Pairing Wine with Spring Foods

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One of our favorite things to do at Hickory Farms is to pair exceptional wines with delicious treats for the perfect sweet and savory taste experience. We’ve come up with a few tips to help our loyal customers pair their favorite spring foods with the perfect wines. Spring is a transitional season for wines. Heavier reds enjoyed during winter holiday feasts give way to lighter, fruitier wines to accompany the season. Below are some suggestions you can try at your own table.   A traditional Easter dinner with baked ham is best complemented with the soft tannins and red raspberry notes of the Clos du Bois Pinot Noir from our All the Cellar’s Best basket.   Another perennial Easter favorite is roast leg of lamb. The gaminess of lamb blends best with the smooth and refined flavors of the Cabernet Sauvignon from our Hickory Celebration Feast basket.   The fruitiness of a La Crema Chardonnay makes it an ideal choice with mild cheeses like Hickory Farms Apple Smoked Cheddar. It also pairs nicely with seafood dishes, pasta and poultry.   White asparagus shoots are a wonderful side dish for a brunch omelette on a leisurely spring weekend. Pair them with a cold glass …
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Unique Gifts for National Employee Appreciation Day

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Hickory Farms would like to join you in honoring your employees for Employee Appreciation Day on Friday, March 7. Let your valued employees know that you appreciate their contributions to your company’s success by sending them a nice gift. Take a look at some of our favorite suggestions below. Birchbox is a cool monthly subscription service that sends a box of high-end grooming and beauty supplies to your recipient. These boxes can be customized by the recipient, so that they receive only products they’ll actually use. If your employees get a new box each month, they will definitely feel the appreciation year round!   Hickory Farms Vineyards and Orchards Gift Box is a thoughtful gift for an executive assistant or personal secretary. It’s packed with a bottle of Bogle Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, 5 oz. of our Classic Cheddar and some delicious pears and an apple, perfect for letting in a little glimmer of summer on a late winter day. Every office has at least one employee who’s always plugged in to his or her headphones. An iTunes gift card will allow your co-worker to pick the songs they like to listen to all day long. A gift certificate for two to a nice restaurant is …
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Top Anniversary Gifts for Him and Her

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No matter when your anniversary is, Hickory Farms has got you covered with plenty of suggestions for gifts to delight your beloved. Below are a few of our favorites! Gifts for Her This gorgeous, one-of-a-kind Russian amethyst is wrapped securely in 24 karat gold and swings from a lovely gold vermeil chain with hoops. It makes a wonderful gift of natural jewelry, and as amethyst is the gem for February, it’s perfect for anniversaries that fall during this month.   Break out your crystal glasses and Toast the Traditions with our Hickory Farms gift box full of pears and apples, summer sausage and cheese selections, sweet treats and nuts, as well as a bottle of La Crema Chardonnay. Curl up by the fireside for your own private celebration! Give her a special spa day at home with Amazon’s Art of Appreciation in a keepsake gift basket. Full of vanilla-scented spa products, she’ll feel loved and pampered. Gifts for Him This Steampunk-inspired watch with a leather strap will remind him of you every time he glances at his wrist. Encased in stainless steel for durability, it also has a clear back. We love this personalized keychain bar inscribed with your message to him along with the date of your anniversary. It’s …
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