The Thanksgiving leftovers are going, going, gone, and it is officially December. You know what that means: time to finish (or start) your holiday shopping. The tough part is figuring out the perfect gift for each of your friends and family. Well, if you have a Virginian or two in your life, then this is the post for you. Check out our Virginia holiday gift guide for some great ideas for what to put under the tree this year. And don’t forget the holiday pineapple!
Virginians take their school pride seriously, whether they’re a Hokie or a Wahoo, you can bet that a reminder of their alma mater will be a winning gift idea.
New UVA parents might appreciate this adorable bib.
Or this Virginia Tech stocking might be just what Santa is looking for this Christmas.
Recent JMU graduates will treasure this gorgeous diploma frame.
Show your Tribe pride with this “ugly holiday sweater” sweatshirt.
And this handsome desk set will surely delight the VMI graduate in your life.
Beer and Wine
Treat your giftee to a Virginia-grown holiday toast. Our state is home to a truly staggering number of wineries and breweries. Here are just a few of the many options.
If you’re looking for a bold red wine, you can’t go wrong with Linden Vineyards’ Boisseau blend or the Boneyard’s Syrah. For the white wine lovers, try Barboursville Vineyards’ Chardonnay Reserve or Jefferson Vineyards’ Viognier. If you’re looking for a sparkling wine to ring in the New Year, try Trump Winery’s sparkling rosé.
We Virginians love our food, and there are some Virginia specialties, in particular, that are sure to delight year after year.
Sometimes the best gift is something you can do rather than something you can wrap. Virginia offers amazing experiences for every taste.
The nature lover in your life will love an annual or lifetime pass to Virginia’s state parks.
History buffs don’t have to search very hard for thrills in Virginia, but they will surely love a pass to Colonial Williamsburg for a day, a few days, or the whole year.
If a bottle of wine just isn’t enough, treat your loved one to a tour of Virginia’s wineries.
Whatever you choose, the Virginians in your life are sure to be delighted.
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