THREE of the best boozy advent calendars.

Wine Advent Calendar, £69.99,

The 24 wines in this grown-up advent calendar might be under wraps (or behind windows, rather), but rest assured, the folks at Laithwaite's will have made sure each miniature bottle of white or red is delicious to the last drop.

Drinks By The Dram That Boutique-y Gin Company's Advent Calendar, currently £99.95, Amazon

Celebrate Happy Hour every day with this five-star cocktail lover's calendar. Behind each of the 24 windows is a 30ml bottle of gin you can shake, muddle or stir into your favourite serve. Lovely packaging, too.

The Pip Stop Superstar Sparkling Advent Calendar, £125,

Fresh and elegant with plenty of finesse, this is the ultimate choice for anyone who loves a glass of bubbly, be it prosecco, cava or champagne. Absolutely fabulous and lots of fun, why not give the gift of effervescence?