q giving: ‘TIS THE SEASON
With Christmas approaching rapidly, now is the time to start thinking about gifts for those special people in your life. We, at Q Magazine believe in quality gifts for quality people. Here are a few choices. The Egg,
$999.99 – a limited edition, stainless steel egg shaped knife block with a sophisticated edge, creating a statement piece in any kitchen. Includes six lightweight, professional-quality iD3 Baccarat knives, fashioned using Japanese steel. THE EGG comes with a polishing cloth and luxe black velvet storage bag, so is a perfect Christmas gift.
Available exclusively through www.house.com.au
- Australia's newest home of champagne online, offering the most extensive range of cuvées in the country, from Veuve Clicquot and Dom Perignon to more boutique producers, and a selection of exclusive brands direct from the Champagne region in France.
Emperor's vast collection of wines are vetted by an expert tasting panel, including founder The Champagne Dame. You can shop by most popular, rare collections or magnums, as well as by drinking style. Christmas Gift Packs start from $125 and include two custom made crystal tulip glasses with your choice of champagne. Billecart-Salmon Gift set: $153 - One of the leading families of Champagne, this medium sized, high quality domain is one to be admired. Billecart-Salmon (Pronounced beelkahr sahl-moh) have a fresh, clean and elegant style and champion the use of the Meunier Grape which is often added to other cuvees without fanfare in other houses.
Taittinger Gift set: $209 - Champagne Taittinger is one of France's most celebrated Champagne Houses. As the epitome of French sophistication, style and grace, Champagne taittinger celebrates the pleasures of life, believing that special moments are best enjoyed with fine Champagne and great company.
Perrier Jouet Gift set: $249 - PerrierJouët was founded in 1811 by Pierre-Nicolas-Marie Perrier, who added the maiden name of his wife, Adele Jouët, to create the house. Established in the heart of Épernay, Perrier-Jouët quickly began to build an international following from its success in exporting to foreign markets.
Available now through www.emperorchampagne.com.au