WE round up some decorative drinks to put the cheers into Christmas, says Sam Wylie-Harris.
1. Daffy’s Gin Christmas Card (5cl), from £7.49 for a single card; box of six cards £44.94, Daffy’s Gin We love this boxed gin-centric card with a festive message on the back: “The weather outside is frightful but the gin inside’s delightful, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”
A stocking to hang on the mantelpiece, with a festive punch cocktail mixer (50cl) and two miniature bottles of Tanqueray Gin.
3. Decorative Snowflake Baubles, from £8.95 (3cl), The Whisky Exchange The perfect measure of whisky, bourbon, rum and gin, for a quick fix on the big day.
4. Gin Baubles Gift, £29.75 for six, Laithwaite’s Pickering’s Gin baubles can be threaded through a red ribbon and pinned as a garland; plus they’re refillable.
Just the tonic for gin and vodka lovers: dress the table with these crackers, which work just as well for small soirees as well as larger grown-up gatherings.
PHOTOGRAPH: ALAN DONALDSON