The Complete Guide to Glenfiddich Holiday Gifts 2022
As the long-awaited holiday season approaches, shopping lists and gift ideas become a priority to celebrate Canadians from coast to coast.
Whether it’s a holiday gift wrapped and curled under brilliantly decorated pine trees, a gift to surprise an incredibly artistic friend, or the perfect gift for your favorite host or hostess, giving the right gift can say a lot. .
“With so many innovative variations, you’ll always find the perfect gift with Glenfiddich,” comments Jamie Johnson, National Brand Ambassador Glenfiddich of Canada. “From experimental maverick to luxurious time series, giving Glenfiddich this holiday season is a thoughtful way to give any friend or family member of legal drinking age a thoughtful gift that suits their tastes. It really is a spirit for everyone.
A true maverick, Glenfiddich works tirelessly to pioneer the Scotch whiskey category with each of its unique innovations. Across its portfolio, the world’s most awarded Scotch whiskey is free-spirited and innovative in its expressions, continuing to challenge the status quo of the single malt Scotch category with each of its releases.
“We are constantly pushing the boundaries of the Scotch whiskey category by challenging traditions, exploring new flavors and welcoming unique collaborations,” comments Brian Kinsman, Glenfiddich Malt Master. “Maverick is not a label, it’s a state of mind. And the world has never needed it so much.
From your best friend who’s an ace behind his bar at home, to the uncle who has it all, and everyone in between – Glenfiddich has the perfect scotch to match an expression of personal taste on any occasion, so that you can give an iconic gift that means more.
The classic guide: Gifts for mom and dad, your boss and friends who like to splash around in spirits during the holidays. Oh, and some last-minute ideas, because no matter how much you plan ahead, you know you’ll need them.
- For your dad: Glenfiddich 18 years old.: A Glenfiddich classic with an elevated twist, the 18 Year Old is a truly exceptional single malt resulting not just from eighteen years of care and attention, but from knowledge passed down from generation to generation.
- For your mom: Glenfiddich 15 years old.: This accessible, time-tested favorite exemplifies the Glenfiddich family tradition of innovation. Perfect to be enjoyed neat or in cocktails with warm notes of spice, honey and rich fruit.
- For your grandfather: Glenfiddich 14 years old.: The 14 Year Old is a classic Glenfiddich variant, with a touch of Bourbon barrel that will inspire Scotch and bourbon lovers. Ask Grandpa to try it on in an Old Fashioned!
- For the home bartender: Glenfiddich 14 years old.: For the friend who likes to stir up new things in their home bar. Glenfiddich 14 YO is aged in Bourbon barrels, which gives it a structured framework for cocktails with notes of vanilla, brown sugar, fresh pear and apple.
- For your boss: Glenfiddich 15 years old.: For your patron, we suggest Glenfiddich 15 Year Old. This time-tested favorite is an approachable twist with notes of warm spice, honey, and rich fruit, making it a thoughtful gift that won’t go unnoticed. Once you’ve tried it, it’s easy to see why.
- For the Scottish lover: Glenfiddich Orchard Experience: For the aficionado who has seemingly tried everything, we suggest Glenfiddich’s newest variant, Orchard Experiment! With notes of pear balanced by delicate oak, this is a fresh take on Scotch they’re sure to enjoy.
- For the Whiskey-Dabbler: Glenfidditch IPA: This variant of Glenfiddich is the first version of the Glenfiddich Experimental series, a unique and accessible scotch blending the notes of single malt with IPA.
- For the Scottish beginner: Glenfiddich 12 years old.: Glenfiddich’s signature expression, 12 YO is a classic, approachable, beginner-friendly single malt with notes of fresh pear and subtle oak.
- For the spirits collector: Glenfiddich Gran Reserve: For the spirits collector who deserves something unique, Gran-Reserva is sure to please. Uniquely finished in rum casks with beautiful packaging, it is sure to excite collectors.
- For the whiskey expert: Glenfiddich Fire and Cane: For the friend who is a real whiskey lover, offer Fire & Cane. They will enjoy a peated Speyside dram with that unique and unexpected twist.
- Last minute gifts: Glenfiddich 12 years old.: An essential option for last minute gifts. Part of Glenfiddich’s classic range, the 12 year old is a lofty option that is sure to be well received.
The holiday-focused guide: The perfect gifts for the friend who has everything, the aunt who LOVES Christmas, and because we all know one, the Holiday Grinch.
- For the friend who has everything: Glenfiddich Orchard Experience: The friend who has everything needs something unique. Orchard Experiment is the latest release in the Glenfiddich Experimental series, uniquely finished in Somerset Pomona casks.
- The ultra-festive friend: Glenfiddich Grand Cru: If you have a friend on your list who LOVES all things vacation, Grand Cru is for them. Aged for 21 years and refined in French cuvée barrels, Grand Cru is worthy of all the end-of-year celebrations.
- The Holiday Grinch: Glenfiddich 18 years old.: Reverse their frown with a beautifully composed little whiskey that will show your Grinch that you care enough to buy him the best.
- For your Secret Santa: Glenfiddich 15 years old: Time-tested and universally loved, Glenfiddich 15 Year Old is the first to enter the top 10 best-selling single malts in the world and a personal favorite of many at the Glenfiddich Distillery. Once you try it, you’ll understand why.
- For the Host/Hostess: Glenfiddich 14 years old: Glenfiddich 14 is a versatile and refined host gift that can be enjoyed neat, in cocktails or after the party is over with smooth, sophisticated flavors of woody spice and ripe summer fruit.
The Mavericks’ Guide: The most unique gifts for the most unique people on your list. The maverick? Check. The opinion leader of your group of friends? Check. For the artistic hostess? Recheck.
- For the Creative: Glenfiddich XX Project: The second release in the experimental Glenfiddich series, Project XX was created in collaboration with over 20 creative and inspired whiskey experts from around the world.
- For the opinion leader: Great Glenfiddich Reserve: A special single malt finished in rum casks, making it a luxurious dram to cherish in quiet contemplation.
- For the Maverick: Glenfiddich 12 years old.: The classic expression of Glenfiddich, designed to serve as the best dram in the valley, breaking free from convention. A distinctive fresh pear single malt, creamy with subtle oak flavors and a long smooth finish.
- For the fashionista: Glenfiddich Grand Cru: The fashionista in your life deserves something eye-catching and decorative – there’s no bottle that will look better on their bar than the elegant Glenfiddich Grand Cru. With its sleek black and gold bottle and gorgeous liquid inside, it’s sure to be the star of the show.
- For the risk taker: Glenfiddich Fire and Cane: The fourth offering in the experimental Glenfiddich series, Fire & Cane is both bold and unexpected.
- For the world traveler: Glenfiddich Bourbon Barrel 14: For the world traveler on your list, check out the 14-Year-Old for a Scotch option with a Kentucky kick. Finished in new American oak barrels sourced from Kentucky, imparting woody spice notes with ripe summer fruit.
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