It’s hamper season baby! From now until Christmas we won’t accept anything unless it’s in a basket surrounded by yuletide goodies. Whether you’re receiving one yourself or looking for the ultimate gift, we’ve rounded up the best food and drink hampers available this festive season. Dig in:

1. For an Aperitif Hamper: Melrose and Morgan

What: If you want to start your Christmas bash with some bubbles, Melrose and Morgan’s Aperitif Christmas Hamper includes a bottle of wonderful Ancestral Montonega Pet-Nat and savoury festive treats. Inside you’ll find a bottle of Ancestral Montonega Pet-Nat 2018 Can Sumoi, a jar of harissa spiced nuts, mince pies and parmesan and poppy seed crackers, all beautifully packaged in a luxury cane hamper.

Price: £95

Where: Buy online

2. For an Italian Hamper: Lina Stores

What: Lina Stores’ Natale Hamper combines some of the restaurant’s most popular Christmas products all in a beautiful, festive Christmas gift box. Featuring sweet Christmas favourites, like Panettone, Torrone, Panforte, Amaretti Biscuits and Marrons Glacés, this hamper is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. The team have also added Ubriaco al Prosecco, a vibrant, fresh cheese aged in the grapes used in the wine-making process, Fruit Chutney and Rosemary Flatbreads for the perfect cheeseboard.

Price: £120

Where: Buy online 

3. For a Wine Hamper: Bolney Estate 

What: Celebrate the festive season in style with this Bolney Estate’s wine-filled Christmas hamper. There’s not one, but three Bolney wines – Classie Cuvée, Cuvée Rosé, and Pinot Noir – plus Bolney chutney and jam, toasts and biscuits for cheese, crisps, and chocolates to finish.

Price: £165

Where: Buy online 

4. For Italian Beer: Poretti 

What: If Italian beer is your bag, Poretti’s Silver Hamper is just the ticket. Crammed with delicious antipasti and artisanal pasta, beautifully wrapped chocolates, biscuits and preserves, coffee and much more, Poretti’s hamper promises to enhance all festive eating occasions throughout the yuletide period.

Price: £49

Where: Buy online 

5. For a Chocolate Hamper: Knoops 

What: The brand-new and limited edition Knoops Hamper contains everything you need to make the perfect hot chocolate at Christmas. Containing 43% Milk Chocolate Flakes, vegan-friendly 54% Dark Chocolate Flakes and Marshmallows. The hamper also includes the brand’s cookbook, Knoops: Chocolate recipes through the day, which features 40 drinks and 20 dishes, all created using Knoops chocolate flakes and ingredients found in most kitchen cupboards.

Price: £95

Where: Buy online 

6. For a Collaborative Hamper: Bombay Bustle x Dandelion Living

What: Bombay Bustle has collaborated with homeware brand Dandelion Living for a special festive hamper – and it’s a cracker. The Comfort Hamper includes an assortment of must-have treats for the celebratory period, including hand-drawn cotton dinner napkins by Dandelion Living, alongside Bombay Bustle’s Green Chilli Pickle, Mango Chilli Chutney, Bombay Mix and Butterscotch Fudge, which come neatly packaged in glass jars, and jewel coloured Fryums.

Price: £55

Where: Buy online 

7. For Sweet Treats: Crosstown

What: Crosstown Hamper is crammed with everything the brand is known for – biscuits, chocolate and, of course, doughnuts. The festive selection includes a six-pack of Crosstown Christmas doughnuts in a range of yuletide flavours (think Black Forest Cake, Chestnut & Brown Butter, and Pear & Ginger), six-pack of Crosstown Christmas Biscuits, Crosstown Salted Caramel Chocolate Truffles, Crosstown chocolate plus a Crosstown coffee blend by Caravan Roasters.

Price: From £57.95

Where: Buy online 

8. For a Cheese and Wine Hamper: Daylesford Organic

What: The Cotswold Cheese and Wine hamper by Daylesford Organic contains a selection of dairy delights from the food retailer’s creamery. Cheeses include the Organic Bledington Blue, Organic Mini Penyston Brie, 250g and Organic Waxed Cheddar, along with Seeded Star Savoury Biscuits, Fig & Balsamic Chutney and a full-bodied, fruity red wine.

Price: £110

Where: Buy online 

9. For Christmas Snacking: Honey & Co

What: Honey and Co’s Christmas Treats Hamper includes a variety of the restaurant’s favourite treats for snacking – chocolates, cookies, nuts and more – all in one gorgeous Christmas hamper. This hamper contains: Honey & Co. x Bare Bones chocolate; Honey & Co. patterned tea towels; Cranberry and rose marunchino cookies; Giant gingerbread cookie; Baharat roasted cashew and pistachio nuts; and Salt-roasted corn nuts.

Price: £75

Where: Buy online

10. For a Greek Party Hamper: Odysea

What: Generously filled with a lavish collection of products that will transform your store cupboard into a luxury pantry, Odysea’s Classic Greek Hamper includes all you need for a proper festive knees-up. The hamper is crammed with Odysea’s PDO Kalamata Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Greek Aged Balsamic Vinegar, together with ready to eat Baked Gigantes Beans, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Big Halkidiki and Kalamata Olives, all of which are perfect for Christmas entertaining over drinks and nibbles. It’s topped off with Odysea’s limited edition small batch Spring Blossom Honey and Pine & Fir Tree Honey – both unfiltered, unpasteurised and unprocessed.

Price: £40

Where: Buy online