Always craving more sleep? These 5 signs mean you’re not getting enough
Always craving more sleep? These 5 signs mean you’re not getting enough

Jennifer McShane

‘Confusing’: Scooter Braun speaks out over Taylor Swift ‘feud’
‘Confusing’: Scooter Braun speaks out over Taylor Swift ‘feud’

Jennifer McShane

These are our favourite outdoor furniture brands for every budget
These are our favourite outdoor furniture brands for every budget

Amanda Kavanagh

This home in Kinsale harbour is on the market for €2.25 million
This home in Kinsale harbour is on the market for €2.25 million

Megan Burns

50 years on and we’re still talking about Coco Chanel
50 years on and we’re still talking about Coco Chanel

Rose Mary Roche

Take a look inside – and shop – Cara Delevingne’s LA home
Take a look inside – and shop – Cara Delevingne’s LA home

Holly O'Neill

Details announced for Ireland’s first big outdoor music festival since March 2020
Details announced for Ireland’s first big outdoor music festival since March 2020

Sarah Finnan

Hairstylist Jacqui Fay on going grey in her thirties
Hairstylist Jacqui Fay on going grey in her thirties

IMAGE

Sha’Carri Richardson is the Olympic hopeful you’re about to see a lot more of
Sha’Carri Richardson is the Olympic hopeful you’re about to see a lot more of

Sarah Finnan

The best basket bags to take you into summer
The best basket bags to take you into summer

Holly O'Neill

Image / Living

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


by Jennifer McShane
19th Oct 2020
blank

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.

Aldi

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.

Be drink aware. For more information, visit drinkaware.ie

Photos: Aldi Ireland

Also Read

tomato toast
FOOD & DRINK
What to eat tonight: Tomato toast with scrambled eggs, herbs and olives

A super-easy comforting midweek supper, midnight snack or brunch option, these toasted baguettes with scrambled egg are scrumptious. I find...

By Meg Walker

Downton Abbey sequel
CULTURE
Here’s what we know about the ‘Downton Abbey’ sequel so far

By Sarah Finnan

outdoor lighting Ireland
INTERIORS
Outdoor lights to brighten up your al fresco dinners

Whether you’d love a lamp for your balcony or string lights to illuminate your pergola, we’ve found options to suit every space.

By Megan Burns

Millbee Ruth Connolly honey bee
INTERIORS
‘Just like bees working together to keep a colony alive, we too need to think as a community’

As we take stock and reassess our former normal, bees remind us of how community is more important than the...

By Amanda Kavanagh

Mexican corn
FOOD & DRINK
How to make Mexican corn, known as Elote, with Cotija cheese

Slightly bold, but oh so good, this Mexican corn recipe from Floyd Cardoz is to die for. Make it tonight...

By Meg Walker

Skerries home for sale
PROPERTY
This huge Skerries home overlooking the sea is on the market for €1.75 million

The eight-bed Georgian property needs some love, but it has the potential to be a truly spectacular home.

By Megan Burns

expert houseplant tips
INTERIORS
Caitlin McGinniss from Coffee and Cactus gives us her tips for caring for your houseplants

More and more of us have been filling our homes with leafy companions, so we've asked Caitlin Owens from Belfast shop Coffee and Cactus for her advice on caring for them.

By Megan Burns