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Best Wine Gifts for 2024

Shopping for a wine drinker? Consider yourself lucky. We handpicked over 20 great wine gifts, perfect for storing, sipping and savoring the good stuff.

David Watsky Senior Editor / Home and Kitchen
David lives in Brooklyn where he's spent more than a decade covering all things edible, including meal kit services, food subscriptions, kitchen tools and cooking tips. Before, during and after earning his BA from Northeastern, he toiled in nearly every aspect of the food business, including as a line cook in Rhode Island where he once made a steak sandwich for Lamar Odom. Right now he's likely somewhere stress-testing a blender or the best way to cook bacon. Anything with sesame is his all-time favorite food this week.
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$55 at Sample
seven wine vials
Sampl wine-tasting kit
A sampler of sips
$37 at Amazon
four spritz glasses
Spritz glasses
For the Aperol-obsessed
$187 at Amazon
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Coravin wine preservation system
A true game-changer for tasting at home
$18 at Amazon
vacu vin wine preserve and bottles of wine on table
Vacu Win Wine Saver
A more affordable system to keep wine fresh
$140 at Best Buy
insigina wine fridge top
Insignia 8-bottle Wine Fridge
For taming temps
$25 at Amazon
hyperchiller coffee and wine chiller
Hyperchiller
Chill white wine in 60 seconds flat
$2 at CB2
marta tasting glass
Marta tasting glasses
Rustic, chic and affordable glassware
$290 at Amazon
5 bottle spinner suitcase
Piccolo 5-bottle spinner suitcase
For someone that travels for wine
$62 at Uncommon Goods
wine table
Portable wine table
Have wine time anywhere
$30 at West Elm
gold barware
Chelsea champagne and ice bucket
Keep the bubbles cold with a bit of style
$20 at Amazon
marble wine coaster
Marble wine coaster
A regal rest for your bottle
$70 at Williams Sonoma
rabbit decanter
Rabbit Pura wine decanter and strainer
A modern decanter that you won't smash
$56 at Etsy
wine-stoppers
Bronze finger bottle stopper
"Hands off my wine"
$45 at FirstLeaf
3 bottles of wine in a box
Firstleaf wine club
A smarter wine subscription
$26 at Etsy
hat with wine glass
Wine glass baseball cap
A casual approach
$28 at Uncommon Goods
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Birthstone glass wine stopper
Custom art to keep the good stuff fresh
$25 at Amazon
floating wine glass stuck in sand
Beach Glass floating glassware
Wine glasses that float and stick
$179 at Made In
wine being poured into glasses
Made In wine glasses
Big stems that just plain look great
$195 at Murray's Cheese
murrays cheese and meats
Murray’s cheese subscription
For the wine drinker who has it all
$26 at Amazon
wine-bible
The Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil
The final word on wine
$95 at Amazon
corkscrew
Sky corkscrew
A wine opener that'll catch looks

A great gift for wine lovers is always a good bottle of wine, but if you're looking to find the best gifts for wine lovers that take it a step up and enhance their home or wine-drinking experience, we have a few more tricks up our sleeves. From delivery service and wine clubs to a unique wine cork and more, these are just as likely to put a smile on the face of your wine enthusiast.

With options for nice wine glasses, modern accessories, useful wine tools for opening and preserving an excellent wine bottle, even a bit of kitsch and other wine accessories, picking a great wine gift means carefully considering the recipient. We've compiled a collection of more than 20 of the best gifts for wine lovers, from budget-friendly to totally bougie, all designed to please any wine enthusiast on your list.

Sample

There's something undeniably exciting about tasting good wine poured from laboratory-style vials. Sampl's giftable kits include seven top-rated and exclusive pours via celebrated producers in Sonoma County, along with interactive tasting notes to enhance the experience. It's $65 per shipment. If you like what you try, you can buy full bottles directly through Sampl.

Amazon

For the wine lovers who long for a spritz on the Amalfi coast, set them up with a four-pack of charming spritz wine glasses and a bottle of Aperol to make that beloved fizzy cocktail at home.

Macy's

There's no shortage of wine tools and gadgets out there, but not all of them pull their weight. No wine innovation gets higher praise from serious imbibers and sommeliers than the Coravin wine preservation system. This nifty mechanism allows you to pour into the wine glass without removing the cork and pumps argon back into the bottle keeping it fresh for weeks, months or even years. 

It's great for one- or two-glass drinkers and folks looking to age wine or drink those special bottles slowly. With the Coravin you can sneak a taste and see if it's ready to roll or needs more time in the cellar.

Vacu Vin

Vacu Vin makes a more low-tech (and less expensive) tool for preserving wine. This simple device sucks much of the air out of a bottle and simultaneously corks it with a rubber stopper. The wine won't last as long as it will when plugged with Coravin's system, but it'll keep for several days longer than simply popping the cork back in. Plus, it's under $20 on Amazon.

Insignia

There is undeniable stress that comes along with the very nice problem of having too much wine. Stored improperly, red, white and sparkling wine will eventually lose their profile. A wine fridge is an obvious answer and you don't have to spend a fortune to get one. Insignia's well-rated wine fridge model costs less than $160 (currently on sale for $130) and holds eight wine bottles at a temperature of your choosing between 46 and 65 degrees F so they'll be perfectly ready to serve at dinner parties. 

HyperChiller

If you want to chill a warm or room-temperature liquid, like white wine, the HyperChiller is the fastest way to do it. This gadget was designed with iced coffee fans in mind but they're great gifts for wine lovers too if they are white, pink and orange wine drinkers. 

CB2

Call me unrefined but I prefer my wine in a lowball glass. But that doesn't mean I want a chunky juice glass either (I'm not a monster) but I do find flat-bottom wine glasses far more comfortable. These ultrathin Marta tasters are labeled as cocktail glasses but I love them as wine glasses. They're thin, so you'll want to be gentle and hand-wash only, but they offer some real rustic elegance without the perils of top-heavy barware. 

They're also under $3 each so they're great gifts for wine lovers on the clumsy side. If you break a couple, it's no big deal.

VinGardeValise

If you've ever traveled abroad with the intention of bringing wine back, you know it can be a precarious affair to get the bottle back safely. This sleek suitcase has one side for clothing and another with high-density closed-cell interior foams cavities to hold five bottles. This is a perfect gift for the wine lovers who travel and visit vineyards. Now, if we could only settle on which five bottles to take.

Michael and Ania Shepler

Taking your favorite wine and glassware to a picnic, backyard or out by the fire pit without an accident isn't the easiest. This clever, portable table with a wine bottle rest and wine glass holders is perfect for any wine enthusiast who wants to take the good stuff on the go. It folds up to about the size of a tennis racket, and the spike will stick into the earth for a balanced surface no matter how uneven the ground is.

Pryce

A champagne bucket makes for a great gift and the recipient will think of you every time they pull it out to celebrate with a bottle of bubbles. This chic gold bucket will keep a wine bottle of sparkling, rosé or white cold. Or it can stylishly hold bar ice for the next party. 

Fox Run

Wine bottles can stain a tablecloth just like anything else. Present a wine bottle on this elegant marble coaster and worry not about pesky wine stains on your formal linens. A snug-fitting coaster will also keep it from toppling over, in case that's an issue for you like it is for me. 

Williams Sonoma

This wine decanter makes a lovely gift and was designed with high form and function in mind, making aerating wine look good. It has a built-in aerator and strainer to let the wine breathe and get those big, chewy reds ready to drink even faster. It's also eye-catching but without being so fragile that a light breeze will send it toppling over.

Etsy

Wine stoppers are a perfect chance to add a little levity to the often-too-serious world of wine. These bronze finger stoppers run $56 a pop (that's one finger). They're handmade and extremely lifelike. 

Oh, and if the person you're buying for isn't your favorite, you can always be specific about which finger you choose to get them. There's also this one for a decidedly different approach.

Firstleaf

I tried this wine club and have to say the hit rate of very good wines was extremely high for my moderately experienced palate. If you are looking for the best wine gift for a person who would appreciate more nuanced, complex and premium bottles, First Leaf wine club would make an excellent choice. 

The palate quiz they'll take first is one of the most involved, honing in on specific varietal preferences and using several household name wines as taste benchmarks. In short, this is one of the best wine clubs for a wine enthusiast who has the basics down and is ready to launch into expert, fine wine tasting territory. First Leaf offers six bottles of wine delivered per month for $90 -- $15 per bottle.

Etsy

Wine isn't all caviar and crystal decanters. Wine drinkers have casual days too and those call for a casual cap with a subtle nod to their tipple of choice, a small wine glass symbol.

Uncommon Goods

These small and spherical works of art sit atop an open, unfinished bottle to keep it fresh and drinkable for later. Each one is hand-blown and represents a birthstone so find the one that corresponds to the wine drinker on your list and you've got yourself a pretty great gift.

The Beach Glass

Choosing between a cool swim and that cool glass of Sancerre is never fun. This smart, somewhat silly and shatterproof wine glass will ensure you never have to pick one over the other. In addition to floating safely atop the surface, you can jab the spike into sand or grass for a wonderful and spill-free day at the beach or park.

Made In

If the person you're shopping for is working with a mess of mismatched and not-so-great wine glasses, you can change that in one fell swoop. Chic direct-to-consumer kitchen brand Made In has some mighty attractive and modern wine glasses.

Murray's Cheese

Stop me if you've heard this, but cheese and wine make a pretty solid pairing. Iconic New York cheese shop Murray's Cheese has a few subscriptions to choose from that'll make any wine drinker squeal with glee. While we're not talking about budget cheese here, you can prepay for three months of cheese deliveries starting at $195 total (or $65 per month). Each shipment will include three to four expertly selected cheeses in a range of varieties.

Amazon

Karen MacNeil's seminal work on wine is a must-have for any true wine drinker. Many have lauded it as the most complete wine book ever, and it contains loads of useful and usable information -- no matter what level wine drinker you are -- from the history of wine and wine-making to the intricacies of the many regions and varietals. All of this wine information is a total steal for under $30.

Burke Decor

Something that should be in every wine lover's collection is a classy bottle opener. The most basic wine opener is still my preferred: the corkscrew. But basic doesn't have to mean boring. Feast your eyes on this Sky pull-style corkscrew for Verishop. The elliptical shape is meant to be easy on the hand and the eyes.

And if you prefer a wine opener that fixes to the rim of the bottle for added leverage, this polished stainless steel number from Burke Decor is equally elegant.