Father’s Day is fast approaching, and we’ve got plenty of ways to show Pops he’s tops with thoughtful local gifts you can pick-up or have delivered. From his favorite craft beer or morning brew to Padres memorabilia and comfy, stylish apparel, read on for how to treat dad!

Sommelier Wine Box from Herb & Sea

Raise a glass to dad this Father's Day! Herb & Sea's beverage director Brandon Lervold has curated a Sommelier’s Box for North County’s most ardent wine aficionados. The six-pack of wine, which retails for $155, includes a selection of hard-to-find labels and unique varietals, including a Gamay Noir from the Willamette Valley, a Touriga Blend from Portugal, and a Pino Noir Rosé from Germany. For those looking for single bottles for purchase, Herb & Home will be offering a rotating selection that will be sold a la carte.

Herb & Sea

131 D St.
Encinitas, CA 92024

Online: herbandsea.com/wine-menu

Padres Auction Memorabilia

Hit a home run with dad's gift this year by visiting the Padres Foundation Weekly Auction, featuring authentic Padres memorabilia including autographed jerseys and baseballs. Net proceeds benefit COVID-19 relief efforts and support for front line workers. New items are added each week! 

Online: padres.auctions.mlb.com

Mostra Coffee

Let dad wake up and smell the coffee this Father's Day with a gift from Mostra Coffee: named Roast Magazine's 2020 Roaster of the Year. The aptly named Mostra Coffee ('mostra' is Italian for show, exhibition, or performance) lives up to its moniker by offering an amazing array of coffee beans from countries including Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil and more. Order dad a bag of the brew he'd like best or sign up for a Mostra Coffee subscription to keep the caffeine flowing for months to come. Available for pick-up or shipped to you.

Mostra Coffee

12045 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128
Online: mostracoffee.com

photo: Saint Archer Brewery

Saint Archer Beer To-Go

Toast dad with a pint of his favorite craft beer. Both Saint Archer tasting rooms are open daily from noon-7 p.m. for to-go beers and curb-side pickup, along with local delivery for parts of the San Diego area that are close to the tasting rooms. The San Diego brewery has an array of six-packs, twelve-packs and bottles available and for every equivalent case of to-go beer sold at the tasting rooms, which includes packaged beer, crowlers, and growlers, Saint Archer is donating $1 to the United States Bartenders Guild. One of the newest additions to their core lineup, the West Coast Style Tropical IPA using Mosaic, Citra, and Simcoe Hops with a blend of real mango and passionfruit, is available at the tasting rooms and in 12 oz. six packs in select stores throughout California, sure to provide dad with a little piece of paradise.

Leucadia tasting room:

978 N Coast Hwy 101, #2051
Encinitas, CA

Miramar brewery and tasting room:

9550 Distribution Ave.
San Diego, CA

Good to know: A delivery radius limit is set from their brewery in Miramar (20 miles) and Leucadia (10 miles).

Online: shop.saintarcherbrewery.com

Handel's Ice Cream Cake

Indulge dad's sweet tooth for his special day. Handel’s Ice Cream Del Mar Highlands makes all of their ice cream fresh daily, in-house with 175 rotating flavors to choose from and unique options like “Elvis,” “Graham Central Station” and “Heavenly Hash.”Among their specialities are their customizable cakes––perfect for special occasions. Grab a sweet treat the whole family can enjoy for Father’s Day. Handel’s Ice Cream is able to customize an ice cream cake to make dad's celebration fit for the king he is!

Handel’s Ice Cream

12843 El Camino Real, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92130

Online: handelsicecream.com

photo: 619 Spirits Distillery & Tasting Room/John Dole

619 Spirits Premium Handcrafted Vodka

The perfect indulgence for dad, 619 Spirits is premium handcrafted vodka, hand-infused with local San Diego ingredients. 619’s line-up of award winning vodkas include Original, Cucumber, Coffee, Rose Petal, Scorpion Pepper and Pickle. Currently the tasting room in San Diego is offering $19 bottles of 619 Vodka (limit 3 per person/normally $30). Dad will especially love the 619 Coffee Vodka, which can also be purchased online for $32.99.

The North Park distillery and tasting room is open for dine-in service Mon.-Fri. from 3-10 p.m. and Sat. & Sun. from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., offering brunch until 3 p.m. There will be indoor and outdoor seating on the dog-friendly patio at limited capacity. Not dining in? 619 Spirits doesn't deliver vodka, but it's available for curbside pick-up/takeout.

Treat dad with this recipe that can be made at home with the Coffee Vodka:

Stout RussianRecipe
1.5 oz Coffee Vodka
.75 oz Orgeat
3 oz Abnormal Mocha Stout
Top with whip cream, cinnamon, and cinnamon stick

619 Spirits
3015 Lincoln Ave.
San Diego, CA 92104

Online: 619spirits.com

photo: Dallmann Confections

Dallmann Confections Chocolates

Treat dad to Dallmann Confections’ high-quality European chocolates on his special day. The Austrian-born, San Diego-based artisan chocolatier has several unique collections to choose from, including a Father’s Day Gift Box, a Traditional Gift Box, a Build Your Own Box and many more. Each collection comes with the option of nine, 16 or 24 pieces ranging in price from $25-$55. Available online with two-day shipping. 

Online: dallmannconfections.com

photo: Everyday California Men's Apparel

Everyday California Men's Apparel

Everyday California, an ocean adventure and lifestyle company, offers home delivery on all of their online orders including comfy yet stylish joggers, graphic tees, hats and more. We love this quintessential gear for every SoCal dad. You're sure to find a casual pick with the perfect beach vibe for your papa!

Buy dad’s gift today to take advantage of their 20 % off site-wide sale happening now!

Online: everydaycalifornia.com/collections/mens


featured image via Burst

––Beth Shea


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