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Best festive gift ideas 2019

Christmas is around the corner. Still struggling for gift ideas for friends or business partners? Take a look at dbHK‘s recommendations.

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong has got all spirit-lovers well covered with a series of customised gift options now available.

Presented by Tiffany’s New Bar, an array of whisky advent calendars on various themes have been put together. The limited Deluxe Edition 2019 (HK$15,888, limited to two boxes) features a string of the old and rare whisky expressions, from The Macallan 40 Years Sherry Oak, Port Ellen 39 Years to Highland Park 30 Years, Glenfiddich 30 Years and many more. Riding on the gin craze, the bar has also released a gin edition (HK$1,388) that showcases delicious gins from classic to surprising combinations.

Launching for the second year, Whisky Festive Baubles (starting from HK$298) are back by popular demand. The Whisky Festive Baubles comes in four variations featuring different whisky expressions, including Glenlivet 15 Years, Chivas Regal and Johnie Walker Black Label. this year. You can fill a set of two colourful baubles with whisky of own choice. The gift set comes with two bottles of selected whisky miniature (50ml) and two Christmas baubles.

The Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong is offering four different hamper options ranging from HK$1,688 to HK$5,288, each overflowing with fun and festive items, from seasonal goodies to ornaments, chocolates and cookies, wines to Champagnes, all presented in exclusive containers depicting the hotel’s thematic “Stories from The Tree” characters or within the iconic pageboy hat.

Gourmet supermarket City Super has launched a selection of hampers for different budgets.

Luxurious Christmas (HK$9,888) embraces an array of wines along with foie gras, truffle cream and rare balsamic vinegar. To go the extra mile, the expansive ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ (HK$66,888) is a gourmet treasure chest of grand cru fine wines, revered single malt whiskies, sakes, and delicacies such as fine French and Italian cheeses, premium cold cuts, caviar, foie gras and white truffle and an organic roast turkey.

To get prepared for the festive seasons, the outlet gives sake lovers a shout as they has stocked up with new exclusive offerings, such as Born Dan Junmai Daiginjo (HK$1,730) and Born Premium Sparkling Junmai Daiginjo (HK$410)

French chocolatier Jean-Paul Hévin is highlighting Christmas with White Wine Premium Gift Box (HK$1,450). It includes a Macaron Gift Box (in a choice of flavours), Chocolate Pearls Assortment, Truffle Chocolate Gift Box and Almond Chocolate (in a choice of flavours); with a bottle of Château Haut-Mayne Sauternes.

Historic The Murray, Hong Kong hotel has released hampers that are priced at HK$2,888. The luxurious baskets include a bottle of house brand Niccolo Signature Prosecco, Cinco Jotas 5J Hand-Carved Ibérico Bellota Pata Negra Ham, Loison Italian festive panettone and many more delectable delights.

Beautifully presented for gifting, each Dalloyau hamper houses a collection of handmade treats, gourmet bites and artisanal products from France, such as a bottle of house Blanc de Blancs or Rosé Champagne, bringing delight to family, business partners and friends.

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