RedBalloon top Christmas food and drink gift experiences to gift your foodie friends.

RedBalloon Christmas Foodie Experience Guide
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When we look back on life, the things we tend to appreciate most are not the things we had, but the experiences we shared. A life well-lived is all about sharing moments and memories and experiences. From scenic wine tours in the Barossa Valley to degustation dinners on Sydney’s harbour, with RedBalloon’s range of Foodie Collection experiences, culinary connoisseurs will be spoilt for choice with options across Australia to tempt the taste buds.

Luke Nguyen Lunch Menu with Wine at Botanic House – For 2 (NSW)
Enjoy an indulgent degustation lunch menu curated by renowned chef Luke Nguyen. Tantalise your taste buds with the chef tasting menu lunch nestled amongst Sydney’s iconic Royal Botanic Garden. Served share-style, your senses will be awakened by a modern Asian-inspired menu that’s perfectly fused with native Australian ingredients, many of which can be found in the surrounding gardens. $270 for two people, visit here.

RedBalloon | Botanic House
? RedBalloon | Botanic House

Rottnest Island Luxe Seafood Cruise (WA)
Head to the pristine Rottnest Island for the ultimate catch and dine experience, perfect for all hardcore seafood lovers. Venture onto the crystal waters of Rottnest Island for an indulgent catch and dine experience. Excite at the chance to haul in pots of live lobsters as you learn more about them and feast on a sumptuous banquet featuring a wealth of seafood delicacies. Unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks included. $319 per person, visit here.

RedBalloon | Rottnest Luxe Seafood Cruise
? RedBalloon | Rottnest Luxe Seafood Cruise

Delicious Farm Produce Lunch and Wine – For 2 (VIC)
Enjoy two delicious seasonal grazing plates accompanied with a glass of wine in the Mornington Peninsula, followed by dessert and farm roasted coffee. Admire the view of the vineyard, kitchen garden and ducks on the dam whilst enjoying this decadent lunch. $140 for two people, visit here.

RedBalloon | Delicious Farm Produce
? RedBalloon | Delicious Farm Produce

Winery Tour and Tasting with Gourmet Cheese Platter – For 2 (QLD)
Take a scenic drive to the beautiful Sirromet Wines, nestled in the hills of Mount Cotton. Enjoy a guided tour of the grounds to learn about their winemaking processes firsthand before being treated to a tasting session. While away the afternoon relaxing with a cheese platter and glass of wine. $150 for two people, visit here.

RedBalloon | Winery Tour
? RedBalloon | Winery Tour

McLaren Vale Food and Wine Experience (SA)
Experience a full day of sampling stunning wines and delicious foods across the McLaren Vale. Drive down the beautiful south coast with its glistening vistas of the Gulf St Vincent and pristine beaches. Your day is relaxed and unhurried whilst exploring numerous gastronomy delights across the Vale – home to exceptional wines and delicious regional produce which you can sample at your leisure. $220 per person, visit here.

RedBalloon | McLaren Vale
? RedBalloon | McLaren Vale

Or let them decide for themselves (Across Australia!)

If you’re completely stuck because there are just too many wonderful experiences to choose from, a voucher from RedBalloon’s Foodie Collection could do the trick. Choose from our range of unique vouchers that have a personal touch, adding layers of thoughtfulness to your gift. Collection Vouchers can be purchased for a set price and redeemed on a chosen experience within the collection – or alternatively, you can use them across any experience on the RedBalloon website.