Cheap Christmas drinks 2012

DrinksTo help you save a few pounds this Christmas and still get suitably merry, here are some of the top deals on both alcoholic and soft drinks at the moment.

Champagne and bubbly

Under £5
There's bubbly on a budget at Waitrose, with this bottle of Premium Bucks Fizz now having a third off and costing just £2.99!

Meanwhile at Asda, Martini Prosecco will set you back £5. There's also this Extra Special Mas Miralda Vintage Cava for the same price.

Under £10
At Tesco bag this bottle of Cordoniu Brut Vintage Cava for £6.99.

Sainsbury's is the place to go if you're after a bottle of Freixenet Vintage Especial Brut. It's down to just £6.99 from £13.99.

For some Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvee Rosé, order from Ocado, where it's reduced from £12.99 to £9.74.

Under £20
Head to Tesco for some Andre Carpentier Brut Champagne, down from £24 to £15 a bottle.

Over at Majestic Wines you can get your hands on some Nicolas Feuillatte Vintage 2006 for £20, down from £30.

If you want some Pierre Darcys Champagne Blanc de Noirs Grande Reserve Brut head to Asda as it's down from £25.97 to £17.

Under £30
Tesco is the cheapest place to find this Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Non-Vintage Champagne, where it will cost you £24.99. That's down from £31.99.

If you want to splash out on some Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV, it's reduced from £38.99 to £29.24 at Ocado.


Waitrose is offering a third off selected wines this Christmas. What's more, if you buy six or more bottles of wine or Champagne, you get an additional 5% off.

There's three for £10 on selected wines at Asda including Arniston Bay, Vina Albali Tempranillo and Three Mills Reserve Red.

Tesco has a bunch of wines on offer at three for £12, including Kumala Pinotage Shiraz, Garland Crest Chardonnay and Echo Falls Merlot.

If you're boozing on a budget, don't forget Aldi, which has its wine cellar stocked with wines from a penny pinching £1.39 a bottle!


Waitrose has 20% off a selection of whiskies, including Glenmorangie Ten Year Old Malt for £24.37 (down from £32.50) and Glenfiddich 12-Year Old Special Reserve for £24.60 (down from £32.80)

Asda has a rollback price promotion on a host of different spirits. It's cheapest if you're after Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Whiskey (£18) Mount Gay Rum (£13), and Bombay Sapphire Distilled London Dry Gin (£15).

Tesco has one-litre bottles of The Famous Grouse, Bell's Whisky, Bacardi Oakheart, Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum, Bacardi Superior Rum, Gordon's Gin and Smirnoff Red Vodka for £14. Various 70cl bottles are also £12.

Finally, if you have youngsters coming who love some alcopops, then Tesco is worth a look. There's two for £5.50 on a load of different drinks including WKD Blue, Bacardi Breezer, and Smirnoff Ice.

Beer, lager and cider

After some ale? Then get yourself over to Ocado where there's a load of different ales on a four for £6 promotion, including Old Speckled Hen, Badger Brewery and St Austell.

Morrisons is offering a multibuy of three for £19 on cases of Guinness, Stella, John Smith's, Strongbow, Coors Light, Bulmers Pear and Carling.

Sainsbury's is offering two for £7 on four-packs of Strongbow Pear Cider.

Tesco is offering three for two on a range of beers including Asahi, Leffe and Estrella.

Asda is cheapest for a 20-can crate of Carlsberg at just £10, and also has 10-can packs of Stella, 12-bottle packs of Kronenbourg and 12-bottle packs of Budweiser for £7. It's also offering two for £3 on a range of different beers and ales including Greene King, Deuchars and Lancaster Brewery.

Soft drinks

At Asda there's a host of 2l bottles of fizzy drinks, including Dr Pepper, Fanta and Lilt, at two for £3.50.

If you love your smoothies head to Ocado where you can nab two 750ml cartons for £5.