Holiday Gift Ideas on the Coastal Culinary Food Trail!
Manitowoc County is home to some of the best “makers” in Wisconsin: culinary craftsmen, chocolatiers, cheesemakers, brewers, distillers, winemakers and more. With the holidays quickly approaching, select a made-in-Manitowoc County gift certificate or unique product for the special people on your shopping list. Here are some suggestions:
A lakeshore tradition for over 80 years! indulge in our fine chocolates, freshly roasted nuts, homemade candies and ice cream.
Have lunch or dinner and enjoy a delicious sandwich, soups, or decadent homemade sundaes in an old-fashioned ice cream parlor that still has black walnut booths and arches.
Made-from-scratch bread and hard rolls, also a complete selection of bakery, cookies and rolls. In the heart of downtown Manitowoc. Voted “Best of ” Bakery and Bread store.
We invite you to enjoy the relaxing ambiance of our family-owned winery/ vineyard and the pleasant reception of our serving staff. Complimentary wine tastings, unique gifts, and more. Music inside the winery on the weekends..
The Courthouse Pub is a microbrewery! Each month we brew
several craft beers for your enjoyment, which range from light pilsners to dark beers like stouts and porters. some are seasonal; some are guest favorites, visit our website to see what is on tap.
We are locally owned and operated, with an emphasis on healthy products, made regionally, and in Wisconsin. Includes a large variety of gluten-free items. We provide a unique and memorable culinary experience, encouraging you to taste the freshest specialty olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar from around the world, without ever leaving downtown Manitowoc!
Enjoy cheese and wine samples, browse
through our wide variety of cheese, souvenirs, ice cream and more. stroll through our museum. for four generations we have been handcrafting award-winning cheese. A short 30-minute drive from Manitowoc.
Open weekends only from April 11 thru Jan (please call ahead)
we are a family-owned and operated pure maple syrup producer located just a few miles from the shores of lake Michigan, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. we manage 20 acres of woods and process the finest sap from approximately 2000 maple trees. we offer a wide variety of pure maple products, ranging from granulated sugar, candy and cream, to the best pure maple syrup in the area. our syrup is available in a variety of sizes, in both glass and plastic containers. stop by for a sample… you won’t be disappointed.
Small family-owned meat market with a full-service meat shop with many sausage specialties including state and nationally award-winning products! Stop in to see all that we have to offer for your holiday needs! let us ‘meat’ your needs!
Craft Winery and Distillery brewing 5 flavors of Kombucha tea. Award-winning dry reds, whites, semi-sweet fruit wines and mead wines. Crafting gin, flavored moonshines, whiskey, rum, brandy, and bourbon.
Just off of Lake Michigan in the glacier etched valley of NE Wisconsin, you’ll find Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery. We invite you to sample our internationally-awarded wines, stroll our 10-acre vineyard, tour the winery, and relax in our tasting room.
As a 6th generation family-owned business, we have over 250 varieties of cheese available in our retail store. Pine River dairy has many gifts and souvenirs!
We have five Christmas beers on tap to get you into the holiday spirit. While you are in the holiday spirit and thinking of others, pick up Christmas gifts for friends and family. We have growlers, shirts, hats, growlers, gift certificates, and more for purchase in the taproom.
Farm House store, featuring a variety of Wisconsin products, like cheese, wine, beer, maple syrup, honey and 16 flavors of Cedar Crest ice cream.
Whether it’s a unique gift from the Farm House store or a gift certificate to experience the attractions, Farm Wisconsin makes the perfect place for gift-giving this holiday season.
Say goodbye to boring Chocolates and Popcorn! We offer unique gourmet products so you can feel again the “wow Amazement!” you felt the first time you entered a chocolate store! Home of the Chocolates Creation station where you create your custom chocolate yummies. Eight different flavors of gourmet popcorn are made every day using the freshest ingredients such as Wisconsin butter and cheese with no preservatives. Your order is hand-scooped filled using special heated display cases.
Centrally located in the historical oriental Milling building – offering a family-friendly taproom, occasional live music and food trucks, featuring fine crafted beer centering the culture and community of sabbatical. Meet us at the mill to ‘break for beer’. find us on social media to stay up to date on events!
Growing our wine grapes is our passion!
Silarian is a boutique family winery focused on producing estate wines while still offering a selection of favorite wines from around the world and a couple of locally brewed beers. Check out our website for live music and other experiences.
As a 5th generation family-owned business, we offer the finest of smoked fish products throughout the Midwest, with six smokehouses and four commercial fishing boats. we have a variety of succulent smoked fish, salmon in a variety of flavors, trout, whitefish and chubs. fresh or frozen fish and seafood!
To check out the Food Trail website follow this link