Advent Calendars are Back for the 2019 Holiday Season: Wine, Beer, Cheese & More!

You’ll be eagerly counting down days as we approach the holidays. Our popular advent calendars that quickly sold out last year are returning to stores in 2019, plus new calendars for you to enjoy!

Wine Advent Calendar

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 6, ALDI U.S. stores that sell alcohol will sell Wine Advent Calendars!

This year, the advent calendar will feature 24 unique wines from regions around the world, from South Africa to Australia.  The wine is housed in (24) 187 ml. individual bottles. Open one of the flaps each day to find a new variety!

Our Wine Advent Calendar features an array of red, white, bubbly, sweet and dry wines. Please note that we are limiting two per customer and once the calendars are sold out, they will not be restocked.

Beer Advent Calendar

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 6, ALDI U.S. stores that sell alcohol will sell Beer Advent Calendars!

Our Beer Advent Calendar includes a variety of imported beer including six core range selections, two ALDI Finds and seven exclusive varieties. The beer is housed in (24) 11.2 fl. oz. individual bottles.

Supply of this ALDI Find holiday item is limited. Customers may purchase a limit of two Beer Advent Calendars and once the calendars are sold out, they will not be restocked.

Cheese Advent Calendar

Yes, you read that right. Our Cheese Advent Calendar will hit stores the same day as the Wine and Beer Advent Calendar. Pair them all together for the best December ever!

The Cheese Advent Calendar will feature 24 snack-sized European cheeses. This year, the Cheese Advent Calendar is made to directly pair with the Wine Advent Calendar, but it can also be enjoyed on its own.

Supply of this ALDI Find holiday item is limited. Customers may purchase up to three Cheese Advent Calendars and once the calendars are sold out, they will not be restocked.

Chocolate Advent Calendars

Get ready, chocolate lovers! This year, we have a variety of chocolate advent calendars for you to choose from.

On sale starting Nov. 6! Choose between two Choceur advent calendars filled with milk chocolate figures. The chocolates inside the Premium Advent Calendar are crème filled and are larger in-size, whereas the Choceur Advent Calendar chocolates are solid. There are different scenes to select and kids can color the back!

Toy Advent Calendars

Also on sale starting Nov. 6, we’re offering toy advent calendars featuring some of children’s favorite characters and movies, including Toy Story 4, Paw Patrol, Barbie, Hot Wheels, and Cars.

We’ll also be offering a dog-themed advent calendar and a book advent calendar for the young reader in your life.

This holiday, have fun no matter how you count down until Christmas! Let us know in the comments below which of our advent calendars you’re most looking forward to buying!

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28 thoughts on “Advent Calendars are Back for the 2019 Holiday Season: Wine, Beer, Cheese & More!

  1. Dayna Schickedanz

    I live in Normal, IL and can’t see that any stores within an hour of me will offer the Wine Advent Calendar. I tried to check several stores. Is this true?

  2. Deb Noll

    Was saddened by the reality behind the hype with your Wine Advent calendars – we got to the store twenty minutes early on a cold nasty Michigan morning and waited for the store to open only to learn that our store had received only 5 wine calendars so the rest of us were out of luck. After all of the promotional advertisement we expected better.

  3. Julie Schwarzenegger

    Completely disappointed by the intentional under-supplying of the wine calendars. I live in a heavily populated area and the two stores near me got a “supply” of two and six products. I can’t imagine sales data from the UK release last year predicted that as a reasonable amount. So disappointed in this marketing ploy.

  4. EllJayPea

    Aldi,
    You are the only grocery market anywhere that sells these for this price. People ran into the stores bought them up and now there are tons of them on Ebay for 150+. Next year make/sell more, and bring people into your store for other items!

  5. Dw

    Really disappointed with the cheese Advent Calendar was at my store Wednesday at 7:50am got my voucher for the wine as about the cheese was told they didn’t get the cheese and to check back tomorrow (Thursday) morning since they get trucks every day so I drove back Thursday morning to check if came on that truck and was informed they did in fact have on Wednesday and they would have loved to save me one but the manager doesn’t allow that

  6. dawn

    The cheese advent calendar was delayed and not delivered to the California stores on 11/7/18. It was supposed to be delivered 11/9/18 but it wasn’t in there either. I have tried to call to find out when it will be in – but there is no answer. Can you tell me when it should be delivered to California? Thank you!

  7. Bri

    The store near me had a very small supply. I stopped in and they had long since sold out. I don’t know how many they received, but the workers seemed annoyed for having received so few. My neighbors and I were going to purchase wine and cheese calendars then open them up together. Whoever made the orders and so terribly underestimated should have someone else double check their numbers next year. A wine Advent calendar? In the midst of the holiday craze? Did you seen the look on women’s faces everywhere at the delicious, wonderful, novel idea of relaxing from the host madness to open the flavor of the night? Did you hear the collective gasps and cheers ring through the neighborhoods? Did you see the lines as gas stations the night before as moms everywhere gassed up their grocery getters in preparation? There was almost a mini black Friday feel to this. Advent calendars are no longer just for kids, folks.

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  10. Craig

    For those who were not able to purchase the cheese advent calandar due to location, stock, or other unspecified reason, you did not miss out. My opinion is premature yet passionate, in that I am very unsatisfied with the Happy Farms Preferred Cheese Advent Calandar thus far, as of Dec. 4 2018. Marketing has gotten the best of me, and I was expecting a flavored variety of the listed styles – Red Leicester, Cheddar, Gouda, Édam, and Havarti. Instead what I’ve excitedly, and conversely very disappointedly, opened as of today, was 4 of the same “matured Gouda” in a row. Lesson learned, I will certainly not be purchasing future “surprise” or “mystery” packages from ALDI again. In my personal opinion, you’d be much better off getting an 8 oz block of the Happy Farms Preferred Cranberry White Cheddar, Specially Selected Smoked Gouda, and the classic Specially Selected Edam. These specific cheeses with a wonderfully priced bottle of Winking Owl Shiraz (or 3) would be an investment garunteed to satisfy until after the holidays, unlike the Happy Farms Preferred Cheese Advent calendar that has lost its sparkle in less than 5 days.

    1. ALDI USA Post author

      We’re sorry, Craig. If you’re not satisfied with the Advent calendar, you can bring the remaining product back to the store for a full refund.

    2. Katie Macke

      Same disappointment here! And my family was SO excited about this cheese a day idea… thinking there was something new/different each day to experience :o( We’ve opened nine (9) windows thus far – and have received two (2) Mature Gouda, (3) White Cheddar, and (4) Havarti. At first, I thought there must be something different about the second Havarti… dill or something… nope! Just more of the same -repeating, and repeating, and repeating. Aldi sells SO many varieties of cheese throughout the year, so I never would have dreamed that there are ONLY 4 to 5 different varieties total randomly placed in the daily slots. My 10 year old was quickly disappointed too – “This isn’t fun now.” Taking this back for a refund won’t do anything to replace the joy of killing/failing on this idea. Fun idea/good marketing… but POOR execution on the actual product.

  11. Laura Will

    Ha ha ha, can I have Craig’s refund?

    We found out about the cheese calendar offering from a friend that received it and it has been quite fun watching him post the cheese of the day! Also entertaining has been going to all the stores to see if anyone has any of these items left as I think I’ve wrapped up my holiday shopping in the Aldis special sections.

    It is a learning lesson that I need to log in to the Aldi site more often to see what new offerings are available. Thanks for making the season entertaining, Aldis!!!

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  13. ROBERT RUMMELL

    Hello, I was one of the few people to get one of Aldi’s wine advent calendar items. 2/3 of the way thru the different wines I am very disappointed in the flavor of the wines most seem to be very bitter and dry. I am not sure if they are cheap wines or just bad choice of wines. I hope if they continue to offer these in the United States in the future they more discerning in the choice of wines put into the calendar. I love the idea of the wine advent calendar.

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