Counting down in style: What’s new in Advent calendars

  • This image shows two advent calendar offerings by Sugarfina, one in the guise of Santa’s Workshop, left, and 8 Nights of Delight- Hanukkah Candy Tasting Collection reveals a new kosher-certified candy. (Katie Workman via AP)

  • A selection of wine samples are displayed as part of the 12 Nights of Wine package offered by Vinebox. These limited-edition boxes include 12 European wines made by women to help you count down to the holidays. (Katie Workman via AP)

  • This image shows a variety of coffee and tea packages for advent calendar fans, including the Tea Forte has just launched their limited-edition advent tea calendar, left, and Williams Sonoma's 24 Days of Coffee package. (Katie Workman via AP)

  • This image shows a collection of treats for dogs by Sugarwish. (Katie Workman via AP)

  • This image shows a variety of advent calendars . (Katie Workman via AP)

For lovers of Advent calendars, there are lots of new, fun and unusual ways to count down to Christmas.