Fragrant gifts to lift your loved ones this Christmas
Food & Drink, Wellness, Culture
15 December 2020
Relax. Release. Rejuvenate.
Hit refresh with sumptuous moments together
With 2021 glowing brightly on the horizon, we can release as much tension from 2020 as possible and start planning joyful activities to look forward to in the new year. We’ve gathered several suggestions of wonderfully fragrant gifts to help lift your loved ones during the winter season and beyond, all available to enjoy whenever you wish for up to 15 months after purchase.
High tea and aromatherapy pampering in Mayfair
Our invigorating Me time and tea time for two gift package combines an uplifting 1-hour aromatherapy massage with a traditional afternoon tea, providing the perfect way to perk up your mood during the darker months, and leave you feeling replenished and rejuvenated. Enhance quality time with a wonderful afternoon of indulgence in Mayfair’s iconic Brown's Hotel.
Taste Edinburgh’s iconic Whisky in The Balmoral
Enjoy an educational Scotch Whisky journey for two, a guided session exploring four Rare & Ghosted Whiskies in Edinburgh’s most prestigious address at The Balmoral. One of SCOTCH's knowledgeable Whisky Ambassadors who will provide a wealth of information on the taste and heritage of each dram. Each dram served will be considered rare e.g. a limited release, from a closed distillery or a rare bottling.
Hone your Italian mixology skills in Rome
Dream ahead to a European escape and enjoy an Italian cocktail masterclass for two under the tutelage of our Head Bartender at Hotel de la Ville's Julep Herbal & Vermouth Bar. During this fragrant 45-minute mixology session you’ll discover behind-the-bar secrets and take home three impressive recipes; two traditional Italian recipes and one of our own signature drinks.
A culinary adventure in Puglia
Famous the world over for its wealth of health benefits, take inspiration from the sun-drenched Mediterranean diet and learn how to work with and prepare the freshest local ingredients including fish, meat and vegetables using recipes passed down from generation to generation.Discover and cherish the secrets of authentic Apulian cooking with our chef during this hands-on cooking class at Masseria Torre Maizza.
Taste your way through Sicily’s finest wines
Look forward to a sun-soaked Sicilian wine tasting journey at our striking Verdura Resort, surrounded by an expanse of soothing sea and an award-winning golf course. During a 3-hour journey guided by our Sommelier Nando, you’ll learn how wine is made and tour the island's vineyards and cellars where you’ll taste the island’s finest wines. At the end of your session, you'll receive a special memento to take home with you.