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Top up on Christmas tipples with Mrs Crunch’s guide to festive drink deals

GET into the festive spirit with offers on festive drinks.

Top up on these tipples for a sip of Crimbo cheer – there are picks for non-drinkers too, and tasty snack recipes from Morrisons.com

Wine

FIND great deals on your favourite wines, including these corking offers.

Save 25 per cent on Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc at Waitrose, down to £7.99 from £10.99.

Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo was £8 and is now £6.50 at Iceland.

Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Merlot is down from £8.25 to £6 at Morrisons.

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc is now £6.50, down from £9, at Iceland.

Buy two bottles of selected wine for £10 at Morrisons, including Wolf Blass Red Label Shiraz Cabernet, normally £7.25.

Bubbles

POP your Christmas cork with fizzing deals.

Save £2.50 on La Gioiosa Prosecco Brut at Morrisons, down from £10 to £7.50.

Enjoy Lanson Black Label Brut from M&S, down from £32 to £24.

Save £8 on Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut champagne at Iceland, now £30.

Get 20 per cent off Waitrose Vintage Champagne, now £19.99, down from £25.99.

Aldi’s Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut NV is £12.49.

M&S has Champagne Delacourt Rosé Brut down from £27 to £20.

Beer

PICK up a great deal on your favourites.

Get two dozen 440ml cans of Carling lager for £12 at Morrisons.

Save 75p on selected 500ml bottles of ales at Morrisons, including Spitfire Premium Ale, down from £1.75 to £1.

Have yourself a 50cl bottle of Christmas Ale from M&S for £1.60.

Get two big packs of selected beers and cider for £16, including two packs of 12 x 330ml Heineken and 10 x440ml John Smiths, at Morrisons.

Spirits

FOR Christmas cocktails or special gifts, get into the festive spirit with these great deals.

Bombay Sapphire Gin, 1 litre, is down from £21 to £16 at Morrisons.

Aldi’s award-winning Sea Dog Premium Spiced Rum is £14.99.

Whitley Neil handcrafted gins are down from £28.58 to £20 at Morrisons.

At the Co-op, Taylor’s Select Reserve port is down from £10.75 to £7 (England and Wales) and £7.50 in Scotland.

Morrisons has Three Barrels brandy, 1 litre, down from £23.50 to £16.

Save £10 on The Ardmore Legacy malt whisky, down from £31 to £21 at Waitrose.

Festive specials

GET choc-full of Christmas cheer with The Rubis Chocolate Wine, £9.50 from Morrisons.

M&S’s show-stopping Clementine Gin Liqueur Snow Globe, 70cl, is £15.

Morrisons has £8 off a 1 litre bottle of Baileys now £12. Enjoy Hortus Plum and Cinnamon Gin Liqueur 50cl, £9.99 from Lidl.

For a Caribbean Christmas, try The Infusionist Chocolate and Orange Rum Liqueur from Aldi, £9.99.

Get a dessert in a bottle with Trifle Flavour Cream, 70cl, down from £10 to £8 at M&S.

Save £1.50 on Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry at Sainsbury’s, now £11.

Drinks with no or low alcohol

Eisberg Sauvignon or Cabernet alcohol-free is £3.50 at Tesco.

Buy two for £10 on Freixenet alcohol-free rose or sparkling white at Morrisons, £6 each.

Save 50p on Peroni Libera alcohol-free at Tesco, 4 x 330ml, now £4.

Asda has Nosecco Spumante alcohol-free down from £3 to £2.50.

Old Speckled Hen low alcohol, 500ml, is £1.30 at Morrisons.

Festive savoury rolls

Serves 16

You need:

Method: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas mark 6.
  2. Mix the turkey mince and the bouillon powder together until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Unroll the pastry and divide into two lengthways.
  4. Spread the cranberry sauce down the middle of each length of pastry, then add a layer of brie followed by a final layer of turkey mince mix.
  5. Roll the pastry over until the seam is on the underneath.
  6. Cut each roll into eight.
  7. Mark each top with a small slit and egg wash.
  8. Sprinkle the top with ground pepper.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 mins or until golden brown. Serve and enjoy.

Cheese and rosemary stuffed pastry stars

Serves eight

You need:

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas mark 4/160C fan and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry and cut out star shapes using a cookie cutter.
  3. Place them on to a baking tray and egg wash the top of each star.
  4. Sprinkle cheese and rosemary on top of each of the stars.
  5. Cook in the oven for 10 to 12 mins until the pastry turns golden. Serve and enjoy.
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