Christmas Luxury Drinks

Christmas Drinks

The Ultimate Christmas Drinks Round Up

Your drinks cabinet will thank you

Words by Becky Pomfret

If you’re hosting a party this festive season, or even just hoping to enjoy a tipple in front of some good television, you need a drinks cabinet to be proud of. There is a seemingly endless array of spirits and wines out there, so we’ve picked some of our favourites that we hope to be trying out this Christmas. Chin chin!

Tanqueray No 10

Tanqueray No. TEN is the pinnacle of craft. It is artisan distilled, with whole fresh grapefruit and exotic citrus, into an exceptional ultra-premium experience of taste and quality. As a favourite spirit of the world’s best mixologists (Drinkwares International Awards, 2023), Tanqueray No. TEN has brought gin to the forefront of cocktail culture and is perfect to take those martini moments and your favourite cocktails to a whole new level.

£25 RRP. Buy from Amazon 

Tanqueray Gift Box


Talonmore’s distinctive taste is fired by the spice of ginger and cinnamon whilst complemented with malty notes and fruit sweetness – perfect in a warming Talonmore Toddy, neat, on the rocks, or in a multitude of non-alcoholic cocktails. Inspired by Edinburgh’s festival spirit and history of innovation, Talonmore was created to provide an exceptional alcohol-free drink that can be enjoyed without compromising health, control and taste.

£25 RRP at: Talonmore Drinks


BLOOM London Dry Gin

BLOOM London Dry Gin has partnered with Aspinal of London, manufacturer, and retailer of luxury leather goods, on a deluxe gift set containing a 5cl bottle of BLOOM London Dry Gin and two bespoke Aspinal luggage tags. With one large tag and one small tag included, this gift set is perfect for travelling in style.

BLOOM London Dry Gin and Aspinal Luggage Tags Gift Set: RRP £27. ABV 40%. Available from: Neat and Shaken

Bloom Gin

Never Say Die Bourbon

Never Say Die is the first Bourbon to be distilled in Kentucky, shipped via Atlantic Ocean vessel and then matured in England. Never Say Die is the English take on the American Dream. With Barrel Strength, Small Batch and Rye, there’s something for all palates.

Never Say Die Small Batch Bourbon RRP £59.95 Available to buy from Master of MaltAmazonWhiskey ExchangeThe Whisky World

Never Say Die

River Cafe Shop

River Cafe have an amazing product and gift offering, ranging from cookbooks, crackers, napkins and specialist produce, that start at £15 and go up to £1100. We have our eye on their Limoncello, Grappa and Spiced Negroni bottles.

Limoncello £40, Grappa £40, Spiced Negroni £50, Shop the River Cafe

River Cafe

Duppy Share Spiced Rum

Duppy Share Spiced Rum – a blend of two year old aged rums from Jamaica and Barbados spiced with vibrant Pineapple, Kola Nut and Island spices. The aromatic aged golden rum is naturally spiced with ginger, vanilla, cola, grapefruit, pineapple, clove, nutmeg, basil and orange. Perfectly balanced and complex, Duppy Share Spiced Rum is designed to pair perfectly with your favourite mixer.

RRP: £25 for 70cl. Available from: TescoMaster of MaltAmazonOcado and The Whisky Exchange

Porte Noire

This holiday season, Idris Elba and David Farber, creators of Porte Noire, present the 2013 Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs– a luxurious and thoughtful Christmas gift that encapsulates the spirit of celebration and elegance.

Available at Harvey Nichols for £89



Porte Noire Grand Cru

House of Rum

Share the festive spirit with this year’s trendiest spirit; sipping rum from House of Rum. House of Rum is a boutique rum bottler who specialises in exclusive single-vintage, single-cask, cask-strength rums that spotlight the regions they are created from.

Available at House of Rum for £210 – £250

House of Rum

Xin and Voltaire

Meet Xīn and Voltaire – the creators of a trailblazing collection of luxury frozen cocktails that redefine the essence of cocktail indulgence. They’re shaking up the established rules of cocktail enjoyment, harnessing innovative technology and cutting-edge science, to deliver an irresistible balance of flavour and texture that lets you enjoy a bar-quality cocktail, with the refreshing elegance of a sorbet. Try a dollop with a glass of fizz for a new take on a Bellini.

Mix and match blends (RRP £9), or opt for collection boxes priced at £32.40 for four.

Xin and Voltaire