Sunday, November 22, 2009

New Seasonal Chocolates for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays, we're carrying two new delicious gourmet truffles in our refrigerated case. Above is the Pumpkin truffle. Perfect for after-Thanksgiving treats, hostess gifts or just a little pick-me-up for yourself.

Our other new holiday flavor is Peppermint, a festive truffle covered in white chocolate and crunchy bits of peppermint candy.

See these and our other delectable chocolates at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Raven's Brew Holiday Coffee

For the holidays, we're delighted to offer Raven's Brew "Santa Caws Holiday Blend."

It's especially designed for the holiday season, featuring a sweet, spice-like floral bouquet and superb finish.

Perfect for serving your dinner party guests or holiday company, or as a festive gift for the coffee drinkers in your life!

Find "Santa Caws Holiday Blend" and our other delicious Raven's Brew coffees in the gourmet section of the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Riedel Wineglasses at the Gilded Lily

Riedel Wine Glasses

Vinum: Bordeaux

We're excited to present our new Riedel Austrian wine glasses and decanters. They're high quality, created with serious wine enthusiasts in mind.

Vinum: Burgundy

We carry both the stemless "O" line and the stemmed "Vinum" line.

Vinum: Montrachet

This "Montrachet" glass is made specifically for serving chardonnay.

Vinum: Sauvignon Blanc

Made specifically to enhance the flavor of Sauvignon Blanc, this glass can also be used for other white wines in a pinch.

O - Cabernet Merlot

Prefer stemless? This is the O series glass made for serving cabernets or merlots at their best.

We also carry the Riesling/Sauvignon Blanc in stemless.

"Black Tie Amadeo" Decanter

We also carry a few styles of Riedel's decanters. These are an investment that helps you preserve and showcase the quality wine you serve your guests.

Riedel's "Cornetto" Decanter

The Cornetto decanter is made to imitate the graceful neck of a swan.

Decant red wines at least two hours before they are served, to properly bring out the character and flavor of the wine.

Riedel "Duck" Decanter

The Duck decanter is made of 24% lead crystal.

See these and our other wine supplies for elegant entertaining at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee!

Related Links:


How to Decant Wine

Wine Doctor on Decanting Wine

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

New "Seasonal Whispers" Jewelry at Gilded Lily

New at the Gilded Lily: Seasonal Whispers jewelry.

This line is designed by a mother-daughter team from New York City.

We've chosen an interesting variety so you can be sure to find something unusual you won't see on everyone else in town!

Please note that we might already have sold out of the exact items shown in this blog post. We'd love to show you similar ones next time you are in our store!

The jewelry utilizes copper or steel wire that's soft and flexible, as well as Czechoslovakian pearls or Swarovski crystals.

We carry necklaces, bracelets, bangles and earrings.

Visit the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee to try these on for yourself!

Holiday Entertaining Supplies from the Gilded Lily

Throwing a party for the holidays? Having just a few friends over for a casual cocktail party or a small dinner? At the Gilded Lily you can find fun things to make your party festive.

We carry several styles of Caspari cocktail napkins, including the holiday nutcrackers shown above.

Santa hauls a bag of presents, on this Caspari cocktail napkin.

This napkin shows a Santa ornament hanging on the tree. Cute for kids' parties too.

We also carry napkins that would work for Thanksgiving and other non-Christmas holiday events.

Are your fireplace matches stored in plain sight? Try our elegant boxed fireplace matches (shown above). We carry "Lily" and "Rose" designs.

We also carry attractive boxed small matches in Apple, Pear, Rooster, wine bottles, and other themes.

After your meal is over, treat your guests to Spokandy dinner mints. Just $3.50 a box!

Visit the Gilded Lily for other holiday entertaining items!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Holiday Candles from Seda France

Perfume your home with the scents of the season, using the Seda France "Holiday Classic" pagoda box candle. The scents include Fir balsam, fir needle, cedar wood, grapefruit, orange oil, eucalyptus and bergamot.

We also carry "Holiday Classic" in a diffuser set, if you prefer.

This box of three "Holiday Classic" votive candles makes a great hostess gift.

As December progresses, we like to branch out from the typical holiday scents of cinnamon, vanilla, orange and ginger. We enjoy burning "Foret Royale," scented with eucalyptus, green leaves, oak, redwood and moss.

We carry Foret Royale in the pagoda box candle shown above, in a diffuser, and also in a box of three votives.

Come experience these and our other holiday candles at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Gourmet Dessert Mixes for Holiday Parties

Barefoot Contessa Red Velvet Cupcake Mix & Cream Cheese Frosting Mix

Throwing a party or two this holiday season? Let us help you prepare your fabulous fest!

We carry Barefoot Contessa's cupcake mixes. Easy to prepare, elegant to serve, and just the right portion size for your guests to enjoy after your meal.

The Red Velvet cupcakes look stunning arranged on a plate or tray. We garnish them with fresh mint leaves, or with red non-pareils. Did you get to try some at our Christmas Holiday Open House party?

Barefoot Contessa Coconut Cupcake Mix & Cream Cheese Frosting Mix

These "snowy" looking cupcakes are wonderful on Christmas Eve or for New Year's Eve parties.

Barefoot Contessa Decadent Molten Chocolate Cake Mix

We were worried the Decadent Molten Chocolate Cakes would be difficult to prepare - so we tested them several times. (Ahem!) Easy and delicious!

For more gourmet foods for fabulous holiday parties, visit the Gilded Lily on the corner of Palouse and Wenatchee Avenue!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Holiday Archipelago Botanicals Candles

Just for the holidays, we're carrying Archipelago Botanicals' "Hope" and "Joy" jar candles.

"Hope" is a festive blend of noble fir, balsam and juniper.

"Joy" is a blend of orange oils, cinnamon and spice.

We also carry both "Hope" and "Joy" scents in the Traditional Holiday Diffuser as well as in individual votives.

For gift giving, we recommend the Traditional Hope and Joy boxed candles.

Experience these and our other Archipelago Botanicals products at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee!

New Plush Baby Toys at the Gilded Lily

The "Cordy Roy Cat" is a perfect Christmas present for a toddler girl.

We also carry the "Cordy Roy Dog" in blue.

New for babies and kids at the Gilded Lily: Jellycat's "Merryday Zebra."

Also new this week: The "Merryday Dalmation," a soft plush toy dog.

For something a little more unconventional, we couldn't resist this huggable "Cordy Roy Pig."

The adorable Truffle Terrier is almost too realistic! It's in a large size and is a Jellycat special edition.

For tiny infants, we just got in "Farm Dales Tiny Donkey." Soft and easy to hold on to.

Also for newborns, the soft pink "Sleepy Lamb."

See these and our other baby gifts at the Baby Corner of the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

New Tea Forte for Autumn and the Holidays

New this week at the Gilded Lily: Tea Forte's "Winter Solstice Gift Set." It comes with the porcelain Solstice tea pot in white, plus ten infusers from the Tea Forte Winter collection.

It includes two infusers of each blend: Sweet Orange Spice, Winter Chai, Crimson Nectar, Orchid Vanilla and Apple Pomegranate. A lovely holiday gift for the tea drinker in your life.

Traveling to someone else's home for Thanksgiving? We recommend the Tea Forte Autumn Collection Ribbon Box as an elegant hostess gift to show your appreciation. It contains four infusers each of White Ambrosia, African Solstice, Apple Pomegranate, Orange Pekoe, and Orchid Vanilla.

Also new this week: Tea Forte's "Winter Ribbon Box." Elegantly and festively packaged for gift giving, it includes twenty infusers.

The infusers include four each of Crimson Nectar, Sweet Orange Spice, Winter Chai, White Ambrosia and English Breakfast.

Looking for a stocking stuffer? Our Tea Forte Winter Duos are $5.25 each. Packaged in either green or red, they come with better two of limited edition winter teas in red infuser wrappers: Sweet Orange Spice and Winter Chai. We also like these for those "emergency gifts" you keep on hand in case someone brings an extra guest home with them on Christmas Eve as a surprise.