Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Bel & Brio
While public gatherings are currently off the cards, you can get dad the perfect celebratory gift for when restaurants get back into full swing. Grab dad a gift voucher for one of Bel & Brio’s expert-guided masterclasses.

Whisky Masterclass
Bel & Brio whisky expert, Daniele Merli hosts a 1½-hour guided tasting of four different whiskies ($119pp). Learn more about key characteristics of each style and enjoy paired snacks from the Bel & Brio kitchen. Bookings and further info available here.

Italian Wine Masterclass with wine expert Jon Osbeiston
Join leading wine expert Jon Osbeiston on a journey to Piedmont, Italy ($99pp). During this 1.5 hour masterclass, you will explore the main grape varieties of the region of Piedmont such as Arneis, Muscato Bianco, Dolcetto, Barbera, Langhe Nebbiolo, Barbaresco and Barolo. Pair wines with a selection of the best Italian cheeses for an extra $15pp. Bookings and further info available here.


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Boydell’s and Saddler & Co. Limited Edition Wine Bag
Boydell’s Wines and Australian artisanal leather goods company, Saddler & Co. have collaborated to create a limited edition wine bag. It’s perfect for transporting wines safely and stylishly from homes to picnics, barbecues and more – a great addition to Dad’s accessories post-lockdown. The wine bag is handcrafted using the finest Australian leather and made in regional NSW. A purchase will also include a bottle of your choice from Boydell’s. Available here for $150.

Boydell’s Hunter Valley Reserve Shiraz Pinot Noir 2020
This medium-bodied Hunter Valley Reserve Shiraz Pinot Noir shows deep, rich purple and red hues in the glass. The aromatics are lively red cherries and spice that flow from the nose to the palate where you will experience a long ethereal palate of cherries, nutmeg and cinnamon spice. This is a well-rounded and juicy red wine that is meant to be enjoyed young or with 3–5 years in the bottle. Spoil Dad with a Father’s Day meal of charred and slow-cooked red meat or some nice, earthy mushrooms cooked on the bbq to pair with it. Available here for $35.

Brick Lane Brewing
Does your Dad have a thirst for craft beers? This Father’s Day, Brick Lane Brewing has created four different packs featuring a selection of its best beers and merch to suit all dads.

The ‘Grab Dad a Coldy’ pack ($62) includes 6 bottles each of its signature lager, One Love pale ale and Backyarder crisp lager.
The ‘Crafty Dad’ pack ($78) includes a mix of its Avalanche Blue hazy pale, Red hoppy ale, Revolver dark hoppy ale, Guardian Belgian tripel, Morning Star Belgian ale and a pair of Brick Lane socks.
The ‘Dad’s Draught’ pack ($74) includes 24 bottles of its signature draught beer, a Draught trucker hat and a Brick Lane 6-pack cooler.
The ‘Who you calling Pale Ale’ pack ($52) includes a mix of its One Love pale ale, Sidewinder low alc hazy pale, Stereobreaker rye pale ale and a Brick Lane stubby holder.
All packs are available here.

Everleigh Bottling Co.

William Grant Father’s Day whisky collection
For whisky enthusiasts, the Everleigh Bottling Co. has collaborated with William Grant & Sons to curate a custom collection of four whisky-led cocktails, showcasing premium whiskies for a special Father’s Day limited release. The cocktails include the ‘Bobby Burns #1’ featuring Balvenie 12-year-old, the ‘Joker’ featuring Glenfiddich 15-year-old, the ‘Rob Roy’ featuring Balvenie 12-year-old and the ‘Tattletale’ featuring Glenfiddich 15-year-old and Glenfiddich Fire & Cane. Available here for $85.

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Classic Cocktail range – 500ml release
If Dad considers himself a cocktail aficionado, treat him to Everleigh Bottling Co.’s premium range of bottled cocktails. The range includes classic cocktails like the Martini, Manhattan, Old-Fashioned, Negroni and Coffee House. Available here in 500ml format for $79.

Looking to recreate a fine dining restaurant experience especially for Dad, with specialty drinks to boot? Order the perfect Father’s Day feast with Providoor. Prepared by restaurant chefs and delivered via cold freight, the at-home meals eschew the ready-to-eat status quo, to be finished at home in your own kitchen. Restaurants across Sydney and Melbourne deliver statewide.

In NSW, Enjoy a modern Australian banquet by Bentley Restaurant & Bar; French bistro fare by Restaurant Hubert; a vibrant Sri Lankan feast by Lankan Filling Station; an Italian-inspired feed by Iceberg’s Dining Room & Bar and more. In VIC, indulge in Middle Eastern meza by Maha Go; an Asian-inspired spread by Supernormal; local and seasonal fare by Matilda and more. Details and further info available here.

Two Good Co.
During these difficult times, moments of care and kindness can remind us that although we are apart, we are not alone. For this reason, Two Good has created its new Good Feels packs, which can be sent to dads and father-like figures across the country this Father’s Day.

You can create your own Good Feels pack based on preferences and budget. Packs can include some of Two Good’s best-loved “Good Things” products, such as their candles, room sprays, sanitiser, granola, chocolate chip cookies, brownies, soups or jars, hand soaps, hand lotion and tote bags.

Two Good employs vulnerable women at risk of homelessness to create these beautiful gifts and food, giving them a pathway out of living in crisis. When a pack is purchased, you are not only helping to keep these vulnerable women employed but also ensuring another gift or meal is donated to a woman in a shelter.

Good Feels packs can be sent nationally, however perishable food items such as soups and salads can only be couriered locally (Sydney). There is a minimum quantity of six packs but Two Good is happy to work to any budget. A perfect option to send to all the father-like figures in your life. Details and further info available here.

Voyager Estate
Voyager Estate 2019 Chardonnay
Voyager Estate’s 2019 Chardonnay is the perfect wine to enjoy as we welcome in spring. With a fine palate of vibrant citrus, cashew, spice, complexity and minerality. Throw some white fish on the grill and serve with asparagus and summer vegetables for the ultimate Father’s Day meal. Available here for $50.

Voyager Estate 2018 Shiraz
For red wine enthusiasts, Voyager Estate’s bright and juicy 2018 Shiraz, with its amazing fruit purity and hints of earth and spice, pairs perfectly with game meats like duck or venison and aged cheeses. An excellent food wine, delicious all-year round. Available here for $38.


Yalumba The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz is the go-to premium Barossa red, encompassing everything the Yalumba family stands for and the perfect representation of Yalumba’s history and ethos. It is the ideal gift for lovers of full-bodied Australian reds. The 2016 vintage has aromas of red currants, perfumed cedar and dried herbs and is classically rich through the middle palate with exotic florals, cranberry and dark chocolate. The First vintage release was in 1962 and since the early ‘70s, The Signature has always been a Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz blend and it is a wine made to be cellared for many years. Pair with beef tenderloin and blackberry dressing, or mushroom bourguignon. Available here for $65.

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