherines has chocolate figures such as Santas and more in dark and milk chocolate. 260 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington | 800.345.2462

BELLA FLORA AT GUIDO'S Bella Flora, Guido’s family florist, offers an extensive line of gift baskets - their online site lists selections in detail. Baskets are composed of local and imported products, such as chocolates, cookies, salami and fresh fruit. Large and small pasta baskets are also available with gourmet pastas, sauces, oils, vinegars, and crackers arranged in a colander! Custom orders are also an option. 760 S.Main St., Great Barrington / 1020 South St., Pittsfield | 413-442-9912 x 148

HARNEY & SONS offers elegantly wrapped holiday boxes including tea sachets, chocolates, cookies and candies. Selections are described online with listings of what's packaged (pictured above 'White Christmas Delights Gift.') The online 'Gifts' page also includes items for tea drinkers such as cups and teapots. 1 Railroad Plaza, Millerton, NY / 433 Broome St., New York, NY | 888.427.6398


BERKSHIRE ORGANICS' signature basket, 'The Best of the Berkshires' highlights products from the area, including locally-made jam, granola, honey and maple syrup, marinara sauce, cookies, chocolate and fresh fruit. Lots of basket selections are featured online, with details about gift packaging and shipping. 813 Dalton Division Rd., Dalton | 413-442-0888