Martinsville, Virginia


Flavorful Gifts from MHC

Flavorful Gifts from MHC

Are you trying to find the perfect memento from Martinsville – Henry County as a unique gift? Consider these options as a way to gift a taste of MHC. Friends and family members who once lived here, would be delighted to receive a reminder from their hometown. Are you a transplant to Martinsville – Henry County? Show your friends and family back home what quality businesses and products you enjoy in your new hometown!  

Cocoa Trail Chocolates makes their own gourmet truffles, decadent fudge, cocoa bombs, and chocolate-covered candies that are sure to put on smile on anyone’s face. Gift boxes are available in the store or you can create your own by hand-picking your favorites to share. These make great stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, or go-to gifts to have on-hand for those unexpected times when you realize you left someone of your list!

Gourmet & Keto Entree Express & Bakery is a great option for your keto dieting friends or loved ones. This shop specializes in making their own keto-friendly entrees, side dishes, snacks, and desserts. Stop by to purchase individual items to create your own gift basket. Or you can talk to the staff about signing your friend or loved one up in the weekly, or monthly, keto-box delivery service.

The Hooper Sauce line includes a variety flavors such as Marinara, Basil-licious, Happy Hour Vodka, and FraDiavolo Pasta Sauce, as well as, the popular Dang Tasty BBQ Sauce: all made here in Henry County. These sauces are so satisfying that they have been featured in Southern Living Magazine. To purchase a bottle of Hooper Sauce, stop by Janice Cain Stationery or Rising Sun Breads in Martinsville, or contact them on Facebook.

Checkered Pig Sauces are also a crowd favorite. If you have any chefs, grill masters, or simply put, Checkered Pig lovers on your list, you can’t go wrong with these sauces. Available at the famous restaurant, you can choose from single bottles or bundles. Options include their Grilling Sauce, Rubbing Sauce, BBQ Sauce (mild or medium), Hot Sauce, or Racing Dust. And for added fun, grab a cool tie-dye t-shirt while you are there. Checkered Pig will also ship your sauce gifts!

*Hamlet Vineyards wines are perfect gifts for the wine connoisseurs in your life and are also ideal gifts for your dinner hostesses. Wines include: Bottled Blonde, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Vavino Sparkling, Cardinal Rose, Old Virginia Red, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Eltham. Not sure which bottle to purchase? Stop by the Vineyard on a Sunday afternoon for a Wine Tasting and then decide! Or swing by Hamlet Kitchen and grab a to-go lunch and purchase your bottles there.

*Smith River Spirits distills traditional wine brandy, aged in charred white oak barrels, as well as, a line of apple brandy products called Apple Black. The distillery is located in Ridgeway, near the Martinsville Speedway, and may be visited on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons.  Plan to visit for a tasting and discover your favorite.

These are a few gift options that offer a taste of Martinsville – Henry County, Virginia. We encourage you to stop by these businesses, visit their websites, or call to make arrangements to #shopsmall this season. Let us know which options made your gifting list by tagging us @VisitMartinsville in your photos.

*Online sales, local delivery, and/or shipping are contingent to Virginia ABC rules and regulations. Contact the individual venue for information on how to arrange shipment of products.