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Great gifts for people who love wine

Updated on September 8, 2014

Great gift ideas for a food and wine lover

Wine related accessories are great gift ideas for friends or family who enjoy good food and wine. There are so many wine accessories available that you are sure to find something that is perfect no matter what your budget. Few people splurge on these things for themselves but love to receive them as gifts.

Below is a list of some of the most popular wine gift ideas for your family and friends. I am sure you will find something perfectly suited to the wine enthusiast in your life.

The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Wine Tasting Notebook - Record your wine tasting and learn more about wine

This wine tasting notebook doubles as a wine appreciation course. This notebook will let your thoughts and notes about the wine you drink and allow you to pick up the proper wine terminology along the way. It is perfect for those who are new to wine tasting and still a great choice for more educated wine drinkers who like to improve their tasting skills.

Wine Tasting Notebook
Wine Tasting Notebook

This 240 page book contains a wine aroma wheel, tasting guide, wine terminology and pre-printed tasting sheets to make note-taking quick and easy.


Electric Wine Opener - Stylish Stainless Steel Wine Chiller

A lot of people struggle to open a bottle of wine and it can be easy to go a little too far with the corkscrew and break the cork, resulting in little pieces of cork in your wine. This battery operated wine opener is so quick and easy that is a great addition to your home bar. You just put it on top of the bottle, push the button and it grabs the cork and pulls it from the bottle. A set of batteries will open at least 30 bottles of wine.

Oster 4208 Inspire Electric Wine Opener with Wine Chiller, Stainless Steel
Oster 4208 Inspire Electric Wine Opener with Wine Chiller, Stainless Steel

This set comes with a stainless steel wine chiller that is very stylish and keeps wine well chilled, a great gift idea for those hard to buy for friends and family. Includes a cordless wine opener with recharger. Fits all sized wine bottles.


Wine Decanters - Make a great wine even better

This is a beautiful and practical wine gift. Wine decanters are used for red wine to allow the wine to "breathe" which helps the wine to develop its flavour. A wine decanter is the perfect give for a red wine drinker.

Final Touch Flavour Enhancer Aerator & Decanter Set
Final Touch Flavour Enhancer Aerator & Decanter Set

It offers a stainless steel filter to catch any sediment and a double glass wall that allows the wine to be filtered twice and benefit from good levels of oxygen. Blown glass decanter with aerator and stainless steel sediment filter.


Wine Game Kit - All You Need Is Wine

Do you know the 5 S's of wine tasting? Well if not this is a great game to improve you knowledge of of wine.

It's a blind wine tasting game where you try to guess the wine grape varietal and record your answer on printed tasting sheets.

Wine Game Kit - All You Need Is Wine - A Blind Wine Tasting Party Game!
Wine Game Kit - All You Need Is Wine - A Blind Wine Tasting Party Game!

Product includes: 10 Tasting Tip Sheets, 50 Tasting Note Sheets, 10 Numbered Wine Bags, 50 Paper Wine Glass Tags, and 10 Pencils.


Host a wine tasting for a fun night with friends

Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting | Source

More Wine Games - Monopoly and Trivia wine games

Wine-Opoly Monopoly Board Game
Wine-Opoly Monopoly Board Game

Just like regular monopoly except you buy wine and grapes and learn more about wine along the way. Average playing time is 1 hour.


Want to learn more about wine? Check out the

Wine for Newbies free podcasts by William L Wilson

Learn more about wine - free wine lessons on YouTube

Wine Spectator

A wine magazine subscription is a gift that they will enjoy receiving every month. Wine Spectator is one of the most well respected wine magazine titles in circulation. If your gift recipient is already a subscriber their subscription will be renewed by 15 issues.

Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

15 issues per year.


You have only so many bottles in your life, never drink a bad one.

Len Evans

1001 Wines you must try before you die - A great book for wine lovers

Wine and travel, what more could you want. More than just a list of wines to find and taste this book includes information about wine varietals, wine growing regions and lots of historical facts.

Ice Bag - Portable ice chiller

This bag will carry and keep cool one bottle of wine. Easy to clean and very practical. Makes a great stocking stuffer or give it with a bottle of wine for a complete gift.

Ice Bag Is Portable and Folds for easy Storage - Red
Ice Bag Is Portable and Folds for easy Storage - Red

More colors available Ice Bags in blue, yellow or clear


Wine Fridge - Great gift for the wine collecting husband

This is a big ticket item but if you have a special person in your life who is beginning their wine collection and serious about keeping their investment in the best possible condition they will appreciate this specialty wine fridge. This stainless steel fridge keeps wine at a consistent temperature ensuring it will maintain and improve its quality over time.

NewAir AW-181E 18 Bottle Thermoelectric Wine Cooler, Black
NewAir AW-181E 18 Bottle Thermoelectric Wine Cooler, Black

This fridge will hold 18 bottles. It is very quiet and environmentally friendly employing a thermoelectric cooling system.


Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of good wine.

St. Thomas Aquinas

Learn how to pronounce all those different wine names

Riedel Wine Glasses - Quality wine glasses

It's true, drinking wine from a good glass makes the wine taste better... well OK I have no scientific proof but it's true for me. Riedel wine glasses are beautiful to drink out of but they are fragile and you do need to treat them lovingly. Perfect for a wine connoisseur but if you are party people you might like to check out something sturdier like this selection of wine glasses

Riedel Wine Series Mixed Cabernet/Viognier Glasses, Set of 4
Riedel Wine Series Mixed Cabernet/Viognier Glasses, Set of 4

This set contains 2 Cabernet glasses and 2 Viognier glasses. Non lead crystal quality glass.


Which wine gift would you most like to receive?

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      5 years ago

      Great lens, if you have time please check my new one, and if you have time please share it around :

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      Gregory Moore 

      6 years ago from Louisville, KY

      I've gotten my wife the electric opener and chiller, but had not seen the decanters. I may have to help one of those find its way under the Christmas tree this year!

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      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 

      6 years ago from Jersey Shore

      A wine rack would go quite nicely in my kitchen! Interesting lens :>)

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      6 years ago

      I know a few whom would love your glass vase :)

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      mouse1996 lm 

      6 years ago

      I've never had wine, but my boyfriend likes it. These would be great items for him.

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      Mr-Panda LM 

      6 years ago

      Great lens. I love the pictures.

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      6 years ago

      Love my wine and love these gifts for a wine lover.

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      Bill Armstrong 

      6 years ago from Valencia, California

      A dozen bottles of a realy nice wine ;)

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      Sharon Bellissimo 

      6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      I like wine racks, I think they are a nice decor item even if you don't drink wine!


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