California-Inspired Gift Baskets Ideas (Part I)

If you’re looking for a California inspired gift basket, there’s plenty that you can put in there to give your recipient a good experience of this beautiful state.

From sun-soaked beaches to redwood forests, the state’s true beauty is an inspiration for makers, artists, photographers, technologists and lots of other individuals. If you want to make a well put together California-inspired gift basket, here are some incredible gift items for any California dreamer on your list.

Schweiger Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay

Savor the flava of Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain grapes while giving to a relief fund for wildfire survivors. 100% of the purchase price of this fruit-forward chardonnay goes directly to the Camp Fire Victim’s Fund.

LuluSimonStudio California Love Sweatshirt

Based in Concord, LuluSimonStudio is famous for producing clothes and accessories with ingenious taglines. This cozy sweatshirt is all heart with 50% of the sales being donated to the North Valley Community Foundation Camp Fire Relief Fund.

Sierra Nevada Resilience Butte County Proud IPA

Longtime Butte County resident and legendary brewer Ken Grossman decided to aid fire relief efforts in the best way he knows how: by creating a specialty brew, Resilience Butte County Proud IPA. 100% of the proceeds go to the Camp Fire Relief Fund. The beer is available at selected breweries. Brave folks are encouraged to brew a batch of their own with the available recipe.

Yosemite National Park Pine Candle

Fill your home with notes of freshly chopped granite, wood, and lodgepole pine. This Parks Project candle delivers the magic of a Yosemite camping trip right into your house. The profits from the candles go to preserving the park.

Scents of San Francisco Candle

Fill a house with the scents of a San Francisco neighborhood by buying a candle from Scents of San Francisco. The candles mix different fragrances to come up with a scent that resonates with a certain neighborhood, covering anyone from Golden Gate Park to the Castro.