Drinks Retailer of the Year*, Aldi, has curated a selection of gifts which are sure to go down a treat this Christmas. As shoppers sing ‘Jingle bells, Zinfandel, need more cabernet…’ Aldi will deck the halls and fill the aisles with festive beers, wines and spirits and boozy gifts that are sure to please everyone, including everything from a Pub in a Box to magnums of red wine, gorgeous Gin Crackers to sophisticated drinks trays.
Infusionist Clementine Gold Flake Gin Liqueur (70cl, £13.99)
Entertain both the eyes and palette with the vibrant bottle that will be sure to stand out under the Christmas tree. Coming complete with 24-carat gold flakes, this tipple boasts sweet and juicy citrus flavours with hints of floral notes – perfect with Specially Selected Prosecco Superiore. On sale 1st November.
Haysmith’s Gin Crackers (£9.99 for six 5cl)
Gin-gle bells are ringing! Crack open the Christmas festivities with this fun selection of adult crackers! With each cracker containing its own individual miniature bottle of premium British gin, make sure you get them in the (Saint) Nick of time! Contains four flavours: London Dry Gin, Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, Spiced Plum & Clementine Gin & Sloe Gin. On sale 1st November
Ballycastle Country Cream Crackers (£6.99 for six 5cl)
Un-bally-able! Ensure your Christmas goes off with a ‘bang’ with Ballycastle’s crackers. Featuring four deliciously creamy flavours – Salted Caramel, White Chocolate, Chocolate & Clementine and Classic, these fun, decadent treats will be sure to get guests in the festive spirit. On sale 1st November.
Haysmith’s Gin Selection Box (£14.99)
Good tonics we bring to you and your gin! For those guests that never know what to drink, Haysmith’s Gin Selection Box has an option for everyone. Including gins such as the Aromatic London Dry Gin and the sweet yet spicy Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, hosts can be sure to serve up a winning tipple for even the fussiest of drinkers. Available in six flavours: London Dry Gin, Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, Sloe Gin and Seville Orange & Persian Lime Gin, Spiced Plum & Clementine, and Raspberry & Redcurrant Pink Gin. On sale 1st November.
Rioja Reserva Magnum (£13.99, 1.5L) This Magnum of wine, which amounts to four individual bottles is a brilliantly clear, deep ruby red with outstanding aromas of wild berries, vanilla and spice. It is wonderfully balanced with rounded, elegant qualities, and a perfect pairing best enjoyed combined with red meat and game – or just Rioja-ing around the Christmas tree! On sale 17th November.
Malbec Magnum (£11.99, 1.5L)
It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! Deep red in colour, in the true spirit of Christmas this Magnum of wine, hits the nose with aromas of red fruits and plums with notes of violets, caused by the higher altitude. To taste it is smooth, fresh and fruity on the palate, with round and silky tannins and a long lingering finish. On sale 16th November.
Champagne Gift Box (£18.99, 75cl)
No Champagne, no gain! This Blanc de Noirs Champagne is a blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. An elegant and well-structured Champagne with lovely crisp red berries and a light lingering finish, it comes in a classic gift tube and is the perfect Christmas party offering. Also available in a square gift box (£17.99,75cl). On sale now.
Champagne Bowl (£17.99)
For a champagne lover, this stainless-steel champagne bowl, is a go-to gift to display and chill up to four bottles on a bed of ice all evening, perfect for New Year parties. Available in four designs; Silver Lines, Silver, Gold and Copper with a hammered finish. Available 28th November.
Pub In A Box (£6.99)
The perfect gift for a pub lover, with all of the timeless classics, including Golden Ale, American IPA, chilli peanuts and lightly salted crisps, ideal for recreating the pub at Home Alone! On sale 1st November.
Cocktail Glasses (£9.99, 4 x Glasses)
Give the gift of a full glass cabinet this Christmas with these selections of cocktail glasses. Choose from either an elegant Champagne coupe, Champagne flute or timeless gin balloon. Available in either clear ribbed, pink ribbed with gold rim or lustre ribbed with gold rim – shoppers can be sure they will be ready for every cocktail party. On sale 9th December.
Cocktail Set (£14.99)
Making spirits bright – this beautiful cocktail making set contains all the tools you need to mix the perfect drink. Including a cocktail shaker, jigger, spoon and strainer. Coming in two colour options, gold with green enamel and gold with cream enamel, the perfect gift for a cocktail connoisseur. On sale 12th December.
Barware Gadgets (£2.99)
Bar-ware of envious guests – show off with this full selection of gadgets, which includes an aerator/pourer, to ensure a smooth pour every time, whiskey stones to keep drinks colder for longer, a stag wine stopper, diamond wine stopper and prosecco saver to preserve favourite tipples, as well as a matt black corkscrew to open the bottle in pure style. On sale 21st December.
Drinks Tray (£14.99)
Offer guests their drinks with pride with Aldi’s mirrored drinks tray, available in two different shapes, round and hexagonal, and in three colourways: gold, rose gold and silver, this tray works as a stylish drink offering or as a sophisticated accessory. On sale 5th December.
Wine Cooler Bucket (£12.99)
For the wine experts, this enamelled finish wine cooler coming in two colours gold with green enamel and gold with cream enamel is a go-to gift. Keeping wine bottles chilled for longer they will be sure to sip back and relax. On sale 14th November.
*Retail Industry Awards, Sept 2021
To celebrate Aldi’s own-label Champagne becoming the second best-selling Champagne in the UK (second only to Moët & Chandon), the supermarket has partnered with Pritesh Mody, cocktail-making marvel and TV mixologist, to create three spectacularly sparkling Champagne cocktails.
The celebratory tipples, all featuring Aldi’s best-selling bubbly, were served at Aldi’s ‘Veuve Champagne Bar’ last week, surprising and delighting shoppers who could enjoy them for as little as £1.09.
ALDI LAUNCHES SPICED BISCUIT GIN LIQUEUR THAT TASTES EXACTLY LIKE SPECULOOS
Let the festivities begin as Aldi’s charmingly nostalgic Infusionist range returns with two brand new flavours, including The Infusionist Spiced Biscuit Gin Liqueur (50cl, £8.99), which offers an alcohol twist on ‘flavour of the moment’ speculoos.