With many stores closing their doors due to the current pandemic, online shopping has become much more commonplace — and has become a great way to continue showing your support for South Australian businesses doing it tough.
We’ve put together a guide to some of our favourite, local best buys for the month of May, including ideas for those last minute Mother’s Day gifts!
Think seafood, wine, smallgoods, shoes, homewares, and more to keep you happy and entertained while social distancing.
Mother’s Day Meals
Want to treat mum to a culinary delight this Mother’s Day, but afraid your own cooking skills might not quite cut it?
Our guide to local venues and caterers providing takeaway Mother’s Day meals will take the task of cooking out of your hands, so you have all the time to spoil mum with attention.
Mother’s Day Hampers
A host of South Australian businesses have put together hampers and boxers for food, wine, grazing, blooms, and more, creating a Mother’s Day gift that has a little bit of everything.
King Prawns are renowned throughout the world as the premium species of prawn for both quality and taste.
The Spencer Gulf and West Coast Prawn Fisheries is a leader in environmentally friendly fishing practices, with many of its initiatives and processes having been introduced worldwide.
A special pre-Mother’s Day blitz is being co-ordinated to allow Adelaide residents to place an order for Spencer Gulf prawns to be delivered in time for the special day.
Orders can be made on line via the website, and once confirmed they can be collected on Saturday May 9 between 10am ’til 6pm at The Goody Hotel on 75 Goodwood Road, Goodwood.
Chocolate lovers rejoice, the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company’s award-winning artisan chocolates are now available for purchase online. Is this the perfect gift for mum or what?!
There’s nothing quite like fresh oysters and South Australia is well known for providing some of the best oysters, with Coffin Bay, Kangaroo Island, Smoky Bay, and more being household names around the world for sensational quality.
Procuring oysters has now made easy with our guide to oyster farmers in SA and where to get yours direct.
Being Australia’s most awarded smallgoods makers, Barossa Fine Foods has a wide range of high quality smallgoods to offer.
The Earl of Leicester is now a grocer, butcher, provider of ready made meals, and a wine cellar
The pub has selected the most popular items that would normally be provided in the comfort of the Earl of Leicester and packed them up for customers to cook at home. Every grocery pack comes with a Recipe Card by our Head Chef.
Pay online and pick up the next day (same day if ordered before 12pm) from the Earl of Leicester carpark from 4pm to 8pm. The goods will be packed ready for transport and delivered directly to the boot of your car.
Exclusively showcasing Australian craft gin, The Gin Birds offer a gin subscription service showcasing a new small-batch gin every month. A bottle of gin from the distiller of the month will be delivered to your door, alongside tasting notes, gin cocktail recipes, and the story of the distiller.
Et Cetera ETC are bringing the cellar door experience to your living room as you go on a beautiful journey amongst some of Australia’s most inventive wines. The wineries they represent are rarely found in big chain bottle shops.
Check out their Pinot + Chardy Tasting Flight. This pack features three Pinot Noir and three Chardonnay from famous regions that producing both, Huon Valley –Adelaide Hills – Yarra Valley. It will give you a great chance to see and compare its characteristics from three regions next to each other!
Need wine? Need lots of wine? Wine Direct curates wine packs that offer huge savings. Stock up on your favourite Barossa Shiraz or try something completely new — with free freight on purchases of 12 or more wines to anywhere in Australia.
For more info, head over to winedirect.com.au.
Patritti creates premium wines and has adopted ‘new’ and rare grape varieties, adding depth and diversity to an already extensive range. Patritti has been awarded the coveted red five-star winery status by international wine icon, James Halliday, and maintains this ranking by receiving over 90 points for multiple wines each year.
Patritti is offering free delivery for orders over $50 for SA and orders over $100 interstate.
Since 1979, Mark Maxwell has worked to understand the unique terroir of the Maxwell limestone hill, and extract every characteristic nuance from every estate wine, regardless of price.
Adelaide Hills winery with a sensational range of whites (their sparkling wines are to die for) set in a rustic stone barn are a gentle nod to the history of their little land.
Stock up on Howard Vineyard’s delicious cool climate wines with 25% off any purchase of three bottles of more.
Rundle Street’s Grundy’s Shoes has a long history, a reputation for good service, and a significant range of lifestyle and comfort shoes. Stores are temporarily closed but online orders are still going ahead (and there’s 20% off storewide).
With winter so quickly approaching (hello wettest April in 20 years?!), you’ll definitely want to keep your feet warm at home. And just in time for Mother’s Day, UGGS R US are having a buy one, get your second pair half price sale.
Power Living is one of the largest yoga communities in Australasia, with yoga classes intended to strengthen your body and soul.
You can practice Power Living’s yoga anywhere, anytime with YOGAHOLICS, giving you 24/7 access to online yoga videos, meditations, posture tutorials, inspiration and more.
SA brand Ryderwear is offering workout packs and at home workouts to keep your fitness up even when you can’t get to the gym.
Late last year, they launched the PUSHH fitness app, which lets you train alongside some of the world’s best athletes and trainers.
There’s now a specific section on the app for At Home Workouts, so people can still exercise, even when they aren’t able to attend the gym. There are 13 new workouts available in this section.
We are lucky enough to be able to give all of our readers free access to all programs until May 31st.
Homewares / Lifestyle
Brighten up your iso space with a piece of art from this one-of-a-kind Adelaide art gallery. They’re also offering 30% off storewide for Mother’s Day!
SA owned and operated, Wescombe Electrical are currently offering a $0 upfront for a solar system deal, so you can pay as you save. Pay off your system over winter and soak up the benefits during summer.
What do you do when you’ve watched through the entirety of Netflix? How about partake in some classic, family games?
From giant four in a row to a giant Jenga tower, Timber Fun Games create premium, quality games that’ll get you through this quarantine and make you the life of the party and any future family barbecue.
They’re also offering free shipping until the end of May!