Time To Wine Down: The Best Booze Deliveries To Order In For Christmas

Food & Drink
By Lottie Woodrow | 14th December 2022

Can’t face heading to another supermarket for your boozy shopping this year? Make the switch to online and order from one of these alcohol deliveries from the comfort of your sofa.

There is a wealth of brilliant alcohol delivery options out there, from zesty cocktails to brilliant beers. Scroll through our edit of the best – plus, you’ll be able to find a few Christmas offers to take advantage of too. From wine boxes to your door to expertly crafted bottled cocktails, here are our favourites…

Looking for last-minute gifts? Find more food & drink foodies in our Christmas Gift Guide. 

Black Lines, Alcohol Deliveries

Black-Lines Drinks

Nothing beats a freshly made cocktail by a professionally trained bartender, but these bottled cocktails come pretty damn close. Using the best possible ingredients and the tightest of processes Black-Lines make their bottled beverages without compromise.

Their festive Oatnog – a vegan twist on the Christmas classic – is the one to buy in hoards this year to keep everyone happy around the dinner table. Plus, you can’t go wrong with a Negroni and Black Lines’ is excellent.

www.blacklinesdrinks.com

Moth Drinks, Alcohol Deliveries

MOTH

If you’re tired of the same old bottle of Prosecco each year but you haven’t quite mastered the art of cocktail making, MOTH’s take on the French 75 is the perfect drink to sip over the festive period.

The MOTH French 75 has been created with award-winning spirit partner Tarquin’s Cornish Gin. Expertly mixed with sparkling wine and lemon for plenty of zings, it’s light, full of fizz and will add a pop of pink to any occasion.

www.mothdrinks.com

The Cocktail Club, Alcohol Deliveries

The Cocktail Service

Fancy a Negroni? Or a Salted Caramel Espresso Martini? But don’t quite have the know-how of an award-winning mixologist? Don’t worry, The Cocktail Service is a purveyor of handcrafted and deliciously developed cocktails. Through their Cocktail Club, they offer ready-made, bottled cocktails and beautifully put-together cocktail kits should you fancy creating one yourself, or with flatmates.

www.thecocktailservice.co.uk

Beer 52, Alcohol Deliveries

Beer 52

Bringing you guys the best beer on the planet straight to your door, Beer52 is the go-to delivery company for bona fide beer snobs, whether they’re after a hoppy pale ale, a crisp IPA or a rich stout. The team handpick beers from 40+ countries and have over 700 beers in the bank, plus, customers can earn points and rewards as they shop – you will literally earn points as you drink beer, what’s not to love?

Right now, we’ve teamed up with Beer52 to bring The Handbook readers an offer they cannot refuse – half-price beer. New customers can shop eight craft beers, a tasty snack and the award-winning beer magazine, Ferment, half price with free postage. To order your free crate, visit beer52.com/handbook

More into your wine? They’ve branched out into the grape world with Wine52, delivering three beautiful wines from some of the finest wineries in Spain’s Castilla-La Mancha region in time for Christmas. Order yours here.

Lockdown Liquor, Alcohol Deliveries

Lockdown Liquor & Co.

Born out of the pandemic, Lockdown Liquor & Co. has gone from strength to strength, continuing to soar this festive season with an array of tasty tipples. 

The company delivers small-batch pre-mixed cocktails to your door, but the focus is on premium ingredients mixed by expert mixologists. This Christmas season, order in a bottle or two of the KITRI x Lychee Martini for a sophisticated twist on the classic. The lychee flavour adds a whole new dimension to the mix and would make a brilliant addition to any bar cart this Christmas. 

While the Cuban Toddy will warm you through the long winter nights. Expect a mix of spiced rum, ginger cordial, agave nectar and rooibos tea blend to be waiting for you in every sip.

Order yours here: www.lockdown-liquor.com

Kocktail, Alcohol Deliveries

Kocktail

Looking for a cocktail with a kick? Co-founders of Kocktail have teamed up with international award-winning Neil Donachie, the former senior bartender of Savoy Hotel’s Beautfort Bar to bring fruity flavours and boozy tipples straight to your door.

Sign up and each month you’ll receive expertly crafted cocktails through your letterbox. Each box comes complete with the tipple, alongside a garnish and a ‘story behind the serve’, explaining the low-down on the origins of the flavours and ingredients.

Fancy something more festive? Try their Christmas collection, packed with tipples like Mince Pie Old Fashioned; Spiced Orange & Cranberry Twist; and Christmas Tree Fizz.

Get yours at: kocktail.co.uk

Laylo, Alcohol Deliveries

Laylo

Launching back in July 2020, founders Laura Riches and Laura Rosenberger made it their mission to rewrite the rules of what boxed wine entails. The team works closely with small, independent producers to create the best possible wine that you’d proudly bring out at a dinner party.

Like a white? Try their French Sauvignon. Prefer a red? Their boxed Merlot is perfect for any occasion.

www.drinklaylo.com

NIO cocktails, Alcohol Deliveries

NIO Cocktails 

Cocktails by post? Yes please.

Get expertly mixed cocktails each and every time when you order from NIO Cocktails. Their boxes are able to be built to suit you and your individual tastebuds, whether you love a classic cosmo or fancy a festive favourite. 

For something yuletide-themed, their ‘Three Kings Cocktail Box’ includes three of their limited-edition Christmas cocktails all wrapped up. Look forward to spiced negroni; winter sidecar; and Christmas in Manhattan.

Order yours at: niococktails.co.uk 

Send A Negroni, Alcohol Deliveries

Send A Negroni 

Who doesn’t love a classic Negroni?

Treat the cocktail lover in your life with a special boozy package courtesy of Send A Negroni. Perfect for birthday gifts or just enjoying yourself, choose from the Classic Negroni, Passionfruit & Guava Negroni or try the 5 Negroni Package for a real cocktail fused treat.

Order yours at: www.sendanegroni.com

Hiver Beers, Alcohol Deliveries

Hiver Beer

Keep the beer drinkers happy and order in a crate from Hiver Beers. The crisp and refreshing craft beers are made by fermenting beer with raw British honey, giving the brews their signature depth of flavour and a crisp refreshing finish.

Choose from the Hiver Blonde Beer, Amber Beer or Session IPA and make this one Christmas to remember.

Order now at: hiverbeers.com

Rock Leopard Brewing Co, Alcohol Deliveries

Rock Leopard Brewing

Rock Leopard Brewing is based in South East London and offers a range of modern-American-inspired hop-forward beers.

Guaranteed to please every beer aficionado, choose from everything from IPAs to Irish Stouts.

Order yours at www.rockleopardbrewing.com

Searcys, Alcohol Deliveries

Searcys 

Skip the supermarket queues and celebrate with a home delivery from Searcys. The popular hospitality group also boasts an online store dedicated to all things Champagne.

Choose from some of their most popular bottles, from the Searcys Blanc De Blancs Champagne to Searcys English Sparkling Wine.

After all, there’s always time for Champagne.

Order yours at: searcys.giftpro.co.uk

St John, Alcohol Deliveries

St. John

This is one box of wine you’re not going to turn your nose up at. St. John, the London restaurant famed for its nose-to-tail eating, are curing all your Christmas casualties with their Bag-In-Box.

Choose from white, red or rosé (all from the Languedoc region) boxes that hold four bottle’s worth of wine and keep up to four weeks. But let’s face it, it’ll all be gone in a matter of days this Christmas.

Order yours at www.stjohnrestaurant.com

Quality Wines, Alcohol Deliveries

Quality Wines

Sister wine store and tasting bar to Farringdon’s Quality Chop House, Quality Wines, have come up with an ingenious way to spend your family-centric festivities.

The wine experts are bringing their wine to you so you can enjoy the bottles without leaving the sofa. Choose from rosé, red, fizz, white and even orange or sweet & fortified. Or purchase one of their expertly crafted cases.

www.shop.thequalitychophouse.com

Discount Suit Company, Alcohol Deliveries

Discount Suit Company

Making Christmas a little easier is East London ‘speakeasy’ the Discount Suit Company with their at-home cocktail kits.

There are plenty of bundles to get stuck into, from whiskey sets to Bloody Mary hangover cures.

www.thesuntavern.co.uk

Diogenes the Dog, Alcohol Deliveries

Diogenes the Dog

South London wine experts, Diogenes the Dog have launched a virtual sommelier service to ensure you aren’t stuck booze-less with your in-laws this Christmas.

Available via Slurp, there’s something for every occasion, whether you’re hosting to the nines or having a quiet one in.

Moore House Cocktail Company, Alcohol Deliveries

Moore House Cocktail Company

Get into the yuletide spirit with a helping hand from Moore House Cocktail Company. Expect to find all of your signature cocktail needs catered for here, as well as some excellent festive numbers. Think figgy pudding old fashioned; chocolate orange espresso Martini; and a winter negroni – delicious.

www.moorehousecocktails.co.uk

Forest Road Brewery, Alcohol Deliveries

Forest Road Brewery

If you’re part of London’s beer scene you’ll be familiar with these guys. They started off with a tiny batch of beer, brewed in a back garden in East London, now they are one of the hottest names on the craft beer scene but their ethos remains the same – to support local and to consistently produce a top quality beer. And you can take it from us, the Posh lager tastes pretty damn good.

Order in their Christmas beer box and all of your family-beer lovers will be happy.

www.forestroad.co.uk

Bottle Apostle, Alcohol Deliveries

Bottle Apostle

If wine is more your bag, Bottle Apostle is one of London’s best-loved independent wine retailers. They have stores in some of London’s yuppiest neighbourhoods – Victoria Park Village, Crouch End, Clapham and Primrose Hill – building up a loyal following in the capital. Now they’re delivering straight to your door, whether you’re after a Champagne or a sake.

They’re currently offering free delivery on orders over £100 so stock up, who knows when we can go out again.

www.bottleapostle.com

D&M Cellar, Alcohol Deliveries

D&M cellar

Go big this Christmas and order in from Drake & Morgan’s online wine cellar.

Here you can pick and choose your favourite wines and Prosecco to enjoy at home, from a classic red Chianti Classico Terre di Prenzano Vignamaggio to a bottle of Prosecco Pianer DOCG Le Colture NV for a special festive celebration.

www.shop.drakeandmorgan.co.uk


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