The best alcohol advent calendars to celebrate with this Christmas

Time to get merry!

One of the best parts of Christmas has always been opening up your advent calendar every day to celebrate the festive season, and if you’re thinking this time honoured tradition is reserved just for kids – then we have a surprise for you! 

Over the past couple of years advent calendars have branched out into the world of beauty, fashion and beyond, but if you want to treat your tastebuds and get out of your comfort zone now may be the time to try a boozy advent calendar this Christmas. 

We have rounded up our favourite alcohol advent calendars from wine to whisky that are sure to be a hit. 

Now, it’s time to get merry and treat your loved ones (or yourself) to a carefully curated alcohol advent calendar to ring in the festive season. 

Please remember to drink responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline 1800 250 015 or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

The best alcohol advent calendars to buy in 2023 

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Wine advent calendar, $150, Laithwaites

You can’t get much more festive than this adorable advent calendar from Laithwaites that offers 24 miniature bottles of reds, whites, rosé and a surprise prosecco from across the globe. 


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12 Wines of Christmas advent calendar + beach set, from $295, Good Pair Days

Celebrate the arrival of summer and the festive season with this 12-day countdown to Christmas that you can customise to suit your style. Want a mix of reds, whites and sparkling drinks? Care to stick to a favourite? Keep it simple or make it fancy? The options are endless and you’ll enjoy a free bucket hat, towel and cooler for long days by the beach. 


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Liquor Loot advent calendar, $299, David Jones 

The ultimate advent calendar for the gin lover, this expansive gift will have you trying a new gin every night in the lead-up to Christmas, with carefully selected flavours from across the globe. 


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Beer advent calendar, $169.99, Beer Cartel

Pre-order this much-awaited advent calendar as it is sure to sell out fast following the major success of last year’s! For the ultimate beer lover this calendar comes with 25 exclusive beers from Australia and New Zealand that are sure to be a hit.  


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Craft Gin advent calendar, $133.46, Master of Malt 

If you’re a gin drinker then this array of 24 sampler bottles of craft gins from across the world is a must-try. You’ll find a range of flavours, from Rose to Yuzu, Grapefruit and Pomelo – perfectly picked for summer. 


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Billson’s advent calendar, $160, First Choice

A limited-edition advent calendar, this delicious selection of vodka mixed drink cans from Billson’s includes flavours like Fruit Tangle, Blackcurrant and Tropical – yum. 


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Vodka advent calendar, $171.86, Master of Malt

Treat your loved one to an advent calendar dedicated to the quintessential spirit, vodka, this Christmas. With 24 unique flavours like (spoiler alert) coffee, grapefruit, chardonnay and more – this is sure to get you in the festive spirit. 


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Beer advent calendar, $164.99, Brewquets

Prefer to tuck into a beer come summertime? This advent calendar comes with 25 surprise beers from local breweries to test and try out. You can pre-order now, but be quick as they sell out fast! 


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Whisky Explorers’ Edition advent calendar, $189.96, Master of Malt

Pre-order this calendar to get your hands on a wide array of delicious (and festive) whiskies from across the world. 


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