Benjamin Franklin once said that “the discovery of wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation, the universe is too full of stars.” Sounds like our kind of guy. If you have someone on your list who identifies as an oenophile, then you’ll want to gift them with a bottle of wine (obviously) and one of these wine-related gifts this holiday.
Scroll through to see our editors’ picks for the best bottle openers, books, memberships, and more. Cheers to that.
Vivant Tasting Kit
Vivant is the first virtual Wine Experience platform streaming live and on-demand from wine regions around the world. They also offer Tasting Kits, which include six 100ml tubes of the best tasting organic wines. Each kit pairs with a VIVANT Experience and lets you taste the wines in real-time with their expert Wine Advisors.
Coravin Model 2 Wine Preservation System
A high-tech way to extract a set amount of wine from the bottle without removing the cork. The Coravin Model 2 Wine Preservation System is a genius way to enjoy a bottle on the drinker’s own timeline by extracting it with a needle and this handy gadget. The Coravin capsules are designed with argon gas to make sure that outside air won’t spoil your wine. Who even knew that something like this product existed? It’s a great surprise gift that will astound any wine connoisseur in your life.
Sparkling Wines for Modern Times
Sparkling Wine for Modern Times from wine writer Zachary Sussman and the Editors of Punch considers sparkling wine traditions and offerings from around the world. This approachable book explores our perpetual fascination with sparkling wine and places each regional expression within the wider wine zeitgeist. Perfect for the Prosecco lover in your life.
Bormioli Rocco Stackable Wine Glasses
People who regularly drink wine love to have friends and family over, usually to share it with them. That’s why they need a large stash of nice wine glasses. These Stackable Wine Glasses from Bormioli Rocco are stylish, and can be stacked to save considerable space. If you gift these, they can probably throw out a bunch of random wine glasses they’ve collected over the years that are taking up too much space in their kitchen cupboards.
Peugeot Elis Reverse Fully Automatic Rechargeable Corkscrew
Upgrade their corkscrew hardware with this Peugeot Elis Reverse Fully Automatic Recharge Corkscrew. It’s made in France from of gorgeous natural wood, and will open at least 50 bottles before it needs to be charged. 50 bottles? Sounds like a month of wine in a true fan’s home.
Parcelle Wine Drop Gifts
From Parcelle the famous wine store in New York City comes their Wine Drop Gifts. Choose either the one, three, six, or 12-month box of wine gift subscription, each one comes with three bottles of wine at whatever time increment you want to give them. Go big and get them the 12-month collection for a total of 36 bottles of specially curated varietals that you know they’ll appreciate. Oh, and you can also upgrade to the “rare and allocated” collections for someone extra special to you.
L’Atelier du Vin Wine Lover’s Curiosities Cabinet
From L’Atelier du Vin comes their Wine Lover’s Curiosities Cabinet. This sleek and handy little container stores all the accoutrements that you need to enjoy great wine. Handcrafted in France of solid walnut wood, this cabinet holds and comes with things like three different corkscrews, a foil cutter, wine stoppers, and so much more. A wine lover’s dream gift.
KillSpencer Wine Carrier
An upscale Wine Carrier from KillSpencer, a premium bag company out of California. This carrier is black leather that holds two bottles of wine in a truly elegant way. For the classy friend who is always bringing their own selection of curated bottles to the party.
Ullo Wine Purifier
The Ullo Wine Purifier is able to extract all the harmful sulfites from your wine while keeping all the wine tannin, flavors, and aromas in your glass. Enjoy any wine without the common side effects of sulfites (read: headaches and hangovers). A stellar investment for those health-conscious wine drinkers you know. Also people who hate headaches.
The Impossible Collection of Wine
‘The Impossible Collection of American Wine’ by Enrico Bernardo is the perfect addition to any wine lover’s book collection. It comes in a beautifully handcrafted wooden holding box, which is printed on art-quality paper that is number stamped. This limited edition hand-bound book features over 150 images and weighs in at a hefty 20 pounds,
Wood Marble Wine Cooler
For your wine-loving friends who prefer a bottle of white, this Wood Marble Wine Cooler from Crate & Barrel will be much appreciated. It’s made of marble and mango wood to hold just one bottle to chilled perfection. Works for Rose and champagne too, obviously.
Bormioli Rocco Essential Decor Glassware
This pack of 12 mini drinking glasses offers a modern way to serve wine, but will also work for water, cocktails, or even just plain ol’ juice. A perfect way to upgrade someone’s party glasses, especially for your friends who are still serving their guests drinks out of red Solo cups.
Outdoor Wine Table
The perfect way to show off a bottle of wine, two glasses, and a small snack under the sun or stars is this Outdoor Wine Table. From Uncommon Goods, this table is made of collapsible baltic birch and has a vintage flair that is very appealing to the wine lover who needs a bottle of wine near them at all times. And really, who doesn’t?
The Universal Wine Glass in Powder
A hand-blown wine glass that is made to hold any varietal is this Universal Wine Glass in Powder from Good Trouble. The powder color is fresh and clean that won’t detract from the rich colors of the giftee’s reds and whites. Comes in a set of two, four, six, or eight.
Artet x Mano Inverted Bundle
The most interesting glass on the market today is this Artet x Mano Inverted design. It holds either two or seven ounces depending on which way up the glass is standing. If you want to give the gift of art through wine ware, this glass is the way to go.
Wood Cheeseboard and Wine Decanter Set
What goes better with wine than cheese? A truly decadent pairing that deserves this Wood Cheeseboard and Wine Decanter Set from the Wine Enthusiast catalog. It’s made of acacia wood and is a 12 piece set that will elevate any wine and cheese party to the next level of cool. Personalization is extra but worth it.
The Natural Wine Book
An amazing book that showcases the ins and outs of organic, biodynamic wines. The Natural Wine Book is by Isabelle Legeron, an authority on the subject. It talks about growers and over 140 wines that are influenced by sustainability and winemakers that are changing the culture.