Here’s some of our favourites for the Christmas Drinks Gift Guide.
Espresso Martini Gift Set from Grind
Yes, the perfect Espresso Martini gift set does exist. If the person you’re buying a gift for this year is a cocktail enthusiast then a pink Grind tin and mini cocktail shaker set just makes sense. You’ll be able to choose your coffee: either House Blend Ground Coffee, or a mix of 20 Nespresso ® compatible home-compostable coffee pods – House, Light, Dark, Long and Decaf Blends. Alongside this, the box contains Absolut Vodka 50ml mini bottles, a 40g pouch of coffee beans, perfect to garnish your Espresso Martini and a limited-edition tote bag with an illustration of Shoreditch Grind. This aesthetically pleasing set costs £45. Sounds like everything our cocktail dreams are made of.
Signature Champagne Flutes
Back due to popular guests’ requests, enjoy Searcys signature champagne flutes at home. Having become signatures at Searcys’ Champagne Bars, say cheers with your friends and family at home with a set of the iconic glass flutes, slightly rounded for optimum taste and bubbles, available as a pair or to couple with Searcys signature Brut Blanc de Blanc (£75) or Searcys Selected Cuvée Brut (£69) and Rosé Champagne (£72).
Price for flutes: £35 per pair
Signature Champagne Flutes
The beacon of Portuguese culture in London, has worked on wine selections as part of the perfect gift for any wine aficionados. Choose from a selection of 6 Portuguese wines – Whites, Reds, Exploration, and Fine Premium Reds.
Price: ranging from £90 to £165
BAR DOURO – CITY
For all the Whiskey lovers in your life, the new Christmas Perfect Measure packs in a beautiful Christmassy box is the perfect option. These six soul-soothing spirits bring their own unique characteristics to this classic drink. This set will showcase the complexity that can be achieved when you mix whisky with lemon, honey, hot water and your choice of spices. This set contains a 3cl sample of each of the following whiskies: Wild Turkey Longbranch, Johnnie Walker Sweet Peat, Loch Lomond 14 Year Old, Monkey Shoulder Smokey Monkey, Blended Scotch TB-BSW 6 Year Old Thompson Bros, Noble Rebel Hazelnut Harmony.
This greek brandy is a great alternative for Whisky lovers to try. Metaxa, which is made carefully by the Metaxa Master, the House of Metaxa unveils Private Reserve, an exceptional limited-edition spirit featuring a blend of well-aged Greek brandy and distillates matured for up to 30 years. Best enjoyed neat or on ice, pair it with some dark chocolate and gift to someone who enjoys a dried fruit flavours on the nose, caramel on the palate and a hint of smoke to the finish.
This super premium, 100% Agave Tequila, produced from the finest Blue Weber Agave is changing the perception of how Tequila should be consumed in the UK. The VIVIR Tequila range is multi award winning, notching up 28 medals across the four bottles the brand produces, which includes: VIVIR Tequila Blanco, VIVIR Tequila Reposado, VIVIR Tequila Añejo and VIVIR Café VS.
For all the Salted Caramel Colada lovers out there, your prayers have been answered. Tapp’d Cocktails, creators of the UK’s only mixologist quality ready to drink cocktails, have launched a limited edition Salted Caramel Colada £36.28 for a pack of 12. The Salted Caramel Colada, which is ready to be sipped straight from the bottle, is the perfect solution for effortless entertaining. It also comes as part of a Limited Edition Salted Caramel Gift Set, priced at £13.99 which contains 3 Salted Caramel Coladas and a Martini Glass.
Cocktail brand Mirror Margarita is launching a ‘Platinum Collection’ to provide an elevated drinking experience for lovers of agave spirits, Margaritas and cocktails to enjoy throughout the festivities.
Mirror Margarita Mandarin and Sea Salt – El Rayo Plata Tequila, Hacha sour mix, cane syrup, mandarin essence, sea salt. 15% ABV, bottle size 50cl. Refreshing & bright. Sweet mandarin to start, zesty lemon & lime to balance, and a hint of salinity to finish.
Mirror Margarita – Cazcabel Blanco Tequila, Hacha sour mix, cane syrup, mixed grapefruit essence. 14% ABV, bottle size 50cl. The original and much loved MM; crisp, clean and fresh, a perfect balance of sweet and sour notes with a delicate touch of grapefruit.
Craft Gin Club
Craft Gin Club, the UK’s biggest spirits subscription club, has partnered with The Whisky Magazine to launch the Whisky Special Selection (RRP: £39), a limited-edition tasting set showcasing a curated collection of craft whisky.
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Price: £39 per box
Wolfie’s Whisky, the new blended Scotch from Sir Rod Stewart will have a limited release of 2,500 bottles in a special edition Christmas tube, this festive season. The bottles of Wolfie’s in this special Christmas gift packaging will be available to buy on from Thursday 15 November.
Christmas Cocktail Gift Box
Fans of Negronis, Sidecars, Daiquiris, Margaritas and Manhattans will spot their favourites. However, these well-known holiday classics have been given a surprising little kick. The notes of tropical fruit, coconut, chocolate, spicy ginger, cloves and cinnamon create a beautiful contradiction of Summer and Winter flavours.
Christmas Cocktail Gift Box
The Guard Bridge
The Guard Bridge is the new Blended Malt Whisky from Eden Mill – a unique blend of aged single malts including the brand’s own Eden Mill St Andrews single malt, expertly selected and married by Head Distiller, Scott Ferguson.
Looking as decadent as it is delicious, the new shimmering Christmas Pudding Gin Liqueur ‘Sixpence Pud’ is set to be the centre piece of your Christmas celebrations. Simply drink neat in a glass with ice, used to create a festive cocktail or add to a glass prosecco to create the perfect aperitif. Gently shake the bottle to release the golden shimmer. 20% alc./vol, vegan suitable & allergen free. No dairy or nuts.