Christmas Cheers: Traditional Christmas Drinks in 10 Countries
It’s fair to say that, thanks to the commercialization of this Christian-based holiday, traditional Christmas drinks now carry a hint of sophistication. But, what if we told you that not too many moons ago, Christmas wasn’t the conservative, family-oriented holiday you know today? What if, instead, it began as a series of wild, uninhibited, and alcohol-fueled parties that consisted of dancing and excessive drinking?
Well, whether you object to this holiday’s controversial beginnings or not, one thing is certain; our modern Christmas wouldn’t be the celebration we know today without alcohol. And, as history would have it, traditional Christmas drinks now form part of holiday culture all over the world! Of course, the ‘scandalous’ party element has long since taken a back seat. And, for now, family and friends gather to feast and sip on their favorite holiday concoctions. Keep reading to find out more about Christmas drinks in different countries and how you can make the holidays special with drinks!…
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Alex is a hopeless romantic who was supposed to be born in Italy (her dream destination), but proud to be South African nonetheless. She lives by her heart, and, consequentially, leaves a little bit of herself in everything she writes. She wholeheartedly believes that mermaids (and fairies) exist and is deadly afraid of the age ’30’.