Now the festive season is here, we present our favourite drinks to enjoy over the Christmas period. We’ve curated our top picks to help you find the perfect gift.A beautifully packaged bottle of Blue Label and for an added personal touch the bottle can be engraved.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label, £58, www.thewhiskyexchange.com The latest stylish addition to the House of Haig collection. With its vibrant and modern aesthetic, CLUBMAN inherits the same bold and progressive spirit as Haig Club, with the liquid encased in a distinctive elongated square bottle which creates a stand-out silhouette.
Haig Club Clubman, 70cl £25, www.waitrose.com With the festive season fast approaching, one-of-a-kind iconic Greek spirit house, METAXA, recommends discovering its smooth and refined METAXA 12 Stars expression. Whether it be snuggled up in front of the fire or after a brisk post-Christmas lunch walk, METAXA 12 Stars is the perfect addition to every Christmas.
METAXA 12 Stars, £30, www.waitrose.com The Brut Réserve boasts a deep golden hue. Delicate, vivacious and long-lasting bubbles are the result of a long, slow maturing process in chalk cellars. This bottle is ideal for the festive celebrations!
Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve, £42, www.fortnums.com Veuve Clicquot was the first champagne house to commercialise rosé champagne in 1775 and, once again, it took centre stage when it launched its first non-vintage rosé in 2004 . This fresh young wine is now a fully-fledged member of the champagne world after having slowly matured in our cellars as well as in the minds of our winemakers.
Veuve Clicquot Rosé NV, £45, www.ocado.com A rare and delicious Tawny Port. With rich, yet elegant flavours of dried apricots, honey and spices this is an endlessly complex wine that unfolds smoothly and develops in the mouth. The perfect conclusion to your Christmas feast or any meal for that matter.
Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old, £37.99, www.waitrose.com Iconic orange liqueur Cointreau is celebrating the Golden Age of cocktails this Christmas, with a limited edition, paying homage to both the artistic and cultural dynamism of the Roaring Twenties. Cointreau Golden Age limited Edition is available to purchase exclusively at Selfridges.
Cointreau Golden Age Limited Edition, £29.99, exclusively at www.selfridges.com An Award winning, premium quality gin, distilled in London from a unique combination of 15 botanicals and outrageously finished in Pink! Marvellous!
Edgerton Pink Gin, £30, www.harveynichols.com Greenall’s Sloe Gin delivers a smooth, well-rounded fruity depth with strong notes of almond and cherry and a warming marzipan flavour. A brilliant addition to ones drink cabinet!
Greenall’s Sloe Gin, £18, www.amazon.com
With the festive season approaching, Tanqueray No. TEN’s caged bottle offers the ideal gift for drinks enthusiasts this Christmas. The bespoke metal frame which adorns the bottle of the award winning gin has been expertly crafted to highlight Tanqueray No. TEN’s striking geometric design.
Tanqueray No. TEN, £32.50, www.waitrose.com
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