A bottle of wine is always a great choice for a gift, but there are so many other options when it comes to finding the perfect present for the wine and cocktail enthusiasts on your list! From uniquely flavored cocktail syrups to wine tasting games, these 12 gifts are guaranteed to please this holiday season.
Root23 Simple Syrups
Crafted by a couple of busy moms from Columbus, Ohio, these fun and unique simple syrups put extra emphasis on the simple. Each syrup is made with just a few ingredients so you can craft delicious drinks without any guilt. Gift these inventive syrups to the cocktail enthusiast who loves to balance real food and natural ingredients with quality time spent with family and friends.
Hickory Farms Wine Gift Baskets
Impress everyone on your holiday gift list with a stunning wine gift basket from Hickory Farms. Their collection of wine gifts includes savory snacks and sweet treats expertly paired with irresistible California wines for the perfect way to toast the holiday season.
California VIP Wine Gift Basket shown, $99.99
SOMM TV Streaming Subscription
From the team behind the award-winning SOMM Documentaries comes a streaming service dedicated to the worlds of wine, food, and travel. With hundreds of hours of exclusive wine content and learning from the world’s top wine professionals, all for less than a good bottle of wine, SOMM TV is the ultimate pairing for any wine lover!
Use code WINEMAG for 50% off your first 3 months
Graham + Fisk’s Holiday Cheers 8-Pack
Give the perfect gift for the wine lovers on your list this year with Graham + Fisk’s Holiday Cheers Variety Canned Wine 8-Pack! This pack features 2 cans each of their 100% California award-winning canned wine blends in a fun and festive holiday box, making it ideal for sharing at your next holiday gathering.
$34.99, Holiday Cheers
Boxxle Premium Box Wine Dispenser
Box wine has come a long way since it was originally introduced, and so have the ways to consume it. With Boxxle, your boxed-wine-loving friends will be able to enjoy wine that stays fresh for weeks without worry of spoilage or waste. Boxxle’s sleek countertop dispenser is perfect for creating wine-on-tap for holiday hosting, or just by-the-glass for everyday occasions.
Blinders Game Wine Tasting Cards
There’s no better gift than drinking wine and having fun with your favorite people, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you give the gift of Blinders Game. From the team that brought you the award-winning SOMM documentaries, Blinders Game is a fun and insanely addictive card game that allows anyone to compete in their own blind wine tasting at home. Gift this to wine lovers of all levels, and then get ready for the ultimate wine tasting party!
Use code WINEMAG for 25% off your entire order
Oak Bottle Barrel Finishing Kit
Perfect for the DIYer, the Oak Bottle Barrel Finishing Kit allows wine makers and distillers of every level to craft their own signature barrel-finished batch. What once took years to oak age, the Oak Bottle transforms into a mere hours or days thanks to its casks’ surface-area to volume contact. The Barrel Finshing Kit comes with a decorated glass bottle and gift box, labels for jotting down what you did, and static cling decals with suggestions for how long to barrel age it for. Savor your unique batch yourself, or give it to a friend for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift.
Also this holiday, try out the FREE Oak Bottle Tasting App available on the Apple App Store and conduct tastings with family to compare taste notes and scores!
$70 – $190, www.oakbottle.com
Proof Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrups
These tasty cocktail syrups from Proof make a great gift for the discerning home bartender on your list. These small-batch, bartender-created syrups offer a quick, no-mess approach to crafting consistently delicious cocktails. The perfect-for-gifting set comes with all five varieties — Traditional, Maple Bacon, Pecan, Black Walnut, and Pumpkin Spice, along with a bar mat and 35 original recipes.
Q Spectacular Tonic Water
Craft truly spectacular cocktails this holiday season with the help of Q Mixers. Created with the highest quality ingredients including organic agave and real quinine, Q Spectacular Tonic Water is crisp, highly carbonated and dry — not sweet. It’s made without high fructose corn syrup and artificial preservatives, so the subtleties of a great gin shine through.
Bring it along as the perfect hostess gift or treat for the gin & tonic lover on your list.
The Good Patch Rescue & Hangover Patches
The holidays are fun. Sometimes, they’re a little too fun. That’s where these resorative patches from The Good Patch come in. Their Rescue & Hangover patches help to replenish essential nutrients that are lost after a night out (or in). Rescue patch is infused with DHM, Green Tea, vitamin B1, and Black Peppercorn, while The Hangover patch is infused with 15 mg premium hemp extract, vitamin B1, Super B complex, and green tea.
To use, just peel and stick one patch to the inside of your wrist before your night out and leave on for up to 12 hrs. All done? Simply peel the patch off.
APERO Wine Opener
The APERO Wine Opener is something every wine drinker should own. APERO is the world’s fastest wine opener powered by Nitrous Oxide (N2O), a gas that is oderless, safe and commonly used in high end gastronomical and culinary applications. The APERO Wine Opener combines luxurious design (it’s crafted with the highest quality aircraft-grade aluminum alloy) with impeccable functionality, ensuring corks are removed effortlessly in one clean, crisp pull. The APERO Wine Opener is the gift every wine drinker needs this holiday season!
Chateau Spill Red Wine Stain Remover
Don’t let spilled wine ruin your holiday cheer! Reviewed in Wired Magazine as “inarguably” and “undeniably” the best red wine stain remover for fresh and old stains, Chateau Spill is the one bottle no wine lover should be without.
The remarkably effective formula and wine bottle inspired design makes this a must-have stocking stuffer for anyone who loves wine and knows that an accident is never far away.
Use Code WINEGIFT20 and get 20% off.