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Aldi’s wine and prosecco-themed advent calendars are back

by Jennifer McShane
19th Oct 2020

With everything so up in the air, we can be thankful that at least some aspects of the impending festive season remain the same. On that note, Aldi has announced the release of their annual alcohol-themed advent calendar (plus a new variation), which prove popular every year 

Yep, one for all the adults out there, Aldi is bringing back its Wine Advent Calendar, as well as a brand new Sparkling Advent Calendar!

On Sunday, November 1st, Aldi Ireland will launch its wine-filled advent calendar for Christmas 2020. Presented in a  decorated box, the 24 doors reveal rather special, alcoholic treats. In total, you’ll find mini bottles of 10 white wines (5 x still, 5 x sparkling), 8 red wines and 6 rosé (3 still, 3 sparkling), for under €70.

Wine Advent Calendar, €68.85  

For those who’d rather treat themselves to some bubbles, Aldi’s new Sparkling Advent Calendar for 2020 will go down a treat. As with the wine advent calendar, each of the 24 doors open to reveal a mini bottle of 8 Sparkling Pinot Grigio, 8 Sparkling Rosé and 8 Prosecco bottles. This one is priced just under €80.


Sparkling Advent Calendar, €78.68 

For the kids

Aldi also has a large selection of obviously non-alcoholic advent calendars for the lille ones, including:

Wooden Advent Calendar (€12.77)

This beautiful handmade FSC® approved wooden Advent calendars with drawers to enclose daily treats. Can be used year after year if they are keen to still use it for playtime.  Includes Batteries. Choose from Winter Scene or Rustic Tree with LED lights or 3D Santa Sleigh.

Toy Advent Calendar (€18.68)

Ah, nineties nostalgia! Make counting down the Christmas season one to remember with the Hot Wheels or Polly Pocket Advent Calendar. The Hot Wheels variation includes 24 windows of daily surprises such as vehicles and accessories plus a fold-out playmat to use for their new toys! Or you can opt for a Polly Pocket version, which includes. 25 windows of daily surprises such as Polly Pocket dolls, animals, vehicles and jewellery pieces.

Plush Advent Calendar (€14.74)

Your little ones will love these adorable and huggable toy Advent calendars. Choose from Gonk Santa, Penguin, Nutcracker or Gingerbread Man. 

The above products go on sale in 144 Aldi stores nationwide from Sunday, 1st November.

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Photos: Aldi Ireland