Wonderful Spirit Gift Ideas and More for the Holidays
As the holidays quickly draw near, a special gift for that special person in your life is important.
We wanted to share with you several holiday gifts that include several great tasting spirit gift ideas, plus golf clothing, a survival course, a paramotoring course, an expedition kit and even children’s gift ideas.
Perrier-Jouët’s brand new InBloom Fresh Box, an innovative creation from acclaimed French designer Benjamin Graindorge. His contemporary styled, matte white soft-touch case is actually a clever chiller box that keeps Champagne cool for up to two hours. It pops open when the PJ seal is pressed – evoking an unfurling Perrier-Jouët anemone. The Grand Brut case has a green lid and the Rosé a pink one. RRPs are £44.99 and £57.99 respectively.
G.H.Mumm has always been well known as the champagne of celebrations and has newly released Le Millésime 2006, a vintage considered exceptional. It is a wine that cleverly combines the expression of one year with the freshness and intensity of the G.H.Mumm house style. The best way to celebrate this season. Available from Sainsbury’s priced at £39.99
The Glenlivet presents the 12 year old and 15 year old expressions in stylish gift packs. As the No.2 single malt whisky in the world, known as “The Single Malt That Started It All,” any keen whisky drinker would be delighted to receive a bottle of The Glenlivet in their stocking this festive season. Available Sainsbury’s for £31.99 and £43.55 for the 12 and 15 year old gift packs respectively.
Chivas 12 Year Old ‘Made for Gentlemen’ is an annual series of collaborations with modern craftsmen who share passion for style, heritage and creativity. Chivas deluxe scotch whisky has collaborated with Patrick Grant, Creative Director and Owner of bespoke tailors Norton & Sons of Savile Row, to design the second limited edition for the series. Available from Waitrose for £27.49
Royal Salute’s ‘Tribute to Honour’ is one of the world’s most exclusive whiskies, it was created to pay homage to the oldest crown jewels of the British Isles: The Honours of Scotland. Using only the most exquisite, precious and scarce whiskies – at least 45 years old and presented in a spectacular bejeweled bottle, dressed by Garrard in flawless diamonds and shimmering gold, ‘Tribute to Honour’ is a real Christmas treat only to be shared with the finest of guests. Available from The Whisky Shop priced at £150,000.
IJP Design If you’re looking for a golfing gift this festive season, IJP Design, Ian Poulter’s golf clothing brand has a selection of apparel favourites and superb stocking fillers from the Autumn/Winter collection as well as some extra special treats. The 13th collection features classic golfing styles that incorporate Autumnal colourways with sharp tailoring and technical functionality and includes a brand new ladies line that launched this season.
Bear Grylls Survival Academy 24 Hr Course Bear Grylls has announced the launch of his brand new 24 hour adult survival course as part of Bear Grylls Survival Academy. This is a rare opportunity for a lucky few outdoor enthusiasts to learn the ultimate in self-rescue skills from the world’s most recognized face of survival and outdoor adventure. The course will launch in September 2013 and is set on 300 acres of private woodland located near Brook in Surrey. Techniques include learning to forage, identifying animal runs and laying traps, wilderness first aid, skinning and gutting, navigation by day and night, building emergency shelters, stalking, self-protection in the wild from attacks, tying knots and making rope harnesses in order to safely cross difficult terrain such as rivers, lakes and steep ground. Costs £349 pp.
Parajet Paramotors are lightweight aircrafts that strap to your back and with a burst of effort to run forward and throttle up the engine, can be foot launched, single handed into the air from flat ground reaching heights of up to 10,00ft and speeds of up to 45 mph – all without the need for a pilot license or air strip and can be enjoyed all over the world! Designed for the novice paramotor pilot. Training consists of ground handling practice, tandem trike flights, paramotor usage instruction and basic theory lectures. Training culminates in at least one solo paramotor flight and will allow progress onto the 6-day intermediate paramotor course. Training packages are available in both UK and Spain. Prices start from £745. To purchase Paramotoring equipment and take to the skies on a regular basis, Parajet offers inclusive training and purchasing packages. Parajet course prices start from £7,199 inc VAT
Children’s Toys: Ultimate Expedition Kit
This top of the range kit provides the young adventurer in your life the chance to explore the great outdoors – Bear Grylls style. Tried and tested by the great man himself, these kits are tough and built to last. Whether used for traversing crevasses, swinging off trees or setting up an epic ambush, the expedition essentials contained in this exciting BattleBox kit will provide hours of exploration and adventure. Available from BattleBox Company at RRP £85
Kit For Heroes With a range of seven different kits available, there is sure to be the perfect present for your intrepid adventurer, stoic soldier or soulful stargazer among the exciting BattleBox collection designed to get kids back outdoors! With kits between £14 and £30 ideal for children aged between 6 and 13, these are Christmas presents with a difference. Exciting games, tasty treats and cool gadgets will ensure that your budding Bear Grylls learns everything there is to know about the great outdoors, all in the comfort of a back garden, park or playground, inspiring the imagination for years to come. Available from BattleBox Company.
Create Your Own Kit Stocking fillers eat your heart out! This is the way to find those special little extras for your Christmas gifts. Perfect for children aged 6 to 13, with products ranging from catapults to Ghillie suits, this exciting collection will inspire imaginations, adventures and much, much more. With individual items starting from only 80 pence, BattleBox has insured that all budgets are catered for, providing a selection of yummy energy treats, outdoor adventure gadgets and exciting games, books and toys. Available from BattleBox Company for a range of budgets.
If you are interested in buying one of the spirit gift ideas or other holiday gifts mentioned above, please contact The Life of Luxury.