Now that December has hit Christmas will soon be here, so it’s time to start planning that all important Christmas shopping list. We’ve done our best to make things a little easier for you by compiling a list of some of the best gifts out there for the discerning coffee lover in your life.
Best for home brewers
WMF Lumero Portafilter espresso machine (€219.99 ) – Stylish espresso machine for any kitchen. Using a powerful Thermoblock heating system, it's ready to go in no time at all. Not only for espressos, it is also fitted with a high-quality milk froth nozzle for the frothy coffee lovers out there. Buy here.
Taylerson’s Christmas Coffee Shots (£12.45) – Who doesn’t love flavoured coffee drinks in the winter? This selection of 5 delicious syrups – gingerbread, chocolate orange, Christmas cake, eggnog and cinnamon are great for brewing up a warming drink on Christmas morning. Buy here
Union Christmas Selection Gift Box (£25) – This gift box from London based roastery Union includes 3 x 200g bags of single origin coffee beans, although you can opt for them to come pre-ground for cafetière, filter or espresso machines. Arriving in a beautiful gift box, this is a great choice for any coffee snob. Buy here
Best for busy coffee lovers
House of Coffee Travel Kit (£14.99) – If you’re buying a gift for someone who travels a lot, this is an ideal solution. The set includes a coffee dripper, pack of filters, measuring spoon and 3 x 60g bags of ground coffee. All you need is a mug and you’re all set for great filter coffee anywhere you go. Buy here
Grower’s Cup Coffeebrewer Gift Box (£17.45) – These ingenious pouches allow you to brew coffee anywhere, and just pour it straight into your cup. It’s a great gift for frequent travellers or camping enthusiasts. This gift pack comes with 10 pouches, enough to keep them kitted out with emergency brews for a little while! Buy here
Personalised Bamboo Coffee Cup by The Letteroom (£27.95) – Carrying a travel cup around with you is a must have these days, especially for commuters. Made from eco friendly bamboo and featuring a personalised message, this gift is great for someone who works in a busy office where the cups might get mixed up. Buy here
Leak Proof Reusable Cup Made From Cups by Ashortwalk (£12) – The world’s first reusable coffee cup made from recycled single use coffee cups, this is a very clever way of addressing the environmental effects of the coffee industry. It’s 100% leak proof and dishwasher safe, making it a very practical gift for any coffee loving eco-warrior. Buy here
Best for those with a sweet tooth
Hotel Chocolat Super Thin Coffee Truffles (£10) – You can’t go wrong with chocolate as a Christmas gift, and with the added bonus of coffee, these are ideal. Made with 50% milk chocolate and with an arabica coffee crème centre, these are sure to impress. Buy here
Whittard Christmas Chocoholics Hamper (£58) – Hot chocolate with marshmallows is the perfect Christmas comfort drink, especially with a cheeky shot of espresso thrown in for good measure. This hamper comes with 3 tins of hot chocolate (milk chocolate, white chocolate, and salted caramel flavours), mini marshmallows and a tin of cranberry and white chocolate chip biscuits. Buy here
Hotel Chocolat Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans (£6) – The only thing better than coffee beans is coffee beans covered in chocolate! The dark chocolate covered beans are dairy free, so a perfect gift for vegans and lactose intolerant coffee fans, or pretty much anyone actually! Buy here
With the new year coming up, now is a great time to start looking to upgrade the coffee offering at your business. WMF coffee machines use cutting edge automation technology to make perfect drinks, with no need for a trained barista. Download a brochure to see our full range.