Behold! This year’s end-all list of the best-of-the-best wine gifts. From gorgeous glassware that’s guaranteed to impress, expert corkscrews and pour-saving caps to books that will help teach everything that happens from grape to glass and an innovative new way to decant a bottle instantly, these items represent the most impressive and most coveted wine-centric gear on the market.
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Wine Enthusiast Art Series Treble Decanter
Decanting wine doesn’t have to be purely about flavor: This sophisticated decanter, designed exclusively for Wine Enthusiast, will also please anyone with a taste for high-end style.
6 Bottle Wine Caddy
Help them take gatherings on the go in this vintage-looking wine caddy that holds up to six bottles. The simple design fits perfectly in any collection, while the rubber-coated frame ensures bottles will stay safe during transportation.
Leather 2-Bottle Tote Bag
They’ll tote bottles to and fro with ease in this sturdy, stylish bag made of 100 percent leather. Securely fits two bottles, with room for a corkscrew and a removable divider.
The Winemakers of Paso Robles
Sprawled across 328, large-format pages and vibrant photographs, this new book shares and celebrates the diverse stories of the winemakers of Paso Robles.
Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers and Terroirs of the Iconic Region
This incredible box set is an exploration into the Champagne region like no other. Find histories and legends of the iconic area alongside extensive vintner profiles, rare vineyard maps and a detailed look into terroir.
The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything you Need to Know
Rejoice! At last, an accessible, abbreviated guide to the basics of wine, including drinking, buying and sharing.
Reusable Wine Caps
Several products promise to help preserve your open bottle. These actually work. The best part? They seal well enough to store your wine on its side without leakage.
The Dirty Guide to Wine: Following Flavor from Ground to Glass books
Getting to know your grapes can tell you a lot about what’s in your glass, but, as award-winning wine critic Alice Feiring explains in this book, so can learning about the vineyard’s soil. Here, she shares a unique guide to choosing, tasting and loving new wines based on where they come from.
Red Wine: The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential Varieties & Styles
Help your loved ones discover obscure grape varietals and dive deeper into their favorite bottles. The book explores the vast history, viticulture and tasting notes of red-wine styles.
The Champers Ring
Give the gift of gorgeous jewelry inspired by one of their (and our) favorite things: a celebratory glass of bubbly.
I Taste Red: The Science of Tasting Wine
Tasting may seem like an art at times, but sensory sciences make the most fireworks when it comes to sipping wine. This book dives into the psychology, philosophy and flavor chemistry at play as to how people perceive flavor.
This paulownia wood box helps keep the party alive with three compartments intended to hold bottles, each labeled with the appropriate celebratory occasion to pop ’em.
Winemaking Wine Glasses
These glasses give it all away, adorned with easy to drink-in diagrams that explain the basics of the winemaking process. Great for nerds and wine lovers alike!
Belmont Champagne Saber
Upgrade any Champagne-appropriate event by giving them a saber to open that special bottle. This Belmont beauty, which sports elegant curves and a polished wood handle, is incredible.
Pithy bookends that say what everyone’s already thinking: “Less whine, more wine.”
These nuanced oils and essences blend the scents of fruits and florals to echo the aromas emitted from their favorite bottle.
Mako Waiter’s Corkscrew
Stockings don’t have to be stuffed with afterthoughts. These corkscrews are colorful, efficient and absolutely desirable. They also fit perfectly in holiday hosiery hung on the mantel.
Personalized Authentic Whiskey Barrel Textured Grip Pen
Tennessee whiskey and Kentucky Bourbon have been expertly crafted for more than 200 years, but each barrel used to age these spirits is only used once, until now. These pens are crafted from your choice of Jack Daniels, Maker’s Mark, Woodford Reserve or Four Roses American Oak Bourbon barrel stave and presented in a black gift box.
Personalized Reclaimed Cork Cufflinks
A true gentleman’s gift, reclaimed cork is crafted into this elegant men’s accessory.
Rechargeable Bottle Lights
Shaped like a cork, these handy USB-charged lights will give them a reason to hang onto empty bottles.
Red Wine Infused Cheese
Made in La Mancha, Spain, this gift marries two of life’s greatest things: wine and cheese. Each artisan wheel is made by the Alvarez Valera family, who infuses red wine with fresh goat and sheep milk early in the cheese making process.
Origami Wine Charms and Toppers
It’s been said that anyone with enough patience to fold 1,000 paper cranes will have their greatest wishes granted. This may not be exactly the same, but these flexible charms are a quicker way to to help fulfill their desire for more stylish stems and bottles.
Napa Valley Dish Towel
Can’t get them to Napa this holiday? Give this nifty dish towel that features a hand-embroidered map of their favorite valley.
Repour Wine Saver
They’ll say cheers with the help of these, some of the smartest wine savers on the market. Designed by a chemist, each one removes any oxygen from within to help preserve the bottle.
Don’t make them wait to drink their wine any longer: This helpful device uses battery-powered technology to turn bottles into a personal, perfectly aerated taps in an instant.
Tank Garage Winery Chrome Bottles
An ode to classic automobiles, these unique, chromed-glass bottles are filled with a 2015 red wine, Chrome Dreams.
Infused Pinot Noir Salt
An interesting way to finish meats, vegetables and even fruits and cheeses, this hand-harvested Oregon sea salt tastes faintly of vanilla, red berries and earthy flavors.
Chloe Custom Wine Labels
Giving wine can sometimes seem thoughtless or a last-minute gesture. Buck that assumption by customizing a bottle of Chloe wine with their name and/or a personal message.
iSommelier Smart Decanter
The savviest way to decant wine, this smart gift will allow the vino lovers in your life to aerate their vintages in minutes. This uses a molecular air filtration system to remove impurities and aerate wine with highly concentrated oxygen, all at the push of a button.
From Napa with Love: Who to Know, Where to Go, and What Not to Miss
Spilling over with savvy itineraries, exclusive interviews, and entertaining tips and local (culinary) flavor, this book brings the best of the Napa lifestyle a bit closer.