The countdown to Christmas involves a lot of family activities – from decorating the tree, looking at Christmas lights, writing a list for Santa, to the not-so-fun stuff like cleaning the house for guests, and other admin especially if you’re entertaining over the holidays.
A great way to bring some cheer into the holiday prep? An alcohol advent calendar! They also make great gifts to share the festive spirit (see what we did there?) – and we think, it’s never too soon to start.
Whether it’s a curated list of local beers or wines, or for the whisky lover in your life, there’s something for everyone. Find your perfect boozy advent calendar below.
Wine Advent Calendar, Laithwaites
With 23 quarter-bottles hidden behind the little doors of this calendar, there’s much fun to be had in the lead-up to Christmas. It also has a half bottle of Prosecco for the final night.
Liquor Loot, Whisky Loot Advent Calendar
With 24 premium whiskies to taste and learn about, once you have your hands on this advent calendar, you’ll be eager for the clock to hit 5pm.
Brewquets, Beer Advent Calendar
Hailing from the country’s best breweries, this beer advent calendar is all about variety. And there’s even one to open on Christmas Day.
Master of Malt, Rum Advent Calendar
These 24 samples are sourced from producers all across the globe; the perfect gift for a rum lover!
Master of Malt, Vodka Advent Calendar
Have a vodka enthusiast in your life? Make their holiday season better with this expertly-curated vodka advent calendar.
Good Pair Days, Wine Advent Calendar
You can choose from different boxes to suit your taste, each containing 12 different wines. The classic option includes reds, whites, rosés, and sparkling – you can’t go wrong with it!
Master of Malt, Gin Advent Calendar
Is there anything better than a refreshing gin and tonic to sip on a hot day, especially as you’re running around with Christmas prep? Treat yourself or delight a juniper-loving friend with 24 premium, delectable gins.
Here’s to very happy holidays, indeed.
Please remember to drink responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline 1800 250 015 or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.