What do you buy the mother who seems to have everything? Alcohol. It’s the perfect way to show your appreciation, will last longer than a bunch of flowers and can be shared. But rather than settling for the cliched bottle of prosecco, choose one of these high-end gift ideas that are sure to delight.
Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur
Mozart Gold is a luxury milk chocolate cream liqueur from Austria. It is made with African and Caribbean cocoa, Belgian dark chocolate, Madagascan Bourbon-vanilla, and pure sugar cane distillate. The chocolate is combined with double cream to create a rich, indulgent drink that is perfect for enjoying on its own or using to add a touch of elegance to desserts and is ideal on Mother’s Day.
Not Another Bill – Hot Chocolate Hamper
If your mum prefers to relax at home, then why not give her the ultimate hot chocolate hamper? A classic wicker hamper containing deluxe hot chocolate, colourful mugs, personalised napkins, and her choice of The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Years Old or Baileys Chocolat Luxe, this gift is for those who enjoy the finer things in life! Starting at £100 with the option to add on fresh tulips, this gift can be pre-ordered directly from Not-Another-Bill.
If the lady in your life favours a pure, crisp, refreshing beverage, consider No 3 Gin. Juniper, citrus and spice are the three key flavours (as referenced in its title), contained within a gorgeous sea-green bottle, decorated with an antique style key. It’s been named World’s Best Gin four times and is the first-ever to gin win the Supreme Champion Spirit. So No 3 is sure to be a winner with mother.
Not Another Bill – Spring Cocktail Hamper
Get ready for quality time in the sunshine by gifting her a spring cocktail hamper, which starts at £70 and comes with a choice of Tanqueray Nº TEN Gin, Seedlip Grove 42, Chase Rhubarb & Bramley Apple Gin, or Casamigos Blanco Tequila. Housed in a slick striped box with all you need to create a lovely drink along with special extras such as customisable napkins and the option to add on fresh tulips, it’s the ideal gift for all super stylish mums and can be ordered online now for delivery in time for Mother’s Day!
Shroton Fair Gin
If mum has connections with Dorset – or has enjoyed holidaying there – Shroton Fair Gin makes for a thoughtful gift, with a great back story. Zummit Dry is a one of a kind recipe, crafted using botanicals that are hand-crushed with a pestle and mortar, then distilled in micro-batches under an Iron-Age hill fort, before being individually labelled and sealed. The gin was inspired by a Royal Bengal Tiger, once exhibited at Dorset’s Shroton Fair in 1767. And the package can be delivered – ideal if you live further field.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Darnley’s Gin launches recyclable gin pouches, an eye-catching, unique present that gin-lovers can refill all year round. The gin pouches are available in 70cl for each of the Darnley’s Gin Original, Spiced Gin & Navy Strength products. Simply order their re-fill and decant the gin into their Darnley’s bottles before returning the pouch by Freepost back to Darnley’s HQ for recycling.
Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale
From berries to currants, this comes from another longstanding English gin brand, one with a Royal Warrant no less. The Blackcurrant Royale was Inspired by Charles Tanqueray’s travels to France in the 19th century. Indeed, French blackcurrants have been incorporated into the mix, alongside vanilla and black orchid, for an exotic, intoxicating flavour that’s noticeably different from Tanqueray’s other gins.
Mother’s Day Chocolate Bonbons With Lanson Champagne
Those wishing to combine a boozy gift, with an edible treat, can check out Biscuit Boutique’s special gift. In this beautiful floral box are bonbons crafted from soft praline noisette and white chocolate ganache coated in 60% organic dark chocolate with white chocolate topping. Each makes up part of the canvas for the stunningly painted mosaic designs and can be presented with a mini bottle of pink or white Lanson Champagne.
Casamigos Mezcal Joven
For the mum that loves a Margarita, try making it with Mezcal this Mother’s day instead of Tequila. The brainchild of George Clooney and Rande Gerber, Casamigos’ award-winning Mezcal Joven captures a truly authentic taste of Mexico. Made with 100% Agave Espadin, this spirit is balanced and elegant. Marrying flavours of tamarind and pomegranate with herbal undertones, its finish speaks of smoke and black pepper. drink it neat with lime and plenty of ice or mix it up in a cocktail.
Goslings Gold Seal Rum
Goslings Gold Seal Rum is a world apart from traditional amber rums. Robust yet remarkably soft, it is the result of years of sipping and perfecting. The rum’s intricate, luscious character lives up admirably to its impressive lineage. An extremely versatile rum, Gold Seal Rum is delicious on the rocks or neat as well as in classic cocktails.
Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Brut Rosé Champagne NV75cl
Another option for the mother who enjoys bubbles is a bottle of fine Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Brut Rosé Champagne. The design has been inspired by 16th-century bottles, with a liquid that’s fruity and fresh. And as it’s available in Waitrose, you can pick up this pressie while doing your weekly shop, ideal if you’re short on time.
The Mother’s Day Breakfast Box
A wonderful gift to wake up to, Fortnum’s Breakfast Box includes Scottish Smoked Salmon, Cacklebean Eggs, Fortnum’s Salted Butter and Seeded Sourdough, Breakfast Blend Tea/Colombia El Jordan Estate Ground Coffee, Apricot Preserve, Shropshire Ling Heather Honey and Pecan & Almond Granola and best of all, a bottle of Brut Reserve Champagne. Buy her this and you’ll be in the good books all day long.
Eden Mill Love Gin
Make it pink and ethical this mother’s day, with this gin made using a handcrafted blend of botanicals (all local to the distillery’s St Andrew’s base). Ingredients include raspberry leaf, goji berry, rose petal, rhubarb root, elderberry and hibiscus, creating a fruity, spicy and tangy complexity. The bottle itself is sustainably produced and the liquor is vegan-friendly – this is a brand fast working towards becoming carbon neutral.
The Espresso Daiquiri Gift Box
Mums with younger kids might need a little extra help staying awake to celebrate on the big day, and this is just the ticket. The gift box contains a bottle of Espresso Daiquiri (London White Rum blended with pineapple and coconut, freshly-brewed espresso and coffee liqueur) along with two elegant glasses for sharing and enjoying the classic cocktail.
Charbonnel & Champagne Mini Hamper
A gift she’ll be able to consume as well as re-use in future, this stylish little hamper from Harvey Nichols comes in a sophisticated black wicker hamper, which doubles as a cute picnic basket. It contains a decadent bottle of Premier Cru Champagne and a charming red heart-shaped box of Charbonnel et Walker’s finest chocolates – to let her know how much you love and appreciate her.
Gordon’s Gin Tropical Passionfruit
Gordon’s Gin has just launched Gordon’s Tropical Passionfruit Distilled Gin a delicious option for mums looking to sip something more exotic. The fruity taste of passionfruit blends perfectly with the botanicals in the original Gordon’s London Dry, to deliver a deliciously crisp and juicy taste.
Selfridges Selection Old World Wine Gift Box
This minimalist wooden box holds two of the brand’s own high quality wines: Selfridges Selection Sancerre 750ml (Domaine Girault, from the Loire Valley) and Selfridges Selection Côtes du Rhône 750ml (Domaine de l’Espigoutte). Both feature artistic black and white sketched labels and can be delivered to addresses across the UK.