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‘Tis the season to be jolly: 7 tipples to try this Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly: 7 tipples to try this Christmas

Christmas is around the corner – which means Dry January is barely three weeks away! Fill your boots in the meantime with our whip round of the festive season’s most fabulous beverages.

Bottoms up!

Blossom Hill
Sales of sparkling wines such as Blossom Hill’s delicious range [pictured right] are reportedly up 21% since last year, as consumers opt for wallet-friendly beverages over the holiday season. Sales of the Blossom Hill Sparkling Zinfandel Rosé are up 36%. Available from all good retailers for as little as £2.29.
www.blossomhill.com

Moët & Chandon Rose Champagne
That said – a timeless tipple with a light influx of fruit, beautifully presented in a sleek pink gift box – what’s not to love? ‘Champers alright for you Pats?’ ‘Lovely sweetie’ £45
www.31Dover.com

Kopparberg Spiced Apple
A delicate balance of sweetness and spice, this latest addition to the Kopparberg family is gorgeous served warm or over ice. From £2.29
www.kopparberg.co.uk

Crystal Head Vodka & two shot glasses
What says Christmas better than icily clear vodka in a transparent skull’s head? OK, a lot of things, but we’re still slightly fascinated with this cutting-edge gift box. Santa, are you paying attention? £52.99
www.31Dover.com

Crabbie’s Mulled Ginger Wine
A limited edition winter warmer infusing ruby red fruits with lashings of ginger, preferably enjoyed in front of a log fire. From £6.49
www.crabbiesgingerbeer.co.uk

GODET Antarctica Icy White
Cognac is no longer just for your eccentric old relatives; here it is served crystal clear with notes of apple and raisin. £34.99
www.31Dover.com

Carling British Cider
Carling have cherry cider, as well as grapefruit and red berry beers out this Christmas. From £1.99
www.carling.com