As Christmas shopping enters its last frenzied week JESSICA MANN gives her suggestions on what to get for festive tipplers.

It’s a week before Christmas, and you haven’t even started your shopping.

In fact you have three parties to go to this weekend and not a clue of what gifts to bring your host.

You wouldn’t be caught dead bringing an ordinary bottle of wine to a party, so here are a few classy ideas that will add a little sparkle and a lot of spirit to the holiday...

1 “This is your Captain speaking, we’ll be cruising at an altitude of 30,000 feet, please sit back, relax and enjoy your flight.” Bring some glamour to your lounge with this 1960s Cocktail Sign and recall a time when the entertainment in the skies was more than movies on the back of your seat! Only £5.50, Sylvester, Little Clarendon Street.

2 For that distinguished gentleman in your life, get him these curvy Port Sippers. They allow the drinker to enjoy that after dinner libation with out any extra oxidations. A set of two can be purchased at Sylvester on Little Clarendon Street for £7.50.

3 Wine too ‘posh’, but want a pop that packs a punch? Try the new Innis & Gunn Christmas Gift Pack. It contains a bottle each of Innis & Gunn Original, Cask Finish and their new Limited Edition IPA. The hefty abv’s will have grandma asleep in the corner. Be sure to serve well chilled in their bespoke beer glass included in the box. Sainsbury’s £8.

4 This sexy little package has a serious surprise in it, Lanson Champagne and Chocolate Truffles. Pick up a 20cl bottle of Champagne Lanson’s Black Label Brut NV complete with milk chocolate and praline truffles all wrapped up in a neat little box. Perfect for those who like the finer things in life... but can’t afford them. Get them from Tesco, £11-13.

5 Finally a seductive way to open a bottle of beer. No more need for kitschy can opener keys; this pop-up will open the bottle and hold onto the cap to keep things neat and tidy. Alessi Pop-Up, £24, from Central, Little Clarendon Street.

6 Polly wants a bottle of wine, This clever Parrot Wine opener is the latest in jungle trends. Pull out your safari jacket and leopard print stilettos and get ready for the vine. (No swinging required). £25 from Central, Little Clarendon Street.

7 Afraid of spilling your wine after one too many? This self-swirling wine tumbler has the benefit of being elegantly designed, allowing wine to breathe and being impossible to tip over. The Balancé glass is the result of collaboration between Dartlington Crystal and South African wine Fish Hoek. When you finish the glass, you’ll find the striking image of Fish Hoek’s fish artistically etched in the bottom. £35 per pair RRP at 8 For the ultimate in sparkle nothing beats a bit of bubbly. Bollinger is offering up two half bottles of their Special Cuvée and two hand-blown glasses packaged in an stylish red hat box. This gift needs no wrapping. £57.60 from 9 Have a mate that’s Steve McQueen at heart? Get him a Whisky Motorbike and Sidecar. This quality-blended whisky is specially chosen to go with the toy set by McAllister. £79.50 at The Oxford Wine Company, Standlake, Witney, Oxon OX29 7P. Call 01865 301144 or see

10 Ring in the New Year with all the glitz of A-list celebrities. Splash out on a loved one by buying them this Bollinger La Grande Année Octagon Gift Box. It contains a Bollinger Alessi brushed aluminium ice bucket, four Bollinger hand-blown glasses and one bottle of Bollinger La Grande Année 1999. If you’re lucky they’ll be so pleased they’ll want to share the champers. £279.95 from