South Australia’s Best Online Buys This May

Your guide to South Australia’s best online buys this May (with a Mother’s Day flavour). Think seafood, wine, smallgoods, shoes, homewares and more!

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.

Check out the guide here.

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.

Check out our guide to thoughtful Mother’s Day hampers here.

The Prawn Store

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.

Find out more about purchasing here.

Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

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?!

Browse and purchase here.

Oysters SA

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.

Find out more here.

Barossa Fine Foods

Being Australia’s most awarded smallgoods makers, Barossa Fine Foods has a wide range of high quality smallgoods to offer.

Click here to view the delivery schedule for your area.

Click here to browse and purchase.

Earl of Leicester

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. 

Call (08) 82715700 and read more here.


The Gin Birds

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.

More info on their gin subscription service can be found here.

Et Cetera ETC

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!

Find the pack here.

Wine Direct

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

Patritti Wines

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.

Browse and purchase here.


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.

Browse and purchase here.

Howard Vineyard

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.

Browse and purchase here.


Grundy’s Shoes

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).

Have a read about why we think their Birkenstock Amsterdams are the perfect iso shoe.

Order online here.


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.

View the range here.


Power Living

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.

Find out more here.


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. 



Shop the home workout packs here.

Read more here.

Homewares / Lifestyle

Kool Koala Art

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!

View the collections here.

Wescombe Electrical

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.

Contact Wescombe Electrical for more information or a free quote.

Timber Fun Games

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!

Check out their range of games here.

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