Luxury Hampers – The Key To The Perfect First Date And Other Special Occasions
You have been pursuing this special person for months, trying to get their attention. Now the time has finally come. They’ve said yes – and your first date is fast approaching. How are you going to impress them enough to secure a second date? With luxury hampers it isn’t as hard as you think.
The perfect first date
A date doesn’t have be extravagant, expensive or flashy. A little bit of thought goes a long way. Luckily for you there is an option that is affordable and guaranteed to impress, with much less effort than getting a reservation at that ‘on trend’ restaurant you’ve heard about. Luxury, gourmet food and wine hampers are the key to a perfect first date. Here’s why!
Back to basics
You know how it goes: Keep It Simple, Stupid. Forget trying to WOW your date with all the bells and whistles. You’re only creating more things that could potentially go wrong! Why not go back to basics and ensure you get time to make winning memories and meaningful conversation?
A romantic picnic overlooking the ocean, a serene park or scenic mountain tops – the choice is yours when you have a deluxe, indulgent hamper by your side. Get to know each other in a relaxed environment with no waiters to interrupt the flow.
Picture this: the weather is perfect, the grass is freshly cut and you have your picnic blanket laid out with the contents of a luxury hamper ready to enjoy. You laugh over a glass of bubbly, indulge in some gourmet food and finish off with some sweet delicious treats. Your hands touch as you both reach for the last chocolate, your eyes lock and you enjoy your first kiss.
A romantic picnic not only takes the stress out of a first date, anniversary or loving gesture, it keeps the atmosphere as casual, flirty or passionate as you want it to be. Bringing a gourmet hamper to your date or special occasion shows you’ve really thought about how to create a charming, romantic atmosphere. It also shows you have great taste in food and wine!
If you have tried and failed in the past to set up the perfect date, consider luxury hampers your knight in shining armour. Let Australian Gourmet Gifts come to your rescue with an impressive selection of wines, beers, jams or cookies just perfect for sharing with someone you care about. All you need to do now is figure out what to wear!
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Christmas Hampers in Australia – They’re Not All Created Equal!
Most people love receiving a hamper at Christmas time, bursting with festive goodies. But unbeknownst to many gift givers, not all Christmas hampers in Australia are made equal. Here are a few things you should consider when buying hampers.
Quality of contents
Superior hampers contain only quality contents. Look for hampers that include respected brands, top shelf produce and superior ingredients. Whether your hamper contains French champagne and Belgian chocolates, or a simple combination of crackers and nuts, skimping on quality turns your good intentions into a bad taste in the mouth.
Age of contents
How fresh are the ingredients in your store-bought food hamper? Department store hampers sit on the shelves for months, sometimes even years at a time. This means that by the time your recipient opens or uses their hamper the ingredients and contents inside may well be past their use by dates. Sadly, you’ll have thrown away your money – and they’ll soon be throwing away their hamper!
A good quality hamper will offer variety in its contents. Gourmet hampers usually get the right balance of sweet and savoury, with something for everyone. A ‘cheap’ hamper is cheap for a reason, with a minimal selection of items that may not be suited to your friend, family or client. For the sake of a couple of extra dollars, get the good stuff!
Presentation is everything! Foodies start judging the moment they lay eyes on the packaging. If you are gifting a hamper to someone serious about food and the finer things in life, a cellophane wrapped basket just isn’t going to get their mouths watering. This is just another way gourmet hampers exceed the standards of run-of-the-mill hampers. Forgo the cheap packaging and step it up with a luxurious boxed hamper. It will be a first impression that lasts!
Last minute gifts don’t have to look impersonal. Corporate gifts don’t have to be pens! Most importantly, you can get an elegant present for everyone you know with no stress and no fuss. Gourmet hampers are 100% guaranteed to impress.
Make your list and check it twice because department store hampers are not nice! Australian Gourmet Gifts has countless options, with free delivery for Christmas hampers in Australia, including a personalised message for your recipient.
If you need affordable gifts for corporate clients or last minute gifts for friends, visit Australian Gourmet Gifts for the highest quality Christmas hampers Australia has to offer!
Why not make Christmas a bit easier this year?
Let’s think for a minute. What would be on your shopping list when planning a Christmas gathering? Nuts, cheeses, snacks and nibbles? Red and white wine, a few bottles of bubbly and some premium beer? Sounds fabulous doesn’t it? But who has the time to go from shop to shop when there are still far too many presents to buy and queues of people far too long to contemplate?
The festive season is certainly enjoyable but a trip to the overcrowded local shops can make it stressful. The answer is simple. Order a Christmas gourmet food hamper! Catering? Sorted.
Value for money
Save yourself time and money this Christmas by shopping online. Choose the hamper that ticks off all of your Christmas wish boxes and matches your budget. While you are at it, make sure you throw in something extra to spoil yourself. After all, when you purchase a basket of goodies from Australian Gourmet Gifts you’ll be spoilt for choice.
And if you are stuck for what gift to buy a colleague, family member or a special friend, remember that everyone loves to receive a hamper filled with yummy quality items!
Practical and stylish
Whether you are gifting the Christmas hamper to yourself or to someone else, you’ll know that this is certainly not something that’s going to the back of the cupboard. Everything that is handpicked and included will be used, enjoyed and remembered. And then there’s the basket or cooler box – depending which deluxe hamper your choose – which can be re-used over and over.
Australian Gourmet Gifts offers you the chance to order a gourmet gift hamper this Christmas and have it delivered fast. Packed with products you’d normally bypass in the supermarket thinking they were not affordable, you’ll be spoiling yourself and your guests when the silly season rolls around. Relishes, chutneys, nougat and fine wines – all the little luxuries you’d love to serve your friends and family are included.
With a festive look and feel as well as a price to suit your needs, you really cannot go wrong. If you are entertaining the family this Christmas and are looking for the perfect way to avoid the shops, buy a gourmet food hamper, have it delivered straight to your door and impress your guests. You can always keep your little secret to yourself. We wont tell!
Leave the hassles of shopping to us and celebrate in style this year with a jam-packed, luxury gourmet food hamper!
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Give Them More Than Just A Gift – Give Them an Anniversary to Remember!
Your anniversary is coming up, what are you doing to celebrate? Have you considered an anniversary hamper, delivered to your door by Australian Gourmet Gifts? It’s the ultimate ‘take away’ to enjoy in any romantic location you choose. This year, why not skip the expensive restaurants and indulge in a feast of gourmet treats by the beach or under the stars?
Why an anniversary hamper?
You’ve heard of Christmas hampers, or packs of treats offered as a birthday gift, but you may not have considered an anniversary hamper. If you think about it, though, anniversary hampers tick a lot of boxes!
A hamper can include everything from delicious nibbles to fine wines, meaning you don’t need to think about anything other than where you are going to enjoy it.
Hampers from Australian Gourmet Gifts include a nice bottle or two of red, white or sparkling wine, or beer if you choose; always a winner to celebrate an anniversary. Couple that with some of the finest quality Australian and international gourmet edibles and you’re in for a real treat.
Take your anniversary hamper wherever you choose
It’s lovely to book a restaurant for your anniversary dinner – but it’s not all that original, is it? With an anniversary hamper, you can take your celebration with you to a location that’s meaningful to the two of you – or to somewhere you’ve never been before.
Take your beautifully presented box of treats to the local park, for a lazy afternoon at the beach, or simply enjoy it at home with no effort or dishes. There’s no limit to your options!
Anniversary hampers for all budgets
Anniversary hampers are not ‘one size fits all’. With Australian Gourmet Gifts, you can try a little bit of luxury with the Gourmet Sensations Hamper, or truly splash out on a 7-Star Executive Hamper. The Executive model comes with all the frills including a bottle of Moet, Bin 28 Penfolds Shiraz, Riverland Sauv Blanc, a Jamie Oliver retro style cooler and mouthwatering edibles. This is a way to truly spoil your loved one!
No matter which anniversary hamper you choose, you’ll be choosing the perfect ingredients for a luxury picnic. Think about the finest milk and dark chocolates, rich jams, buttery shortbreads, nut platters, crisp biscotti and delectable chutneys. It’s like curating a perfect meal with nothing but the best!
Anniversary hampers from Australian Gourmet Gifts
With an Australian Gourmet Gifts hamper, you’re giving more than just a gift. Whether you choose to treat yourselves or send a gift to a friend or colleague for their anniversary, you’re creating the special memory of meal shared together. This is so much more valuable than another dust collector on the shelf!
Our hampers are presented in an elegant box, tied with grosgrain ribbon, and include a greeting card for your personalised message. Check out our full range of anniversary hampers here.
Looking for a unique way to celebrate your love? Browse the range of deluxe anniversary hampers at Australian Gourmet Gifts today!
‘Tis the season for fun outdoor events! There’s no better time to pack your picnic rug, treat yourself to a gourmet Christmas gift hamper and celebrate the festive season in style. Scroll down for our list of essential Christmas festivities across Australia, just perfect for outdoor dining.
Enjoy the magic of Christmas with Christmas gift hampers
You’ve seen them before: those clever people who come along to outdoor events with a camping table laden with delicious food and drink. This year, it’s your turn! Christmas only comes once a year, so you need to treat yourself, right?!
Have a cracker of a time at this year’s festive events with Christmas gift baskets filled with premium quality red, white or sparkling wine – or beer if that’s what floats your boat. When it comes to tempting your tastebuds, try melt-in-your-mouth shortbread, rich chocolate sauce, gourmet chutney, jams, mustard, crackers, nuts and so much more. It’s heaven on a picnic rug!
Whether you’re planning a romantic night out listening to carols under the stars, or you’re keen to create a family tradition or two, a Christmas gift hamper will give you everything you need to make your event extra special.
What are you waiting for? Check out our pick of festive events across Australia’s major cities begging to be enjoyed with a divine selection of gourmet foods and top quality wine.
Christmas events Sydney
Martin Place Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting
Lights of Christmas
Christmas on the Green
Carols in the City
Carols in the Domain
Village Christmas Concerts in Rushcutters Bay, Roseberry, Alexandria and Surry Hills.
Christmas events Melbourne
Christmas events Brisbane
Christmas events Adelaide
Christmas events Perth
Christmas events Canberra
Christmas in the City Concert
Ditch the boring chips and dips when you head out and about this Christmas and indulge in a mouth-watering selection of gourmet foods and premium wine guaranteed to get even the biggest Grinch into the Christmas spirit.