Wine Gifts

November 16, 2020

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By Alison Chew

Birthday?  Anniversary?  Christmas?  House-warming?  Gifting, no matter the occasion, is one part art, one part science, and one part love.  And for us, one part wine!

We love giving wine as a gift because it’s practical, tastes great, and there are so many different choices.  Of course, there is red, white, rosé, and sparkling wine, but there is so much more out there.  From wine advent calendars to individual servings of wine (hello wine in a can!), fancy wine to table wine, wine from California to wine from Spain…oh my!  Your options are endless and we are here to help you find the perfect wine gift for everyone on your list.

We have painstakingly (not really!) researched, tested, and tasted wine throughout the year and bring you our ever-changing list of top wine gifts for any occasion.

Looking for more gft ideas?  Check out our Food Gifts Galore gift guide for food gifts for the whole family.

Under $20     |     Under $50     |     Under $100     |     Extra Special

Wine Gifts: Under $20

These wine gifts are perfect to bring to parties as a hostess gift, to share with friends over a casual dinner and would make a great White Elephant/Secret Santa gift.  Best of all they are all highly rated and won’t break the bank.

Winc: 2019 Pacificana Cabernet Sauvignon

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From California, this bold red is a Winc customer favorite with a 4.1/5 rating by almost 3k wine-lovers.

Flavor notes: Dark plum, eucalyptus, oak, red cherry

$13.99 ($20 OFF Your First Order)

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Wine Insiders: Villa Amoroso Moscato Vino Dolce I.G.T.

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From Italy, this Moscato has won several awards including Gold in the 2016 Monterey Wine Competition.

Flavor notes: Peach and citrus

$10.99 (10% OFF with code ENJOY10)

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Wine On Sale: Diving Into Hampton Water Rosé Wine 2019

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From France, a creation by Bon Jovi and his son Jesse.  This rosé is described as clean and fresh just like a beautiful summer day at the beach.

Flavor notes: Bursts of bright red fruit flavors (cherries, strawberries, and watermelon)

$19.95 (10% OFF with code WELCOME10)

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Wine Gifts: Under $50

With wine gifts, we say “the more the merrier”!  All of the wine gifts under $50 include multiple bottles of wine so that you can stock up, give a trio to a special friend or family member, keep one for yourself, or spread the wine love.

Sip & Savor: Wine Advent Calendar

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Help friends and family countdown to Christmas with a 12-bottle Wine Advent Calendar filled with red, white, and rosé wine from California or they can countdown to the New Year with the Bubbly Box filled with 7 bottles of sparkling wine.  Either way, they will thank you!

$39.99 – $49.99 ($10 OFF)

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Usual Wine: 6 Pack of Red, Brut, or Rose

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Wine from Usual is anything but your “usual” go-to wine.  They produce wines made in small, sustainably farmed batches with no additives – no added sugars, no added sulfites.

Your lucky gift recipient will enjoy 6 perfectly-sized, 6.3 oz by-the-glass bottles with fresh, delicious wine. Choose from red, rosé, or bubbly brut.

$48

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Martha Stewart’s Wine Co.: Bourdeaux Red Trio

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Friends and family and red-wine lovers will rejoice when they open up this limited-edition collection from the Martha Stewart Wine Co. featuring three hand-selected red blends from Bordeaux, France.

This selection includes the 90-point Gold Medal-winning 2016 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Rouge, the 2016 Château Baron Bellevue Côtes de Bourg Bordeaux, and a 2019 Marquis de Bacalon Bordeaux Rouge French red blend.

$36 ($30 OFF your order of $100+)

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Wine Awesomeness: Italy La Dolce Vita 3-Pack

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Give the gift of Italy through this pack of 3 Italian wines from Wine Awesomeness.  The La Dolce Vita collection features a 2018 Calatroni Mon Carul “Fioravanti” Pinot Nero, a 2018 Poggio Anima “Asmodeus” Nero d’Avola, and a 2019 Franco Serra Piemonte Bianco. Salut!

$49

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Wine Insiders: World of Rose Trio

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“Rosé all day” is my motto!  Rosé is not just for enjoying by the pool in summer, but all year long.  With this special collection, you can give the gift of three excellent rosé wines from around the world.

The journey begins with the Path Rosé, a well-rounded rose from the San Joaquin Valley in California.  Next, go to France with the Les Glaneuses and experience notes of strawberries, raspberries with a hint of vanilla. End your rose tour in Italy with a bottle of the Brotello Vino Rosato and flavors of tangerine and watermelon.

$48 (10% OFF with code ENJOY10)

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Wine Gifts: Under $100

The wine gifts featured in the $100 and under category include 2-3 bottles of wine, one comes with chocolate, and there is a cocktail box for those who like to live on the wild side.  All are unique and gifts you won’t find anywhere else.

Wonderful Wine: Clean Wine Starter Pack

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Wonderful Wine brings clean, low-carb, low-sugar wine free of artificial chemical fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides directly to your door.

Watch as your friends and family open up this beautiful Clean Wine Starter Pack featuring 1 of each Red, White, and Rosé wine that is not only better for them, but better for the environment.  (Read our Wonderful Wine reviews for details)

$60

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Wine.com: Vine to Bar Wine and Chocolate Pairing

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What could be better than chocolate and wine?  What about chocolate MADE from wine and then pairing it with actual wine?  Yes, please!

This gift features 4 Vine to Bar dark chocolate bars (Dark Chocolate, Almonds with Pink Himalayan Salt, Chardonnay Smoked Salt & Cocoa Nibs, and Tart Cherry & Cocoa Nibs) made with Chardonnay Marc from the coastal vineyards of California and is paired perfectly with a La Crema Pinot Noir Rosé, a Hartford Court Russian River Pinot Noir, and a Murphy-Goode Liar’s Dice Zinfandel.

$99.99

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Vinley Market: Bubbles & Rose Gift Box

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Graduate from grocery store wines and gift the fabulous boutique wine from Vinley Market.

This wine gift features one bottle of rosé and one bottle of bubbly with a card that explains the history of each winery and winemaker and what makes each wine special.  If this doesn’t say Happy Birthday BFF, I don’t know what does!

$59

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SaloonBox: Old Fashioned Gift Box

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While this is not technically a wine gift, it will surely bring a smile to the Old Fashioned-lover in your life!  This Old Fashioned Gift Box includes everything you need to make two delicious versions of an Old Fashioned – a classic Old Fashioned recipe and a Vanilla Rooibos Old Fashioned and serves 12.

Your gift recipient will receive a kit with 2 Old Fashioned recipes, one bottle Rebel Yell bourbon (750 ml), demerara sugar cubes, Scrappy’s bitters, Portland Syrups Vanilla Rooibos Syrup, 2 wooden stirrers, Peak Extra Large ice cube tray, and orange crisp garnishes.

$89.99

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Wine Gifts: Extra Special

Looking for a showstopper?  Look no further than the wine gifts below.  All rated 96 points or more these exquisite bottles will not only be savored for the evening but remembered for years to come.

Sterling Vineyards: 2016 Sterling Vineyards Iridium Reserve

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The Sterling Vineyards 2016 Iridium Cabernet Sauvignon, rated 96 points, is “the finest and most intense expression of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon…and the pinnacle of winemaking perfection”.  Gift this celebration-worthy wine on any occasion as it is sure to please.

$175

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Stags Leap: 2017 Stags’ Leap The Leap Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

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The 2017 Leap Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of the most expressive barrels from select vineyards on the Stags Lead century-old estate.  Each bottle exemplifies both the richness and elegance of the land.  This 96 point wine will not disappoint.

$115

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Beaulieu Vineyard (BV): 2016 Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon

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The BV Vineyard 2016 Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon, rated 98 points, has been widely recognized as the benchmark Cabernet Sauvignon since its very first vintage in 1936.   This full-bodied wine would make the perfect birthday or anniversary gift for that special someone.

$145

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NapaCabs: 2016 Screaming Eagle Napa Cabernet

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Last, but not least, give the gift of the exclusive 2016 Screaming Eagle Napa Cabernet to the person who has everything.

This Cabernet from Napa Valley’s Oakville Appellation has been aged in 65% new French oak barrels for almost 2 years.  Wine critics have called this vintage “stunning” and “magnificent”, with a perfect rating of 100 points.

This wine gift will be the highlight of any celebration!

$7,999.95

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Looking for more gft ideas?  Check out our Food Gifts Galore gift guide for food gifts for the whole family.

Cheers!

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