Scotland’s Christmas traditions are some of the finest in the world as are the country’s specialist produce and we are therefore delighted to share our top five presents to buy from Bute this Christmas. Whether it be culinary delicacies, delicately woven wool throws, a small batch gin or sharp cheddar cheese, tis the season to be indulgent and we will show you how.
Ritchie's Gift Boxes
Surprise your loved ones with a selection of delicacies from Bute. We have range of magnificent gift boxes including our own smoked fish and cheese. These are complemented with Bute's Fruits chutneys and preserves inspired by seasonal produce from the Isle of Bute; and Peter's Yard sourdough crispbreads. Check out the selection here.
Style Maker of the Home
With throws now being the style maker of the home there is no better time to treat a loved one to one of the finest high quality woollen throws handcrafted by Scotland’s finest Bute Fabrics. To jazz up a room and add elegance pick the fringed Troon with a modern yet sophisticated houndstooth weave to give an on-trend update to your interiors.
What could be better than a beautiful bottle of gin? Isle of Bute gin - our quaint Scottish island is the inspiration behind their small batch gin - crafted with care in the heart of Rothesay using a traditional copper still. They source botanicals from across the island and nearby areas to create best-in-class gin that lends itself to life on the Scottish isles. Their bottles are a work of art (literally) and painted by Scottish landscape artist Emma S Davis. Gin include: Island, Oyster, Gorse, Heather and Oaked.
From Loch to Plate
Smoked salmon is a Christmas classic and our Ritchie’s of Rothesay Cold Oak and Roasted Smoked Salmon serve as an idyllic present for foodie lovers. Using secret smoking techniques and being caught in the freshest of waters this high-quality produce promises full and long-lasting flavours, pleasing all taste-buds. Order a side of salmon and make someone's Christmas!
Smell of Christmas
Immerse your house with the aroma of Christmas with Isle of Bute candles. Their Christmas Spice candle has a creamy musk and vanilla fragrance with a hint of spice.
Their Luxury candles come in a 30cl glass and are presented in a beautifully stylish black box. This candle will burn for at least 40 hours and will make a welcome gift for friends and family whatever the occasion.