‘Tis the season of holiday gift-giving. Do you have a wine lover on your list and you want to get them something special? Something with a little more thought than a bottle of wine. This list is meant to reduce holiday stress with creative and fun gift ideas for your wine connoisseur. From indulgent wine glasses to fun board games this list has it all. There is no shortage of great gift ideas that are sure to sparkle and delight your oenophile. Here is a list of holiday gifts that will make your wine lover sing ho ho ho.
FOR THE FOODIE
Made with Pacific sea salt, complementary herbs, and wine reduced to a very concentrated syrup, these three intensely flavorful salts offer a new way to add the incomparable essence of vino to food. The set includes 3 – Chardonnay Lemon & Thyme – Rosé Rosemary – Pinot Noir & Fennel.
FOR THE WINE GEEK
Master The World™ Discover-Taste-Explore
Master The World
Discover new wines and hone your palate with premium bottlings from iconic regions around the world. Exemplary fine wines selected by Master Sommeliers and checked for flaws before bottling. Drink at your own pace or time yourself on the flight or taste one wine at a time. Master the World is suitable for any level of learning. Each kit is a curated selection of six 187ml bottles of wine with a tasting mat and instructions on how to use the online tasting evaluation grid. And they hold monthly tastings so that you can either attend live or view a recording with your kit. You will be sure to impress your wine lover with this interactive and fun gift.
FOR THE WINE COLLECTOR
Coravin Model Eleven Fully Automatic Wine Preservation System
A must-have gadget for any wine collector. Enjoy wine on your own terms. The Coravin wine system gives wine lovers the freedom to pour any wine, in any amount, without removing the cork. Model Eleven is the first automatic and connected Wine Preservation System. This set includes a full complement of premium accessories for a complete Coravin experience.
FOR THE ENTERTAINER
Jeni’s Sparkling Wine Sorbet With Chandon Sparkling Wine
Jeni’s Ice Cream & Chandon Sparkling Wine
Jenis.com & Chandon.com
Chandon and Jeni’s are an effervescently cool pairing. Jeni’s sparkling wine sorbet is a sweet-tart brambly berry sorbet made with Chandon sparkling wine. A regal purple berry sorbet as smooth as crushed velvet is a festive thing to serve during the holidays. One scoop centered in a coupe will create an elevated mood to any occasion. If you really want to impress, top it off with Chandon sparkling wine from California and create a delicious treat.
FOR THE WINE & CHEESE LOVER
Red Wine Lover’s Cheese Collection
Nothing goes together quite like wine and cheese. Poets have extolled the wonders of the pairing. Scientists have studied the alchemy behind it. You have indulged in it a whole lot, and rightly so. Now wine and cheese evenings have gotten a lot easier, and a lot more delicious. With this collection, Murray’s has put together all the goods needed to accompany a bottle or two of red wine. Perfect for holiday gift-giving.
FOR THE OBSESSIVE GAMER
Wine-Opoly Board Game
Late For The Sky
Who said you cant have fun in a year of quarantine and self-isolation. Wine-Opoly is a full-bodied, well balanced, wine trading game with a fun finish. Here’s a quick idea of how to play… Buy favorite wines, collect grapes and trade them in for Wineries. Learn as you play! Each deed back contains wine descriptors and fun facts about each wine. Can you pass the Wine Quiz cards? It’s all FUN and GAMES until you’re sent to the Wine Cellar – then you’re out of the game and aging for three turns. The Game Pairs Well With Friends, Family and Fun! Varietal; 100% Playful!
FOR THE ONE THAT APPRECIATES BEAUTIFUL THINGS
Riedel Decanter Amadeo
Surprise your wine lover with a piece of artwork. The Amadeo decanter shares the same elegant form as a harp; the sculpture-like design of the Amadeo is enough to make it a true artwork and a favorite with every wine connoisseur. Effortless and pleasurable to use, the Amadeo decanter is a reminder that functional objects can be works of art.
FOR THE OENOPHILE
Zalto Denk’Art Universal Glass
$59 per glass
A gift of Zalto is sure to excite any wine lover in your life. Zalto’s Denk’Art Universal Glass is the one to own. The modern and sleek design of this set of stemmed glasses will look great hanging on the bar. Each glass is truly a beautiful work of art. The most important thing any wine lover enjoys is sipping and savoring wine in luxurious stemware.
FOR THE THINKER
Cork Dork By Bianca Bosker
Cork Dork is a book every wine lover needs to read. Named Best Book by NPR, Smithsonian, Bustle, and Booklist. With boundless curiosity, humor, and a healthy dose of skepticism, Bosker takes the reader inside underground tasting groups, exclusive New York City restaurants, and California mass-market wine factories, as she attempts to answer the most nagging question of all: what’s the big deal about wine?
FOR YOUR STYLISH WINE ENTHUSIAST
Cufflinks Inc. Wine & Bottle Cufflinks
For the stylish wine enthusiast. Drink your favorite glass of wine wearing these 1-inch wine bottle and glass cufflinks. These red wine cufflinks are great for parties and dinners.
FOR THOSE THAT CARRY WINE EVERYWHERE
ROYCE New York Leather Double Wine Carrying Case
ROYCE New York
This is the quintessential case for any wine enthusiast. The wine case features a plush, padded interior, a removable separator and stainless steel corkscrew. For easy travel, the case comes with an adjustable shoulder strap.
FOR THE SHOWMAN
Maserin Champagne Sabre Bubinga Wood Handle
Maserin Champagne Sabre
The perfect gift for opening a bottle of bubbly in style and grandeur. Maserin Festival Champagne Sabre is a formidable dull-fledged sabre made for sabrage. The handle made from a fine piece of Bubinga wood, secured with stainless steel rivets and an end-to-end tang makes this a remarkable value. Great for the first champagne sabre or every prized sabrage go to.
FOR THE SPA GOER
Caudalie Crushed Cabernet Scrub
Why limit wine to just your palate? Indulge in wine all over your body and fight winter dryness with Caudalie’s luxurious Cabernet scrub. This natural, wine-inspired body scrub provides strong exfoliation, drains, refines, softens, and nourishes the skin as it imparts intense hydration and a satiny finish. Skin is left smooth and silky. Leave your oenophile relaxed, soft and smooth.
FOR THE TRAVELER
VinGardeValise® Wine Suitcase, Grande 12 Bottle
Does your wine lover like to travel to wine regions around the world and bring home memorable wines? This wine travel suitcase is a must-have to ensure your wines come home safe and intact after a journey on the plane. Your oenophile and travel buff will be ecstatic when receiving this sleek 12 bottle suitcase, the perfect gift for the holidays. Designed for maximum safety and durability, the state-of-the-art hard-shell case is fitted with customized high-density foam inserts that protect wine bottles during even the roughest transit.
FOR THE ART LOVER
Elysia Myers Wine Art
Give the gift that keeps giving. Art is truly discovered every day. Elysia Myers takes the art of wine and transforms it into wine art for other wine lovers all over the world. She often paints using corks as her paintbrush to further her connection to the wine. A thoughtful and beautiful addition for any wine lover.
FOR THE WINE NEWBIE
Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide
Why not get the wine lover in your life the ultimate wine book from America’s leading wine source, The Wine Folly. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level.
FOR THE CALM AND RELAXED
Wine Soaps – Set of 4
Give your wine lover a spa-like experience with these indulgent wine soaps. They will be drinking in the surprising skin-soothing benefits of wine-inspired soap. The soaps are blended notes of popular red and white wine varieties with complementary scents and oils – such as “chardonnay and pinot noir” – resulting in a series of sublimely scented soaps that bear the distinctive shades and subtle fragrances of the vinos that inspired them. Just the thing to turn your day-to-day wake-up routine into happy hour.
FOR THE CHAMPAGNE LOVER
Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Flower Bottle Champagne Candle
Custom Candle Company
The candles are eco-friendly, non-toxic, and long-lasting. You can custom choose your aroma that will last long after the candle was extinguished. The candles are made of only the highest quality, perfect for wine and champagne lovers.
FOR THE FASHIONISTA
Save Water Drink Champagne V-Neck Tee
This is the ideal Tee for the wine-loving fashionista. If there was ever a motto to follow, this might be just the one for the holiday season. Save Water Drink Champagne tee pairs with any casual bottom; and is a lounge-worthy look for laid-back comfort…with every sip.
FOR THE ONE WITH THE SWEET TOOTH
Sugarfina Champagne Bears Small Cube 4-Piece Kit
Infused with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne, these sophisticated bears sparkle in flavors of classic Brut and fashionable Rosé. These grown-up gummies are the finest bears in all of candy land and the perfect stocking stuffer.