2021 gift guide: Wine
July 20, 2021
Forget the cute coasters and wine glasses. No one returns wine. So let’s take it away to this year’s rundown on some of the best wines to gift this holiday season.
For the red wine drinker
Red wine drinker in your life? Cabernet Sauvignon and red blends are always a great bet.
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The Prisoner Napa Valley Red Blend Red Wine432
Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon129
For the white wine drinker
It’s not just about red wines during the holidays. Rieslings and Chardonnays in particular are big sellers and make great gifts at this time of year, and Pinot Grigios are always a great go-to.
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio DOC1230
Far Niente Chardonnay22
For the virtual party host
For the virtual party host, you want to gift some party pleasers. Go with a lighter, versatile red like a Pinot Noir or a dynamic blend (white or red) that will pair with a variety of foods. Another option to consider? Sparkling wines or Champagne.
Maison Noir O.P.P. Pinot Noir30
Decoy Red Wine129
Louis Latour Pouilly Fuisse27
For someone special
Looking to impress? These dreamy higher end labels have all received prominent accolades and great ratings from those well-renowned experts.
Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir85
Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay232
Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon235
For the one with a sweet tooth
Dessert and fortified wines make a really sweet gift this time of the year. SORRY.
Graham 20 Year Tawny Port25
Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth355
For skipping the gift wrap
These labels are as pretty as the wine that comes in them.
Wölffer Summer in a Bottle Long Island Rosé253
Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret324
Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir74
For the wanderluster
Gift a trip abroad, 2020-style, with these incredible wines from some of the top wine-producing regions across the globe.
Martin Codax Albarino72
Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino114
Marques De Riscal Reserva Rioja70
For the collector
You know the one.
Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon58
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