Chic accessories for wine connoisseurs
For the wine lover on your holiday gift list, consider one of these chic accessories. From wine racks to tasting kits, you are sure to find the perfect present.
If you want to splurge a little on the wine connoisseur, check out this complete wine-taste and -aroma kit (Wine Enthusiast, $200). It helps you identify wine tastes and aromas and improve your wine vocabulary. The kit comes in a pine gift box and includes two tasting glasses, nine vials of the common essences found in wine, 36 vials of the common aromas and much more.
Insulated wine glasses
With insulated wine glasses, wine always stays at the proper serving temperature, no matter how long it takes to sip it. These unique handblown glasses feature a double-wall design for extra insulation and an interesting visual effect. Made from lead-free crystal, a pair of these Steady-Temp cabernet glasses makes a terrific gift. These practical glasses can also be used for coffee, tea and other beverages.
Electric wine opener with chiller
With the electric wine opener, your wine lover will never have to worry about breaking the cork or wine bottle while opening it ever again. With just a touch of a button, it pops the cork with ease and grace, while the chiller makes sure that the wine is at the perfect temperature to serve. (Amazon, $26)
This Vinturi wine aerator (Amazon, $29) speeds up the breathing process by instantly aerating wine in the time that it takes to pour a glass. It easily enhances and brings out the flavor, aroma and finish of any wine. It comes with a no-drip stand and is even dishwasher-safe.
Wall mount wine rack
The wall mount wine rack is a perfect gift for any wine lover. Holding up to nine bottles of red or white wine, this wine rack can save space in any bar or wine cellar, and create more of a modern and trendy look that a any wine connoisseur will love! (Amazon, $29)
Wine accessories set
This six-piece engravable wine connoisseurs set (Home Wet Bar, $40) makes a fantastic gift. It includes a corkscrew bottle opener and holder, aerating pour spout, bottle stopper and replacement corkscrew tucked away in a cherry-wood gift box. Remember to order a little early if you want this set engraved.