After a challenging 2020, we could all do with a treat – Insider Engage has picked the best of the best for your festive indulgence…
With Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns still in force across most of the world, Christmas 2020 will be a very different one for most of us.
Why not brighten the mood by treating you, your family or friends to a holiday hamper?
From classic festive treats to scrumptious sweet and savoury foods, complemented by bottles of decadent wine and fizz, a hamper could be the perfect addition to your Christmas.
There are hundreds of hampers to available to buy this Christmas from a whole range of luxury food retailers.
We have selected 10 festive hampers to choose from:
1) Waitrose & Partners No.1 Decadence Hamper
You’ll find lots of goodies in this hamper to last the whole festive season.
The Waitrose & Partners No.1 Decadence hamper contains a diverse mix of assorted wines, favourite biscuits and Italian goodies to make this a dream selection for an avid foodie.
Treat yourself to a whole range of sweet treats such as panettone, nougat, truffles and biscuits, as well as savoury snacks including relish and olives.
2) Vegan Luxury Hamper
This hamper is a great collection of (relatively) guilt-free, luxury treats for vegans.
You’ll find nut butters, puddings, Swiss chocolate, biscuits, millionaire shortbreads and vegan bars.
The hamper also contains alcohol-free cocktails to reimagine and create the world’s most popular cocktails. You also have the option of adding a bottle of gin, handmade in the heart in the Somerset countryside.
3) The Fortnum's Classic Christmas Hamper
Fortnum and Mason’s perennially popular Christmas Hamper contains everything you need for the big day.
Open the beautiful wicker basket to find 12 items including champagne, two bottles of wine, tins of buttery biscuits and a classic Christmas pudding with cognac butter.
4) Selfridges’ Boxing Day Hamper
This flavour-packed hamper from Selfridges is perfect for a day of relaxation after a busy Christmas Day.
You’ll find sweet treats including a classic panettone, chocolates and mince pies.
Fix up an indulgent feast with ham, chutneys, cheeses and Scottish oatcakes for the afternoon, and then sit back and relax with a glass of prosecco or wine.
5) Luxury Wine, Cheese & Pate Hamper
The Luxury Wine, Cheese & Pate Hamper from Hampers.com is the perfect gift if you are looking for something a bit different this year.
You’ll find a lovely bottle of Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon along with cheeses, pates, relish and olives.
6) Classic Alcohol-Free Hamper
This is a great hamper for people who might prefer a non-boozy tipple this Christmas, and it contains lovely snacks, which will come in handy over the festive period.
You’ll find ground coffee and elderflower presse, artisan crisps, crackers, peanuts, olives, biscuits, chocolate bars and more.
7) Harrods’ Montpelier Christmas Hamper
This sumptuous hamper from Harrods contains everything you need to create a delightful Christmas spread and much more.
You’ll find foods and wines from Bordeaux to Campania via Devon and Yorkshire.
Enjoy five bottles of wine and a wide selection of luxury cheeses and charcuterie to create an irresistible feast.
Those with a sweet tooth won’t be disappointed either as this hamper contains a whole host of treats from Turkish delights to chocolate and biscuits.
8) The Luxury Christmas Hamper
This lovely, family Christmas hamper contains a generous collection of luxury festive classics from some of the best food and drink producers in Scotland.
These include Tillyfeugh Clootie Dumpling, Walkers Mince Tarts, Tunnock's Caramel Wafers and a fine selection of soups, sauces, cheese, sweet bakes, and savoury snacks. You’ll also find two bottles of wine.
9) Hotel Chocolat The Absolute Classics Hamper
Hotel Chocolat’s The Absolute Classics Hamper is perfect for those with a sweet tooth when that cocoa-craving hits.
Inside the ribbon-tied gift box you’ll find a chocolate-lover’s dream, designed for indulgence and crafted for cocoa satisfaction.
The Everything Sleekster box has everything you need to indulge in your favourite chocolate bites.
10) The Six Course Wine Hamper
This delightful hamper is the perfect gift for wine lovers.
It has six first-class bottles specially selected to complement all of your dinner party needs.
From champers to Sauternes, these gorgeous sparkling, white, red and pudding wines are a wonderful way to celebrate this Christmas.