Christmas gift guide: Tempus' guide to the best festive stocking fillers to round up your loved one's wish list

By Tempus | 09 Dec 2019

From rare tipples to the latest gadgets

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From rare tipples to exclusive experiences, Tempus' gift guide brings together the most interesting products available to buy now. Read on for the perfect stocking fillers to finalise your festive shopping...

Glashütte Original

These unique timepieces by German manufacture Glashuette brings the magic of Christmas to its PanoMaticLunar (left) and Lady Serenade (right). The blue PanoMaticLunar comes in a polished and satin-brushed red gold case gently framing a hand-crafted, dark blue dial. The sparkling, bicolour Lady Serenade is set with brilliant-cut diamonds.

glashuette-original.com

 

 

The Glenlivet 18 Year Old

This exceptional Single Malt Whisky has been on quite a journey, thanks to Glenlivet’s master distiller Alan Winchester’s expertise. The 18 Year Old is an old gold colour, with sweet buttery toffee notes through the nose. It has a tropical fruitiness thanks to its first and second- fill American oak casks and a tang of spice and raisins from its final maturation in ex-sherry oak. A perfect winter dram. 

theglenlivet.com

Pines and Needles

From Scottish-grown Christmas pines to the most divine decorations, Pines and Needles has grown from a humble family business, founded by brother Sam and Josh Lyle, to the country's biggest provider of luxury Christmas trees. 

pinesandneedles.com

Mr Fogg's Gin Baubles

Mr Fogg's cocktail and gin bar has joined forces with Bombay Sapphire for these very festive – and delicious – decorations. Six ornamental baubles come filled with three varieties of gin – the Bombay Sapphire, Star of Bombay, and Bombay Sapphire Limited Edition English Estate. 

mr-foggs.com

Louis Poulsen, The Water Pump

This 2019 PH limited edition reading lamp by designer Louis Poulsen is only available until 31 December. With a silhouette designed to honour Poul Henningsen's original 1957 design, The Water Pump features a unique mouth-blown three shade system to enhance illumination and is supported by an untreated brushed brass stem, base, and arm.

louispoulsen.com

Grant Macdonald London

As London's most prestigious silversmith, Grant Macdonald is the perfect place for fine, delicately made treats. From silver animal ornaments to delicate cufflinks, and elegant champagne flutes to toast in the New Year, you can't go wrong. Pictured here is a life-like hand crafted sterling silver miniature elephant, upon purchase of which 20% of proceeds are donated to TUSK charity. 

grantmacdonald.com

Lift eFoil

Surf’s up thanks to Lift’s innovative hydrofoil. Combining the technology of modern electric vehicles with ten years of hydrofoil design and expertise, this brilliant motorised flightboard allows riders to fly over water in a sport somewhere between surfing and gliding. Powered by electric propulsion, the eFoil will let you glide on any body of water at up to 25mph. What a way to make a splash this season... 

liftfoils.com

2016 Vérité wines

The perfect gift for any wine-lover, this trio of 2016 Vérité wines combines the brand's best known styles: La Muse, a Merlot-based Pomerol-style; the La Joie blend emphasising cabernet sauvignon; and Le Désir, which is predominantly cabernet franc. The wines have received 15,100-point scores from The Robert Parker Wine Advocate, which indicates their quality and stature. 

bbr.com or hedonism.com

The Last Drop 56 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky

The oldest Blended Scotch ever produced by The Last Drop Distillers, the 56 Year Old is available in a limited run of just 732 bottles. Matured for the first two decades in sherry butts before a long and slow period of finishing in ex-bourbon wood.

Thewhiskyshop.com

Royal Salute 21 Year Old Snow Polo Edition

The ‘King of Whisky’s’ first ever blended grain whisky has joined Royal Salute’s coveted limited-edition polo collections. Created by Royal Salute’s talented master blender Sandy Hyslop and presented by brand ambassador and British polo champion Malcolm Borwick, whose signature graces each bottle, it is an innovative addition to the 21 Year Old range. The creamy scotch whisky’s ABV content is 46.5% – cleverly reflecting the latitude coordinates of St Moritz, where snow polo was invented – and has warming notes of chocolate and butterscotch as well as layered flavours of vanilla toffee. 

royalsalute.com

 

UEFA EURO 2020
2020 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Championships and, to celebrate, the football tournament will be hosted across 12 European cities. Here in the UK, London’s Wembley Stadium will play host to seven matches, including all three of England’s Group Stage matches, both Semi-finals and the Final. Fans can attend in style with Official Hospitality, with a number of private suite and exclusive lounge options that include dining, champagne and, of course, the best seats in the house. 

Contact ola.alli@img.com or
0208 233 5819 for details and to book.

hospitality.euro2020.co.uk 

Theragun Gold G3PRO

Recover from your workout in the comfort of home with this limited edition Theragun automated muscle home massager, designed for post-sports healing. Specifically designed to promote faster muscle recovery, increase circulation in the muscles, soothe chronic and acute pain, and improve motion and flexibility, it works by targeting soft- tissue stress with rapid percussion to melt away tension. For the ultimate in post-workout indulgence, get yours in limited- edition gold. 

theragun.com

Maude & Fox tweed

Dorset-based Maude & Fox sets itself apart from the crowd with its proudly British tweed, design and attitude. Choose from a range of stunning handmade scarves and blankets to finest quality warm coats, ideal for countryside activities.

Maudeandfox.com

Moët & Chandon

The 150th Anniversary Limited Edition Moët Impérial Blanc 75cl Bottle has been produced in celebration of the iconic champagne house's 150th birthday. The brand's signature style, the deliciously dry wine has elements of pear, peach, hazlenuts and smoke, making it a perfect accompaniment to sushi, scallops, oysters, white meats – and even your Christmas morning breakfast. 

harveynichols.com and clos19.com

Glenrothes 40-Year-Old 

Glenrothes has released its first ever 40 Year Old Single Malt in a limited release of only 594 bottles, each individually numbers. Retailing at £2,900, the whisky was distilled in 1978 and matured in a combination of Bourbon and Sherry casks. ​​​​It has a resinous quality, with orange oil on the nose and sultanas, cinnamon and nutmeg on the palate.

bbr.com and TheWhiskyWorld.com

Garrard

Founded in London in 1735, the House of Garrard is known for its signature cuts, settings and style for the finest diamonds. Official crown jewellery to Queen Victoria, Garrard has served every subsequent British monarch. Shop the High Jewellery collection for a perfect blend of historic grandeur and contemporary elegance. 

Garrard.com