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.
Orin Swift Abstract84
The Prisoner Red Blend Red Wine451
Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon140
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 DOC1326
Far Niente Chardonnay26
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 Noir31
Decoy Red Wine133
Louis Latour Pouilly Fuisse30
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 Noir90
Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay254
Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon264
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 Vermouth382
For skipping the gift wrap
These labels are as pretty as the wine that comes in them.
Wölffer Summer in a Bottle Long Island Rosé269
Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret356
Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir85
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 Argentino133
Marques De Riscal Reserva Rioja74
For the collector
You know the one.
Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon63
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