No matter how organised you are, in the run up to Christmas there will always be someone that you have forgotten to buy a gift for. While alcohol is a good stand-by in these situations, there are opportunities to be a little more original.
A film with drinks
As we saw yesterday, pairing a film with appropriate drinks adds a dash of class. The combination of an appropriate DVD and a bottle of something strong suggests a little more thought has gone into your present buying. This can be as simple as Casino Royale with a bottle of Gordon’s Gin for making Vesper martinis or a beautiful bottle of Snow Queen vodka and Frozen for the grown-up girl who still wants to be a princess.
Hot toddy Set
Although no one is going to turn up their nose at a Glenmorangie Signet Whisky, if your budget does not stretch quite that far, a hot toddy set is a heart-(and stomach-)warming alternative. A bottle of whisky packaged with a small pot of honey, cloves, cinnamon sticks and a lemon together with a heatproof mug gives your giftee all they need for this winter warmer drink.
|Campo Viejo Rioja 75cl||£6.83||46%|
|Campo Viejo Rioja 75cl||£6.00||43%|
|Jack Daniels Single 70cl||£30.00||41%|
|Aberfeldy Year Old 70cl||£25.00||40%|
|Aberlour year Speyside 70cl||£21.99||34%|
|Laphroaig Year Old 70cl||£26.00||34%|
|Reyka Vodka 70cl||£20.00||32%|
|Edinburgh Gin 70cl||£20.00||30%|
|Lanson Brut Ros 75cl||£27.00||30%|
|Thomas Dakin Gin 70cl||£22.00||29%|