Christmas is here and it's time to come out of our hibernation and spread some much needed joy! This guide is to designed to help you find the best Christmas gifts that are Australian made, hand-crafted and stand out from the crowd! If you want to give a gift that is made with love and care, then you're in the right place.
Last Date to Order Christmas Gifts!
We highly recommend stocking up on your Christmas gifts early. We have noticed delays in shipping both metro and regional due to the lockdowns across Australia. For peace of mind, you should be finalising your xmas gifts by the 22nd November, as this will give you time to wrap your presents and factor in any unexpected delays. Due to shipping delays, please try and get your xmas shopping done by 6th December at the very latest. Below are the shipping cut off dates to get your order delivered before Christmas.
Deliveries to Western Australia, Far North Queensland and remote areas: Friday 3 December 2021
Deliveries to all interstate metro areas (other than the above mentioned states) or regional NSW: Friday 10 December 2021
Deliveries to Sydney metro areas: Monday 13 December 2021
Australian Post Express Orders
Deliveries to all interstate metro areas or regional (excl.) Northern Territory: Tuesday 21st December 2021.
Deliveries to the Northern Territory both metro and regional areas: Wednesday 15th December 2021
We will also be closing for three weeks for some well needed R&R over the summer holidays, so stock up if you need supplies as we'll shop all the orders when we come back in 2022.
Local Pickup from our Chai Walli Warehouse
For all of our customer's who are local to our Summer Hill warehouse, we will be open for local pickup's until the 23rd December. If you have any questions about deliveries or your orders, please email us at email@example.com
Chai Walli Warehouse Christmas Market and Chai Masterclasses!
Our Sydney Warehouse Chai Walli Christmas Market will be held on Friday 10 December 9am-5:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12 December 10am-4pm. There will be lots of gifts, sales, chai cake, masterclass workshops and much much more! So come meet the team, grab some gifts and sip on some iced chai! We’ll be running this event in line with NSW COVID-19 regulations and we’re proud to say our whole team is completely vaccinated! Woo!
Top Ethical Australian Made Christmas Gifts from Chai Walli for the Spice Lover!
Stocking Filler's Under $15
#1 Sweet Spice Mix 60g - $15
This Sweet Spice Mix is up on a new level! Our newly developed recipe is a necessity in your kitchen, use it to level up your smoothie game this summer or even add that extra oomph that your breakfast needs. We love this as a gift due to it's versatility and a mix that your friends won't have in their kitchen. It's super easy to use, good for any kitchen novice to a master-chai chef.
#2 Australian Made Cleansing Sticks - $10
We have sourced these hand-crafted clay cleansing smudge sticks all the way from Freemantle WA! Tribe Earth is a small business who source most of their ingredients direct trade and collect many gums/resins and bark all by themselves. All the ingredients are sustainable and ecologically harvested and employ the traditional way of producing incenses by hand.
#3 Chai Walli Tasters - $5
Our Chai tasters are the perfect stocking fillers! They are a great way to finesse a gift, add into your Christmas hampers, to give a little gift for your guests on Christmas day, or if you can't commit to a larger bag of chai, why not give your special someone options! There are so many ways you could gift this and one that anyone would enjoy. We even have out Single Origin Tea's and Turmeric Latte as tasters too!
For more Stocking Filler ideas, here are some below:
Secret Santa $25 & Under
#1 Sticky Chai - Starting from $25
#2 Soy Chai Candle - Starting at $25
A gift for those who want their home or office to smell like they are blending a warm pot of chai in an instant. Hand crafted in the warehouse by the amazing Georgina and Uppma, these candles are made with the highest quality of soy wax and are beautifully presented in a on-the-go golden tin. Our candles are also available in a larger size which is displayed in a beautiful amber jar.
#3 Mini Chai Sampler Pack - $18
The perfect secret Santa pack, including our two most popular blends. Brew up some '11 Spice Chai' in the morning, and the '11 Spice Chai (Caffeine Free)' version right before bed. This mini dynamic duo is a good little all rounder gift!
For more Stocking Filler ideas, here are some below:
Home Cooking Pressies
#1 Mum's Garam Masala - Starting at $20
This authentic garam masala (hot spice mix) is made to the recipe that Uppma's mother, Upinder, has been making for years. This treasured mix, with over 10 different spices, will form a beautifully balanced base to any spicy dish. If your looking for a gift that gives a mother's touch, then look no further!
Tea Enthusiasts That Love Herbal and Single Origin Blends and Something Extra
#1 Three Tea Pack - $30
Sometimes you just want a simple, classic tea to enjoy! Our Single Origin Tea's are organic, fair traded and are sourced directly from our farm suppliers in India. Our Three Tea Pack includes 60g of English Breakfast, Earl Grey and Jasmine Green Tea. Click here for more information about our Single Origin tea's!
#2 Ayurvedic 3 Tea Pack $38
Can't decide which of our herbal Ayurvedic teas to buy or are you needing a natural handmade gift for someone? We've created a herbal tea pack that has our best and finest remedial Ayurvedic herbal teas in it. This includes our three signature Ayurvedic teas which has 20 serves in each pack of Digestion, Relax & Unwind and Skin Glow.
#3 Wrap Around Heat Pack - $60
The Chai Walli team has added these practical, yet stylish Wrap Around Heat Packs to our new Wellness Range. These heat packs are made in Melbourne from a women led, small business called The Spoonie Society. We just love their story, and how they are helping gain awareness for people that suffer with a chronic illness. We think this will be a great gift for someone who needs some extra comfort, a hug and a warm cup of chai.
Gifts for Chai Newbies - To Encourage Their Exploration and Love of Chai!
#1 Chai Starter Kit - $35
New to chai and don't know where to start, but want to do it properly? Or know someone who needs some authentic chai in their life? Our Chai Starter Kit is the ultimate chai gift kit idea, which comes beautifully boxed as well. It is the perfect Christmas chai gift box for the chai lover. It is your go to chai gift set or chai gift box.
#2 The Chai Walli Gift Set - $55
Have you ever seen anything more elegant? The perfect gift for the tea lover - our favourite spicy teas now come housed in their own reusable amber jars and beautifully packaged in a recyclable box. This is the best Chai Gift Set you can ever gift to your chai addicted sweetheart, Mum, girlfriend, boyfriend, bestie...or yourself!
#3 Chai Making Kit $95
Our Chai Making Kit has all you need to make chai properly, including all of the essential utensils! This gift will encourage chai enthusiast to start brewing their own authentic chai at home, and to show off to their chai making skills to friends and family!
Gifts for Chai Enthusiasts - To Expand Their Chai-risens!
#1 Chai Lovers Pack $80
Love chai? Want to give the ultimate chai pack for that special chai lover in your life? Then this pack is for you! This indulgent pack is made to explore your senses and guide you on a spicy chai journey. It includes our best selling chai blends, and has caffeine free blends too as well as our delicious Turmeric Latte!
#2 Chai Kettle $60
Our limited edition chai kettles are an essential item to complete your chai lover's chai brewing set. Our aim is to evoke nostalgia of the experience of chai in India.
#3 Chai Syrup - Starting at $25
Warning! This gift will be used on Christmas day and it is highly addictive! Our Chai Syrup is perfect to use for iced chai or as cocktail mixer. The Chai lover in your life will be super excited to use their gift to make quick and easy drinks to share with their friends and family (and will probably need to order more as it will be shared around). Check out our recipes for a summery Iced Chai or a grown up spicy Chaijito.
Chai Walli Gift Cards & Gift Wrapping
The Chai Walli Gift Card is the perfect way to spoil someone close to you, to say thank you, congratulations, I love you and Merry Christmas. A gift card also allows that someone special to choose their own perfect Chai Walli products to suit their tastes, home or cravings! Oh, and need Gift Wrapping? We got you sorted!
You are at the end of Chai Walli's Guide to Shopping Ethically and Australian Made this Christmas! We hope that this gift guide will help you in picking the best gifts for your favourite people. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org