Christmas Gift Guide | The Ultimate Festive Drink Gifts Edit

If you are stuck for some inspiration for your Christmas gifts this year and are debating picking up a bottle of something nice to give to someone special, then we’ve got some of the best festive drink gift picks below that would go down a treat this winter.

Ombra Di Pantera Prosecco  – Ombra Di Pantera, Prosecco Superiore Brut Millesimato DOCG, is crafted with the finest Glera grapes from its delicately cultivated Conegliano vineyard to embody the seductive elegance of Italian luxury, the perfect accompaniment to celebration. Ombra Di Pantera has officially launched online for £24.99 per bottle at www.ombradipantera.com and is available at some of London’s most high-end venues including Caviar & Prunier, Novikov and Jak’s.

The origins of Ombra Di Pantera come from ‘Ombra de Vin’, meaning ‘Wine’s Shadow’, which is a term that originates from antiquity when traders who served wine in Venice’s Piazza San Marco would follow the shadow of the Campanile to prevent their wine from getting warm. Pantera, the spirit of the panther, embodies the seductive style and understated elegance of Italian luxury.

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Raisthorpe Manor – Raisthorpe’s new ‘Stacker’ range allows you to choose a top and as many bottoms as you like which then stack up to create a wonderful collection of the different flavours. The ideal gift, stackers are individual interlocking 25cl bottles. Choose from Raisthorpe Manor’s award-winning Distilled Dry Gin, Sloe Gin or Damson Port, then a single bottom to create your very own ‘Stacker’. Price: £25, 25cl Stockists: shop.raisthorpemanor.com

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Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin Christmas Gift Box – If you are looking for the perfect stocking filler or Christmas present for an adventurous, gin loving friend or relative, Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin has the answer. Their beautiful Christmas gift box which includes a 70 cl bottle of gin is now available. Stunning packaging and at a very reasonable price, RRP £23.00 for 70 cl. The Gift Box will be available from all major retailers. Find out more at www.opihr.com

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Mini Lanson Rose With Strawberry And Pink Truffles Gift Box – This lovely gift box comes with a mini bottle of Lanson Rose, Dusted Strawberry and Pink Marc de Champagne Charbonnel et Walker truffles. It is the ultimate luxurious gift for someone truly special this Christmas! Find it from www.giftsinternational.net priced at £29.99.

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CÎROC French Vanilla – CÎROC ultra-premium vodka has introduced the arrival of its newest luxury addition to the global collection of CÎROC flavours: CÎROC French Vanilla. The new variant has been brought to life thanks to a little inspiration from the French style of making luxury vanilla ice-cream. The rich and creamy taste of vanilla, paired with the impeccably smooth texture of CÎROC, creates the perfect foundation for a celebratory cocktail occasion. CÎROC French Vanilla is priced at £41.05 for a 70cl bottle and is available nationwide from October. Stockist: Amazon.com

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Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur – A Christmas drinks cabinet wouldn’t be complete without an Irish cream liqueur. Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur is a luxurious Irish Cream Liqueur, masterfully distilled and matured for at least three years in Abbeyleix, County Laios, Ireland. Made with barrel-aged, single malt Irish whiskey blended with milk chocolate and the finest quality Irish dairy cream, farmed fresh from cattle grazing in local pastures, Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur is rich, smooth and deliciously creamy. It would also make the perfect Christmas gift for someone with a sweet tooth! Feeny’s 70cl bottles are available from: 31Dover.com, Master of Malt and Amazon. RRP: £12.50

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Don Papa Rum new limited edition Rare Cask  – Don Papa Rum, the premium small batch rum, has unveiled an exclusive premium rum from the wilds of Mount Kanlaon on the Island of Negros, Philippines. Distilled from the original Noble sugarcane, this rare batch of rum has been aged for several years in carefully selected over roasted and toasted American Oak casks, which impart a rare complexity of flavours. Each cask is hand selected by Don Papa’s Master Distiller, who has chosen to keep the rum unfiltered and unblended, bottling at 50.5% ABV to retain the unique quality and flavours.

Rich and powerful on the nose, smooth and fruity on the mouth, with a long, long, and fresh finish, Don Papa Rare Cask has a dark amber color and offers rich, complex flavours of oak, cacao, and fruitcake, with a surprising hint of fresh mint on the finish. With its bolder taste, Rare Cask brings an intriguing new facette to the Don Papa family, already including the original Don Papa and the Don Papa 10-year-old Limited Edition.

With only 6,000 numbered bottles signed by the Master Distiller being made available globally, this rare and unique rum is packaged in a beautifully presented in a wooden canister, with intricate details of Don Papa’s island home and Papa Isio, the famed local revolutionary and shaman that inspired this premium sipping rum from the Philippines. Don Papa Rare Cask will be available exclusively at Harvey Nichols from late November 2017, in-store and online at www.harveynichols.com priced £80.00.

Don Papa Sugarlandia canister –  Holiday season release depicts the mystical world of Don Papa’s spiritual home Don Papa Rum, the premium small batch rum, has unveiled its limited edition ‘Sugarlandia’ canister for the holiday season, inspired by the mystical world of the brand ’s spiritual home – the island of Sugarlandia in the Philippines.

The limited edition holiday release encapsulates the luscious, rich and magical world of the island of Negros (Sugarlandia) where Don Papa Rum is made. Designed by the award winning packaging design partner, Stranger & Stranger, the canister will hold the Don Papa Rum 7 year old blend, renowned for its long, rich-textured finish and flavours of vanilla, honey and candied fruits. The Don Papa Sugarlandia Canister will be available exclusively from Majestic from late November 2017, in-store and online at www.majestic.co.uk priced £36.00

Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur – The Christmas tree sparkles most brightly when there are presents beneath it. Wish your belles and beaus Joyeux Noël with a 20cl bottle of Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur packaged in a gorgeous gold box with a beautiful little bow. A gift to make the eyeballs twinkle.

Give family and friends the Royale treatment this year. Serve Chambord with their favourite fizz and top with a raspberry. Et voila! You have a delicious Chambord Royale.

If the black raspberry is calling, head to Tesco and Asda (UK wide) where this beautiful ribbon-wrapped box will be on offer for £6.00.

Chambord is also available in its original gold box at major supermarkets nationwide RRP £7.00.

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