Looking for the perfect gifts for the drinks lover? Well, you’re in luck. From quirky gift sets to personalised pressies, here’s our 20 best gifts for the person who enjoys a good tipple:

Gifts for the Drinks Lover: Homeware

1. For Fancy Glassware: Royal Doulton 

What: Highclere Goblet – Set of Four (£80)

The Lowdown: Feel like a right royal belle with these pretty glamorous goblets by Royal Dolton. The glasses, characterised by stunning diamond and wedge cut crystal are modern and sophisticated, adding radiant beauty to any table.

Where to Buy: Online here 

2. For Tequila: Himalayan Shot Glasses

What: Himalayan Shot Glasses (£15 for a set of 2 and £25 for a set of 4)

The Lowdown: Root7’s Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses are made from 100% solid rock salt, and add a subtle salty flavour to your shot, to take the edge off any incoming spirit. These must have shot glasses are hand carved from natural pink rock salt of the highest quality, mined from the Himalayas. Say goodbye to awkwardly licking salt off your hand when enjoying Tequila and say hello to the snazzy Himalayan Salt Shot Glass.

Where to Buy: Online here

3. For a Personalised Glass: Anthropologie 

What: Gilded Monogram Glass (£14)

The Lowdown: We heart Anthropologie’s homeware range. And we especially like anything that’s personalised. These tumblers are great gifts, and are a beautiful addition to any drinks cupboard. The tumbler is the perfect glass for a G&T, some scotch or Ribena. Let’s keep it classy.

Where to Buy: Online here 

4. For Cocktails: Lakeland 

What: Strawberry Daiquiri Mason Jar (£3.99)

The Lowdown: For lovers of an exotic strawberry daiquiri cocktail, here’s a nicely packaged way to recreate the flavours of summer holidays by the pool. Simply fill the mason jar with ice, add the daiquiri cocktail mix and a shot of your favourite rum, stir and serve. Set comprises Mason jar and strawberry flavour daiquiri mix. Please note: rum, sunshine and pool-side bar not included.

Where to Buy: Online here 

5. For a Posh Beer: Liberty 

What: Nice Hops Can Glass (£12.95)

The Lowdown: Who says drinking beet can’t be sophisticated?  This 16 oz. Easy, Tiger Nice Hops Can Glass will make any BBQ/pint look classy. Remember: this glass is for life and not just for Christmas.

Where to Buy: Online here 

Gifts for the Drinks Lover: Tea

6. For a Tea Set: T2 

What: A Moment With French Earl Grey (£35)

The Lowdown: This gift set have everything you want to enjoy a nice cup of Rosy Lee. Specially designed to give you that moment’s pause in a busy day, the box includes an intricately patterned cup and saucer, matching infuser and a box of their famous French Earl Grey.

Where to Buy: Online here 

7. For a Proper Brew: Yorkshire Tea 

What: Yorkshire Tea Teapot for One (£9)

The Lowdown: Cut us and we bleed Yorkshire Tea. No, seriously, AT is run on a lot of coconut milk cappuccinos and very strong tea. This teapot adds a touch of luxury for the solo tea drinker – designed for those individual tea drinking moments when you fancy a proper brew.

Where to Buy: Online here 

8. For a Tea Hamper: Twinings 

What: Luxury Afternoon Tea Hamper (£35)

The Lowdown: For the person who loves a truly proper English Afternoon Tea with all the trimmings, elegance and etiquette that it entails, Twinings Luxury Afternoon Tea Hamper has it all. What’s in it, we hear you cry? Well, there’s  English Breakfast loose tea presented in its traditional tea caddy, and for an extra flourish, Nutty Chocolate Assam Loose Tea – with its sweet chocolatey and creamy hazelnut taste. A bit like a praline truffle.

Where to Buy: Online here 

9. For the Traditional Tea Drinker: teapigs

What: Afternoon Tea for Two Gift Set (£20)

The Lowdown: What a lovely gift set we have here. Included in the set is 2 teapigs glass cups and saucers, and their everyday brew – teapigs’ gutsy signature blend is as good as it gets – their builders’ tea, if you will. And, a packet of darjeeling earl grey – delicate darjeeling tea (it’s the champagne of teas, you know) with natural bergamot oil.

Where to Buy: Online here 

Gifts for the Drinks Lover: Spirits

10. For Gin: Sipsmith 

What: Sloe and Sock Gift Set (£22)

The Lowdown: Socks and gin. What a combo. The Sip in Style gift set is a collaboration between Sipsmith Gin and the London Sock Company, born out of a passion for things well made; made the way they should be, the way they used to be. This gift set contains a Sipsmith Sloe Gin 5cl, carefully paired with the London Sock Company Rich Burgundy socks.

Where to Buy: Online here 

11. For a French Liqueur: Chambord

What: Chambord Gift Set (£10)

The Lowdown: Good news: Chambord is now available with your favourite fizz in one boozy gift set. Add this pretty package, which has a 20cl bottle of Chambord black raspberry liqueur and Canti Prosecco underneath your Christmas tree for the perfect Boxing Day tipple.

Where to Buy: Sainsbury’s

12. For a Sweet Spirit: V Gallery 

What: Marshmallow Vodka (£24.99)

The Lowdown: Whether melted over the BBQ, perched atop a Rocky Road or just squished into your salivating jaws by the fistful – everyone enjoys a good marshmallow. And now a sweet-toothed mixologist has done the decent thing and created Marshmallow Vodka. Made using 5-times distilled Italian Vodka; unlike a lot of ‘flavoured spirits,’ this is no sickly-sweet affair.

Where to Buy: Online here 

13. For Scotch: Dalmore 


What: Dalmore Scotch and Glasses Set (£64.99)

The Lowdown: Time, different cask types, varying sizes, and warehouse conditions can all influence the maturity of a single malt – Dalmore have had over 15 years of experience in creating the best possible Scotch available. The redolence of these vessels delivers the perfect balance between spirit, wood and maturity. This set is an ideal gift for whisky lovers, with two collectible etched glasses.

Where to Buy: Selfridges

14. For Scottish Gin: Isle of Harris Gin 

What: The Harris Serve+

The Lowdown: Isle of Harris have just released their new gin. The Harris Serve+ includes a bottle of Isle of Harris Gin to enjoy accompanied by two hand-crafted matching glasses to ensure a serve with style. The set also includes a bottle of Sugar Kelp Aromatic Water, a wonderful addition to heighten the maritime notes of the gin.

Where to Buy: Online here 

15. For Even More Gin: G’Vine

What: G’Vine Floraison (£38)

The Lowdown: Unlike most other gins that are made from wheat, G’Vine is crafted from grapes in the heart of Cognac – offering guests something a little different this Christmas. G’Vine Gin is incredibly light and refreshing with floral undertones – ideal served with tonic, or on the rocks.

Where to Buy: Available to purchase online via Amazon or at OddBins

Gifts for the Drinks Lover: Wine and Beer

16. For a Beer Subscription: Crafted Crate

What: 12 Beer Crate (£36)

The Lowdown: Crafted Crate sends 12 completely new craft beers each month to your door. The Crafted Crate team do the legwork tracking it down and making sure it’s up to the Crafted Crate standard (it’s a tough life), and all you have to do is choose the right amount of beer and how often you want them delivered. But what makes it even more unique, is that the first 500 subscribers get shares in the company.

Where to Buy: Online here 

17. For a Do-It-Yourself Kit: Home Brewtique

What: Pale Ale Homebrewing Gift Set (£100)

The Lowdown: The Pale Ale gift set comes with Home Brewtique’s uniquely developed brewing equipment that makes each step of real ale brewing as easy and straight-forward as possible, 12 amber swing-top bottles, a rustic hessian bottle carrying bag and two of their most popular recipe packs (British Best Bitter and Australian Pale Ale). The addition of bespoke bottle labels makes this a truly personal gift.

Where to Buy: Online here 

18. For Personalised Wine: John Lewis

What: Personalised White Wine Gift Set (£20)

The Lowdown: This white wine from the sunny vineyards of Southern France will make a delightful gift presented in its personalised gift box. With a medium dry sauvignon and colombard blend, present this wine and make a toast as you and your special someone take your first sip this Christmas.

Where to Buy: Online here 

19. For a Beer Trio: Brewdog

What: Hoppy Christmas Glass Combo (£8.50)

The Lowdown: Deck the halls with Brewdog Beer this festive season. The special Christmas pack contains 3 Hoppy Christmas beers, and 1 rather smashing Schooner glass. Ideal for any Brewdog fan, or a person who’s all about that IPA life.

Where to Buy: Online here 

20. For a Limited Edition Beer: Camden Town Brewery 

What: 2016 Aged Larger (£9.99)

The Lowdown: Let’s face it, 2016 has been a weird ol’ year. Give the gift of Camden Town Brewery’s limited edition 2016 barrel aged larger to anyone who wants to drown their sorrows/get drunk so they can’t remember Brexit this Christmas. The larger also comes in a larger-than–average 750ml bottle – say no to your bottle of cheap plonk, and yes to this 8.1% boozy wonder.

Where to Buy: Online here