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Hamper Emporium’s Best Gourmet Gift Baskets of 2017!

Author: Nicole Adler   Date Posted:9 March 2017 

A nice gourmet gift basket is always a nice present, so choosing one of Hamper Emporium’s best gourmet gift baskets to celebrate a special occasion is certainly a good idea. If you are new to the Hamper Emporium and need some recommendations from our extensive range of gift hampers, be sure to read our recommendations below!

The Chocolates & Red Hamper for Chocoholics

There are many suitable chocolate hampers for chocoholics at the Hamper Emporium, but one of our chocolate hampers that is recommended in 2017 is the Chocolates & Red Hamper. The Chocolates & Red Hamper from our chocolate hampers range is a collection of chocolate-covered treats and delicious gourmet chocolates, complemented with an excellent bottle of Cape Mentelle Shiraz.

Many chocolates in our range of chocolate hampers are obtained from chocolatier Butlers Irish Chocolates. These chocolates from our chocolate hampers range are especially recommended for chocoholics, because there are no chocolates who are creamier or fuller in flavour than those of Butlers Irish Chocolates.

Hamper Emporium’s gift hampers range also includes more exotic chocolates; this includes chocolate from Willie’s Cacao, which is always made from the most exotic cacao beans. Inside the Chocolates & Red Gift Hampers, recipients can find a Willie’s Peruvian 70% Dark Chocolate with Hazelnut and Raisins Chocolate Square, an excellent choice for recipients who like their chocolate a little more unusual.

The Cape Mentelle & Chocolates for Shiraz Lovers

Many Australian appreciate a good bottle of Australian shiraz, which is why our hamper designer created many gift baskets that contain the finest Australian shiraz releases. One of these gift hampers is the Cape Mentelle Shiraz & Chocolates, which includes numerous chocolate-covered treats and the Cape Mentelle Shiraz.

The treats inside our Cape Mentelle & Chocolates Gift Hampers are provided by Australian nibbles brand Morgan’s. Inside these gift baskets, recipients will find three boxes of nibbles from this brand; this includes chocolate-covered fruit & nuts, dark chocolate coffee beans and crème brûlée roasted peanuts. The treats inside these gift baskets complement the Cape Mentelle Shiraz perfectly, so shiraz lovers can except an outstanding tasting experience.

The Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper

There are many gourmet experiences at the Hamper Emporium, but one of the most delightful experiences can be obtained from the Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper. Inside this hamper, recipients find delicious treats from premium brands such as Baylies Epicurean Delights and Partridges Artisan Bakehouse, but also a bottle of Robert Oatley wine from Australia’s most revered winery.

The Robert Oatley winery is one of the few wineries that received a five-star review from James Halliday, a rare occurrence once you realise how little wineries get this honour. Because of their great rating, wine collectors are often hunting for Robert Oatley wines. So, choosing one of our Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper for a wine collector could be the advised choice.

At the Hamper Emporium, customers can find more Robert Oatley wines. So, if you are hunting for Robert Oatley wines for your recipient, be sure to head over to our gourmet hampers range and discover the other Robert Oatley wines our hamper designer has selected for our valued customers.

The Moet & Gourmet Nibbles Hamper

Our hampers range contains some amazing champagnes as well, so it is no surprise that our Moet & Gourmet Nibbles Hamper is quite popular amongst champagne collectors. Moet & Chandon is one of the most recognisable champagne in the world, and complements the range of gourmet nibbles in the hamper perfectly.

Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne is made from more than a hundred different wines, which includes a portion of reserve wines as well. Each of the wines used to create the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne is selected because of its maturity, complexity and constancy; this to deliver a champagne blend that is diverse and displays the three used grape varieties perfectly.

To ensure the perfect blend for their champagne, the house of Moet & Chandon used 30 to 40% pinot noir grapes. By using this ratio, the Moet & Chandon Champagne displays the body of a good pinot noir. The Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne also features the suppleness of a pinot meunier, because the blend also contains 30 to 40% pinot meunier grapes. To finish the blend, the house of Moet & Chandon has also used 20 to 30% chardonnay grapes, which adds a lot more finesse to the champagne blend.

The Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne also has some characteristic features, which includes a golden straw colour with green highlights. The aroma of the champagne features clear hints of citrus, green apple, white flowers, blond notes and several mineral nuances. The aroma of this champagne follows through in the taste of the champagne, allowing the champagne drinker to enjoy white fleshed fruits.

There are many ways to combine the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne with foods, so gourmet lovers will appreciate this champagne for their gourmet meals as well. Even though the house of Moet & Chandon recommends combining this champagne with sushi, scallops, oysters, white fish, white meats and white fruits, other combinations also belong to the possibilities. So, if your recipient is quite creative in the kitchen, they are bound to find more combinations for this remarkable French champagne.

If you require another bottle of champagne for your recipient, be sure to check the rest of our extensive range. In addition to a good bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne, you will find other champagnes in our hampers as well; this includes Piper-Heidsieck, Bollinger and Veuve Clicquot. So, check out our entire range if you are buying for a champagne collector.

Other Gourmet Hampers That May Delight Your Recipient

Our hamper designer regularly adds new gourmet hampers to the range, so if you need gift hampers on a regular basis, you might benefit from checking back in with us from time to time. Businesses can also add their own brand to our hampers and use our gifts for advertising. In conclusion, the possibilities of the gifts at the Hamper Emporium are almost endless.