Drinkable Gifts: Gift Ideas for Beer, Wine & Cocktail Lovers
This Christmas, give the gift of a "cheers" with these drinkable gift ideas that are a little bit fancier than a case of beer.
Looking to gift your friend or loved one with a celebratory drink but needing something a little bit special? From unique cocktail sets and Champagne showers, to beautiful gift sets and zero-alcohol alternatives, these are the drinkable gift ideas that are a bit fancier than a case of beer.
Mr. Consistent Oh La La Lychee Gift Pack, $135
A new release and a curated gift box? Mr. Consistent is truly delivering the treats this year. Painstakingly crafted to create the perfect balance of flavours in the bottle (the sweetness of lychee and a tart lime base), this pack contains two bottles, silicone tumblers to enjoy poolside and dried lime for a garnish.
Altina Ultimate Christmas Bundle, $109
For those who want something a little bit fancy, without the downsides, the Altina Ultimate Christmas Bundle is the perfect gift. With cans and bottles of some of the best non-alcoholic wines in the world (think crisp Rose bubbles and elegant white wine sips), the set also comes with a giant ice cube tray, air-dried garnish baubles and a recipe card.
Fever-Tree Spirits & Mixer Cracker 4 Pack, $65
Kiss boring Christmas crackers goodbye! 'Tis the season to try a new tipple at the table with these Fever-Tree Spirits & Mixer Crackers. With a selection of four 150mL cans of Fever-Tree and four 50mL miniature spirits, they are the perfect way to get the party started.
Grey Goose Limited Edition Light Up 1L Bottle, $97.99
Paying homage to one of nature's most awe-inspiring spectacles, the Northern Lights, this light-up (yes, really) limited edition bottle of Grey Goose is sure to be a standout this festive season. Adorned with the brand's iconic geese, it's a guaranteed talking point at any Christmas party...and the drink of choice for a martini (or two), as well.
Vahy x The Botanist Limited Edition Gift Set, $250
This premium ensemble pairs the exquisite Isle of Blanc fragrance with a bottle of The Botanist Gin in a celebration of being green and the finest of botanical ingredients. With each bottle of The Botanist boasting a distinctive blend of 22 hand-picked wild botanicals, and every bottle of Isle of Blanc telling a tale of exquisite craftsmanship, it's the ultimate luxury pairing.
Tanica No. 1 Salted Plum & Ginger, $52
Born out of lockdown, TANICA is all about low-alcohol, low-sugar formulations that embrace the good-nature of Australia and natural and native ingredients. Sort of sweet with a hint of ginger, TANICA is best served chilled with soda water over ice, with a slice of grapefruit, a twist of lemon or even a few strawberries.
Gonzo Vino 23' Splishy Splashy, $66
This cherished, chillable red is back just in time for the festive season. Crafted from the sultry Portuguese grape, tinta barroca, Splishy Splashy has notes of dark plum with spicy undertones and hints of cocoa, blackberry and cigars. It also makes a fab under-the-tree addition, thanks to its psychedelic, stand-out packaging.
Four Pillars x Go-To Gin, $85
If gin and skin don't seem like a winning combo, think again. For the third year in a row, this sell-out, limited edition superstar is back - so you better be quick. This year, the Four Pillars x Go-To Gin has received a very citrus-y upgrade, with the refreshing flavours of yuzu, lime, coriander seed and lemon myrtle all blended with a hit of peach. Serve over ice, with a good quality tonic and a slice of fresh peach, all with your fave Go-To mask in place.
Good Pair Days Surprise Box, from $60
Know they love wine but not sure which one? Let Good Pair Days to the hard work, and gift your partner/friend/co-worker/neighbour/mailman a Surprise Box. All you need to do is choose how many bottles to send, and what type of drop you want to include and they'll do the rest.
Zonzo Zoncello Pack, $43
Consider this the perfect little zesty party pack. This duo is designed to delight, with a bottle of Zonzo's refreshing Zoncello Limoncello Spritz and a 200mL bottle of homemade Limoncello (aka liquid gold). Perfect for getting the party started, and keeping it going well after the sun sets
Comte de Grasse 44°N Gin, $135
Far from just a beautiful bottle (although, that's always a nice touch), 44°N is an exceptional gin with phenomenal complexity. Produced sustainably with locally sourced and foraged botanicals, a highly efficient distillation process and strict package sourcing standards, it's a feel-good (and taste good) gift.
Chandon Garden Spritz Perfect Serve, $75
The perfect party needs the perfect drink, and Chandon Garden Spritz has you covered. Ready to serve and ready to share, this gift pack comes with a bottle of the exceptionally sparkling and unique orange bitters drink, two Spritz glasses and dried orange slices.
Tommy's Booze Trio, $165
Upgrade your gift-giving with a thoughtfully curated trio from Tommy's Booze. Featuring full-sized bottles of Limoncello, Mandarino and Lampone, all are meticulously crafted from the finest ingredients and made in Melbourne. Perfection in every sip? The ultimate present.
Monday Distillery Non-Alcoholic Native Bellini x Bondi Wash, $20 (4 pack)
What do you bring when you're told not to bring a thing? An out-of-the-box drinks collaboration, of course! The non-alcoholic distillery has teamed up with Bondi Wash for a native, refreshing take on your favourite summer drink. The 'Native Bellini' adds a unique twist to a classic cocktail, blending prosecco with native botanicals live quandong and strawberry gum.
Maybe Sammy Summer Soireé Trio Pack, $60
For the most discerning of cocktail lovers, Maybe Sammy's newly released Summer Soireé Trio Pack is sure to satisfy. From the recently-crowned number-one bar in the world, the pack includes 100mL servings of Maybe Margarita, Sundown Aperitivo and Lychee Martini. You may just have to ask to share...
818 Tequila Reposado, $109.90
Kendall Jenner's award-winning tequila has finally touched down in Australia, and it's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Crafted with the utmost pride with 100% Blue Weber Agaves sourced from Jalisco, Mexico, it has a delightful combination of ripe roasted agave flavours and hints of caramel and vanilla.
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Vintage, $289.99
Have a champagne lover in your life? This is sure to impress: produced in strictly limited quantities, Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Vintage is only crafted in years when the seasons have aligned perfectly. With a pale, translucent gold lustre and subtle glints of apple green with aromas of white flowers and white-fleshed fruit, it's the perfect gift for a special someone (or a special occasion).