8 of the best Christmas hampers ideas

Date Posted:1 December 2023 

The festive season is well and truly here, and it's time to start shopping for family and friends. Hampers are an increasingly popular gift, mainly due to how luxurious they are and the fact that they spoil someone with lots of little gifts.

But what are the best Christmas hampers ideas of 2023?

That's the question this blog post was born out of. In this blog post, we'll share our best ideas about Christmas hampers, featuring eight of our finest and most festive hampers.

Let's go.

Our best Christmas hampers ideas in 2023

It's now time for us to share our list of the most fun, festive, and gourmet hampers from our Christmas hampers range, and as we list them, keep in mind that they come with complimentary standard shipping and a customisable card.

Now, without further ado, here are our best Christmas hampers ideas:

#1. Christmas Indulgence Hamper with Penfolds Max's Shiraz

Christmas Indulgence Hamper with Penfolds Max's Shiraz

Christmas is a season of indulgence, and "indulgent" is a good adjective for this Christmas hamper. Like many of our gift hampers, it features a selection of sweet crowd-pleasers, including a traditional Christmas pudding, fruit mince tarts, caramelised peanut brittle, and cranberry and pistachio crispbread. This hamper also includes a bottle of Penfolds Max's Shiraz, a contemporary drop that's bold and fruit-driven.

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#2. The Ultimate Christmas Foodies with Red Wine Hamper

The Ultimate Christmas Foodies with Red Wine Hamper

Foodies are the ideal gift recipients for our Christmas gift hampers, as providing epicurean, unique tasting experiences is part of the magic of our hampers. "Epicurean" is a word that is strongly associated with this hamper. The crown jewel of the hamper is a bottle of Sulis Langhorne Creek Cabernet from Mr Riggs, and it's accompanied by a lovely range of gourmet treats that will delight anyone with a sweet tooth. Look out for the fruit mince tarts, iced Christmas cake slices, and sour cherry and dark chocolate slice – they're irresistible.

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#3. Everything But the Ham Hamper

Everything But The Ham Hamper

This is the perfect Christmas gift hamper for anyone looking to simplify the Christmas menu and only provide a salad and a roast. As the name suggests, this hamper provides an array of savoury and sweet delicacies, including stand-outs like a handmade Christmas pudding, dark chocolate Belgian wafers, Tasmanian black truffle paste, and cranberry verjuice sauce. This hamper is so decadent and delicious that every member of the family will want their own Christmas hamper after seeing it.

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#4. Christmas Indulgence Hamper

Christmas Indulgence Hamper

If you're looking for Christmas gift ideas for someone who's a sucker for Christmas desserts, this is the hamper for you. Though it contains two savoury items (artisan crackers and cabernet paste), the majority of the items in this hamper are desserts. Your giftee will love sinking their teeth into Christmas fruit mince tarts, a handmade Christmas pudding, Christmas cake, and toffee popcorn brittle.

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#5. Christmas Bites with Red Wine Hamper

Christmas Bites with Red Wine Hamper

If you're looking for an Xmas hamper with a little bit of everything, this hamper is the perfect gift for you. As the name suggests, it features an array of Christmas bites, from roasted capsicum tapenade and quince paste to fruit mince tarts and a gingerbread almond bonbon. The red in this hamper is an iconic bottle of Sulis Langhorne Creek Cabernet by Mr Riggs, a drop with festive hints of blackcurrant, dark chocolate, and mint. It pairs beautifully with the nibbles provided in this hamper.

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#6. Christmas Mini Delights Hamper

Christmas Mini Delights Hamper

This next Christmas gift box is one of our more affordable Christmas hampers, though that doesn't diminish its charm or deliciousness. It boasts a generous selection of goodies sweet and savoury, including quince paste, roasted capsicum tapenade, a small handmade Christmas pudding, and fruit mince tarts.

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#7. Christmas Cheer with Red Wine Hamper

Christmas Cheer with Red Wine Hamper

Mr Riggs is back with the iconic and beloved bottle of Sulis Langhorne Creek Cabernet in this hamper. Found in many of our most popular wine hampers, it offers hints of chocolate, mint, and blackcurrants. In this hamper, it's accompanied by celebrity chef Maggie Beer's brandy butter sauce, dark chocolate almonds, cocoa-dusted roasted peanuts and almonds, and a Christmas pudding. Help your giftee find some moments of bliss over a glass of red wine and sweet nibbles with this hamper.

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#8. Christmas Decadence Hamper

Christmas Decadence Hamper

Organisations looking for corporate gift hampers will be impressed by the spread in this hamper. It offers a whole lot of sweetness, featuring a selection of Maggie Beer's best chocolates and chocolate nuts, bonbons, Christmas cake slices, a large Christmas cake, and a small Christmas pudding. There's a reason this hamper is one of our best-selling corporate Christmas hampers – it's simply magical.

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FAQs about the best Christmas hampers ideas

Now that we've shared our best Christmas hamper ideas for 2023, it's time to answer your questions about them.

What are some items that the best Christmas hampers contain?

If you're looking for ideas on what to put in the best food Christmas hamper, you might like some of the options below:

  • Chocolate covered nuts
  • Gingerbread
  • A Christmas pudding
  • Fruit mince tarts
  • Shortbread
  • Panforte
  • Panettone
  • Brandy butter sauce
  • Mint jelly
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Artisan crackers
  • Fruit paste
  • Savoury nuts
  • Wine or champagne

And, of course, a large gift box or gift basket is required.

Are hampers the best Christmas gifts?

In our opinion, luxury gift hampers make the best Christmas gifts – especially hampers from The Hamper Emporium. Here are some reasons why Christmas hampers are good gifts:

  • There's something for everyone in a hamper
  • Hampers can be enjoyed across multiple sittings
  • Hampers are unlikely to end up in the back of a closet somewhere
  • Hampers introduce your giftee to new products and delicacies
  • Hampers feature lots of little gifts, so it's not a big deal if your giftee doesn't like a particular item

What makes a hamper the best Christmas gift hamper?

The best Christmas gift hampers are a delicate balancing act. They feature Christmas crowd pleasers like fruit mince tarts and Christmas cake but also introduce your giftee to new artisan delights. They contain sweet goodies but also feature goodies with bold, fruity flavours. And, of course, the best Christmas hampers are packed into high-quality gift baskets.

What are the best Christmas hampers ideas for her?

Here are the best Xmas hampers for her:

  • Christmas Indulgence Hamper With Penfolds Max's Shiraz
  • Moët & Gourmet Nibbles Hamper
  • Everything But The Ham Hamper
  • Christmas Mini Delights Hamper
  • Chandon Celebration Hamper

What are the best Christmas hampers ideas for him?

Here are the best Xmas hampers for him:

  • Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper
  • The Ultimate Christmas Foodies With Red Wine Hamper
  • Christmas Cheer With Red Wine Hamper
  • Christmas Decadence Hamper
  • Penfolds Entertainer With Bin 128 Hamper

What are the best Christmas hamper ideas for families?

Here are the best Xmas hampers for families:

  • The Sweet Epicure Hamper
  • Gourmet Nibbles Hamper
  • The Ultimate Christmas Foodies With Moët Hamper
  • Christmas Decadence Hamper
  • Christmas Indulgence Hamper

The Hamper Emporium has the best Christmas hampers ideas in 2023

The holiday season is a time for fun with friends, relaxing, and enjoying gourmet food and wine. It's also a time for exchanging gifts and hampers with those closest to you. The Hamper Emporium has the best Christmas hampers ideas. Our hampers are beautifully presented and packed with gourmet delights. They also come with complimentary standard shipping Australia-wide and a customisable card. We even offer same-day shipping in the Sydney metro area on express orders placed before 11 am Sydney time.

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