There’s something terrifying about buying Christmas gifts for people: What if you get the wrong thing and they don’t like it?
That’s where hampers come in; you can buy a few gifts in one pretty package and the recipient is sure to like at least one part of it! With that in mind, we’ve selected some hampers that we think will please just about anyone. You can thank us later!
The Irish Hamper from Dollard & Co. €165
This one is a bit of an all-rounder and it’s sure to please anyone who comes across it. Featuring favourites like Mileeven honey, Dalkey mustard and Lismore shortbread, this hamper showcases the best that Ireland has to offer. Also included are classic Dollard and Co. goodies like Popsy Daisy Popcorn, Dollard & Co. Chocolate Square and Mug. For an extra treat, you can add a Dollard & Co. Ultimate Christmas Pudding in a Mason Cash Porcelain Bowl to your hamper for another €25. Click here for more information.
The Toast of Avoca Hamper €295
While Avoca has a range of hampers available this festive season, we think The Toast of Avoca hamper is the winner. Containing all the Avoca favourites including tomato chutney an iced Christmas cake and the A Year at Avoca Cookbook, this is for those that love Avoca as much as we do. You can order instore or at this link.
Irish Craft Beer Box €70
This hamper from Baggot Street Wines is ideal for the beer connoisseur in your life. Featuring 18 Irish craft beers plus a special craft beer glass, this hamper gets you bang for your buck. The beers have been carefully selected by the experts at Baggot Street Wines to showcase craft beer from all over Ireland, ensuring that you get a great selection in each hamper. For more information or to order, click here.
Wild Hampers from Wild Irish Foragers & Preserves
If you're looking for something a little more unique this Christmas, then these hampers from Wild Irish Foragers & Preserves are for you. The hampers come in in sizes small, medium and large and range in price from €22-€55. Each includes a range of foraged products, such as elderberry syrup, honeysuckle shrub and dandelion flower preserve. For more information about the hampers, see the Wild Irish Foragers website. To order, email your request to [email protected]
These hampers are perfect for the serious foodies in your life. On the Gubbeen website, you can order a selection of hampers to suit your needs, from small to large. The hampers can be personalised to include your favourite Gubbeen product (chorizo anyone?) and you can also add in Gianna Ferguson's Gubbeen book, a must-have for any Irish foodie, for just another €20. Click here for more info or to order.
The Gin-tastic Taste of Wexford Hamper €250
This luxury hamper showcases the best that Wexford has to offer, including Jackford Gin, Ireland’s newest potato based gin. Also included are Wexford Home Preserves, stout, ale and craft beer from Cleverman and a Taste of Wexford wooden cheeseboard. There are other hampers available from Taste of Wexford, so click here for more info or to order.
Taste of Galway Hampers from McCambridge’s of Galway
These hampers range in price from €28 all the way up to €335, so there’s something to suit every budget. There’s a hamper to suit every taste, as well as every price, as there are options for gluten free, vegan, non-alcoholic and vegetarian. Click here to see the full range.
Will you be buying any hampers this Christmas? Let us know in the comments below.