A glass of mulled wine wouldn't be top of many people's list for much of the year. But when December hits, bottles start flying off the shelves.

Whilst Christmas is all about enjoying yourself it’s important to keep an eye on what you’re drinking during the festivities so that you don’t regularly exceed the low risk drinking guidelines for men and women of no more than 14 units a week and put on any extra Christmas plump in the process.

Our handy guide to Christmas drinks will help you stay within the guidelines and stop you from piling on the pounds.

A glass of chanmpagne is the calorie equivalent of 2 pigs in blankets.




A glass of irish cream is the calorie equivalent of two mini mince pies.


A glass of sherry is the calorie equivalent of a small slice of chocolate log.


A glass of brandy is the calorie equivalent of 3 cocktail sausages!