Luxurious gifts for gourmands

The very best of the best.

It’s the season for splurging. If you’re looking to express your appreciation this year with something extra-special, you’re in luck – from gold-plated cookware to limited-edition, cellar worthy Chianti (and the hand-blown glasses to drink it in), we’ve rounded up this season’s most luxurious gifts for foodies who appreciate the finer things.
Bon Bon Cocktail Glass,
Helle Mardahl

Danish glassware designer Helle Mardahl’s Bon Bon collection features bright, whimsical sculptured dishes in candy-inspired hues. Each one-of-a-kind glass is mouth-blown by artisans in Copenhagen.

Resin Caviar Dish,
Lily Juliet

These beautiful caviar dishes are handmade in Vietnam with resin and Cebu clam shells (a mixture formulated to not interact with the taste of the caviar). A mother-of-pearl insert makes serving and cleaning easier. For the right caviar, look no further than Caspian Monarque.


A bottle of red wine with a white label and rose gold detailing inside an arch-shaped frame outlined in red

Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon,
Liberty School

Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon is a crowd-pleaser and a cellar staple. This medium bodied Cab is balanced with dusty tannins and a soft lingering finish.

A red book over a dark purple circle
Plaza Athénée,

Plaza Athénée is the first volume in Assouline’s Travel Series that focuses on a hotel rather than a location. Transport your loved ones to Paris for a tour of the twenty-first-century palace known as the Hôtel Plaza Athénée.

$105 U.S.
A tin of caviar in a red circle
Privé Beluga Caviar,
Caspian Monarque

Whether gifted on its own or with a Lily Juliet caviar dish, Caspian Monarque’s Privé Beluga Caviar is an utterly opulent choice. The caviar has a combination of earthy and sea tones offset by a rich hint of walnut, and it’s all sustainably farmed in the Caspian Sea.

Two cheese knives with coloured quartz handles inside a cream-coloured circle
Cheese Knives,

A beautiful crystal-handled knife is a sure way to elevate any cheese board. Greatfool’s come in a range of mineral options, including rose quartz, amethyst and black tourmaline. There are spread knives and ones for hard and soft cheeses.

From $44 AUD
Two blocks of butter on a pedestal with a gold sequinned background and a red arch-shaped frame
Canada’s Only Single-Herd, A2, Organic, Grassfed Jersey Butter,
St Brigid’s Creamery

This single-origin, high-fat, European-style barrel-churned A2 Jersey butter is uniquely delicious. It will add creamy decadence to your holiday baking and entertaining. This richly textured and golden Jersey butter will make you, your family, and guests love butter more.

Case of butter – 25 x 250g: $249.75
A silver planter with rope handles filled with an array of snacks over a cream-coloured circle
Tribeca Gift Basket,

If you’re going the gift basket route, why not go all out? This stylish and easily-repurposed metal planter is filled with every holiday treat imaginable, including Mary Macleod’s Shortbread, Dabble & Drizzle Truffles and Fraktal’s Buttercrunch.

Oriente Italiano Collection,
Ginori 1735

Italian heritage brand Ginori 1735 creates pieces that look more like fine art than dinnerware. This gallery-worthy collection was launched with a campaign starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and features archival designs created decades ago by renowned architect Gio Ponti.

From $135
Five plates over a sparkly black circle
Cortile Porcelain Mini Plates,
La DoubleJ

This season’s tableware from La DoubleJ embodies the designer’s trademark maximalist stylings. Each of these miniature porcelain plates is trimmed in 18K gold and features a unique pattern inspired by Milan, the designer’s hometown.

A wooden box with red lining holding a kitchen knife inside a dark purple circle
Rainbow Damascus Kitchen Knives,
Takeshi Saji

Introduce the knife nerd in your life to their new baby: a rainbow Damascus steel kitchen knife. Master craftsman Takeshi Saji hand forges each one in Japan’s renowned knife cooperative, the Takefu Knife Village. Wrapping-ready box included.

From $555
A solid gold wine glass in a red circle
Velvet 1 Gold Plated Wine Glass,

The Italian silversmiths at Zenetto have been crafting fine drinkware by hand since 1963. This unique asymmetrical wine glass is made of brass and plated in gold – a mixture formulated to be stain-resistant.

$335 U.S.
A metallic copper Smeg electric kettle in a dark purple circle
Rose Gold Electric Kettle,

Smeg’s famous 50s-inspired countertop appliances are now available in limited-edition, holiday-friendly metallic shades, like this coppery rose gold. Pick up the finish on their 7-cup kettle, which has a stainless steel body and cordless base for easy maneuvering. 

Gold pots over a red circle
Attiva Gold Cookware,

Mepra combines the advanced steelworking and cookware-crafting technology of the day with their sleek, sometimes-flashy Italian design style. This line of gold-coloured cookware includes an assortment of casseroles, frying pans and sauce pots.

From $845
A dark marble footed bowl in a cream-coloured circle
Brown & Black Lucas Footed Bowl,
Montana Labelle Lifestyle

A footed bowl literally elevates serving and display to a new level. This stylish one, created by Toronto-based designer Montana Labelle, is made of one-of-a-kind handcrafted veined marble in tones of brown and black.

A silver coffee machine over a red circle
Eletta Explore Espresso Machine with Cold Brew,

This automatic espresso machine can create both hot and cold foam for toppings, while De’Longi’s Cold Extraction Technology can create a ready-to-drink cold brew in under three minutes (which is just one of 50-plus presets included).

Three bottles of red wine and a dark wood box over a cream-coloured circle
Castello di Fonterutoli Gran Selezione Chianti Classico Trio 2019,

This limited-edition, cellar-worthy gift set features a trio of Chianti Gran Seleziones from the renowned Italian producer Mazzei. The Tuscan wine lover in your life will be eternally grateful.

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