Tis’ the season to be jolly! Here’s a Christmas 2022 gift guide for the food enthusiasts.
Good golly! The festive season has dawned upon us, and it’s finally time to be merry and jolly. Thinking of dressing nines for those Christmas parties or heading overseas for some winter wonderland? We have the most curated gift guides to help you create the best festivities post-lockdown.
Let’s cut to the chase and dive straight into our ultimate gift guide for ardent gourmands and the food connoisseurs in your life. From limited-edition wines to decadent sweet treats, here’s something that is sure to tickle their tastebuds.
The ultimate Christmas 2022 gift guide for any ardent foodie:
Wolf Blass’ Limited Edition ‘House of the Dragon’ Wine
Reel in the fantasy as you sip into the meticulously crafted Wolf Glass’ Fire & Blood Cabernet Shiraz, a deliciously fiery, high quality, classic Australian red blend wine that’s release in conjunction with HBO’s House of the Dragon — a successor series to the world-famous Games of Thrones. Available in three uniquely striking, limited-edition labels, these bottles make the perfect gifting for wine lovers. Blending 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Shiraz, then matured with a mix of French and American oak, this blend is truly a dark and delicious red wine to savour during Christmas dinners and year-end gatherings.
This limited edition is available at Jaya Grocer, Cold Storage, Mercato, Urban Fresh, Sunshine Penang, Village Grocer (Gardens Mall), Leisure Grocer Cheras (Leisure Mall), Cellar 18 and Tong Woh Enterprise.
Forever Noel Tea by TWG
Celebrate the spirit of hope and giving this festive season with the limited edition Forever Noel Tea from the Grand Mode Tea Collection. This sparkling TWG Tea green tea blend combines the celebratory flavours of warm winter spices with delicate notes of hibiscus, cinnamon, clove buds and orange peel — synonymous to the warmth and cosiness of home at Christmas. It comes encased in a collectible tin, decked luxuriously in shades of emerald and gold with sleigh bells and mistletoe to celebrate this season of merriment.
Forever Noel Tea from the Grand Mode Tea Collection, RM 156 (100g). Available from 15th November 2022 at TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques in Malaysia.
Godiva Holiday Luxury Chocolate Gift Box
If you’re looking for a gift that no one would say no to, it would be the gift of chocolate — better still, Godiva Chocolates! The Holiday Luxury Chocolate Gift Box consists of 42 pieces of the most decadent and indulgent chocolates, housed in a beautiful bright red box. If you’re on a budget and looking for something smaller, there’s the Holiday Chocolate Carré Gift Box and the Holiday Chocolate Truffle Gift Box that are both perfect for your sweet-tooth friends.
Find out more HERE.
Nespresso | Pierre Hermé Collection
Nespresso has world-renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Pierre Hermé put together a special capsule collection this festive season. The collaboration consists of delightful coffees and gifting with Nespresso, starting with three limited-edition capsules — the Infiniment Espresso, a black single origin coffee from Colombia; as well as two flavoured coffees, the Infiniment Gourmand Saveur Noisette that brands the unmistakable aroma of roasted hazelnuts and the Infiniment Fruité Saveur Framboise that expresses smooth cereal aroma with the brightness of raspberries. There’s also this season’s Advent Calendars containing 24 coffees and a surprise gift for the last day, as well as the Nomad Travel Mug now in Raspberry colour.
The Nespresso | Pierre Hermé collection is now available for purchase via all Nespresso Boutiques ; as well as through Nespresso mobile app, Nespresso official site (www.nespresso.com) and through our Customer Careline at 1800 80 7001 (operating hours: every day from 08:00 to 22:00, toll-free).
Marks & Spencer
Heading to a Christmas party soon and need last-minute gifting ideas? Pamper your loved ones with Marks & Spencer’s light-up tin lanterns. Created in a house-like design, these Shortbread Light Up Lanterns (RM89.90) not only look great as home decor but also contain mouth-watering buttery shortbread biscuits. We recommend the Swiss Mountain Chocolatier Truffle Assortment Light Up Tin (RM99) for chocolate lovers. Especially great for the kids, the Starry Night Shortbread Selection Projection Tin (RM149) is filled with heavenly butter and chocolate chip shortbread biscuits. The best part? This light-up tin can transform into a musical rotating starry-night projector that will illuminate every part of your abode.
Discover more here.
Pink Berry 5-piece Cosmo Set by Cosmic Cookware
Continuing the Christmas 2022 gift guide is this incredible set by Cosmic Cookware. Put indulgence aside for a minute and allow us to turn your direction to the festive cookware collection by Cosmic Cookware. Now available in a new shade, Pink Berry, these kitchen essentials is definitely something more pragmatic for the foodies in your life — especially those who love to cook. Made using natural ceramic, these Cosmo Pan, Cosmo Casserole and Cosmo Fry cookware is coated with Swiss-certified ILAG ceramic coating for a guaranteed non-toxic and non-stick experience. It makes celebrating Christmas and cooking extra special with cookware that’s made for more than just your kitchen.
While we’d recommend the 5-piece cosmo set, take a look at other available cookware sets to suit your gifting needs. Find out more HERE.
W Kuala Lumpur Festive Hampers
Toss some dazzle and dazzle into your Christmas celebrations with specially crafted festive hamper from W Kuala Lumpur. Packaged in chic fashionable bags in Midnight Blue and Crimson Red, these Christmas goodies are best for those who love to indulge in sweet treats with a side of fine booze. Choose between the Moët & Chandon Always Cheerful set that comes with a bottle of champagne or the Vintage Glamour set that comes with a bottle of red or white Penfolds Koonunga Hill Wine — delicious! All gift hampers comes with preserves, candies, nougat, chocolates and bonbons.
Pre-order starts from 14th November 2022 and pick up will be available from 5th December 2022 onwards via W2GO – Oddle, HERE.
The Clicquot Fridge & The Clicquot Ice Box
The Veuve Clicquot Fridge is a super chic chill box inspired by the refridgerators of the 1950s. Designed in collaboration with SMEG, the Clicquot Fridge can keep any bottle chilled for up to two hours. It is also plastic-free and constructed in recyclable tin, with a removable wedge made from 100% sugarcane waste — a very cool upcycled designer box for gifting. Alternatively, there’s also the Clicquot Ice Box that is another iconic object from the Maison. Inspired by Japanese origami, the Clicquot Ice Box opens like a flower, into an ice bucket for you to ‘present’ at any party in style. A great gift for those who love bubblies? — we think so too!
The unique Clicquot Ice Box and Clicquot Fridge are available at BSC Fine Foods, BoozeiT Retail outlets, The Food Merchant at Pavilion Bukit Jalil, and The Good Stuff.
Schewy Cookies ‘Enchanting Christmas Gift Box’
Baked with love and decked in a beautiful blue box, Schewy Cookies returns to spread the Christmas joy with its Enchanting Christmas Gift Box (RM168). Ideal for the cookie monster in your life, gift them the ultimate decadent gift box comprising the most delicious and schewiest original chocolate chip cookies, truffle chocolate cookies and cranberry white chocolate. Individually packed and sealed with TLC, trust that these cookies will deliver an enchanting experience with every bite. To elevate the art of gifting, you can even request the team behind Schewy Cookies to write a personalised greeting card for your loved ones.
To order, please contact 017-218-1677 or visit their Instagram page for more info.
The Singleton 12 Year Old Ice Bucket
Why not make this festive season a sustainable one? Malaysia’s No. 1 single malt Scotch whisky brings you The Singleton 12 Year Old Ice Bucket offering — aka the gift that keeps on giving. A beautiful mix of the balanced and rich, fruity notes of apple, prune and cinnamon, The Singleton of Glen Old 12 Year Old is best enjoyed neat or with just a drop of water. And for this season of joy and merriment, The Singleton 12 Year Old comes in a sturdy and reusable ice bucket bearing the brand’s iconic teal colour. The lid can also be transformed into a handy dandy snack bowl to fill with delicious snacks of your choice! Pair this rich and smooth whisky with some dark chocolate for a memorable and best-tasting Christmas get-together with your friends and family.
Grab The Singleton 12 Year Old at Diageo Malaysia’s official Shopee store HERE.
Penfolds Holiday Gift Collection
What’s better than the gift of wine this holiday? Two bottles of wine! For the wine connoisseurs in your life — or even as a treat to yourself — Penfolds has reinterpreted its Holiday collection packaging. When you purchase Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz and Bin 8 Shiraz Cabernet, you’ll be greeted by a burst of confetti exploding from the front of the packaging to convey the festive spirit. Adding to the celebratory theme is the palette of red and gold that has also appeared across the Max’s range, on the holiday pack for Shiraz Cabernet, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Penfolds Holiday Gift Collection will be available from this month until end of January 2023, at various retailers across Malaysia including S&P, The Market Place and Robinsons. Visit the official website HERE for more information.
Additional text by Amalina Anuar.