Best gin advent calendars of 2022: From Craft Gin Club, Virgin Wines and more


Christmas is coming. In fact, at the time of publication, there are only 111 days left.

This year we have noticed that preparations are taking place a little earlier than usual with the resumption of sales of Christmas trees and decorations, as well as a fierce demand for Advent calendars – the boxes of small thrilling surprises to help you count down to the big day.

While chocolate-filled Advents will always be welcomed with open arms, there’s nothing quite like a Gin Advent Calendar for fans of the delicious juniper spirit.

While daily consumption may be frowned upon at any other time of the year, Christmas gives you the green light to treat yourself to up to 24 dinky miniatures, all in the name of honoring our long and proud tradition of the Christmas calendar. ‘Advent.

Plus, the tiny volumes of gin (usually measuring a modest 5cl) are small enough to enjoy without resulting in a raging hangover the next morning. You can deepen your knowledge of the spirit or try one that interests you without shelling out an entire bottle first.

These advent calendars are also a great way to learn about small distilleries, artisan producers, and small-batch drinks that might otherwise slip under your gin radar.

One piece of advice: open the windows of your advent calendar in the evening rather than before breakfast to avoid awkward meetings with your boss.

Ready to dive? We certainly are. Find below the harvest of the best gin-soaked advent calendars for 2022.

Craft Gin Club The Very Merry Gin Calendar

Craft Gin Club

The Craft Gin Club is back to make the festive season even merrier with its hugely popular Advent Calendar featuring a range of 25 mini gins. Coming from distilleries around the world as well as here in the UK, you can expect classic London Dry flavors as well as Christmas flavors like Figgy Pudding. Learn more about the booze you wrap your lips around by scanning the QR code with your phone to reveal a short video associated with each day’s gin.

Pre-orders are open now, with deliveries going out from mid-October and you can pay via Klarna to ease the purchase on your wallet.

Right now: use the code FREEGINOFFER to also get a free 70 cl bottle of gin.

Virgin Wines Gin Advent Calendar 2022

Virgin wines

Virgin wines are perhaps best known for their advent packaged in fermented grapes, but such is its popularity that the brand has branched out into other alcoholic versions. Thank goodness we say it because this calendar has us excited for December 1st.

Presented in a festive green box, the shop’s selection brings together a truly epic variety to savor until Christmas Day: think London Dry Old Tom, navy and flavored gins.

It’s available to pre-order now with just £10 down payment and delivery from November.

Blue Tree Gin Advent Calendar, Christmas Countdown

blue tree

If you like the idea of ​​doing your Christmas shopping in one place to minimize packaging (not to mention only having to wait for one package), few have more variety than Amazon. The retail giant is done with Christmas – advents included.

For gin fans across the country, add this advent to cart. There are 24 5cl bottles with brands such as Bombay, Warner, Beefeater, Sipsmith all in the range.

The Bottle Club Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar

The bottle club

If the answer to the question “what’s better than gin?” is “pink gin”, That’s The Spirit Advent Calendar is the one that will tickle you this Christmas. The 12-day compilation features a variety of flavored gins that all share that alluring rosy hue. There’s everything from fan-favorite strawberry and rose notes to more unexpected chewing gum to sip on.

The Little Boys Room Gin Filled Giant Advent Cracker

The little boys’ room

Taking an oversized take on the traditional Christmas cookie, this version features more than just a novelty wreath and a silly joke.

This is filled with 24 x 5cl bottles of flavored gin and gin liqueurs, giving you plenty to get excited about as we count down to Christmas.

Every day you’ll be treated to a mini offer from distilleries around the world, including Edinburgh Gin, Warners and many more.

Shirley M. Pinder