Holiday cheer to go

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift or some sparkle for your New Year celebration, Middleton has just what you need and it’s available to go.

Sofra Family Bistro

Stop by Sofra for authentic Albanian-American cuisine as well as beverages to go. Here are two drink kits they have available for the holidays.

Adult Hot cocoa bomb kits (Prices vary on type and number)

Homemade, handmade hot chocolate bombs are available in white chocolate, milk chocolate, chocolate mint, dark chocolate, white peppermint chocolate, Nutella, Mexican hot chocolate, caramel and raspberry — served with a mini bottle of Bailey’s Irish Cream! Created by Krenare’s Custom Desserts and sold through Sofra.

Bloody Mary kits ($35)

One liter of vodka, Bloody Mary mix bottle and garnishes (pickles, olives, etc.) 

To order, call (608-836-6614) or send a direct message on Facebook. At least two days advance notice required. Pick up during business hours and please be prepared to show identification when picking up.

Grape Water Wine Bar

This downtown wine bar sells hard-to-find bottles to go and gift boxes perfect for a wine lover. Order online, pick up during open hours (Tuesday-Friday, 4-7 p.m.; Saturday, 3-7 p.m.) or make other arrangements.

Here’s a sample of what the bar is offering:

Hallmark Movie Survival Kit ($39)

    • Bottle of your choice – Cabernet or Sauvignon Blanc
    • 4-ounce soy candle – Fraser fir scent
    • Stemless wine glass
    • Gift boxed

Wine Elephant Gift Box ($39)

    • Bottle of your choice – Cabernet or Sauvignon Blanc
    • 4 oz soy candle – Fraser fir scent
    • Ornament (Drank a lot of wine, 2020)
    • Gift boxed

Bubbly Box ($39/$49)

    • Choice of 750 mL sparkling cava ($39) or 187 mL sparkling sampler pack ($49)
    • Two stemless flute glasses (Finally 2021)
    • Gift boxed

Longtable Beer Cafe

This restaurant/beer shop has a vast selection of bottled beer. Create your own private tasting — you may be stuck at home, but these beers will allow you to travel the world. The cafe is also offering special gift boxes perfect for the holiday.

The12 Days of Christmas” Beer Boxes, priced at $75 and $100, are a special treat. Longtable’s staff will curate a special selection of twelve bottles across a variety of styles including easy drinking, hoppy, Belgian, sour and stout.  Each box will include a mix of favorite beers they regularly carry along with some special beers brought in just for these collections. Order online in the Gifts and Merch tab, call (608) 841-2337 or stop in.

Hubbard Avenue Diner 

Hubbard Avenue Diner is offering mimosa kits for two for $18.99. These kits include four split bottles of bubbly and two 20-ounce bottles of orange juice. To order, visit the Hubbard website or give the restaurant a call at (608) 831-6800.

Capital Brewery

In the beer world, this brewery is a champion — its beers have won numerous prestigious awards. Capital Brewery’s beers are perfect as gifts or for a special occasion. Stop by the brewery for retail sales on Wednesday-Friday or call ahead to ask about curbside pickup 608-836-7100


Villa Dolce Cafe in downtown Middleton is offering Moscow Mule kits to-go for $40.  Call 608-833-0033 to place an order.

Ancho & Agave

In Wisconsin, margaritas aren’t just for warm summer days! Make the perfect cocktail at home this winter with Ancho & Agave’s margarita kits. They include all the premium ingredients used by the restaurant’s talented staff. Learn more here.


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