Sydney food and wine gifts delivered to mum's doorstep for Mother's Day 2020

Merivale Mother's Day: Mix and match your choice of sparkling and flowers.
Merivale Mother's Day: Mix and match your choice of sparkling and flowers. Photo: Supplied

We might not be able to host big family gatherings this year but you can still make mum's first #iso Mother's Day special with these creative delivery ideas (plus a few you can deliver yourself).

Just remember to order quickly if you want your gift to arrive on mum's doorstep in time.

Sunday roast with all the trimmings

Order a traditional British-style Sunday roast with all the trimmings and a free bottled cocktail just for mum, courtesy of The Duke of Clarence. Choose from beef sirloin, roast chicken or lamb (or pumpkin with wild rice for vegos), plus delicious sides such as Yorkshire puds, pigs in a blanket and, of course, beef fat potatoes. All orders for Sunday, May 10 will come with a free Warner's Halfway to Harrington cocktail, with Warner's London Dry and Rhubarb Gins, watermelon, finger lime cordial, salt bush, lemon and dried rhubarb garnish. See thedukeofclarence.com

The Duke of Clarence is offering traditional British-style Sunday roasts, with a free cocktail for mum.
The Duke of Clarence is offering traditional British-style Sunday roasts, with a free cocktail for mum. Photo: Supplied

Mother's Day with Merivale

Merivale has gone all-out for Mother's Day, with a generous range of drinks, flowers and food gift ideas. Prefer a classic champagne and flowers combo? Mix and match your choice of NV Veuve Clicquot Rosé or NV Ruinart Blanc de Blancs (or a less traditional margarita kit), plus 20 double tulips or five chrysanthemums. Or spoil mum with a feast from one of Merivale's five new home menus, from Mr. Wong, Totti's, Bert's Bar & Brasserie, Fred's or Vinnie's Pizza ($70-95 for two) plus matching drinks packs or pre-batched cocktails ($40-$115). The meals come semi-prepared, ready for a few easy finishing touches. See merivaleathome.com/gifting

Natural wine subscription

Mum an adventurous wine drinker? Sign her up to The Borough Box, a new natural wine delivery subscription service for people who like their wines on the natural side. Founder James Audas, a former sommelier at Rene Redzepi's influential Denmark restaurant Noma, promises deliveries of the "rarest, most exciting natural wines around". Each month's box ($180, opt out any time) contains a surprise selection of sustainable, organic and biodynamic wines from Australia and around the world, with a focus on small-batch winemakers and hard-to-find bottles. Delivery to all metro areas across Australia. See theboroughbox.com.au

Cocktails to the door

Online cocktail service Cocktail Porter is offering up a French martini mini kit ($79.95), with everything mum needs to shake up a fancy berry-pineapple infusion including Chambord, luxurious Ciroc Vodka and black raspberry and Madagascan vanilla liqueur, all topped with fairy floss. Spritz more mum's thing? The botanical spritz pack ($89.95) includes three beautiful sparkling cocktails bursting with citrus, passionfruit, blood orange and elderflower, all ready for mum to chill and pour. Order before 9am on Monday, May 4 for non-metro delivery or before 9am on Tuesday May 5 for metro Sydney delivery. See cocktailporter.com.au

The Borough Box delivers exciting hard-to-find wines.
The Borough Box delivers exciting hard-to-find wines. Photo: Saskia Wilson

Drinks for any palate

Red wine, craft beer, small batch cider – whatever mum's preference, Craft Cartel Liquor has you covered. The connoisseur red box ($159) includes a stunning pinot noir from Stefano Lubiana Wines in Tasmania and a cool-climate shiraz with soft tannins from Artemis Wines, plus a dark and spicy shiraz from the Barossa's Yelland and Papps. Small-batch cider is anything but ordinary and comes in 8- and 16-packs ($59-99), or try a 10-pack of fresh craft beer tinnies for $75. Champagne tastes? Please mum with elegant bubbly, with the sparkling gift box for $79. Allow seven or more days for free metro delivery. See craftcartel.com.au/mothers-day-gift-guide-2020-mama-needs-a-drink/

Inner west favourite

Inner west favourite One Penny Red has brunch and lunch covered with three delicious hampers and two matching wine packs. Brunch ($145) is a refined affair, with eight polenta pancakes, sugar-cured bacon, maple syrup and cultured butter, gourmet granola and vanilla and orange labneh, plus spiced quinced, pear and rhubarb for good measure. Lunch ($225) is more substantial, with 600g smoked Ora king salmon, half a kilo of cooked tiger prawns, quinoa, sunflower and pomegranate tabouli and baby cos wedges with anchovy dressing, plus orange and almond cake with mascarpone mousse. A vego pack for $185 stars charred cauliflower, almond cream, dukkah and fresh pomegranate, potato gnocchi, tomato and basil napolitana sauce and more. See https://bit.ly/3f2zCRK

Highlands high tea

Here's one for highlands mums. The Loch farm and garden in the Southern Highlands is delivering a Mother's Day high tea ($100 per person) to homes within 45 kilometres of Berrima. The 10-course menu includes pumpkin scones, smoked salmon rolls, prawn sliders, leek and olive bread, pear pastries, mini rhubarb crumble, mini flourless chocolate cakes and comes with chef Brigid Kennedy's cookbook plus a posy of hand-picked garden flowers. See theloch.net.au

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Three Blue Ducks deliver

The boys from Three Blue Ducks have put together special offers to spoil mum for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Start the day with a brekky hamper ($100) with artisanal sourdough and croissants, house-made berry and Davidson plum jam, cultured butter, fresh fruit and chocolate, plus cold-pressed orange juice, a bottle of bubbles and a copy of the The Blue Ducks in the Country cookbook. The three-course lunch and dinner feast ($60 per person) starts with burrata, smoked trout rillettes and sourdough, and a choice of mains including whole roasted cauli, lamb shoulder, roast chook or whole baked fish, all accompanied by nourishing sides, plus a delicious crumble for dessert. Bundle with wine, beer and mimosa packages ($33-65), or add a couple of meals for the kids ($15 each). Order by the morning of Wednesday, May 6 for pick-up or local delivery from Byron Bay and Bronte. See threeblueducks.com

Fresh seafood to the door

Treat mum to an iso Mother's Day feast straight from the Fish Markets, with a fresh seafood platter on her doorstep ($79.99-289.99, 10 per cent off on Mother's Day), including fresh caviar, oysters, sashimi and crustaceans direct from the De Costi Seafoods stall. Contactless delivery available Sydney-wide. $10 delivery fee for orders under $100, free delivery for orders over $100. See getfish.com.au

Fiery feast from Porteno

The creative team at Porteno has put together a fiery Mother's Day feast for two (or more). For $70 per person, your feast includes slow-baked salmon, roast lamb shoulder with chimichurri, crispy fried brussels sprouts, braised white beans, potato cauliflower bake and apple, par and rhubarb crumble with custard. Order by Thursday, May 7 via enquiries@porteno.com.au for Sunday pick-up.

Lamb shoulder, chicken, baby cos and carrots from Three Blue Ducks.
Lamb shoulder, chicken, baby cos and carrots from Three Blue Ducks. Photo: Supplied

MYO bubble tea

Mum got a hankering for bubble tea? Tealive's DIY kits ($74.95) let mum make her favourite drink at home. Each set comes complete with everything you need to make 25-30 serves of bubble tea, including flavours such as brown sugar, matcha latte and honey tea, plus seven recipes if mum wants to get creative with fresh ingredients at home. See mybubbleteakit.com.au

Flowers in a bottle

Victorian distillery Bass & Flinders has captured perfume in a bottle with their limited edition aromatic Genevieve Gin ($85, 500ml bottle). Made with handpicked Mornington Peninsula rose petals, fresh lavender and elderflower, the release mixes light floral scents with notes of mandarin, vanilla, orris root and native sandalwood nut. See bassandflindersdistillery.com/collections/gin/products/genevieve-gin-500ml

Make your own Mother's Day dinner 

Meal delivery service Pomelo Online's Mother's Day roast dinner box includes everything you need to cook mum a feast fit to feed up to five people ($179 plus delivery), from succulent braised lamb shoulder with pomegranate molasses to honey-glazed carrots, a cheeseboard to baked berry cheesecake - plus a bottle of Patriarch Pinot Noir NY to top things off. Delivery to Sydney and surrounds. See pomeloonline.com.au

Cocktail Porter is offering botanical spritz packs for Mother's Day.
Cocktail Porter is offering botanical spritz packs for Mother's Day. Photo: Supplied

Luke Mangan at home

Serve your own feast at home, with a two-course menu ($75 per person) from Luke's Kitchen in Waterloo, featuring some of Luke Mangan's signature share-friendly dishes and favourite recipes, including chicken wrapped in pancetta, roasted carrots with hazelnut dukkah and truffle mash (vegetarian options available). Add extras such as Sydney rock oysters and chilled prawns to surprise mum, or a hamper of gourmet goodies (think wine, quince paste, garlic olive oil, tarragon mustard) for $79.95. Children's chicken pies $5.50. Final orders by 8pm, Thursday, May 7. See lukemangan.com/lukeathome

Hampers, hampers, hampers

Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, Bitton has a hamper for mum. The brekky box ($50 for two people, $80 for four) contains mini croissants, French crepes, fresh strawbs, strawberry jam, smoked ocean trout, mini baguette and Pepe Saya butter plus fresh produce and a delicious triple brie. Plus, if you're feeling fancy, add a bottle of NV Louis Roederer Premier Champagne for $85. For lunch and dinner ($80 for two people, $140 for four), choose between spice lamb shoulder, poached salmon or vegie lasagne, plus wholesome sides such as green beans and baby carrots, and choc mousse or Eton mess for sweets. Order before 4pm on Thursday, May 7 for Sunday pick-up from Alexandria, Rose Bay or Oatley. See bittongourmet.com.au/shop/takeaway