With Christmas just around the corner, here are the last minute gifts for those who don’t have time to shop, let alone wrap. All these gifts come prepacked, and can be ordered in time for Christmas, delivered straight to your front door.
Wine and cheese? Say no more! Handpicked Wine’s wine and cheese box is the perfect gift whether it be your secret santa present for your aunt or self appointed wine aficionado friend. You can mix and match to cater for your giftee - choose from a selection of premium wines and imported fine cheeses with each box. Or if you want something a bit more special you can’t go past the limited edition ‘Odyssey’ gift boxes, available as a single or twin pack. The gift box is a beautiful addition to any wine of your choice, including Handpicked’s’ latest collaboration with Romance was Born - the limited edition Rosé for just $28.99 a bottle. The perfect contribution for any event or occasion, the team can also express deliver within 10 km of the Sydney CBD so it arrives straight to your door within 3 hours of placing your order. What more could you want!
Give the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas. Sign your loved ones up to the NOMAD wine club and you’ll get just that - a monthly supply of the best Australian wine featuring bottles carefully selected by NOMAD’s sommelier. For $95 + $11 shipping per month, they’ll receive 3 exciting new wines to try, or for the wine enthusiast, $180 buys them 6. If your gift recipient is looking for a bit more help in the wine department, NOMAD is continuing its Wine School into 2019 including a complete 101 of wine appreciation with a side of charcuterie, cheese and lunch. For $250 you can book them in for the February, March, April or May sessions.
The Everleigh Bottling Co
The Everleigh Bottling Co’s single-serve cocktail sets make the ultimate stocking stuffer with a luxury twist. For $68, you can get the Famous Four Set, including a Martini, Negroni, Manhattan and Old Fashioned or the Bartender’s Choice Set including the Vesper, Hanky Panky, Brooklyn and Bobby Burns. If you’re feeling particularly generous, the $249 Antique Collection is a limited-edition range of only 200 sets, including a 1950s Martini, 1960s Vesper, 1970s Negroni and a 1980s Bobby Burns. For the cocktail connoisseur or alcohol enthusiast, the single-serve cocktail sets make the perfect last minute gift.
Make use of the season of giving with Two Good’s gift pack where every gift you buy, the exact same gift goes to a woman in need. For just $75, you can buy a Two Good Care Gift Pack including Luxe Shampoo, Conditioner, Moisturiser and Body Wash for a loved one, as well as someone in need. Buy one, give one this Christmas, without the fuss but with the thought. Other amazing gifts include tote bags, hoodies, sweats, hand wash and hand lotion.
Sydney's first restaurant and bar dedicated to Vermouth, Banksii, have the perfect last minute gifts with a botanicals twist. For the hostess with the mostest, there’s the minimally decorated botanical plates in small and large ($25/$50), a glazed Robert Gordon plate for $29.95, the Banskii trifle bowl for $40 or a pair of white wine glasses for $39.95, perfect for your summer vermouth spritz. Vermouth lovers will love the ‘The Book of Vermouth’ ($39.99), filled with more than 100 classic and modern cocktail recipes that go beyond the classic Martini or Negroni.