FOR THOSE WHO FANCY A TIPPLE
Sea Change Provence Rosé
This is the first premium wine from the eco-conscious brand, Sea Change, and the light and crisp Provence Rosé comes from the award-winning Château Pigoudet in Southern France. Perfect to accompany fresh seafood dishes; it is fresh and zesty with delicate hints of grapefruit, white peach and tropical pineapple. The other advantage is that the Sea Change Provence Rosé uses a new, environmentally friendly label material called ‘Natureflex clear’, made solely from plant cellulose.
Price: From £13.99
Available to purchase from www.seachangewine.com.
Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Finish whisky
“Every great whisky needs a great cocktail”, and Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Finish is the perfect core ingredient for those who like to conjure up their own take on an Old Fashioned. Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Finish is made from a selection of carefully-chosen Scotch whiskies that are aged in oak casks for a minimum of seven years before being finished in American bourbon barrels, bringing the best of two whisky worlds together for an unrivalled taste.
Available to purchase from Selected whisky retailers.
Blackwell Rum Limited Edition 007
Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum has launched its new black 007 Limited Edition (40% ABV), with only 25,007 bottles being made available worldwide. The Blackwell Rum team worked alongside the No Time To Die movie on the set in Bond’s house in Jamaica. They have partnered with EON Productions to release this bottle, the perfect gift for James Bond aficionados this Christmas.
Available to purchase from www.blackwellrum.com and Harvey Nichols stores across the UK.
Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut champagne with Eco Gift Box
Elegant, sustainable and truly a standout gift, add some sparkle to the celebrations this winter with Perrier-Jouët’s newly launched eco-gift box collection. Combining beauty and sustainability, it is inspired by the white, chalky topsoil native to the Champagne region, which is reflected in a pure matte casing, wreathed around each Perrier-Jouët bottle. Each box is beautifully embossed with an intricate water-based motif detailing the House’s iconic anemones.
Available to purchase from Fortnum and Mason
The Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select whisky
The Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select Highland single malt whisky is the latest addition to the distillery’s award-winning Principal Collection. It commemorates the inextricable affinity between The Dalmore and Sherry and makes for a worthy addition to drinks cabinets, as well as being an irresistible gift for someone special. On the nose, this expression reveals fragrant caramelised orange, rich ginger and sultanas laced with honey, with the finish boasting the sweet influence of Pedro Ximénez, as well as hints of sweet mangoes, panna cotta and lemon sponge cake.
Available to purchase from www.whiskyshop.com.
Royal Salute 21 Year Old Snow Polo Edition whisky
The 21 Year Old Snow Polo Edition is the first-ever blended grain whisky in the Royal Salute collection. It draws inspiration from the stunning wintery backdrops of the snow sport and has been expertly developed by the brand’s Master Blender Sandy Hyslop. Bottled at 46.5% ABV, and best enjoyed over fresh ice, this blend is distinctively sweet and rich with elegantly layered flavours of vanilla and toffee and boasts a long, smooth finish.
Price: $155 (around £120)
Available to purchase from Luxury whisky retailers worldwide.
FOR THE FOODIES
Montezuma Chocolate Truffle Snowmen
Always a hit with the whole family, Montezuma’s chunky chaps are back for more festive fun! There are three options available for this festive product, which are namely the vegan Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Truffle Filled Snowmen, made with rich and nutty hazelnut praline wrapped in smooth dark chocolate.
In addition to this, there’s the Milk Chocolate & Cranberry Truffle Filled Snowmen, offering a creamy cranberry milk chocolate truffle in a smooth milk chocolate shell. And the 100% Cocoa Absolute Black Truffle Filled Snowmen delivering a smooth and surprisingly creamy, 100% cocoa truffle encased in Montezuma’s Absolute Black chocolate.
Available to purchase from www.montezumas.co.uk.
Chococo Mug & hot chocolate gift set
This is an ideal Christmas gift for a foodie that loves hot chocolate. The set contains delicious vegan 70% dark chocolate flakes produced in Madagascar, plus a stylish Chococo-branded enamel mug in which to put your drink after adding any steaming hot milk of your choice.
Available to purchase from www.chococo.co.uk.
Strazzanti Sicilian Pesto Parcel
This trio of 100g Strazzanti pesto jars features flavours inspired by Trapani, Palermo and Bronte in Sicily, and all are made using ingredients from the largest island in the Mediterranean. The first is Pesto Trapanese, a signature Strazzanti pesto, whilst the second, Pesto di Pistacchio uses a minimum of 50% pistachios. Lastly is the Pesto di Finocchietto, which uses just four ingredients.
Available to purchase from: www.strazzanti.co.
Six-person Paxton & Whitfield fondue set
Perfect for adhering to the ‘Rule of Six’ when it is safe to do so, this six-person grey ceramic fondue pan comes branded with the Paxton & Whitfield logo on each side. The pack contains the ceramic fondue pan, six forks, the stand, a metal base, a fuel burner with lid and snuffer, and a recipe booklet.
Available to purchase from www.paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk.