8 Group Gifts for Wine Lovers
We know that gift-giving can be hard. Whether you’re shopping for a friend, co-worker, or family member, what’s a truly great gift that everyone will love? Wine and cheese is always a good start, but you might need a bit more inspiration. Keep reading and you will definitely find the perfect gifts for wine lovers or maybe even yourself! We went on a hunt for all things wine + complimentary items like mocktails and charcuterie. We found ten awesome businesses making the best of the best in gifts for wine enthusiasts! Celebrate the wine lover in your life with these group gift ideas made to be paired with a chilled glass.
For a taste of Napa at home
Priority Wine Pass stole the show for our top pick for wine tastings, with access to the best wineries in Napa and beyond through virtual wine-tasting experiences. Their wine-tasting experiences make for a fun celebration with loved ones no matter the distance, whether USA, Canada, Europe, or Latin America. Many of them can be set up for a group as small as two or as big as a dozen.
Our top group gift picks (perfect for two!):
- The Obrien Estate ($130) brings an assortment of Napa Valley wines, chocolates, and breadsticks for a yummy tasting experience that can be enjoyed with a partner.
- Cage Cellars ($115) is family-owned and operated, and will send you three full-size bottles of Sonoma wine along with chocolates for pairing.
- Carbonsite ($150) wines are best for those who love their wine sparkling. The husband-wife-duo creates a unique set of three sparkling wines that pair well with any meal.
For the ultimate connoisseur
For the ultimate host
For the friend that’s always hosting backyard gatherings, take a look at Drizly – an on-demand liquor delivery startup that can deliver drinks in less than an hour. Whether you get them a nice bottle of their favorite red or a simple gift card, your friend will for sure be stocked up and ready for the next dinner party.
Or, go a step further and give them a piece that’ll be the topic of conversation at any gathering. Pick a bold decanter, like Simon Pearce’s Wine Decanter ($165) that will help aerate a bottle for an even better pour. It also can be engraved, making for the perfect addition of a personal touch to the present.
For the expert som
Another idea to add to this list of gifts for wine lovers in your life, adding to their collection with a wine cellar at home! Pick out a compact cooler like Ivation’s 12 Bottle Wine Cooler ($249.74) or a larger one like Antarctic Star’s 36 Bottle Wine Cooler ($394.99) to fit their full collection. If you’re lucky, they may pop open their favorite 2002 Cab as a thank-you the next time you stop by!
For some Instagram-worthy charcuterie
If you have an Instagram or Pinterest, then you have definitely seen the way charcuterie boards have taken our feeds by storm over the past year. We pulled together some of our favorite cheesy and crunchy snack items to make great additions to a charcuterie board, perfect pairing gifts for wine lovers!
Start with a board
Female-founded etúHOME makes beautiful cheese boards, and also are committed to practicing modern sustainability in the crafting of its products. Or, pick a board with a ton of personality like CB2’s Ring Petrified Wood Serving Board. No two boards will ever look alike, so you know it’s a one-of-a-kind gift.
Our pick: The Mini Charcuterie Board Set ($135) comes with three mini charcuterie boards that come either in navy blue, sage green, white or natural. This makes a great gift for someone who likes to entertain! Perhaps suggest a group charcuterie building night?
Add some cheese!
The Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company is a female-owned cheese company making some amazing cheese gift boxes. They typically include all the cheese, meat, spreads, crackers, and snacks needed for an amazing board. Bonus points for their eco-friendly packaging!
Our pick: The Crowd Pleaser ($130) makes for a perfect group gift. It includes three kinds of cheese, two types of crackers, salami, date spread, nuts, and a cheese knife perfect for the given selection.
Non-alcoholic drinks for miss mocktail
For the friend in the group who prefers a seltzer over a glass of chardonnay, we sampled some great picks for a festive drink without the booze!
Mocktail Kits by Priority Wine Pass
Trust us, wine lovers love a fancy mocktail Priority Wine Pass takes the cake again for offering a variety of incredible mocktail kits, featuring local Californian brands.
Why we love it: The Mocktail Kit ($75) by PWP is as classy as it gets when it comes to mocktails. The set comes with a jar of local honey, pomegranate shrub, seltzer, and a pretty dehydrated orange garnish. The drink is paired with Wisconsin cheddar, crackers, and sliced salami, making for the ultimate tasting experience!
⭐️ Founder’s favorite: “As a non-drinker, this was exactly what I needed to make my celebration feel a bit more festive!”
Hemp-infused, Alcohol-Free Spirit by Aplós
Aplós is introducing a whole new way to unwind with hemp-infused mocktails. This sparkling spirit is non-alcoholic but brings all the calm and uplifting feeling of a drink, minus the hangover.
Why we love it: Aplós ($48) is simply delicious! We loved the refreshing citrus flavor, with notes of rosemary and ginger, and the packaging is sleek, sophisticated, and sustainable. It makes the experience that much more akin to having a cocktail.
No matter the route you take from these best gifts for wine lovers, an amazing way to step up your group gift is by donating the funds to a cause that gives back. Wine For Wheels is a great charity whose goal is to raise the voices of and provide wheelchairs, hope, mobility, and freedom to those with physical abilities.
Also, if you are looking for a bottle whose proceeds go straight to charity, check out Vine Pair‘s great list of wineries that are supporting both local and global communities.
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