Top 10 Holiday Gifts for the Wine Lover

By: Louisa

Welcome to our first annual list of Gifts for the Wine Lover Who Has Everything!

Trying to buy a unique and memorable gift for the person who loves wine? Are you searching for a vino-centric present that will be sure to wow that hard to please friend or relative? Here’s my pick for the top 10 unusual wine themed gifts that are sure to impress the person who’s impossible to shop for.


1. Wine Cellar Leggings
$39.00, Brave New Look
Fashionable ladies will adore these super soft, lightweight and comfortable wine glass leggings! Perfect to pair with a glass of wine while relaxing at home and a fun ensemble to wear to the gym, these are sure to give your outfit a splash of whimsy. Available in a huge range of sizes from XS to 5X.

2. Party Cats Stemless Wine Glasses and MosCATo
$35.00, Pier One / $25.00, IWA
Here’s the purrfect gift for all of those cat lovers in your life. Invite these festive felines over for your next party (or if you’re drinking for one with a kitty on your lap)! These stemless goblets are handcrafted of soda lime glass and hold about 20 ounces each. As fun and functional as they are adorable. And for the real crazy cat lady in your life, why not throw in a bottle of MosCATo wine for cats? This organic (and yes, nonalcoholic) pet-friendly “wine” is made from beet juice and other natural ingredients that are sure to make your pet purr.


3. Rabbit Table Wine Opener
$150.00, Williams Sonoma
Now here’s a gadget so sleek and interesting in its eye-popping design that everyone will love oohing and aahing over it. The table wine opener from Rabbit sits on your counter top and makes uncorking your favorite vintages an exercise in artistic style and flair. The ultra chic and modern design has a hand finished metal frame and lovely acacia wood platform with black and gold accents. It’s a real beauty, and functional to boot.


4. Wine Lovers 12 Days of Christmas Kitchen Towel
$12.00, Sur La Table
The perfect hostess gift or a fun way to update your holiday kitchen, this 100% cotton flour sack dish towel will be adored by any wine lover. This durable cotton towel is a large 18×26″ in size and a cute way to dress up your kitchen or wine cellar. Enjoy a chuckle with the play on words from the popular Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Chrismas” with funny revised wine-themed lyrics like “6 corkscrews turning” and “12 snobs a sniffing.”


5. Custom Wine Cork Monogram Art
$30.00, Designs by Jillis /
When only homemade will do, check out this super cute custom monogram home decor made of used wine corks. Perfect for the wine cellar, this upcycled item would make a great gift for the environmentally-friendly wine lover. Handmade from actual wine corks and recycled barn wood, this item is made to order by Etsy seller designsbyjillis.


6. Stemless Fountain Aerating Wine Glass Set
$56.00, Uncommon Goods
Destined to be a real conversation starter, these stemless wine glasses make a show out of aerating, a mini wine fountain in a glass! Dishwasher safe and practical, your wines are properly aerated as you pour.


7. Love2Brew Wine Kits
$169.99, Cabelas
Do you have a friend who swears they could be a superstar winemaker? Challenge them to put their money where their mouth is with this homemade wine kit. This easy to use set comes with everything they’ll need to craft their own bottle. It’s a gift that gives twice: it’s as fun to drink as it is to make!


8. Winekeeper Wine by the Glass
$1,875.00, IWA
Ever wanted to bring a little piece of your favorite wine bar to your home? Well now you can, thanks to the Winekeeper Monterey! Wine lovers can preserve wine directly from the bottle (and have one heck of a gorgeous showpiece) in this stunning steel storage unit. The Winekeeper maintains storage and serving temperatures from 42-62 degrees F to accommodate both red and white wines. This preservation system holds up to 4 bottles of wine, with special argon gas cartridges keeping things fresh and ready to enjoy for weeks after opening.



9. Personalized Wine Barrel
$595, Wine Enthusiast
Understated and elegant, this beautiful whole refinished wine barrel is crafted from vintage French Oak barrels. This is a fantastic one-of-a-kind gift that can be personalized with the recipient’s name. Talk about a real conversation piece for the wine cellar!


10. Ultimate Winemaker Dinner
$25,000 for Six Guests, Plumpjack Winery
Imagine yourself seated at a long table, surrounded by three of the greatest modern winermakers of our time. The PlumpJack Group has unveiled The Ultimate Winemaker Dinner, an exclusive dining experience for six guests hosted by Winemakers Aaron Miller (PlumpJack Winery), Danielle Cyrot (CADE Estate Winery), and Jeff Owens (Odette Estate Winery) and Managing Partner John Conover. The intimate dinner experience will include some of the most sought-after Napa Valley wines from the lauded 2015 vintage expertly paired with thoughtful dishes created by famous 3-Michelin-Star Chef Christopher Kostow of Meadowood Napa Valley.  If anyone wants to buy this gift for The Grape Geeks, we will love you forever!


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