The 28 Best Gifts for Wine Lovers That Don’t Need to be Popped or Poured

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One of the most difficult parts of buying a gift for a wine lover is guessing their preferred bottle of wine. An easy solution? Skip the bottle altogether and invest in a gift they can use time and time again. Gifts for wine lovers don’t have to include wine at all. In fact, there are tons of gift options—like fancy glassware or a chic decanter—that don’t come with a cork. 

Gabriella Macari, Director of Operations at Macari Vineyards and Winery, recommends an experience at a local winery, a great bottle of champagne, or a wine book to continue your tasting education. “These kinds of gifts take the pressure off of you to figure out what type of wine to choose,” Macari said. Meanwhile, Robin Wright, Beverage Director at Ci Siamo, recommends a sturdy wine key, champagne stoppers, and more wine books. More importantly, Wright left us with one rule to live by. If you’re at a loss for what to give your favorite wine lover, always remember: No one has enough champagne.

Read on for the best gifts for wine lovers this holiday season.

Beyond Flavour: Wine Tasting by Structure

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Amazon

Wright and Macari agree that when looking for a gift for a wine lover, you can never go wrong with wine books. Macari recommends this one in particular, because it’s a great way to improve your wine knowledge and tasting skills. “Nick, the author, packs his book with vintage and region information and, most importantly, teaches a structure-based approach to wine tasting,” said Macari.

Price at time of publish: $24.99

Voluspa Sparkling Cuvée Glass Jar Candle

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Nordstrom

These decadent candles are known for their elegant glass bottles, which means they smell great and make a gorgeous centerpiece at the same time. Voluspa’s candles come in a range of scents, but this year they released a candle that’s perfect for wine lovers: Sparkling Cuvee. The scent is reminiscent of a bubbly, vibrant glass of champagne, so it’s the perfect celebratory gift for any champagne lover. 

Price at time of publish: $20

Pottery Barn Sherpa Double Wine Bag

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Pottery Barn

A cute wine bag is a must for anyone who likes to take their wine on-the-go. Whether you’re toting a bottle to your favorite BYOB restaurant or bringing some over to your neighborhood girls’ night, this double bag will keep your bottles nice and cozy. While it holds two bottles, it also features an outside pocket that’s perfect for a wine key, wine charms, or a bottle stopper.

Price at time of publish: $24.50

Hydro Flask Wine Gift Set

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Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask makes some of our favorite insulated drinkware, and the brand’s line of wine accessories is no different. Just like their coffee tumblers and water bottles, these insulated and leak-proof cups keep your wine at the perfect temperature. The drip-free lids make it easy to sip on the go, and the textured exterior means they won’t slip. This gift set includes two glasses and an insulated, leak-proof bottle. 

Price at time of publish: $67.46

Workman Publishing Co. The Wine Lover’s Card Deck

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Anthropologie

If you relied on index cards to get you through school study sessions, you’ll love this deck of wine cards. Designed in a Q&A format, this deck of 50 cards comes with a series of questions that are packed with informative answers. They’re perfect for quizzing your favorite wine lover. Questions like “how and why do you swirl wine?” make this a fun tool for studying wine or just getting the conversation started around a dinner party.

Price at time of publish: $19

Artful Wine and Whiskey Stones

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Uncommon Goods

White wine lovers know there’s nothing better than a fresh, cold glass. But if you’ve ever added ice cubes to wine, you know how watery and bland it can make the wine taste. That’s why we love these wine stones—they keep your juice cold without affecting the taste. Bright and vibrant, they’re a fun way to add some color to your glass.

Price at time of publish: $65

Made In Champagne Saber

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Made In

If your favorite champagne lover wants to take their collection to the next level, there’s only one way to do it: a champagne saber. Popping a bottle of bubbly is certainly celebratory, but expertly removing the cork with one swift swipe will make you look — and feel — like a swashbuckling savant. Made In’s champagne saber comes with a sturdy non-slip handle and is displayed in a wooden box for safe keeping. Just make sure to exercise caution. “If you want to be cool, a saber is fun, but dangerous!” says Wright. 

Price at time of publish: $138

Sur La Table Llama Wine Charms

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Sur La Table

Wine charms are always a cute idea, and these little llamas are the cutest ones we’ve seen. Instead of wrapping around the stem like traditional wine charms, these llamas sit on the rim of the glass, which makes them particularly perfect for stemless glassware like pint glasses or cocktail glasses. Sold in a set of six, they’re a cute, functional gift for any wine lover. 

Price at time of publish: $14

Anthropologie Serpentine Wine Bottle Holder

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Anthropologie

A chic and sexy bottle holder makes a fantastic gift for any wine lover. Sure, a wine rack or wine cooler is great for maximum storage, but a single bottle holder makes that half-open bottle on your countertop look a little less messy. This serpentine-style bottle holder is made from hand-painted marble and cast brass. It’s chic and simple, so it’ll fit into a variety of spaces regardless of design style. 

Price at time of publish: $98

Rifle Paper Co. Garden Party Cocktail Napkins

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Amazon

No party is complete without cute cocktail napkins, and any host or hostess knows that these are a welcome gift at any party. You can never have too many, especially when the wine, beer, and cocktails start flowing. If you’re looking for a quick, low budget gift to bring to your next holiday party, these are sweet and stylish. The best part? They’ll win you extra brownie points from whoever is on the clean-up crew. 

Price at time of publish: $10

W&P Porter Stemless Travel Wine Glass

W&P Porter Wine Glass

Courtesy of Amazon

Taking wine on-the-go is so much easier with a sturdy, leakproof glass. Instead of insulated metal, this option from W&P is made from real glass that’s hugged by a silicone sleeve. That means your wine will retain its perfect taste while the silicone sleeve protects the glass from chipping, breaking, or slipping. The leak-proof spout makes it easy to drink without dripping whether you’re at the park, at the beach, or at a backyard tailgate. 

Price at time of publish: $19

Wine Chilling Coaster Set of 2

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Uncommon Goods

Do you crave ice-cold white wine but hate how watery it tastes when the ice melts? We promise there’s a better way! These genius coasters are made from chillable granite — just pop them in the freezer and take them out when you’re ready to pour. The included glasses sit perfectly in the granite divots, letting the cold stone hug the glass and naturally chill your wine. No more bland wine, just an icy cold beverage whenever you want it. 

Price at time of publish: $45

Riedel Veloce Cabernet/Merlot Set of 2 Glasses

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Amazon

It doesn’t matter what kind of wine it is, there’s something about drinking out of high-quality glassware that just makes us feel fancy. Riedel makes fantastic glassware that’s both durable and stylish, so you don’t have to worry about chipping or breaking every time you pour a glass. These cabernet or merlot glasses have an extra large bowl and a thin stem, which makes them feel elegant and sturdy at the same time. 

Price at time of publish: $79

Meg Quinn The Cheese Board Deck

The Cheese Board Deck

Williams Sonoma

Nothing goes together quite like cheese and wine, and this deck of 50 cards provides endless inspiration for styling the perfect cheese board. Featuring both savory and sweet spreads, each card features a gorgeous image with the grocery list and instructions necessary to recreate it. Recipes like Crudite-Yay and Cast Iron Queso mean you’ll never run out of ideas for styling a stellar spread.

Price at time of publish: $17.99

Knack Shops Non Alcoholic Gift Set

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Knack

This sweet nonalcoholic gift set includes two candy cubes from Sugarfina, a Burmese gratitude candle, mini matches, and a bottle of Töst nonalcoholic sparkling. It’s the perfect way to deliver some holiday cheer to your favorite host or hostess, and is an even better way to say “thank you” after a big party. The best part? It’s totally customizable to make for a unique and personal present. 

Price at time of publish: $82

Riedel Wine Friendly Decanter

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Walmart

As a fancy glassware option, Wright recommends Riedel. The industry-approved brand makes a variety of different wine accessories, and one of our favorites is the Wine Friendly Decanter. It’s an all-purpose vessel that allows any type of wine to open up easily and instantly. Made from high-quality crystal, the fluted design makes a gorgeous centerpiece, and the durable glass is dishwasher-safe for easy clean-up.

Price at time of publish: $55

Le Creuset Champagne Stopper

Le Creuset Champagne Stopper

Amazon

Champagne can be notoriously difficult to save, and although you can certainly finish a whole bottle in one night, sometimes it’s just not feasible. For those days when you only want a single glass, this champagne crown sealer from Le Creuset is a must. The switch-style valve helps lock in freshness and carbonation by creating an airtight seal. The food safe rubber seal even allows you to store champagne safely on its side without any dripping or spilling. 

Price at time of publish: $49.95

30 Watt Silicone Shower Wine Glass Holder

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Amazon

We get it. Some days, the only time you can sneak away for a relaxing glass of wine is in the shower. (Talk about multi-tasking!) We’ve found a genius tool to help make your shower wine that much more convenient. This wine glass holder uses silicone grips to stick to your shower wall, so there’s no suction cup or adhesives necessary, and it stays sturdy on the wall without leaving a mark. It’s the perfect way to gift your friend a little extra “me” time.

Price at time of publish: $14.99

Caudelie Vinoperfect Gift Set

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Anthropologie

Wine is a luxurious indulgence, but we don’t often think of it as a way to indulge in skincare. Caudelie is a clean skincare brand that’s made with grape and vine extracts, so it’s a great way to harness the power of wine to improve your skin. This comprehensive set is perfect for anyone with sensitive skin, and it comes with ​​Vinoperfect essence, serum, and moisturizer.

Price at time of publish: $79

Estelle Colored Glass Wine Glasses

Estelle Colored Glass Wine Glasses

Estelle

There’s no better gift for wine lovers than high-quality glassware, and this chic set will earn a permanent spot on anyone’s bar cart. It’s sturdy and stylish which makes for the perfect combination of form and function. Sold in a set of six glasses in a range of vibrant or neutral hues, any wine lover will appreciate this splurge-worthy gift. 

Price at time of publish: $185

Hotlaser Wine Caddy Folding Table

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Etsy

A cute wine caddy is perfect for outdoor happy hours. Whether on the porch, in the backyard, or on a beach, this convenient caddy holds up to four glasses, a bottle of wine, and some snacks. It stands sturdily on four folding legs and is handmade from durable wood. Better yet, it can be personalized with your loved one’s initials or a sweet saying to make it even more special.

Price at time of publish: $38

Coravin Pivot Plus

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Williams Sonoma

A coravin is the gift any aspiring wine collector needs. This genius tool uses a tiny needle to puncture a hole in the cork, extract as much wine as you want, then expresses argon gas into the bottle to fill the empty space and preserve the rest of the wine. It’s the only feasible way to sample wine without opening the bottle, and it’s a fantastic gift for serious wine lovers looking to start — or continue — a world-class wine collection. 

Price at time of publish: $104.97

Oxo Good Grips Silicone Wine Stoppers

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Amazon

These food-grade silicone wine stoppers completely cover the opening of the wine bottle, which creates a leak-proof seal. That means you can store open bottles of wine in the fridge or on the counter without the worry of dripping or spilling. Available in a three pack, these versatile covers can also fit over olive oil or vinegar bottles, so they make a fantastic and easy gift or stocking stuffer for anyone who loves wine. 

Price at time of publish: $10.95

GLASVIN Universal Wine Glass, Set of 2

Glasvin Universal Wine Glass, Set of 2

Food52

A set of universal glasses is a perfectly versatile gift for any wine lover. “I've recently been very excited about the New York-based glassware company, GLASVIN, because the glasses are stunning,” said Macari. Sold in a set of two, these are all-purpose glasses that would suit a variety of wine styles. They’re miraculously ultra-light and dishwasher-safe at the same time, which means an elegant drinking experience with super-simple clean-up.

Price at time of publish: $50

Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

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Barnes & Noble

If you don’t know someone’s specific taste in wine, Wright recommends gifting a wine book so they can continue their wine tasting education. Though there are a ton to choose from, Wright recommends Champagne by Peter Liem. This boxed set serves as an essential guide to the region's terroirs, grapes, and producers. It comes with a pull-out tray with a set of seven vintage vineyard maps that makes for the perfect tasting and reading resource. 

Price at time of publish: $90

OXO Vertical Corkscrew with Removable Foil Cutter

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Amazon

Even avid wine lovers struggle with getting the cork out of the bottle every once in a while. For those super-stuck corks, let this corkscrew do the hard work. With a comfortable grip and zinc handle, it’s easy to swiftly release the cork in one motion, so there'll be no more crumbled corks in your home.

Price at time of publish: $44.95

LAUDEMIO Tuscany Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Amazon

The Frescobaldi family has been making wine in Tuscany for generations, and the company’s name is synonymous with distinct, high-quality Italian wines. The brand’s olive oil is no different. Made from cold-pressed olives grown in the same region as these exemplary wines, Laudemio Frescobaldi Extra Virgin Olive Oil is well-balanced and robust, with a distinctly intense bouquet of fresh-cut grass and artichoke.

Price at time of publish: $49.80

Sandeman Part-Washed Harbison Mini

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Jasper Hill Farm

Is there anything better than a glass of wine and a piece of cheese? Actually, yes — a piece of cheese infused with the wine itself. Jasper Hill makes fresh and fragrant cheeses that any wine lover will swoon over, and the brand has just announced a collaboration with port wine powerhouse Sandeman Port. The limited edition port-infused Harbison cheese is the perfect match for Sandeman Founder’s Reserve Ruby Port. 

Price at time of publish: $15

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