Japan’s Limited Winter and Christmas Drinks

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Luca Wirthmann is a student who was born and raised in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He will live and work in Tokyo as an intern for almost five months in order to get a better understanding of Japanese culture and develop his personality as well as business skills. In the summer of 2024 he will complete his Business Administration studies and plans to do his master’s program abroad. In his free time he’s both playing and watching sports, checking out new museums, and learning new languages.

Let us introduce to Japans most renowned and anticipated limited Winter and Christmas Drinks. Get in the festive spirit of the Winter season and check out these drinks at your favorite Shop.



Indulge with the festive spirits of Dean & DeLuca’s exquisite seasonal dessert drinks, perfect for elevating your holiday celebrations. The Strawberry Cheesecake Latte, available in both hot and iced versions, is a visual delight and a treat for the taste buds. This artfully crafted drink features layers of fruity strawberry sauce and velvet cheese cream, reminiscent of a classic strawberry cake. The Hot Strawberry Cream Apple Cider, a winter favorite, combines spiced apple cider with homemade strawberry sauce and cheese cream. The dynamic of sweet and sour flavors involves over time, creating a delightful drinking experience. Treat yourself to the richness of these dessert drinks, expertly capturing the essence of holiday cakes and adding a touch of luxury to your festive moments. Savor the joy of the season with each sip.

2. Lindt


Embrace the winter festivities in japan with Lindt’s limited-time holiday delight. The Lindt Foret Noir Chocolate Drink, available in both iced and comforting hot versions. Made with the finest Lindt chocolate, this seasonal beverage promises to envelope your senses in the rich essence of premium chocolate. Whether you choose to savor it over ice for a refreshing twist or warm up with its comforting heat, Lindt’s Foret Noir Chocolate Drink embodies the essence of the festive season. Elevate your holiday experience in japan with this luxurious and limited edition Winter and Christmas Drink that captures the spirit of joy.  

3. Starbucks


Celebrate the seasons of joy with Starbucks’ enchanting lineup of winter-themed beverages, each delightful tribute to the festive spirit. Sip on the Iced Gingerbread Oat Milk Chai for a perfect blend of warm spices and refreshing coolness. Feel welcome to indulge your taste buds with the classic Peppermint Mocha, where rich chocolate meets the refreshing peppermint. For a touch of caramel goodness, the Caramel Brule Latte awaits, promising a velvety caramel experience. Dive into the comforting embrace of the Chestnut Praline Latte, a harmonious blend of nutty flavors. The Iced Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte offers a sweet and chilled sensation, while the Gingerbread Oat Milk Latte invites you to savor the cozy warmth of gingerbread spices. Elevate your winter moments with these Starbucks creations, each sip a celebration of the magical holiday season.

4. McDonalds


Embrace the winter season with McDonald’s McCafé by Barista, where delightful coffee creations await you. McDonald’s is introducing a heartwarming and chocolatey lineup in their McCafé locations nationwide. Elevate your winter experience with four new beverage: Premium White Chocolate Frappe, Premium Chocolate Frappe, Premium Hot Chocolate and Premium Iced Chocolate. McDonalds is set to enchant your taste buds with three exclusive winter holiday treats: White Snow Chocolate Frappe, a white chocolate frappe adorned with whipped cream and caramel sauce, Chocolate Orange Frappe, featuring chocolate frappe complemented by whipped cream and orange sauce and Macaro Green Apple boasting an apple aroma and a hint of secret cinnamon. Experience the festive flavors of winter with McDonald’s new indulgent beverage selection.

5. Pronto


Spoil yourself with Pronto’s new winter seasonal drinks! Not only is Pronto introducing us to their Butterscotch Café Latte but the Strawberry Latte & Custard Cream and Strawberry Spiced Milk Tea. Fitting for the winter seasons, Pronto offers a Butterscotch Café Late by browning butter and sugar resulting in a beautiful blend and creating the original butterscotch sauce. The Strawberry drinks both combine a shooting Strawberry Latte with little pulps and vanilla beans, whereas Strawberry Spiced Milk Tea is an inspiration by the Christmas Tea.

6. Tully’s Coffee

Indulge in a delightful winter treat as Tully’s Coffee  introduced a new seasonal beverage, the Ruby Chocolate & Strawberry Royal Milk Tea. This unique royal milk tea takes on a pink hue, thanks to the infusion of ruby chocolate and fresh strawberry sauce. Topped with freeze-dried strawberries, it promises a twist on comfort with a touch of sweetness. Alongside this, Tully’s Coffee offers a Mascarpone Tiramisu Latte, combining the richness of Mascarpone with whipped cream and milk for a delightful Tiramisu flavor. Don’t miss the vibrant and flavorful additions to Tully’s winter lineup.

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