Festive Gift Guide 2023

Festive Gift Guide 2023

We know it is only August but it is never too early to start planning what you are going to be getting your loved ones this Christmas!

– Take a look at our Festive Gift Guide for 2023 below for some ideas –

Beesou Aperitif

This festive season, give the gift of sustainability with Beesou, the all-natural, bittersweet aperitif brand that’s kissed by honey and buzzing with flavour, and the first B-Corp aperitif! As Christmas approaches, Beesou offers a refreshing and eco-friendly alternative to traditional aperitifs, making it the perfect present for everyone including environmentally conscious individuals looking to spread joy.

The delicious blend contains complex notes of cinchona bark and chinotto which give way to a burst of bitter orange and pink grapefruit, rounding out into the mellow sweetness of raw honey, offering an exciting twist to all-time favourite winter serves such as the Beegroni, Beegrita and Beesou’s Hot Honey Toddy – perfect to be enjoyed over the Christmas period and beyond! 

Through prioritizing environmental preservation by using 100% ethically sourced British honey from the Cotswolds, eco-friendly packaging and actively supporting bee conservation, Beesou is the perfect gift that takes it one step further by making such a positive impact on the planet. 

RRP: £29.99 for 70cl. ABV: 11%. Available from: Beesou, The Whisky Exchange & Amazon

818 Tequila

There is no better way to treat your loved ones than with a boozy bottle or two, and what more than from one of the most loved and cherished celebrities out their – Kendall Jenner. Or, if you are planning to host the ultimate festive party and are in need of stocking up, there is nothing like a tequila shot or cocktail to help tap into that magical Christmas spirit. 

There is no better choice then 818 Tequilathe multi award-winning premium tequila brand owned by cultural icon and entrepreneur Kendall Jenner which arrived in the UK for the first time this year.  Sustainably produced, 818 Tequila is one of the smoothest tequilas on the market, which has a unique versatility that makes it the perfect match for those festive flavours, available in three expressions at different costs, Blanco (£48) Reposado (£56) and Añejo (£65). 

Made to be savoured, serve 818 Tequila in a classic old fashioned, garnished with a cocktail cherry and orange peel to embrace everything Christmas.

Available from Drink 818 & Selfridges

Mermaid Gin & Rum

Mermaid Gin, Vodka & Rum are produced in Ryde at the Isle of Wight Distillery, the first and only distillery on the island. Mermaid spirits are shaped by the distillery’s stunning surroundings and the unique character of the Isle of Wight all whilst minimising waste using ethically sourced and often locally sourced ingredients to hand-craft a range of smooth, complex spirits, with a hint of sea air.

Mermaid Salt Vodka RRP: £38.00. ABV: 40%. Available from: John Lewis, Amazon, Harvey Nichols, Master of Malt and Isle of Wight Distillery

Mermaid Gin RRP from £38.00. ABV 42%. Available from AmazonJohn LewisMaster of MaltThe Whisky ExchangeHarvey Nichols,FenwickTescos and Waitrose 

Mermaid Spiced Rum RRP From £38 for 70cl  ABV 40%. Available from Isle of Wight Distillery, John Lewis & Master of Malt

Aviation American Gin

Aviation American Gin, owned by Hollywood actor and producer Ryan Reynolds, has been voted the world’s highest rated gin and has helped establish a new style of American gin – softer and smoother, with juniper in the background and citrus and floral notes in the front – resulting in a really well-balanced gin that is a great base for cocktails.

Aviation American Gin RRP: £28 for 700ml. ABV: 42%. Available from: TescoWaitroseAmazonMorrisons and Master of Malt