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Personalised Alcohol Gift Packs For Every Occasion!

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The Best Spirits for Gifting

Gifting spirits has become incredibly popular for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and corporate events. The right spirit can leave a memorable impact, show thoughtfulness, and add a touch of sophistication. Let’s explore how to select the best spirits for gifting and highlight some unique options.

Why Spirits Make Great Gifts

Versatility: Spirits are perfect for numerous occasions. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, a wedding, or a corporate event, a well-chosen bottle of spirit can convey the right message and be the highlight of any occasion.

Personalisation: We offer the ability to personalise bottles and packaging, making spirits a unique and thoughtful gift. Custom labels and messages add a special touch, transforming a simple bottle into an unforgettable gift.

Quality and Luxury: High-quality spirits symbolise sophistication and luxury, making them an ideal gift for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Personalised Gin Bottle

Current Trends in Spirits

The global market for spirits has seen significant growth, driven by an increasing appreciation for premium and craft products. Consumers are becoming more discerning, seeking out high-quality, unique, and artisanal spirits with distinctive flavours and experiences. This trend spans across categories like whiskey, gin, vodka, and ready-to-drink cocktails.

Gin's Meteoric Rise

Gin has particularly surged in popularity due to several factors:

  • Versatility in Cocktails: Gin’s botanical base makes it incredibly versatile for a wide range of cocktails. From classics like the Gin and Tonic and Martini to modern creations, gin’s adaptability in mixology appeals to both bartenders and consumers.
  • Craft and Artisanal Appeal: The craft movement has greatly influenced the gin market. Small-batch distilleries experiment with various botanicals to create unique flavour profiles, resonating with consumers who value authenticity and craftsmanship.
  • Botanical Diversity: Gin can incorporate a vast array of botanicals, giving each brand a unique taste. This diversity allows for endless experimentation and innovation, attracting adventurous drinkers looking to explore new flavours.
Personalised Gin

Popular Gin Trends and Innovations

  • Flavoured Gins: The market for flavoured gins has exploded, with options ranging from traditional juniper-forward gins to those infused with fruits, herbs, and spices. This trend caters to a broader audience, including those who may not have been traditional gin drinkers.
  • Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Practices: Many gin distilleries are adopting sustainable practices, such as using locally sourced botanicals, reducing water usage, and utilising recyclable packaging. These efforts align with the growing consumer demand for environmentally responsible products.
  • Collaborations and Limited Editions: Collaborations between distilleries and other brands or influencers, as well as the release of limited-edition gins, have created buzz and excitement in the market. These special releases often feature unique ingredients or innovative production methods, appealing to collectors and enthusiasts.

Spotlight on We Are Tailored's Gin

Our exclusive partnership with We Are Tailored offers you a premium, handcrafted gin experience. Here’s why We Are Tailored stands out:

  • Handcrafted Quality: Made in small batches, We Are Tailored gins ensure meticulous attention to detail and consistency in quality.
  • Unique Botanicals: The distillery uses a carefully curated selection of botanicals to create a distinct and memorable flavour profile. Their Pink Gin, for instance, is a best-seller known for its refreshing and slightly fruity taste.
  • Innovative Production: We Are Tailored employs innovative production techniques, blending traditional methods with modern technology to craft their exceptional gins.
"The personalised gin bottle was deemed too cute to drink so the only logical choice is to drink it and then refill the bottle with pink water to maintain the cuteness factor." - Katie J.
Personalised Pink Gin

The Broader Impact on the Spirits Market

Gin's resurgence has had a ripple effect on the broader spirits market. As consumers explore gin, they become more open to trying other premium and craft spirits. This trend has encouraged distilleries to innovate and diversify their offerings, leading to a more dynamic and exciting market.

  • Whiskey: The appreciation for craft and artisanal products has bolstered the whiskey market. Small-batch and single malt whiskeys, like those from Kinglake Distillery, are gaining traction among connoisseurs.
  • Vodka: The trend towards premium and flavoured vodkas has mirrored that of gin, with distilleries offering smooth, high-quality options that appeal to sophisticated palates.
  • Ready-to-Drink Cocktails: The convenience and quality of ready-to-drink cocktails, such as those from Melbourne Martini, have made them a popular choice for at-home consumption and gifting.

Categories of Spirits We Offer

Whiskey

Variety: Single Malt French Oak Whiskey from Kinglake Distillery.

  • Highlight: Kinglake Distillery’s commitment to quality begins with its unique production process. They use pure mountain stream water from Chyser Creek, ensuring the natural purity of their product. Kinglake Distillery emphasises the provenance of their ingredients, with 80% of their barley farmed and malted in New South Wales. Their 2500-litre copper pot-still was handmade by Tasmania’s premier still-maker, Knapp Lewer, and engineered to produce a heavy, flavorful spirit. The distillery uses a combination of bourbon, port, and sherry barrels, re-coopered to their specifications, to age their whisky, resulting in a complex and refined flavour profile.
  • Ideal Occasions: Birthdays, Father’s Day, corporate gifts.
"We sent a personalised bottle of whisky to our Dad for Father’s Day he absolutely loved it. Definitely recommend The Neighbours Cellar! It’s so quick and easy to order." - Sharon B.
Personalised Whisky Gift

Gin

Variety: Pink Gin and Dry Gin from We Are Tailored.

  • Highlight: Our exclusive partnership with We Are Tailored brings you handcrafted, high-quality gin. We Are Tailored is renowned for its artisanal approach, using the finest botanicals to create a smooth and flavourful gin. Their Pink Gin, our best-seller, offers a unique and refreshing taste with its blend of botanicals and a hint of pink hue, making it an attractive and delightful gift option. The craftsmanship and attention to detail in every bottle ensure a premium experience for gin enthusiasts.
  • Ideal Occasions: Weddings, celebrations, housewarmings.
"The personalised gin bottle was deemed too cute to drink so the only logical choice is to drink it and then refill the bottle with pink water to maintain the cuteness factor." - Katie J.
Personalised Pink Gin Gift

Vodka

Variety: Australian Vodka from We Are Tailored.

  • Highlight: Again, We Are Tailored’s Australian Vodka is celebrated for its exceptional smoothness and purity. This vodka is distilled using the finest ingredients, resulting in a clean, crisp taste that is perfect for cocktails or enjoyed on its own. The meticulous production process ensures that every bottle meets the highest standards of quality, making it an excellent choice for any occasion.
  • Ideal Occasions: Parties, housewarmings, casual gifts.
"Bought for a friend's birthday. As they have everything, this was perfect. Came in the cutest box and everything was just perfect." - Natahni L.
Personalised Vodka

Limoncello

Variety: Limoncello from The Still Co.

  • Highlight: The Still Co. is dedicated to producing high-quality limoncello using traditional methods and the finest ingredients. Their limoncello is a delightful blend of tart and sweet, capturing the essence of fresh lemons in every sip. The Still Co.'s commitment to authenticity and quality ensures that their limoncello stands out as a refreshing and elegant gift choice.
  • Ideal Occasions: Festive occasions, summer events.
"The bottle was packaged really nicely and turned into such a fantastic gift." - Sara D.

Cocktails

Variety: Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, Espresso Martini, and Tommy Margarita from Melbourne Martini.

  • Highlight: Melbourne Martini is known for its innovative and delicious ready-to-drink cocktails. Each cocktail is crafted with high-quality ingredients, offering a premium taste experience. The Salted Caramel Espresso Martini combines the rich flavours of espresso with a hint of salted caramel, creating a decadent treat. The classic Espresso Martini and the refreshing Tommy Margarita are also popular choices, perfect for any celebration or casual get-together.
  • Ideal Occasions: Celebrations, parties, gifting to cocktail enthusiasts.
"I sent my boyfriend a personalised cocktail from our dog (yes, I am that person). It turned out so good, came pretty quick, design looked awesome and was so super cute." - Chloe R.
Personalised Espresso Martini Gift

Factors to Consider When Gifting Spirits

When choosing spirits as gifts, it’s essential to consider several factors to ensure the recipient will appreciate and enjoy your thoughtful gesture. Here are the key aspects to keep in mind:

Recipient’s Preferences

Understanding the recipient's taste preferences is crucial. Here are some tips to help you determine what they might enjoy:

  • Favourite Spirits: If you know the recipient's favourite type of spirit, focus on that category. For instance, if they love gin, consider a unique and high-quality option like our Pink Gin.
  • Past Experiences: Reflect on any previous conversations or experiences where the recipient might have mentioned their preferred drinks. If they enjoyed a particular cocktail at a party, a ready-to-drink version from Melbourne Martini could be a great choice.
  • Subtle Hints: Pay attention to subtle hints they might have dropped about their drinking habits. If they enjoy sipping whiskey on cold evenings, a premium whiskey from Kinglake Distillery would be ideal.
"These custom bottles are such an amazing gift. I bought two for Father’s Day and they absolutely loved them. So special to keep on a mantelpiece for years to come! The packaging is also really clever and pleasing to the eye. Will definitely keep purchasing for future gifts." - Sharon B.

Personalisation Options

Adding a personal touch to your gift makes it even more special. Here are ways to personalise spirits:

  • Custom Labels: Use our real-time design tool to create a personalised label with a meaningful message or image. This feature allows you to see a live preview of your design, ensuring it’s perfect before you finalise your order.
  • Gift Messages: Include a handwritten note or a printed message inside the gift box to convey your sentiments.
  • Personal Touches: Consider what makes the recipient unique and tailor the gift to reflect their personality and preferences.
"The personalised gin bottle was deemed too cute to drink so the only logical choice is to drink it and then refill the bottle with pink water to maintain the cuteness factor." - Katie J.
Personalised Whiskey Gift

The Neighbours Cellar’s Top Picks for Spirit Gifts

We can’t go past our best selling alcohol, Pink Gin. We offer in both 500ml and 700ml so the choice of how much of a hangover they get is completely up to you! With sweet hints of strawberry and juniper this is sure to be a hit with any drink lover.

"The gift was beautiful and exceeded our expectations. My mother-in-law absolutely adored the box wrap and the goodies inside, also mentioned the gin was delicious!" - Kristin G.
Pink Gin Gift Pack

Gifting spirits is a thoughtful and sophisticated way to celebrate any occasion. From our premium selection of whiskey, gin, vodka, limoncello, and cocktails to the personalised touches and delightful add-ons, we ensure your gift will be cherished. Explore our ready-made collection or build your own today and find the perfect spirit for your next gift.

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