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It’s that time of year again when the Yuletide tunes start to play and the libations flow freely. With so many alcohol options out there, it can be hard to decide what to get. But fret not. We’ve done the hard work for you and curated from our massive catalogue of wines, bubbly, beers, spirits and more, to bring you this ultimate booze buying guide.

Whatever your preferences and inclinations may be – whether you’re looking for wines to go with your turkey, beers with a festive twist, or fancy champagne to bring in the celebratory feels – we’ve got you covered. In the mood for some year-end drinking yet? Let’s go.

Gifts to impress

Heading to a dinner party at your boss’ home and looking to bring along something with a little class? We’ve got that sorted for you. Our Luxury Gifts collection house renowned cuvees, specially selected single cask whiskies, and bottlings where the packaging alone will evoke “ooohs” and “ahhhs”. Not every item here will break the bank too.

Our top three recommendations:
Four Drams Mystery Box Set
Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve IGT 2016
GlenDronach Original 12 Year Old

For day drinking

We get it. Sometimes the drinking starts early because of work reasons. Hey, we don’t judge. To help you along the process, our Day Drinking collection of white wines, low-ABV and non-alcoholic options (including kombucha) will easily tide you through till the appropriately late enough time comes for the serious stuff.

Our top three recommendations:
Layer Cake Chardonnay 2017
The Bucha of Byron Kombucha Original
Seedlip Grove 42 & Lemongrass Tonic 4 Pack

Wines for meat pairings

The festive season also means plenty of ham, steak and of course, turkey, to be consumed. It can get mighty meaty, so get ready your bottles of wines to help wash it all down. Not just any wines though. Check out our collection of Wines for Meat Dinners that contains hearty reds, well-bodied whites and even a few surprises that will make any year-end gathering that much more interesting.

Our top three recommendations:
Muga Rioja Reserva 2016
Misha's Vineyard Dress Circle Pinot Gris 2019
Garage Project Velvet Fog 2019

#SupportLocal

It just feels right to be buying more from our local brewers and distillers during this time. So join in the movement and support our local breweries and distilleries the likes of Alive Brewing Co., Compendium, Off Day Beer Company and more with our Homegrown Singapore Brands collection.

Our top three recommendations:
That Singapore Beer Project Starfruit and Sour Plum Kiam Sng Di Gose
Off Day Canvas Chinook / Columbus
Singapore Distillery Singapore Sling Gin

Celebratory bubbles

Pop open a bottle of bubbly and clink your glasses to a new year with this Sparkling collection of champagnes, rosés, pet-nats and more. Fill your flutes with our selection of bubblies sourced from renowned champagne houses and trendsetting wineries alike. It’s time to celebrate!

Our top three recommendations:
Fuchs & Hase Pet Nat Vol 4 2016
Billecart Salmon Rose NV
Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut 2004

Home bar essentials

There’s nothing quite like having a proper home bar set-up when entertaining guests. But what’s a home bar without unique craft spirits, liqueurs, tonics, sodas and other modifiers? Boring, that’s what. So stock up on these Home Bar Essentials that will have your guests admiring your collection while you concoct bar-quality cocktails right at home.

Our top three recommendations:
Hepple Gin
PS Soda Smoked Lemonade
Orientalist Dragon Whisky

Last one for the night

For a final drink of the evening that won’t disappoint, look to our Nightcap selection of armagnacs, whiskies, imperial stouts and more. Finish your dinner party on a guaranteed good note with these stiff, potent, and sometimes desserty beverages.

Our top three recommendations:
Boon Geuze Mariage Parfait
Gorilla Banana Boat Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
Sing Sing Whisky 10 Years Single Malt

 

Can’t find what you’re looking for in this ultimate festive booze buying guide? Find more options under our Best Sellers or just browse our entire stock of craft beers, meads, wines, champagnes, spirits, mixers and lots more. We’ve got the largest collection of craft beverages in town, so feel free to browse away.

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For more Christmas- and New Year’s-appropriate alcohol gift ideas, check out our Gift Sets too.