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Christmas in Italia at Gioia Company


always opened by appointment in Los Gatos.
Call Kathy
 408.640.6628 or
Contact at kathywinkelman@gioiacompany.com.
And always at your disposal online at www.gioiacompany.com

RSVP by return email or call 408.640.6628 or contact Kathy at kathywinkelman@gioiacompany.com


And always available for your convenience online at www.gioiacompany.com

Christmas in Italia at Gioia Company!

Beautiful Italian Products for Your Holidays

Enter Gioia Company and spend a little time in Italy with us. Tired of the parking and congestion of the shopping mall? We invite you to reminisce about the European Christmas Markets with us at Gioia. Join us anytime by appointment and attend our Christmas party on Dec 20 from noon to six p.m. Enjoy Italian hospitality, wonderful antipasti and lunch while you take in all the beauty of the hand made arts of Italia. We pride ourselves in offering you quality, joy, and affordability in excellence.

glass ornamentsWe are just returning from a wonderful trip through Italy visiting our family and friends and purchasing items that you, our clients, have asked us for.

Our first stop was Venezia, elegant, classical, historical and memorable. The laces and glassware produced in Venice for centuries have brought many a visitor to these islands. Lace making dates back in Venice to the 1500s and has been sought after by people throughout the world. Lace adds warmth to a home, a table and elegance to your person. Read more about a family of lacemakers and come to see some of their particular pieces we provide for you at Gioia Company. Treat yourself to a beautiful Italian fabric on your table for 2 or 20. Prices range from $20. Read more about the history of lacemaking on their website: Martina Vidal Burano VeniceLaces of BuranoLocally there are lacemakers that you can visit during the holidays by appointment. (The Lace Museum in Sunnyvale 408.730.4695)

While you enjoy visiting with family and friends during the holidays and New Years' celebrations serve your favorite wine and Prosecco in magnificent Italian champagne and wine glasses reminiscent of a visit to the Florian in St Mark’s Square, an evening spent in the historical Café enjoying the classical music of several competing orchestras. Italian Italian glasswareGlassware begins at $18 a stem and can go up to the finest at $85 for heirloom giving..

Adorn yourselves or give the gift of Murano Glass Jewelry, we have beautiful colors and styles Bracelets begin at Murano Glass Jewelry$25. Take a tour through a Murano Glass Factory by clicking here.

You may enjoy a coffee or two as most Americans do. You must come to see the hand painted mugs, latte cups, espresso, cream and sugar servers, etc that come from all over Italy especially Vietri sul Mare, Amalfi Coast Italy. We also entertain you with home made limoncello and the urns and serving pieces you will need or may want to give for the holidays you can find.
espresso vietri

Biscotti plates and biscotti packageIn Vietri sul Mare we stayed at CASA IDA, an historical bed and breakfast owned and operated by artists and friends in the area (see below). The tiles, Vulcan tables, and ceramic pottery of this area takes you right to the Mediterranean vistas to add ambiance to your table. Each plate that is purchased from Gioia comes with biscotti from La Biscotteria in Redwood City. Prices begin at $60.

Join us and celebrate the end of 2015 and beginning of 2016 in our Italian traditions. Contact Kathy 408.640.6628 for an appointment or visit us at Festa Gioia Christmas Party Dec 20
Capri, Itali

Enjoy Christmas Italian style by viewing the webcams of Italia.


Pasquale Esposito Season of Hope
Benefit Concert in San Mateo
Date: December 13 (Sunday)
Time: 7:30p.m
Place: Bayside Performing Arts Center
Tickets: https://www.ticketriver.com/event/16543

Santa Clara Catala Christmas Tea
Date: December 16 (Wednesday)
Time: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Pena Adobe, 3260 The Alameda Santa Clara
Cost: $45
Contact: rmmahan@gmail.com, 408 355 5944

Italian American Heritage Foundation Festa di Natale
Date: December 17 (Thursday)
Time: Noon
Location: IAHF http://www.iahfsj.org/programs/events/rsvp/

Festa Gioia Christmas Party
Date: December 20 (Sunday)
Time: Noon to 6 p.m. and anytime by appointment
Location: Gioia 16395 Roseleaf Court Los Gatos
RSVP: 408.640.6628

GIOIA ITALIAN ART AND PRODUCTS always opened by appointment in Los Gatos. Call Kathy 408.640.6628 or Contact kathywinkelman@gioiacompany.com
And always at your disposal online at www.gioiacompany.com


TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES 2016!! Save the Dates!!

Casa Ida Vietri sul MareCAMPANIA

Thinking of staying in the Vietri sul Mare region? Here is a B & B owned by one of our friends in Italy, check it out.  
CASA IDA Historic House Rental & B&B Italy
Campania, near Vietri sul Mari, 
Contact Raffealla Baldi
Cava Dei Tirreni, Campania, Italy
Or on Facebook

Sorrento Emotions and DreamsSorrento vacation postcard
Italian Specialist and Local Residents
Luxury Tailormade Vacations
Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Isle of Capri and all of Italy
Enjoy holidays, short breaks, weddings, honeymoon, dining, cooking, shopping, scuba diving, water activities, coastal excursions with personal crew.
Contact Signore Tonino Pepe, pepetonino@hotmail.it, and tell him Gioia Co. sent you.


Puglia, Italy with Valentina
May 9 to May 19, 2016. (She takes groups at this time each year.)
Travel through the Puglia region
A step into real Puglia with Valentina, author, designer, artist and native
For more information, click here.

UMBRIA/TUSCANY-- Right on the border
Vacation at Le Selve, an Agriturismo!  Contactinfo@gioiacompany.com or 408.640.6628 for a special introduction to the owner. Sleeps six or 12. Two stories. Separate units. Beautiful view. Organic olive grove. Walking trails. Full kitchen. Swimming pool.

See you soon...

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Can't make it? Don't forget to shop online at www.gioiacompany.com.
A Glass of Wine, A Cup of Tea and Gioia Italian Art and Products, a formula for a relaxing evening!
Every gift personally wrapped, shipped and guaranteed.

Katherine Winkelman
Gioia Company LLC

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