Here's the bad part about shopping for a wine lover: They can actually tell when the wine you're "gifting" them was picked up from the supermarket on the way over to their place. Luckily for you, there is so much more you can buy for your favorite oenophile—that word means connoisseur of wines, BTW.
If you have a friend that recently turned 21 or a relative that is obsessed with picking up a bottle of red before coming over, you'll want to gift them something worthwhile that they don't already have laying around their kitchen or bar cart. That's where this list comes in—the gifts we've rounded up are unique, sure, but also insanely useful. Think items like adorable glass tags, DIY cork decorations, and a totally customizable wine club membership to make sure they always have a bottle they like on hand.
There's something to please everyone (your wife, your mom, your bestie)—newbies and wine snobs alike. If you need more wine-related advice heading into the holidays, these are some of the best bottles of wine you should be pairing with your Christmas dinner. Plus, you can always mix it up and whip together some mulled wine or red wine hot cocoa to keep you warm during all of your holiday festivities. It's the season of being merry and bright, and what better way to do so than with all wine everything, right? I'll cheers to that.
Once the warm weather hits, you'll definitely want to be doing a little drinking on your porch. Keep the bugs away from your precious wine with this genius cover.
To remind you of all those college days you never want to forget.
Worry more about filling your glasses with wine than about having full hands with this bottle and glass holder. It has a spot for your wine bottle and two convenient areas that your wine glass stems will fit right into.
For the outdoorsy wine lover, nothing will be more comforting than listening to the sound of these wind chimes while enjoying a glass of wine on the porch.
As if you needed another reason to finish that wine bottle dry, Urban Leaf makes garden kits that put your empty wine bottles to use. Once the bottle is empty and washed, you'll fill it up with water and plug the top of it with a soil capsule. Next, just add in some seeds and put it on the window sill. Soon enough, you'll have full-sized leaves of edible flowers or go-to herbs like dill and basil.
Wear your love of wine around your neck. The stream of red is made of tiny crystals which empty into a larger heart crystal.
You can purchase this birch wood cork holder in the shape of all 50 states—maybe your home state or the one with your favorite wine region. Suddenly memories from your favorite nights spent over a bottle of wine become artwork.
Reviewers rave about InBooze's cocktail kits, and the appeal is obvious. All you need to do to create a delicious batch of sangria is dump the contents into a bowl with your favorite wine (and a little brandy, if you're feeling extra). You can get a white wine version, too.
Wine bottle covers are officially A Thing, and we could not be more excited.
The McBride Sisters Collection is the largest Black-owned wine company in the United States, and fans of the label's Sauvignon Blanc call it lively, crisp, and incredibly refreshing. Plus, there's a great story to tell when you gift the bottle: Sisters Robin and Andréa grew up individually in Monterey, CA, and Marlborough, New Zealand—with no clue the other existed for half their lives. When they finally met up, they discovered a shared passion for wine...and the rest is history.
Sometimes a nice bottle of wine is the best gift of all, and these wine bottle tags will show you put some serious thought into it.
This mesmerizing wine will please any wino—white, red, or rosé lover. Pop it into a frame, hang it over your bar cart, and ready yourself for compliments from admirers.
When you're in need of a wedding present or a meaningful housewarming gift, these will do the trick. The company's founder Stephanie chose the name Estelle for her grandmother, who was a "jewel of a person" and always set the Sunday dinner table with jewel-colored glassware. Now a special someone in your life can, too.
When you don't actually want to open a bottle, these non-alcoholic rosé-inspired gummies (one box of roses and two of bears) will do the trick.
For only five bucks you'll be able to instantly download this illustration—which describes an absolutely ideal evening full of wine, dancing, relaxing, and eating.
These rose gold charms can be customized—maybe with your crew's names or your favorite ways to say cheers! Girls nights just got 10 times better.
This tote has plentyyy of room for the essentials. What essentials, you ask? Just read the bag.
If you don't know what your gift recipient likes to drink, let them choose a few bottles on their own. Winc offers gift cards in amounts that translate to one, two, or three months worth of wine deliveries. Whoever's gifted can fill out their own wine profile to get bottles they'll love.
Having a sip straight from the bottle kind of night? Whatever your reasons, we're here to...help. These extra-long straws reach all the way into a standard sized wine bottle. You're welcome.
Truly—need we say more? Okay, fine, a few extra details: You can order these socks in seven different colorways. The women's version fits feet sizes five to 10 and then mens's fits sizes eight to 11.
Let's call a spade a spade: This is a massive splurge, worthy of only the most expert wine lover in your life. It's a massive book about the 100 most exceptional vintages of the 20th century. There are gorgeous pictures, lovely-to-read descriptions, and a pretty wood box to hold the tome.
There are few things better than a glass of white wine at a perfectly chilled temperature. This cooling cup ensures you'll never have a room temperature Chardonnay again.
The title says it all—and since it's pocket-sized, it makes for a great coffee table book.
New York City's famous boozy ice cream shop now ships nationwide, and this including their famous frosé (made with white peach sorbet infused with Maison Marcel Rosé) is a dessert lover's dream. Another worthy option? Strawberry white sangria sorbet.
Know someone who swears by her horoscope reading every morning? Yah, this is for her. The engraved constellations are available for every sign and won't fade in the dishwasher.
Warm your feet and your heart. The pretties come in turquoise, lavender, and black.
The perfect way to unwined? A wine-themed adult coloring book and a glass of vino, of course. The single-sided pages have illustrations for you to color along with cheeky phrases like "technically you're not drinking alone if your dog is home" and "my blood type is merlot but i'm a universal recipient."
This cool, chic wine rack holds five bottles (corks down, as they should be) and a dozen glasses with space on top for more. Bonus: It requires no assembly, so it's the least stressful furniture gift ever.
What looks like your everyday handbag actually secretly holds two full bottles of wine that pour out of a hidden spigot. Bring it to a girlfriend's house, sneak it into the movies, or carry it to a picnic. You'll be the life of the party. The tote comes in a dozen different colors and shapes.
This wine cooler looks so chic—and it's cheap enough that you can buy a bottle to go with it, too!
Who needs a wine bar when you can create your own tasting flight at home?
This device reads your bottle's temperature and tells you when it's ideal to serve. Yep, you're officially a wine snob.
More air = better flavor. This sleek style filters and aerates at once thanks to the gold stainless steel funnel up top. And on the bottom, a matching wood and gold coaster to catch drips.
These glittery, rosé-scented bath bombs turn a relaxing evening tradition into a solo party.
These all-natural soy candles have a subtle, wine-inspired look and scent. They also burn for up to 80 hours.
True love is saying, I know you spill all the time, and I accept that. But also, here's how to fix it.