Tell us we’re not the only ones who’ve been wanting to put up the Christmas tree since about June this year!
2020 has certainly delivered all of us around the world with more than its fair share of challenges. Whilst the years not quite done yet, we so no reason we shouldn’t look to really enjoy the spirit of Christmas this year with our favourite wines and spirits throughout December!
We’ve been checking out all the best wine & spirit-based advent calendars for Christmas 2020 and how you can set up your own special celebration at home.
So we guess the only question left is, which one?
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Best DIY Wine & Spirit Advent Calendars
Set yourself up for a treat with these beautifully crafted and ready-to-fill boozy advent calendars this Christmas:
Miniatures Drinks Advent Calendar Countdown – Keeping you on the nice list you only get a sip every second day (or leave the numbers blank and refill after 12 days), this handmade oak wheel is easy to construct and fill with your own miniatures, and easily folds flat again to store for next year. Perfect size for sitting on the mantlepiece.
Personalised Oak Advent Calendar – Also by Stag Design, this one is for your ale & wine lovers. The handmade oak tree comes flat-pack and constructs in seconds, capable of holding 24 bottles x approx 330ml. Personalise it as you please, this is an absolute winner in your lead up to Christmas!
Wooden Wine Advent Calendar – this gorgeous miniature Christmas tree is pretty and practical, the perfect little living room addition for a thirsty mama! With 24 carved slots, you can for your own selection of mini wine bottles to enjoy each day of Christmas. Made from 6mm MDF wood, the slot design system makes it easy to take apart and store for next year.
Freestanding Christmas Tree Ale Holder Advent Calendar – One for those who prefer your drinks a little larger, this free-standing advent tree can hold 24 of your favourite 500ml ales, or bottles up to 250mm x 70mm wide. (Check out the full collection by Hennaby Rehnaz, there are all different Advent designs from wine to doggie treats and even Kinder eggs!)
Grape Juice Mom Alcohol Advent Calendar – this simple self-fillable alcoholic advent calendar is the perfect size for fitting your 5cl / 50ml miniatures this Christmas. Each tree has 12 slots so fill it twice or buy two to taste your way through December with your very own selection of miniatures. It comes already constructed in hard-stock cardboard so no late-night construction work needed – you’ll have enough of that later in the month!
Adult Advent Calendar Wooden Christmas Tree Alcohol Mini Wine Bottles – Available in the US, this cute custom advent tree holds 24 bottles perfect for your Christmas count down. Handmade in Missouri, you can customise with a choice of stains on this 1/4″ pine product. Easy slot system for dismantling and storing when not in use.
Boozy Advent Calendar – handcrafted and wrapped in a bow- literally! Another one for storing your choice of boozy goodness in this unique and original cylindrical design made of PVC tubes. Colors and final design can be customised.
Prefer booze-free? Jump over here to check out this unique collection of tea & coffee advent calendars perfect for drinking in Christmas 2020
Best pre-filled Alcohol Advent Calendars in 2020
If you want to take the guesswork out and have someone make the selection for you, these are the perfect pre-Christmas gift boxes to brighten up your month ahead:
Gin Advent calendar 2020 – enjoy 24 days of unique gin blends with thanks to That Boutique-y Gin. Each day a new 3cl sample, plus a spirit tasting notebook. Ideal for the gin drinker who would love to expand their gin knowledge and tasting experience with gins from the UK & beyond.
12 days of Christmas Gin Box Set – a superb way to see you through the 12 days of Christmas, this luxury gift box from Gin in a Tin will take you through 12 of their favourite varitals for 2020.
Bourbon Advent calendar 2020 – with Free Tasting Notebook – Bourbon lovers now this one is just for you. A tantalizing treat behind each door in a beautifully presented gift box, enjoy classic bourbons from Eagle Rare, Hudson & Balcones through to some new and obscure finds for 2020. Along with with your 24 wax seals drams, you get the Hard to Find Whisky (HTFW) Branded Tasting Notebook.
The Whisky Advent Calendar From Drinks By The Dram – 24 wax-sealed drams to enjoy this December! A superb 2020 collection from Master of Malt, take your taste buds on a flight through single malt, blended, rye and more, sourced from distilleries worldwide.
Vodka Explorer Advent – another fine choice from Master of Malt, this one is for our vodka fans with 24 x 30ml tastings.
The Rum Advent Calendar 2020 – and last but not least our rum fans are not forgotten, an incredible worldwide selection to warm you every night in the lead up to Christmas in this beautifully presented gift box by Master of Malt.
Prosecco Advent Calendar– bestill our little Prosecco hearts! This is absolutely certain to add some sparkle to a loved-ones Christmas Countdown. Filled with mini prosecco, cava and champagne, each 200ml bottle is brimming with bubbly goodness to help get you in the spirit this Christmas! With an international selection, this is sure to have plenty of our mamas smiling this Christmas.
Boozy Chocolate Advents
Still can’t decide between traditional choccies and boozy treats? I think we have your answer!
Adults advent chocolate calendar – These handmade boxes allow you to select between boozy truffles, plain truffles and solid chocolate – or your combination for the perfect mixed advent treat. Boozy truffles include a mix of Bailey’s, Creme de Mure, Prosecco, Tia Maria, Cointreau and Malibu). Solid chocolates are a mix of milk, white and dark Belgian Couverture chocolate.
Looking for more drink-lover gifts? Pop over here for our complete collection of Christmas 2020 gift guides perfect for Mamas who love a drink.
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