An “oenophile” – a connoisseur of wines. Whether it’s taking classes to further education, traveling to different wine-specific regions, or simply browsing through shelves of different wine shops to self educate, nothing obstructs a wine lover’s focus when it comes to learning about wine. I’m sure we all know someone who has the “wine bug” who would love a wine-related gift for the holidays. Rather than giving a bottle of wine this holiday season here are 12 elevated gifts for all of those wine lovers in your life.
$399 | @coravin
Finally – a way to indulge in your favorite bubbly all weekend long. This new sparkling wine preservation system is a must for any bubbly lover, especially those expensive Champagnes that you want to last for longer than just one night. It’s a master preserver of fine bubbles and saves its bright and crisp flavor for up to 4 weeks. The perfect gift for the bon vivant who loves to celebrate life.
$65 – $150 | @_argaux_
Practice makes perfect and blind tasting is imperative to build up the confidence to identify wines with ease from around the world. Leave it to Arguax to curate a beautifully organized and designed blind tasting kit for the chicest wino. Comes complete with thoughtfully wrapped wines, instructions on “How-To Blind Taste”, an overview of varietals and regions, and a few fun tips and tricks to help you along the way.
$349 | @fly_with_wine
It’s the gift for the wine lover who prefers an immersive “in the vineyard” experience with the intention to bring the good stuff home with them. The ultimate wine suitcase with the ability to hold 12 (750ml) bottles in addition to all wine tasting outfits. The perfect wine lovers accessory promising a safe journey home for your favorite bottles straight from the vineyard.
$34 | @villandmarx
Every oenophile loves displaying their favorite wines in the open in hopes to tell tales of how a particular bottle came to be. Help them showcase their best wines in style with this beautiful geometric rose gold wine rack which can be displayed horizontally or vertically. Display on a bar cart, on top of a wine fridge, or even super chic on its own on the floor, it’s a beautiful conversation piece that’s versatile for any space.
$190 | @eto_wine
Give the gift of time with this exquisitely designed wine decanter that preserves and protects your wine from being oxidized for up to 2 weeks. It comes in three gorgeous mirror finishes of stainless, copper, and gold which will beautify any kitchen counter. Now that’s fashion meets function.
$5.95 | @crateandbarrel
Every wine lover needs a casual champagne stopper on their bar cart. These goodies are professional-grade and chrome-steel proving to save those tiny bubbles through the night. Makes the perfect stocking stuffer or gift add-on for the holidays.
$175 | @estellecoloredglass
Known as the “jewels for your table” these glasses are a must to elevate any wine experience. Estelle Colored Glasses are hand-blown stemmed wine glasses that are gentle yet sturdy and allow you to mix and match colors for any type of occasion. Makes the perfect gift for the entertainer who loves to host wine dinners with elegance.
$125 | @thevinglace
A staple for all wine folks who want to keep their wine chilled ALL THE TIME. This Vinglacé Gift Set includes one wine bottle holder and two glasses in various colors to choose from. Both holder and glasses are insulated having the ability to keep your wine chilled for multiple hours! Also great for on-the-go outings.
$120 per quarter | @bravinowineclub
Gift an Italian adventure from the comfort of your own home through wine. Bravino Wine Club is an essential addition to everyone’s wine journey offering the best Italian wines made by small, family-owned producers straight from the winery to your table! Trip to Piedmonte from the couch anyone?
$25 | @rachsig
Dive deep into the fascinating world of Pét Nat, the gateway wine to the natural wine world with this unconventional wine memoir by Rachel Signer, author, winemaker, and Publisher/Editor of Pipette Magazine. An inspirational journey that every wine lover whether novice or expert must read.