Raise a glass to the festive season with these top-selling alcohol advent calendars
As we inch closer and closer to Christmas, the anticipation of a fun-filled festive season may seem like child’s play to some, but there are plenty of ways for adults to jump on the bandwagon, too.
Thankfully, that’s where advent calendars come into play. Sure, we’ve all heard of the classic chocolate-filled ones and those packed with tiny toys for kids, but nowadays, adults have their own versions to enjoy – like alcohol advent calendars that turn every day into a festive toast.
Yep, that’s right – instead of just counting down to Christmas, why not spice things up with a daily dose of your favourite booze? We’ll cheers to that…
Please remember to drink responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline 1800 250 015 or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.
The best alcohol advent calendars to shop in Australia 2023
Laithwaites Wine Advent Calendar
Laithwaites wine advent calendar, $150 at Laithwaites
This beautifully-illustrated box contains 23 mini bottles of reds, whites and rosé. Plus, stowed away at the top is a 375mL half-bottle of Italian Prosecco – ready to chill, pop and pour! A fantastic way to taste Laithwaites’ most popular wines from across the world.
Drinks By The Dram Rum 12 Dram Advent Calendar
Rum 12 Dram advent calendar, $111.54 at Master of Malt
Brighten up your festive countdown with Drinks by the Dram’s rum advent calendar. With 30mL samples of rum behind 12 doors, it offers the perfect mini-cruise into the world of rum.
Wajos Alcohol Advent Calendar
Wajos alcohol advent calendar, $215.38 at Amazon
Try out a selection of different beverages like whisky, rum, gin, vodka, spirits and more. Take it a step further by creating your own drinks and cocktails with the included tips and recipes!
Brewquets Beer Advent Calendar
Brewquets beer advent calendar, $164.99 at Brewquets
With over 4000 sold to date, this is a best-seller for good reason. Boasting 25 different beers from Australia’s top breweries, it is jam packed with variety and uniqueness.
Good Pair Days Wine Advent Calendar
Good Pair Days wine advent calendar & beach box, from $295 at Good Pair Days
Choose from different boxes to suit your tastes, each with 12 different wines to enjoy. The identities of the bottles are a mystery until the day of unwrapping, but rest assured you’ll get a full selection of grape types and styles from near and far.
Vodka advent calendar, $143.43 at Master of Malt
Whether you’re a vodka enthusiast, or a beginner wanting to try something new, Drinks by the Dram’s advent calendar ticks all the boxes. It includes samples from across the globe, each individually sealed and expertly curated.
Beer Cartel Advent Calendar
Beer Cartel advent calendar, $169.99 at Beer Cartel
This fridge-friendly calendar offers 25 exclusive Aussie beers to give you a one-of-a-kind experience. You’ll get to taste some amazingly-crafted beers by some of the best breweries in Australia, all made fresh especially for this advent calendar.
World Whisky Advent Calendar 2023
World Whisky advent calendar 2023, $239.11 at Master of Malt
Filled with 24 wax-sealed 30mL drams of whisky from quite literally across the globe, this is a brilliant way to test out a range of flavour profiles.
Jack Daniel’s Holiday Countdown Calendar
Jack Daniel’s Holiday Countdown advent calendar, $218.88 at MyDeal
If you’re looking for something to make the festive season even more festive, you can’t go wrong with Jack Daniel’s. This limited-edition pick includes 20 mini 50mL bottles of whisky, plus four exciting gifts to spoil yourself or a loved one with.