By Sarah Falson

SYDNEY: Gaggia is celebrating the Mother’s Day gifting season by offering two of its premium espresso machines as gift packages, one with a free Italian ceramic heater, the other with a free grinder, and both with bonus frothing jugs.

The ‘Gaggia Classic Mother’s Day’ gift pack includes a Gaggia Classic espresso machine which features a commercial handle and group, a stainless steel body and three-way solenoid valve, along with a Gaggia coffee grinder and frothing mug. The pack retails for $599.95, meaning customers get the $149 grinder for free.

The ‘Titanium Mother’s Day’ gift pack includes a Titanium fully-automatic rapid steam coffee machine along with an Italian-made ceramic tile heater worth $90 and a frothing jug. The pack retails for $1499.95.

Gaggia is also celebrating its thirtieth birthday this year, with three new versions of its Baby Gaggia espresso machine, which was developed by Gaggia founder, Achilles Gaggia, 30 years ago.

The three new versions are called the Baby Twin, Baby Class and Baby Dose. Every customer who purchases a Baby Gaggia espresso machine in 2007 will receive a bonus frothing jug.