Boozy Christmas countdowns are one of the most popular gifts at this time of year, and we have to say that wine advent calendars are one of our favourites.
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Whether a Christmas-themed wine rack filled with mini bottles of wine, prosecco or champagne, or a festive box dedicated to just your fave (red, white or rosé all day, anyone?) these elegant wine advent calendars are a fabulous way to discover new wines or enjoy an array of your favourites.
It's never too early to start thinking about securing a wine advent calendar - last year, the format proved so popular that several brands sold out completely! So get scrolling for our pick of all the best versions...
Shop the best wine advent calendars of 2022
We’ve created an edit of our favourite prosecco, port and wine advent calendars from John Lewis, Laithwaite'sand more. Here's to Christmas!
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Wine advent calendar, £85, John Lewis
John Lewis's 2022 wine advent calendar is already flying off the virtual shelves. The 24-door calendar includes red, white and rosé with fruity merlots, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc, shiraz and an excellent malbec.
Aldi Wine Advent Calendar 2022, Aldi
BOOKMARK TO SHOP
The highly-anticipated Aldi Wine Advent Calendar – last year's is shown above – is set for release online this 30 October. The countdown will certainly sell out quickly, so be sure to bookmark!
24-day wine advent calendar, £99.95, NotOnTheHighStreet
If you are looking for a quality advent for vino-lovers, you really won't find a better wine advent calendar deal than this boozy Christmas countdown with a selection of 24 x 187ml-200ml bottles of wine, which will give you a glass-sized amount to toast down the days of December! It's available to pre-order now and will arrive in October.
Wine & sparkling advent calendar 2022, £74.99, Amazon
Hidden behind each door of this Amazon advent calendar is a mini bottle of wine. You'll be treated to white, red or rosé - one of the few wine advent calendars to offer rosé as an option. Thanks to its festive Christmas design, the calendar will look perfect under your Christmas tree.
Mixed wine advent calendar 2022, £89.99, Virgin Wines
There's a reason why Virgin Wines' advent calendars are so popular every year - there's a full-size bottle bonus on day 25. Choose from mixed, all-red or all-white. Each comes packed with miniature top-rated customer favourites.
The Complete Book of Port, £50, Laithwaite's
Okay, so technically not an advent calendar but we couldn’t resist this sophisticated set of ports from Laithwaite’s, which could also be used to fill an empty DIY advent calendar of your choice. This box includes ten mini bottles from Barão de Vilar, established in 1715, that will carry you away to northern Portugal with samples of tawny port, rosé and white as well as the very special Colheita 2001 and Vintage 2016.
Tipsy Tree Fizz advent calendar, £139.99, Getting Personal
A free-standing mini-bottle wine rack shaped like a Christmas tree is just one major highlight of this wine advent calendar. For £139.99 it comes with two dozen 187ml bottles of delicious fizz, or you could fill it yourself.
Best DIY wine advent calendars of 2022
Are you someone who loves DIY or wants to tailor-make a bespoke wine advent calendar with just your favourites? Your best bet might be to buy an advent calendar suitable for holding mini bottles of wine that can be filled with your preferred vintages.
Empty DIY wine advent calendar, from £33, Etsy
This wooden wine advent calendar from Etsy is fully customisable as it's available in red oak, maple or read-to-paint MDF - and it's just £33.
Prosecco O'Clock advent countdown calendar, £114.95, NotOnTheHighStreet
How fun is this refillable 'Prosecco O'Clock' advent calendar? This fully working clock is a great gift for fizz lovers everywhere, enabling you to count down to Christmas Day with a section of your favourite tipples. You could also use this DIY calendar to tick off the days until a wedding or big birthday. It's available for pre-order now and will be delivered in October.
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