FOOD & DRINK, SHOPPING

Raise your glass to the best Christmas tipples

Christmas drinks. One for every day of the week. And then some.

Moët & Chandon

Moët & Chandon So Bubbly Jeroboam
What a way to make champagne even more special. We envy the lucky so-and-so who has the pleasure of receiving this limited edition bottle which features a solid 18-carat gold seal, a gold-plated, engraved bubble label and an equally golden tie to match.
£1,000, Selfridges

Disaronno Roberto Cavalli

Disaronno wears Roberto Cavalli
The flamboyant animal print that adorns this bottle marks the third design collaboration between the brand and a famed Italian fashion house. Roberto Cavalli has this year’s honour and in turn has created a pretty stylish collectable for those able to get their well-manicured hands onto it.
£22, harveynichols.com

Grand Marnier Le Cafe Parisie

Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Le Café Parisien
Resplendent in vibrant red and gold, this gorgeous bottle brings a touch of French class whilst the goods housed within ensures a good time all-round. An ideal gift for those nifty in the kitchen as well as the bar – just add a splash to a gooey chocolate pudding or use it to liven up a Christmas punch.
£18, available nationwide

Perrier-Jouet

Perrier-Jouët Small Discoveries
This pretty-as-a-picture champagne bottle has been lovingly created by Viennese design duo mischer’traxler. With blooming Japanese anemones and fluttering butterfly silhouettes, it’s hard to take your eyes off the centrepiece but remember to do so, just enough to enjoy a few glasses of course.
£130, Fortnum & Mason

Absolut Electrik

Absolut Electrik
Here’s a bottle that perfectly channels what every party should be. The metallic, electric blue hue makes for a striking Christmas addition. If it doesn’t lift your spirits, we don’t know what will.
£21.99, Selfridges

Champagne Charles Heidsieck Bon Voyage

Champagne Charles Heidsieck Bon Voyage
With only 29 available for sale in the UK, you better get on the case. The beautiful leather travel bag houses four bottles of champagne, six flutes and a stylish maple wood walking stick which conceals one of the flutes in its handle. A special invitation to the Champagne house is also included. Get in quick.
From £5,900, Harrods

Harvey Nichols Snowed In Hamper

Harvey Nichols Snowed In Hamper
As far as emergency kits go, this has got to be one of the best. With everything you need for an indulgent night in, from a truffle risotto kit to chocolates and more importantly, a bottle of champagne and malbec, this sleek hamper is perfect for when you can’t, or just don’t want to get out.
£130, Harvey Nichols

Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé

Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Champagne Birdcage
We’ll understand if you don’t throw away the gift box, not many champagne bottles do come specially packaged in such decorative cases. At the table, you can even crown it with a miniature birdcage stopper to help keep the bubbles perfectly fresh for your guests.
£70, John Lewis