Best alcohol advent calendars 2022: Gin, beer, Prosecco and more

Think wine, beer, gin, spirit and liqueur advent calendars, and more - you're going to be spoilt for choice this year...

A selection of the best alcohol advent calendars 2022
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If you're looking for an advent calendar with a bit more flare and fizz, opt for one of these impressive alcohol advent calendars full of bubbly surprises.

Wine advent calendars (opens in new tab), beer advent calendars (opens in new tab), and gin advent calendars (opens in new tab) are all the rage this year. Gone are the days of counting down to Christmas with just a small square of chocolate behind each door. Advent calendars have reinvented themselves as a Christmas gift in themselves, and this collection of alcohol advent calendars is more than a treat.

This collection of must-have alcohol advent calendars includes gin, wine, liqueurs, spirits, and even cocktails. Available from a variety of different retailers this year like Amazon, Harvey Nichols, and Aldi to name a few. These calendars range in price from a budget £59.99 Aldi wine advent calendar to an indulgent £250 calendar from Fortnum & Mason.

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Best alcohol advent calendars for 2022

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1. Fortnum & Mason Spirits & Liqueurs advent calendar - View at Fortnum & Mason (opens in new tab)

1. Fortnum & Mason Spirits & Liqueurs advent calendar - View at Fortnum & Mason (opens in new tab)

RRP: £250 | Delivery: UK delivery only | Available: Now

From figgy pudding liqueur to sloe gin, from honey spiced vodka to Somerset cherry ripe liqueur, Fortnum & Mason's boozy advent calendar takes tipples to the next level. An indulgent advent calendar for those looking to push the boat out this year.


2. 24 Days Of Rum advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

2. 24 Days Of Rum advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: £99 | Delivery: 1-3 working days | Available: Now

This exquisite rum advent calendar contains 24 20ml bottles of rum - from all over the world including New Grove Bourbon Cask from Mauritius, Worthy Park Select from Jamaica, and Toucan No.4 from French Guiana. 


3. Virgin Wines advent calendar - View at Virgin Wines (opens in new tab)

3. Virgin Wines advent calendar - View at Virgin Wines (opens in new tab)

RRP: £89.99 | Delivery: Standard/named day | Available: Now for pre-order

Choose from 3 different advent calendars this year including red wine, white wine, and a mixed wine advent calendar. These sell-out advent calendars contain 24 mini bottles of wine along with a full-size bottle on day 25 - a real Christmas Day treat.


4. The Whisky Tour of Scotland advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

4. The Whisky Tour of Scotland advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: £160| Delivery: 1-3 working days | Available: Early October

This impressive alcohol advent calendar contains 24 50ml unique rare and aged Scottish whisky. Alongside an array of the finest whiskies, this advent calendar contains 2 nosing glasses all presented in a handmade wooden cabinet. Scotch whiskies across the Lowland, Speyside, Highland, Islay, and Campbeltown regions.


5. Phillip Schofield's gin advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

5. Phillip Schofield's gin advent calendar - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: £99.95 | Delivery: Free standard | Available: Now

The Gin Craft Club has teamed up with This Morning presenter, Phillip Schofield to bring The Very Merry Gin advent calendar for 2022. This fun calendar contains 25 minature bottles of gin varying from Cotswold to Tarquin's. 


6. Bier Company advent calendar - View at Bier Company (opens in new tab)

6. Bier Company advent calendar - View at Bier Company (opens in new tab)

RRP: £79.95| Delivery: Dispatched from 24th October | Available: Early bird offer available now

The ultimate craft beer advent calendar for 2022, this calendar is bursting with superbly delicious craft beer from 25 different breweries. Standing nearly 1 meter tall, this Christmas tree advent calendar is a show-stopper in itself. A glass, comfy socks, and snacks are also included in this calendar. 


7. Brixton Wine Club advent calendar - View at Brixton Wine Club (opens in new tab)

7. Brixton Wine Club advent calendar - View at Brixton Wine Club (opens in new tab)

RRP: £125 | Delivery: Shipping from mid-November | Available: Pre-order now

From bubbles to red, from white to rose, this alcohol advent calendar from Brixton Wine Club has everything you need to get the party started in the run-up to Christmas. BWC has chosen favourite wines as well as previous sell-outs and exclusive cans too. This calendar contains 24 cans ranging from 175ml-250ml per can.


8. 12-day advent cocktail box - View at NIO Cocktails (opens in new tab)

8. 12-day advent cocktail box - View at NIO Cocktails (opens in new tab)

RRP: £115| Delivery: Free delivery | Available: Pre-order now

Think Negroni, Gin Sour, Espresso Martini, White Lady, and more. This impressive 12-day advent calendar cocktail box has a great array of cocktails - including some true classics. Order now for delivery between 14-30th November. And if you buy this calendar, NIO Cocktails plant 5 trees for every purchase.


9. Aldi wine advent calendar - View at Aldi (opens in new tab)

9. Aldi wine advent calendar - View at Aldi (opens in new tab)

RRP: £59.99 | Delivery: 1-3 working days | Available: From 1st November

Aldi were stars of the show last year for their boozy advent calendars; this year is no exception. Thier sell-out wine advent calendar will be available from the 1st of November along with gin, craft beer, and prosecco advent calendars. This year's Aldi wine advent calendar contains 15 18cl-sized bottles and 9 20cl bottles. 


10. Gin advent calendar Christmas countdown - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

10. Gin advent calendar Christmas countdown - View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: £69.99 | Delivery: Free delivery | Available: Now

Perfect for gin enthusiasts, this gin-packed advent calendar contains 24 craft gins - from award winners to old classics and favourites. Think Ginovation cherry Bakewell gin, Sipsmith zesty orange gin, and Edinburgh Gin's raspberry gin liqueur. This calendar was a big hit last year with Amazon customers with over 80% giving it a 5-star rating.


11. BrewDog craft beer advent calendar - View at BrewDog (opens in new tab)

11. BrewDog craft beer advent calendar - View at BrewDog (opens in new tab)

RRP: £59.95 | Delivery: Dispatch early October| Available: Pre-order now

This beer-tastic advent calendar contains 24 craft beers as well as a glass to sample them all in. This calendar also contains 4 exclusive beers which BrewDog has chosen themselves including Hop Fiction to Just Desserts, from Hazy Helles to Albino Squid Assassin.


12. Craft Gin Club's Gin Advent Calendar - View at Craft Gin Club (opens in new tab)

12. Craft Gin Club's Gin Advent Calendar - View at Craft Gin Club (opens in new tab)

RRP: £89.95 | Delivery: Dispatch from mid-October | Available: Pre-order today

It's back for 2022 - the Craft Gin Club sell-out advent calendar includes 25 handpicked miniature craft gins including gin from Tarquin's, Nelson's Distillery & School, and Otterback Distillery. Every bottle of gin contains a double measurement plus a QR code for each day unlocks a video suggesting pairings for that specific gin.


13. Prosecco O Clock advent calendar - View at Not on the High Street (opens in new tab)

13. Prosecco O Clock advent calendar - View at Not on the High Street (opens in new tab)

RRP: £114.95| Delivery: Next day delivery available | Available: Now

This indulgent adult advent calendar is perfect for those who love a glass of fizz. Inside you’ll find bottles of sparkling rosé prosecco, Cava, Brut, and much more.  It can be refilled time and time again, which makes it a great addition to big Christmas parties.

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