It’s the most wonderful time of year and we’re here to make it just that little bit better with our first ever FOOD&WINE Advent Calendar!

This year, we’re launching an advent calendar for our lovely readers to enjoy every day up until Christmas. We’re going to include festive recipes, gift guides, competitions and more, so keep your eye on our website each day, as we’ll be launching new Christmas content every morning.

Want a sneak peek? Read on for a preview of what’s to come on FOOD&WINE over the next month…

The FOOD&WINE Christmas Taste Test

Want to know which supermarket Christmas products are the best? We’ve got you covered! Our panel of five expert tasters, including F&W editor Dee Laffan, tried mince pies, cranberry sauce and more to try and determine which products are worth buying. Want to find out which product took the top prize? You’ll have to wait until next week!

The FOOD&WINE judging panel from left to right: Aoife Noonan, Gareth Mullins, Dee Laffan, Ali Dunwort and Niall Sabongi

The FOOD&WINE judging panel from left to right: Aoife Noonan, Gareth Mullins, Dee Laffan, Ali Dunwort and Niall Sabongi

Neven Maguire’s Food Memories

Get inside the head of one of Ireland’s most beloved chefs with Neven’s Christmas food memories. We’ll also be getting some recipes and tips from Neven to ensure that your Christmas is a perfect as it would be in MacNean House. Even more of a bonus: Neven isn’t the only chef taking part in our advent calendar, as we will have Christmas memories and recipes from several other chefs coming to you throughout the month of December.

Neven Maguire will be sharing his food memories with us this Christmas

Neven Maguire will be sharing his food memories with us this Christmas

The FOOD&WINE Christmas Gift Guides

Looking for some foodie gift this Christmas? Look no further than our FOOD&WINE Christmas Gift Guides! We’ll be rounding up the best of the best, from gadgets to cookbooks and much more, so watch this space if you’re struggling with gift buying this year.

Christmas Competitions

Last but not least, make the festive season a bit more magical with our Christmas competitions. While you’re buying gifts for every family member under the sun, we’ll be running a series of fabulous competitions to help you treat yourself to something special. From hampers to drinks and everything in between, you’re definitely going to want to win these prizes!

The FOOD&WINE Advent Calendar 2018 will be kicking off tomorrow Saturday December 1st, so make sure to check our website and social media to see what’s happening every day. Happy Christmas!