The 10 Best Wine Gifts (for every budget and occasion)
Looking for the best wine gifts? Ilovewine.com has got you covered! We’ve made a list of our favorite wine gift options, which will definitely put a smile on wine-lovers’ faces!
We understand that every reader of our blog has a different budget, so we’ve included options at all price-points.
Hopefully, there is a suggestion that perfectly matches what you want to spend! From small, novelty gifts like a pair of socks for a lazy wine aficionado to a fancy mini-fridge giftable on very special occasions: get inspired to get original with your gifting choices!
Your wine-loving friends, family member, colleague or special someone will thank you for it!
PortoVino Beach Tote
This bag is ‘Totes Amazing’. Sorry, we couldn’t resist the pun. But truly, every wine lover needs this fashionable and functional PortoVino Beach Tote in their life!
The PortoVino Beach Wine Tote Bag allows you to discreetly enjoy wine at any location! Take it to the park, the beach or a festival and enjoy your naughty wine secret… This purse features a removable ‘party pouch’ that holds up to 2 bottles of wine’. Fill the party pouch with a wine of your choice and place it back in the zippered, insulated compartment to start the fun! When you’re ready to drink, simply use the special pouring spout for easy access! And there is a special designer flap to hide the pouring spout when not in use.
Not only does this bag have amazing wine functionality, but it also is roomy enough to hold your wine party pouch AND all your essentials in a separate compartment! It’s the ultimate ‘fashion accessory’ for liquid, discreet pleasure on the go!
This laugh-out-loud book by Jennifer Todryk makes a fantastic present for any wine-lover struggling with young children. Whine humoristically takes all kinds of frustrating scenarios involving kids and pairs them with the perfect wine to relieve the tension. “Did your son just have a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store? We’ve got a Pinot for your pain”, a snippet of the book reads.
Todryk paints a vivid picture that parents of youngsters will easily recognize and then solves any horrible situation with a delicious wine suggestion. She also shares her own top-tips for wine-loving parents, such as how to open a wine bottle with a shoe – just in case you’ve hidden the corkscrew from your kids and can’t remember where you put it.
Whine comes with 50 wine pairing suggestion to ‘match your child’s perfectly rotten behavior,’ the book states. It’s a fun, playful and sometimes inspiring read; and an ideal present for new mums that can finally start drinking again…
UNCORKED! Wine Wordplay Game
UNCORKED! is a ‘wine wordplay game’ that makes a great gift idea for your wine-loving friends. This playful present challenges you to propel your next dinner party with a whole lot of wine knowledge.
The game includes 54 theme cards on wine. The aim to describe the wine-variety or facts to your friends, based on your own expertise, or purely on what your imagination comes up with. Suited for both wine novices to true connoisseurs; it guarantees an evening of fun. And who knows, you might even learn something from it! But that also depends on how much wine you pair with it of course…
The came comes complete with wine charms, cheat sheets, notepads, pencils, and rules. All you need to do is add your friends. And wine. A lot of wine.
Cozy Wine Socks
You might have already seen them online: the ‘If You Can Read This, Then …’ socks. Available in a lot of designs, our favorite is (how did you guess!) the wine-themed version. Who doesn’t love to spell out their desire for a glass of wine via their lazy feet? This novelty gift makes a great surprise for wine lovers if you’re on a bit of a budget.
The socks itself are made of super soft, premium combed cotton. Plush and comfy! One sock has the words ‘If you can read this’ on the bottom, the other completes the message ‘Bring me some wine’. The letters are printed in non-slip ink, which also helps you keep your footing after one too many glasses of Pinot Noir.
Another reason why these one-size-fits-most socks are included in this list of best wine gifts is their packaging. They come in a wine-bottle shaped tin! No need for gift-wrapping: these beauties are ready to give – and ready to be worn whenever you silently want to communicate your wine desires to your environment.
Paisley Wine Tote
The Paisley Designs Wine Tote is a colorful gift for wine-lovers on the go. This versatile tote perfectly fits a wine bottle of your choice and has soft, comfortable-grip handles that make carrying it a breeze.
Made of protective, neoprene fabric, this durable tote will protect your bottle when carried – ideal if you want to take your wine to the park, a picknick or a friends house. Even if the ride is bumpy or the weather horrible: your bottle will make its journey feeling snug, insulated and dry in its pretty patterned bag.
Consumers rate this bag with top marks, commenting on its great quality and fun design. The Paisley Designs Wine Tote is also machine washable and compatible with champagne bottles, bonus! Enjoy carrying your bottle in style with these best wine gifts option!
Coastline Vine Wine Growler
The Coastline Vine Wine Growler is truly one of the best, unsex wine gifts! This trendy stainless steel wine bottle doesn’t just look amazing: it also has amazing functionality!
The 750ml/25oz bottle keeps your favorite wine at temperature for up to 24 hours. Perfect for a cold glass of white on a warm summer day or a glass of red at a winter campfire. The wine growler bottle is shatterproof and durable. Created to survive any type of hardcore wine situation.
It is made of kitchen-grade, rust-proof stainless steel. The design also features a special double-walled design to maximize temperature control. The bottle comes with an easy-to-wash, Silicone Funnel to help you transfer your wine to the growler without spillage. Also included is a 13-inch Wire Cleaning Brush to help you get it sparkling clean again in just minutes.
Travel Themed Wine Charm Set
Have a friend that loves to host parties? Give them the ultimate accessory to keep their guests from losing sight of their wine. The 10-Piece World Travel Themed Wine Charm Set is a smart way to keep track of which glass belongs to which drinker.
This delightful set includes 10 unique, travel-themed shapes to help you navigate your way to the right glass during your wine drinking adventures. The charms, made of zinc alloy, have a silver coloring and are connected to a 30mm x 25mm easy to attach to the stem of a wine glass.
Inspired by travel-destinations, the charms include miniature versions of the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, the Taj Mahal and more. Oh, and if you love the idea of charms, but aren’t a big traveler: these also come in other themed variations such as nautical and animal.
SPACECARE Wine Opener Kit
The SPACECARE Wine Opener Kit is a unique, very affordable, and original wine gift. This versatile 10-piece set includes all the wine accessories you need, plus a full chess-set; all in one beautiful box. Get playful whilst drinking, or get drinking whilst playing; it’s fun either way! All you need to add is the wine and a competitive spirit!
The 10-piece Wine Opener Kit includes a corkscrew bottle opener, an aerator, a thermometer, a stopper, and various other accessories. Also included are 16 quality chess pieces. The board? You’ll find it on the outside of the elegant wooden case.
This all-inclusive set is a practical and entertaining gift for wine lovers. And even though it might look pricey, this amazing kit retails on a budget. For an incredible price, this chess AND wine opener set is simply a steal!
Wine Cork Holder Monogram
The Metal Monogram Wine Cork Holder is one of the best wine gifts to spruce up your interior. It’s a fun, unique option to display the wine corks you’ve collected. Or – if you don’t have the drinking habits to feel it quickly – simply buy a bag of corks online. Either way: it looks great in any home!
The monogram letters are made of quality metal and have a glossy black finish. Simply lay your corks in the deep, hollow interior and voila: you’ve created wine art! You can choose to stand a letter freely on a countertop, or hang it on the wall. All monograms come with eyelets for easy hanging.
This wine gift is available in a 4-piece set that spells out WINE, but you can also order the letters of the alphabet separately.
For example: if you need a wedding or engagement gift for a wine-loving couple, why not order the monograms to match their initials? The choice is yours! Mix and match to your hearts’ delight and surprise your loved ones with this decorative wine gift.
hOmelabs 18 Bottle Wine Cooler
Let’s finish this list with one of the best wine gifts for true wine aficionados. Though this is a relatively expensive choice, we simply couldn’t ignore it. Why? Because the hOmelabs 18 Bottle Wine Cooler is one of the best wine gifts for the wine enthusiast that has everything, expect a wine cellar.
This free-standing chiller is exclusively designed to keep your wine at a perfect temperature. Cooling wines at a consistent, stable temperature helps maintain their flavor. You can set the temperature anywhere between 54°F – 66°F; depending on which wines you want to store.
The hOmelabs 18 Bottle Wine Cooler also features very user-friendly details. An example is the polished-chrome shelves that slide-out for instant, easy access. The cooler’s door also has a magnetic seal to help maintain the humidity inside, keeping your wine in optimal condition!
Yes, we do realize that this wine cooler might be a bit expensive for regular gifting occasions. However, if willing to splurge for a special occasion, this is the perfect, luxury choice for the wine-lover in your life!