Count down to the holidays with beautiful advent calendars

Tommy Dion

Tommy is the founder of the blog and gourmet guide Le Cuisinomane, whose mission is to showcase Québec’s local products and gastronomy. With an in-depth knowledge of Montréal’s food scene, his expertise and professionalism make him a trusted source for all the best food spots and experiences in Montréal. In addition to tasting and writing about food, Tommy also creates content for brand, always related to food and gastronomy.

Advent calendars aren’t just for kids anymore. Why not treat yourself to a little gift before the festive season? Check out these gourmet advent calendars that will keep your palate happy until the holidays.

États de choc

Inside États de choc’s advent calendar, there’s not only one but two surprises to enjoy each day from this very popular chocolate confectioner. As their web page says, expect warm childhood memories to come flooding back when you bite into their unique blend of flavours. Another plus? The tasteful design was created by Québec artist Catherine D’Amours.

M. & Mme Chocolat

The holidays offer an excellent occasion to discover M. & Mme Chocolat on Beaubien Street. You’ll get the chance to discover 25 unique creations that range from chocolate candies, caramel-pecan bites, mini chocolate bars in a variety flavours and lots more (we’re predicting many return visits to their boutique in January). This year, Lili Graffiti was behind the cute, collectible calendar illustrations.

Juliette et Chocolat

Juliette’s back again this year, offering more decadence than ever with two sublime calendars: one to woo adults and another that kids will go gaga over. Kids can also decorate the Christmas tree on their calendar with the stickers inside the boxes, which are also filled with chocolate covered rice puffs and marshmallow treats. Yummy!

Détaillants de Bières Spécialisées du Québec (DBSQ)

Here’s one for fans of Québec microbreweries and those curious to try new local beers. The box contains 24 different beers from 12 Québec microbreweries. You can set out on a voyage of flavours without leaving home!

Chocolats Andrée

One of Montréal’s favourite chocolate makers offers an advent calendar that’s not only delicious, but sustainable, especially for those who kept last year’s calendar. If you bought the beautiful wooden sleigh last year, you can fill it up again or get in on the fun by purchasing it this year.

David’s Tea

In addition to the eagerly awaited 24 Days of Tea calendar that includes both classic and original infusions, this year, David’s Tea is offering a new one: their first-ever matcha advent calendar. In addition to 24 matcha teas, the calendar has matcha-infused chocolates as well as a little jar of matcha honey.

La Boîte du Chef (the Chef’s Box)

This is the ultimate advent calendar for foodies! Each day, you’ll discover a delicacy ranging from maple salmon rillette to truffle butter, Christmas jam, Québec cheeses and the ultimate delicacy for December 25: Chef Ferrer's famous foie gras.

Squish

A Montréal company that specializes in homemade jujubes, Squish has been soaring in popularity, and for good reason. Their soft and chewy gummies are made from real fruit and come in an array of unique flavours. Get acquainted with Squish’s gourmet flavours by ordering their their advent calendar for 24 days of joy in your tummy!

Café Th3rdWave

For the first time in the history, the indispensable Th3rdwave Montréal app for coffee lovers is launching their very own take on the advent calendar. During the month of December, you’ll get to try coffees from 24 different Québec roasters: top of the morning to your taste buds, indeed! It comes in either 20 grams or 50 grams formats of pure java pleasure for you to choose from.

Tommy Dion

Tommy is the founder of the blog and gourmet guide Le Cuisinomane, whose mission is to showcase Québec’s local products and gastronomy. With an in-depth knowledge of Montréal’s food scene, his expertise and professionalism make him a trusted source for all the best food spots and experiences in Montréal. In addition to tasting and writing about food, Tommy also creates content for brand, always related to food and gastronomy.

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