As Christmas approaches, mulled wine is probably on your radar. If you haven’t had a cup of the good stuff yet (what are you doing?), then it might be time to start. Especially when you realise the health properties the hot wine actually has. Science has proven that mulled wine can help with anything from preventing colds and lowering cholesterol to boosting your memory and strengthening your bones. It’s also great beauty-wise with lots of anti-ageing properties that work for the skin and body. So there you have it. Time to knock them back. (Though maybe not too much.) Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Wine glasses have slowly been increasing in size Aldi is selling a Christmas wine tasting of dark chocolate, figs and fruit How to open a bottle of wine without a bottle opener
Whether you’re planning a festive extravaganza in the run-up to Christmas or will be hosting a chilled get-together with friends and family, the first thing to conquer is the drinks cabinet. But it’s time to leave the Bailey’s at the supermarket and up your game this season. From winter sangria to North Pole -themed bubbles, these are the Christmas cocktails bound to rack up the likes on Instagram. It’d be rude not to give one or two a try (even if you don’t intend to move from the sofa all day). Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 14 ugly Christmas jumpers to brighten up your day 7 boozy hot chocolate recipes which will go down a treat this Christmas How to avoid a hangover this festive season
Snow is forecast, the tree is bearing baubles and we’ve almost tackled our Christmas to-do list. So what better opportunity to kick back in front of the fire with a cream-topped cup of hot chocolate? But before you roll your eyes, this winter we’ve been introduced to a more grown-up approach to the festive favourite. From red wine -laced beverages to rum-spiked cocoa, these are the best boozy hot chocolate recipes to try this Christmas . And they’re sure to prove a hit with your friends and family (just don’t blame us for the hangover ). Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: How to choose the perfect Christmas tree and take care of it How to avoid a hangover this festive season 16 of the best DIY Christmas gifts that you’ll want to keep for yourself
Christmas is a time for being merry, which makes it’s the perfect excuse to give your loved ones a bottle of something a little bit special.