Christmas Gift Guide | The Ultimate Christmas Tipple Gifts

Whether you’re looking for an impressive bottle to take to those upcoming Christmas parties or a delicious Christmas gift option, we’ve got some fantastic picks this year. Take a look at some of the ultimate Christmas tipple gift ideas to place perfectly under the tree for 2021. Keep this page bookmarked as we’ll be updating it right through until the big day with exciting new finds!

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Il Gusto Christmas Gin Tasting Box

If you are looking for an impressive gift for any gin lover then this Il Gusto Gin Tasting Box is for you! Beautifully presented and arriving in a wooden gift box this set contains x8 4ml bottles. The premium gins come in a range of delicious flavours – from classic styles such as pink and sloe gin to quirky creations such as rhubarb and raspberry & rosemary. Whether you choose to mix up a delicious cocktail or enjoy the smooth refined taste of a high quality gin on the rocks – these fruity flavours will bring something extra special to any occasion.  Priced at £29.95 and available HERE.

Tesco Finest Irish Cream Liqueur Lebkuchen Spiced Gingerbread

Perfect for gifting or as a deliciously different Christmas tipple. Festive flavours from traditional markets with aromas of gingerbread and spice notes, warming spirit & Irish single malt whiskey, enveloped in velvety Ballyrashane double cream. Perfect served over ice. Available in your local Tesco store or online here.

Il Gusto Christmas Whisky Tasting Box

Presented in an elegant wooden box, this range of top quality whiskies is an exceptionally special gift for any whisky lover.  This miniature gift set is the perfect way to discover different styles and the varied expressions of whisky from around the world. Miniature 8 x 40ml each. This Collection changes every few months due to limited stock. Priced at £29.95 available HERE.

Jellyfish Gin

Jellyfish Gin is a small batch Cornish Gin that is Pine and Orange flavoured (making it perfect for Christmas), it’s the only gin that changes colour and taste. Every bottle of Orange and Pine flavoured Jellyfish Gin comes with twenty “infusion pockets” filled with orange botanicals allowing the drinker to personalise each drink to their preferred strength and flavour. The perfect gift for gin lovers! RRP £39 – 500ml bottle in luxury presentation box. Available from jellyfishgin.co.uk

Château d’ Ollières, Classique, Coteaux Varois en Provence, 2020 


Château d’Ollières brings a beautiful, crisp acidity with notes of berries and a touch of sweet spice to the palate. It makes an ideal match for oily fish canas, such as smoked salmon blinis with a horseradish crème fraiche a favourite of TV Wine Expert David Kermode ! Alternatively, you could enjoy as an aperitif, alongside traditional cranberry and brie tartlets.

RRP £13.70 at Les Caves les de Pyrène. For some festive recipe and wine pairings, check out @vinsdeprovenceuk on Instagram or visit www.vinsdeprovence.com/en/le-gout-du-style/mets-vins

Cotswolds Cloudy Christmas Gin

The Cotswolds Distillery has launched a delicious limited edition Cotswolds Cloudy Christmas Gin. New for this year this is a festive gin packed full of flavour and the perfect Christmas gift or addition to your Christmas gin collection. The Cloudy Christmas Gin is a festive twist on their classic Cotswolds Dry Gin. It is distilled in a traditional copper pot still and features nine carefully considered botanicals, including sweet zesty clementine and cardamom. The result is a classic juniper-led gin with a touch of Christmas magic.

Expect refreshing bursts of clementine, a hint of warm spice as well as the signature cloudy glow when ice or tonic is added. The Cotswolds Cloudy Christmas Gin RRP: £34.95 for 70cl. ABV: 46%.  Available from www.cotswoldsdistillery.com

Tesco Finest Premier Cru Champagne Brut NV 12.5% abv

IWSC 2021 Gold medal winner and IWC Great Value Champion Sparkling This multi awardwinning Premier Cru Champagne is the perfect addition to any Christmas celebration. It’s produced for Tesco by Union Champagne in Avize, from handharvested grapes grown in Premier Cru vineyards in the Côte des Blancs, south of Epernay. Aged for 36 months, this extra maturation results in elegant flavours of citrus, green fruits and brioche with a fine mousse. Perfect as an aperitif or with smoked salmon crostinis. £21.00 (vegan) Available in store or online at www.tesco.com

Cut to the Minis Gift Set

Made with award winning aged rums from The Worthy Park Estate in Jamaica and The Trinidad Distillery, CUT RUMS are blended with 100% natural spices and ingredients to create a smooth, well balanced spiced rum and an intense smoked rum. In the gift set you will find, 2x 50ml bottles of high quality CUT SPICED RUM and 1x 50ml bottle of CUT SMOKED RUM – the first smoked rum in the UK.CUT TO THE MINIS Gift Pack RRP: £12. Available to purchase from Amazon.

Tesco Finest XO cognac

XO cognac alc. 40% vol is a fine and elegant blend of cru cognacs. Expertly crafted by the cellar master. Steeped in years of tradition and family heritage, set in the heart of Cognac. This fine & elegant cognac is characterised by a combination of subtle vanilla, almond and candied orange notes. Available in store at Tesco or online here.

Boatyard Sloe Boat Gin

Boatyard Distillery the award-winning, Irish distillery has released  Boatyard Sloe Boat Gin. Developed and distilled in Co. Fermanagh, Ireland, the new sloe gin will be a permanent addition to the range as this style of gin remains popular with consumers beyond the festive period.

Completely natural, Boatyard Sloe Boat Gin has an appealing Bordeaux colour. It is rich and intense with plenty of attractive fruit notes including sweet plum and cassis, almond, juniper and sloe berries.  Boatyard Sloe Boat Gin, 70 cl, 29.8% ABV is available at The Whisky Exchange and various specialist retailers. RRP: £29.50


J Vineyards California Cuvée NV 12.5% abv

Made by premium Californian producers J Vineyards, this sparkling wine offers something deliciously different for special occasions, opening with bright aromas of tart pineapple and orange blossom, followed by rich notes of pear and honeysuckle. RRP £23.00 available in store or online at www.tesco.com

Bulldog Gin Gift Pack

The BULLDOG Amazon Gift Pack comes complete with an iconic black copa glass, ideal for creating delicious BULLDOG favourites such as the supersonic G&T and the classic BULLDOG Blackberry G&T. To lend a hand to anyone looking to impress with their bar skills, the set includes the recipe to the BULLDOG Blackberry G&T, for the perfect Christmas refreshment as well as the classics. A truly impressive gift set to place under the tree for someone special! Available from Amzon.co.uk.

Tesco Finest 10Yr Old Tawny Port

A smooth, mature wine, amber in colour, with nutty and dried fruit flavours and butterscotch characters to finish. The wine has been aged in handcrafted oak barrels for an average of 10 years in the family wine cellars, where it develops its mellow characters. Perfect chilled as an aperitif or paired with cheese. Available in your local Tesco store or online here.

O’ndina  Gin

Inspired by the effortless glamour and carefree spirit of the Italian Riviera in the 1960s, O’ndina is a Italian gem that embodies the spirit of La Dolce Vita; a refreshing and herbaceous gin that transports you to the sophisticated and vivacious Italian Riviera.

Crafted with 19 hand-selected Italian botanicals including fresh basil from Liguria (the Grande Verde di Genova – variety famed for its bright green colour and refreshing sweetness) and citrus from southern Italy, it is refreshing and herbaceous flavour creates the Mediterranean gin and tonic and an exquisite all-Italian Negroni. RRP £34.00. Available from: AmazonThe Whisky Exchange

Wild Turkey Longbranch

Wild Turkey Longbranch is what happens when you allow yourself to wonder “What if?” The small-batch bourbon is the brainchild of Matthew McConaughey and Master Distiller Eddie Russell, who tapped into their respective Texas and Kentucky roots to give this whiskey a true taste of home.

Refined with Texas mesquite and oak charcoals, the 8-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon goes down smooth. It has a sweet vanilla flavour balanced by a slight smokiness, which are present whether you’re sipping it neat, on the rocks, or in a mixed drink. RRP £40.00 and availble from: Stockists links: The Whisky ExchangeMaster of MaltAmazonTesco

Christmas tipple

Tesco Finest Prosecco DOC NV 11% abv (vegetarian)

IWC & IWSC 2021 Bronze Medal Winner. Made from grapes sourced from a single area, which overlaps the finest vineyards in the Prosecco region. This fresh sparkling wine boasts a lingering finish that is brimming with citrus and pear aromas and flavours. Priced at £8.00 and available at your local Tesco store or online:www.tesco.com

Glen Grant 15 Year Old Whisky

A sweet, spiced single malt from Glen Grant, the first edition of its 15 Year Old Batch Strength whisky offers floral aromas of orange, apple, honeydew melon, caramel, oak and heather that fill the nose. The palate holds notes of vanilla, honey, apricot marmalade, sweet malt and baking spices that linger in the finish alongside apple and cinnamon. RRP: £60 from: The Whisky Exchange

Duppy Share White Rum

The perfect gift for any rum lover. On the nose you get bright banana, mango and green thyme. As you taste, smooth caramel sweetness and lively tropical fruits give way to pimento spice and a lively pot still rum finish. Duppy White is made with 100% Jamaican Rum for 100% Jamaican flavour. RRP: £26 available from: Tesco

Seven Hills Gin

Seven Hills VII Italian Gin is made using a combination of seven locally sourced botanicals – juniper, celery, rose hip, artichoke, blood orange, chamomile and pomegranate. Beautifully presented and a delicious festive tipple or Christmas gift idea. Stockists: AmazonOcadoMaster of Malt

We hope we’ve inspired you to pick up some true classic tipples or perhaps to try something new for the festive season. Bookmark this page for regular updates with more exciting finds right through until Christmas. You can also follow @lifestylelinked on Instagram for unboxings, new discoveries and more!
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