It can be difficult to find the best wine gifts, let alone choose one for someone who has a refined taste. If you have a vino enthusiast in your life or a ” Wine Guy” that you want to impress with an elegant gift, then you are in the right place. Wine lovers can range from Two Buck Chuck fans to somms in training. But in the end, they want wine straight from the bottle. If you want to make sure their cellar is well-stocked, the best wine gift can be anything, from stylish glasses and aerators to corkscrews and other fancy accessories. Here are 23 of the best wine gifts for the Chard-loving mother and the wine-obsessed friend.
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Generally speaking, though, a traditional universal wine glass with a stem will help keep your fresh-from-the-fridge wine at its coolest, and a medium-sized option should fit a generous pour. Some drinks are dishwasher-safe, but others should be washed in the sink. Weight is important to some people, so choose a lighter glass.
Some wine glasses can be distinguished by their silhouette. Zalto glassware, created by Kurt Josef Zalto of sixth-generation Austrian glass artist Kurt Josef, is the top recommendation on this list. They claim that the angles (24 degrees and 48 degrees) of their glasses align with the tilting of the Earth, thereby enhancing the taste and aroma of your wine. This may sound a little woo-woo to you. However, their reputation in the wine world speaks for itself.
The best wine glasses start at around $70, and you won’t have to spend much to get a set that will aerate your wine to make it taste fresher. The best wine glasses are listed below for all types of wine drinkers.