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Giftology has a plethora of host gift ideas

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Bringing Gifts of Gratitude

When your host says "You don't need to bring a thing," we've got you covered

The holidays are upon us and what better way to thank our hosts than with a fall-themed gift or a bottle of wine to enjoy at the table?

Hannah Welker, manager of Giftology, located at 99 Springfield Road in Westfield, provides some suggestions for beautiful items that any host will appreciate.

Hannah says that the Milkhouse candles are a customer favorite and come in a variety of inviting scents “including Brown Butter Pumpkin and Limoncello” and sizes ($9–$30).

For the Thanksgiving table, Hannah suggests the stemless wine glasses painted with fall leaves ($22 each), a pumpkin-themed mixing bowl ($44), a pumpkin platter ($22), and a serving tray with a multi-colored pumpkin design ($30).

For the home, consider beautiful, decorative wooden pumpkins ($30) or the truly luxurious Barefoot Dreams throw blanket ($168).

Giftology also offers long-stem wine glasses ($20 each), a large blue-and green-chip and dip bowl ($70), and the Lynn and Liana cheese board ($70).

For more information, visit or call 413.200.7428.

Carlo Bonavita, owner of the Springfield Wine Exchange shop in Springfield’s Tower Square, has winning suggestions for wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner that take the guesswork out of choosing. With appetizers, the dry, not-sweet white wine Chateau Bianca 2019 Dry Reisling ($19) is a smooth choice.

For the main course, Carlo offers a few suggestions: the Oregon-grown Elouan 2019 Pinot Noir ($16) is “great with your turkey dinner and all the fixings,” as well as the Contour 2020 California Pinot Noir ($17), which Carlo describes as “fresh, silky, and phenomenal.” For those who prefer a wine “full of taut red fruits,” Carlo recommends the Terzetto 2020 Nebbiolo D’Alba ($15).

When the meal wraps up and everyone is ready for dessert, Carlo suggests the VonSchleinitz 2020 Riesling’s ($17) “slightly sweet, spicy” flavor that pairs well with dessert.

Springfield Wine Exchange is located at 1500 Main Street, Suite 170. For more information, visit or call 413.237.6187.

  • Giftology has a plethora of host gift ideas
  • Giftology's lovely tableware
  • Giftology of Westfield has you covered for Thanksgiving host gifts
  • The Springfield Wine Exchange is located in Tower Square in Springfield
  • Carlo Bonavita of the Springfield Wine Exchange suggests pairings for Thanksgiving dinner
  • The Springfield Wine Exchange