Spoil Mom – 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That She’ll Adore

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Mother's Day giftsMother’s Day is around the corner – time to celebrate the incredible women who make life special. But what do you get the woman who deserves the world? We’ve got you covered with our handpicked selection of heartfelt gifts. From dining experiences to self-care essentials and trendy trinkets, these gifts will show Mom just how much she means to you.

Fairview – Wine, Cheese & Serenity for the Ideal Outing

Mother's Day giftsTreat Mom to the ultimate taste experience this Mother’s Day with a visit to Fairview. Nestled in the picturesque Paarl Winelands, Fairview offers the perfect getaway for a day of relaxation and indulgence. Begin with a curated Master Tasting at the Beryl Black Master Tasting Room, where she’ll experience a tutored tasting and savour Fairview’s exquisite wines paired with their renowned cheeses, artisanal bread and estate olive oil.

Explore the farm, meet the charming goats at the iconic Goat Tower, and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Goatshed restaurant. Before you leave, stop by The Fairview Deli to pick up decadent bakes, fresh goods, and a variety of cheeses, including Brie, Camembert, Gorgonzola and plant-based options. Fairview promises a Mother’s Day celebration filled with love, laughter and memorable moments, amidst the beauty of nature and the splendour of good food.

Price: R 150 per person ( Master Wine & Cheese Tasting; includes 8 premium wine samples paired with 8 cheeses, fresh bread and olive oil) | Book here

To make a reservation at Goatshed restaurant, send an email

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Willow Creek Olive Estate Privé for a Liquid Masterpiece

A culmination of careful farming and master blending, Mom will appreciate Willow Creek’s delicious range. Their latest pride and joy, Willow Creek Olive Estate Privé, affectionately known as their ‘Liquid Masterpiece’, is sourced from the lush groves of the Nuy Valley, Worcester. Contained in gorgeous packaging with original artwork, it’s the ideal Mother’s Day gift for epicureans. This intense-style extra virgin olive oil elevates culinary creations with its exceptional flavour – drizzle over crusty ciabatta or infuse your favourite dips.

Celebrate the day with a scenic trip to Willow Creek Olive Estate, where you can sample balsamic vinegar, flavoured extra virgin olive oil, and all things olive. Make the day memorable with a picnic on the lawns or visit their nursery and purchase one of their saplings, any cultivar of Mom’s choice – a gift she’ll treasure for years.

Price: R 660 (Willow Creek Olive Estate Privé; 1 x 600ml) | Shop here

Explore the Willow Creek online shop for more products. To make a reservation at the Tasting Room or book a picnic basket, send an email.

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The President Hotel – Mom & Me High Tea for a Royal Experience

Every queen deserves a good cup of tea and a glass of bubbly! Elevate your Mother’s Day celebration with an exquisite Mom & Me High Tea experience at the President Hotel. Delight in globally inspired delicacies, from savoury quiches and bobotie samosas to decadent rose mini cupcakes and classic buttermilk scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

Toast to cherished moments with a complimentary glass of Graham Beck Brut Rosé, offered upon arrival; teetotallers can enjoy a non-alcoholic alternative. Each ticket sold also contributes R 25 to PinkDrive, supporting gender-related cancer awareness; not to mention, one lucky winner stands a chance to win a stay at this gorgeous coastal city attraction. With mesmerising views of the Atlantic Ocean and decadent treats, the President Hotel’s Mom & Me High Tea is the perfect way to celebrate Mom.

Price: R 275 per person | When: Saturday, 11 May, 14h00–16h00 | Where: The President Hotel, 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town

To make a booking, send an email, WhatsApp 071 368 9529 or call 021 434 8111.

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Greenleaf EVOO for Elevated Culinary Creations

Mother's Day giftsIndulge Mom this Mother’s Day with the taste of Greenleaf Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Crafted with care, from their groves to her table, this award-winning olive oil is an expression of local flavour. Greenleaf EVOO elevates everything it touches, from vibrant salads to saucy marinades, and everything in between.

Whether a novice or expert in the kitchen, easily add flavour to everyday meals and memorable feasts. Create mouthwatering dishes and bake delightful sweet treats with this phenomenal product. Each drop reflects their commitment to quality and sustainability. The retractable pourer makes it a home cook’s dream; finish pastas and soups or grill steaks with a simple drizzle. Greenleaf is the perfect gift for the food fundi in your life.

Greenleaf EVOO is available at all major retailers and online.
Price: R 80 (250 ml) | R 120 (500 ml) | Shop here

For culinary inspiration, visit the website and social links below. 

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Ateljee – Ruby Sunrise Silky Square Scarf for the Fashionista

Mother's Day gift ideaAccessories are a fashionista’s best friend, and we’re obsessed with Ateljee’s scarf range. Add a splash of colour to Mom’s wardrobe with their bold geometric patterns and à la mode designs, from knitted wraparounds to stunning silk adornments.

Crafted with silky touch polyester, the Ruby Sunrise Silky Square Scarf embodies elegance yet infuses a playful touch. Whether dressing up for a special occasion or adding flair to everyday ensembles and monochrome looks, the Ruby Sunrise Silky Square Scarf will become her most cherished statement piece. Its bold hues and floral prints evoke the warmth of summer and will instantly uplift her mood. Drape it over her favourite handbag, don it as a chic neckerchief or wear it as a classic headscarf for a stylish accent.

Price: R 245 (Ruby Sunrise Silky Square Scarf) | Shop here

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Tru.u – Self-portrait Photo Session for a Lifetime of Memories

Mother's Day gift ideaMake memories last a lifetime this Mother’s Day with a Tru.u Self-portrait Photo Session. This incredible experience takes the saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” to creative heights, by allowing loved ones to be captured the way they want, with a simple click.

Located in Cape Town, this intimate studio provides the perfect atmosphere for Mom’s dream photoshoot. Choose from different background colours to set the scene, and bring up to five members along to capture the magic. With unlimited photos taken during the full-hour session and ready for viewing within a day, she’ll have a treasure trove of moments to look back on for years to come.

Price: from R 1090 (Standard Photo Session e-Gift Card) | Shop here

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Amanda-Jayne – Forever Summer Gift Set for Self-care Sessions

Mother's Day gift ideaInvite a sense of calm into her space with luxurious, scented candles, designed to evoke the essence of endless summer days, even in the heart of winter. Encased in chic gold tins, the Forever Summer Gift Set candles by Amanda-Jayne are hand-poured and crafted with care using natural soy wax infused with a bespoke blend of pure essential oils.

From the serene notes of ‘Velvet Sky’ and ‘Honeysuckle’ to the romantic allure of ‘Beach Wedding’ and ‘Seasoned’, each fragranced candle in the Forever Summer Gift Set offers a unique scent journey. Whether enjoying a blissful bath after a long day or setting the mood for a cosy evening in, these candles will grace her home with warmth and relaxation.

Price: R 839 (Forever Summer Gift Set; includes 4 scented candles) | Shop here

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Ma Mère – The Cordial Duo for Cocktail Lovers

Fragrant and flavourful, The Cordial Duo by Ma Mère is the ideal Mother’s Day gift for cocktail lovers and bosom buddies. With two enchanting flavours, Rose Geranium & Vanilla and Peach & Rosemary, these cordials offer balanced botanical and subtle fruity notes.

Elevate gin cocktails, spruce up sparkling water or infuse mocktails with a dash or two for a drink with a fragrant twist. These cordials are fantastic for entertaining loved ones and celebrating special occasions. If Mom has a sweet tooth, remind her that she’s ‘A Mother Like No Other’ with their assorted nougat bars and Ma Mère’s tempting confections.

Price: R 268 (The Cordial Duo; 2x 500 ml bottles) | Shop here

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Mungo Linen – Vrou-Vrou Blanket for Chic Comfort

Mother's Day gift ideaWrap mom in comfort and style with Mungo’s Vrou-Vrou blanket. Designed by the talented Lenore Schroeder, this wearable work of art seamlessly marries comfort with craft. Made entirely from cotton and finished with meticulous hems, it promises softness and durability.

What sets the Vrou-Vrou apart is its warm colours and textures. Featuring a beautiful waffle weave and a Harris Tweed check pattern, it blends modern style with classic design. Whether adorning her favourite reading nook or used as a snug companion on chilly evenings, this blanket is more than just a piece of décor – it’s a thoughtful expression of love, offering warmth and comfort whenever needed.

Price: from R 3655 (Vrou-Vrou blanket) | Shop here

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South African Fynbos – Foodie Herb Kit for the Creative Cook

Delight the culinary enthusiast in your life with the South African Fynbos Foodie Herb Kit – a unique collection of eight herbs inspired by the diverse flavours of the Fynbos region.

From the fragrant notes of Honeybush and Rooibos to the aromatic essence of Buchu and Rhino Bush, each herb brings a taste of botanical brilliance to the kitchen. Whether experimenting with new recipes or infusing classic bakes, this thoughtful gift will inspire her creativity, while celebrating South Africa’s rich biodiversity. The kit also includes Snow Bush, Cancer Bush, Cape Mountain Sage, and Nutmeg Pelargonium – offering a curated selection of local flavours and distinctive aromas.

Price: R 760 (Foodie Herb Kit; includes 8 Culinary Herbs) | Shop here

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