As we all know by now, staying in has become the new going out, so get your mini bar stocked with some fabulous drinks this New Year’s Eve. We’ve handpicked some cool wines, interesting gins, a diverse selection of fizz, and a couple of fabulous versions of the festive season favourite; Irish cream. Bottoms Up!
Munzberg Weissburgunder Brut NV, £16.95, wwwvidawines.co.uk
An easy drinking fizz from the renowned Germany’s Münzberg estate, located in the Rhineland-Palatinate Forest’s winemaking village of Godramstein.
Curious Parallel Feteasca Regala, £9.99, www.virginwines.co.uk
Romanian wine is having an up and coming moment! Feteasca Regala is the country’s native grape and this blend combines stone fruits and a delicate floral flavour.
Anna de Codorniu Brut Cava White Wine, £8.99, www.waitrosecellar.com
Named a standout wine in national press, this sparkling number combines fresh notes of peach and apple.
Haysmith’s Oriental Gin £14.99, www.aldi.co.uk
This spiced blend of cinnamon, basil & bay leaf makes for an interesting change to fruity flavour gins.
Disaronno Velvet Liqueur, £15 (£12 with Clubcard), www.tesco.com
A super easy drinking, and simply delicious blend of cream, toasted almonds, apricot, vanilla and a touch of toffee. Serve over ice. This is one of our all-time favourite tipples.
Infusionist Salted Maple Fudge Gin Liqueur, 50cl, £8.99
Distilled in small batches, this more-ish gin liqueur has sweet flavours of salted fudge and maple syrup.
Aldi Specially Selected Sparkling Shiraz, £6.99, aldi.co.uk
An award-winning, sparkling red with juicy notes of blackberry and raspberry fruits.
Sainsbury’s Chocolate Orange Brownie Flavour Irish Cream Liqueur, Taste the Difference 70cl, now £7, www.sainsburys.co.uk
When is comes to festive season drinks, Irish cream takes the top spot. Sainsbury’s are really spoiling us this year with their DELICIOUS Chocolate Orange Brownie version.
The Hidden Sea Rosé 750ml, £9, www.sainsburys.co.uk
A crisp South Australia Rosé produced with Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Verhelho, and Viognier grape.
Prosecco Rosé DOC Millesimato, £10, www.sainsburys.co.uk
Extra-dry with a Pinot Noir grape. We love the bottle too!