The Best Christmas Tipples

The Best Christmas Tipples

With the cold weather outside, it’s time to find warmth by sipping on some of our seasonal Christmas tipples…

Here’s our selection of Christmas-inspired beverages, ones that will make the holiday season oh-so-jolly.

Dom Pérignon Champagne

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Dom Pérignon Champagne is the epitome of elegance and luxury, making it the perfect choice for celebrating the festive season. This iconic bubbly, named after the legendary monk Dom Pérignon, is synonymous with sophistication and refinement.

It carries delicate notes of eucalyptus, mint, vetiver, plums, apricots and orange blossom, creating an enchanting aroma that sets the mood for joyous holiday gatherings.

Whether sipped as an aperitif, paired with decadent holiday feasts, or enjoyed during a toast to the year ahead, this prestigious champagne will take your Christmas celebration to new heights.

*Tasting notes: Dom Pérignon Champagne is best enjoyed chilled, but if you’re in the mood, feel free to add a strawberry for a beautiful flavour combination. One of the best Christmas tipples out there!

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Pennington’s Honeycomb Gin Liqueur

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There is no Christmas without some sweet treats, and Pennington’s Honeycomb Gin Liqueur is the essence of just that, only in a bottle. This velvety liqueur offers a warm, comforting embrace of buttery, cindered caramel, and a hint of smooth honeycomb.

Created in the Lake District National Park, this heartwarming liqueur carries a blissful aroma of honey and caramel. With a beautiful bottle design, it would also make for a thoughtful gift to a loved one.

*Tasting notes: If you decide to drink it on its own, chill before serving, or alternatively, try pouring it over vanilla ice cream for a delightful dessert.

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Harvey Nichols Mulled Wine

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This warming and aromatic concoction is a classic between a variety of different Christmas tipples. Infused with a blend of spices and red wine, it creates an experience that evokes the spirit of the season.

With its enticing aroma of cloves, cinnamon, and orange zest, each glass transports you to a cosy winter wonderland. Its rich and velvety texture, combined with the perfect balance of sweetness and spice, makes it the ideal companion for cold winter nights.

Whether served steaming hot or chilled, this mulled wine is a delightful way to experience Christmas in a glass.

*Tasting notes: Pour into a pan and heat at a low temperature until the wine is simmering gently. Once ready, pour into a mug, garnish with a slice of orange and enjoy.

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The Norfolk Nog

The Norfolk Nog

With a rich, creamy texture and a beautiful blend of spices, The Norfolk Nog is the perfect choice for sipping by a crackling fireplace or sharing with loved ones during the holidays.

The carefully curated ingredients include the finest local dairy cream, free range eggs and a secret blend of spices that evoke memories of gingerbread cookies and warm cinnamon.

*Tasting notes: Best enjoyed on a cold winter’s day, poured over lots of ice – or try splashing it into a hot cup of coffee.

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Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape 2009

Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape 2009

Hailing from the renowned vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape in France,
this wine is a masterpiece, perfect for celebrating the holiday season. The 2009 vintage offers a harmonious blend of rich red fruit, earthy spices, and subtle notes of leather and tobacco, creating a complex and luxurious flavour profile.

Sipping on Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf- du-Pape 2009 by the fireside or during a Christmas dinner will create a sense of warmth, making it a delightful choice for celebrating the most magical time of the year. Much like a glass of champagne over Christmas, a glass of red wine is a must.

*Tasting notes: This wine pairs splendidly with hearty holiday fare. From roasted meats to aged cheeses, enhancing the festive culinary experience.

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