Make sure you’re getting the cheapest deal on your Christmas alcohol (Photo: Getty)
No matter what your Christmas day traditions are, we’re almost certain they involve alcohol.
While beer, wine and Prosecco are table essentials for the big day, it’s also nice to invest in a special bottle to toast with and share with your loved ones.
But doing your research can make a big different to your bill, so we have found out the best places to buy each of the key Christmas tipples – from vodka to Prosecco and Limoncello.
Plus, there’s information on how to save on delivery charges from all the major supermarkets, including Tesco, Asda and Sainsburys, as well as any good delivery deals that you could snap up this Christmas.
If you’re more interested in a taste test between different reds, whites and sparkling wines or beer for Christmas dinner see our recommendations here and if you can also check our guide on best wines to pair with turkey.
Best place to buy Baileys
Baileys is cheapest at Ocado this Christmas
One of the most warming winter drinks of all, having a shot of sweet, creamy Baileys on Christmas evening (or morning!) always goes down a treat, probably because it tastes exactly like a dessert.
The best place to buy Bailey’s this Christmas was surprisingly Ocado, where it’s currently selling at £11. Asda and Morrisons on the other hand are all selling the 75cl bottle for £12, while Tesco’s £14 bottle is on 2 for £20.
Best place to buy Limoncello
Tesco and Morrisons are both selling their Limoncello for the lowest price – just £10
Ideal for festive drinking games or as a digestif after your huge turkey-and-trimmings feast, Limoncello is a popular spirit on dining room tables all around Britain at Christmas.
Tesco and Morrisons both offer the cheapest Limoncello option selling their 50cl bottle for just £10, although Asda offer a bigger 70cl bottle for only £3 more.
Harveys is only £7.99 at Ocado at the moment
While it was once associated with elderly relatives, like all other vintage things, Sherry is making a comeback. Whether you drink the sweet, syrupy-esque wine alongside the Queen’s speech or at the dinner table, its certainly a cheap and unique Christmas alcohol option.
Get it for the cheapest price at Ocado, where the 75cl bottle is only £7.99. Morrison’s are also selling the same bottle for £9, while Asda and Sainsbury’s are offering a litre of the stuff for a tenner.
Best place to buy Jack Daniels
Jack Daniels is on deal at Morrisons, Sainsburys and Asda
Jack Daniels is a firm favourite all year round, so when alcohol season hits its prime in December, demand for the stuff soars. Jack Daniels have also released a slightly sweeter, honey version of their whiskey – the ideal antidote to drink alongside your Christmas dinner.
Morrisons, Sainsburys and Asda are all selling it for £15, with the latter two also offering the honey version of the good stuff for the same bargainous price.
Best place to buy The Famous Grouse Scotch Whiskey
Ocado have the Scottish Whiskey for a bargainous £12
If Famous Grouse whiskey is more your scene, there’s plenty of deals up for grabs on Scotland’s favourite tipple too.
It’s cheapest at Ocado, costing just £12, but Tesco and Asda also have it on offer for £13.
There’s deals on Schloer at all the big supermarkets right now
The taste of Christmas since our childhoods, Schloer is a must-have on all dining tables this December 25th. And there’s deals on it literally everywhere…
Tesco are the cheapest by a penny, offering it up for 99p per bottle, while Morrisons and Asda are selling it for the £1 mark. Ocado’s price remains at a solid £1.99, although it is buy one get one free.
Best place to buy Smirnoff Vodka
Get Smirnoff for just £10 at Asda right now
Ideal for making Christmas cocktails, doing shots or just saving for New Year, having a bottle of vodka around at Christmas is always a good idea.
If vodka’s what you’re after for the big day, then look no further than Asda, who have an incredible deal on the 70cl bottle, which is currently on sale for only £10. All other supermarkets are around the £15 mark, including Tesco, who also have it on 2 for £20.
Gordon’s gin is also just £10 at Asda this Christmas
It’s always a good day for gin and as we all prepare to glug down the good stuff over Christmas, there’s loads of deals on Gordons to stock up your supplies with.
At Asda its only £10 a bottle, its £15 for 1 litre at Morrisons and 2 for £20 at Tesco.
Prosecco is as little as £5.50 per bottle at Morrisons, so stock up!
If you’re willing to splash out on the best possible taste, see our taste test guide on Prosecco here. But if the best price is what you’re after, you’ll be pleased to know that all the big supermarkets have offers on the nation’s favourite festive fizz.
The lowest price bottle of Prosecco we found was at Morrisons, for only £5.50! Tesco came in a close second, with theirs retailing at £5.85, while Asda’s costs £6, and Sainsbury’s cheapest offering is £6.75. Ocado were the most expensive of all, selling theirs for £6.99.
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Moët and Chandon is only £25 in some supermarkets right now
If there’s ever a time to splash out on a fancy bottle of Champagne, it’s almost certainly Christmas. Treat yourself to a beautiful bottle of Moët and impress all your guests, without them ever knowing you got it on deal.
Asda, Sainsburys and Morrisons are all selling their 75cl bottles of Moët and Chandon for £25 at the moment, with Tesco following closely behind, selling theirs at the £26 mark.
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Ocado are currently offering £20 off plus free deliveries for a year with a Smart Pass when you spend over £80 on your first order when you use the code VOU7670663
Tesco are currently offering free deliveries for your first month when you register with them today.
Sainsburys are offering free delivery on all orders over £100 booked for delivery on Monday – Thursday after 2pm.
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How much does each supermarket charge for delivery?
There’s a minimum order of £40 online, and then delivery charges range from free in the mid-week, up to £5.99. You can also buy a "Smart Pass"
While there’s no minimum order, Tesco add on an extra £4 to all orders under £40.
Sainsburys has a £25 minimum order value on all orders, and orders under £40 will be charged a maximum delivery fee of £7. Orders over £40 will be charged a delivery fee of between £1 and £7.
Morrisons have a minimum order of £40 and their delivery fees range from £1 to £5 depending on the day and time.
There’s a minimum order of £25 and delivery charges then range between £3 and £5.50.
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