A carefully curated list of the best wines to gift to your friends and family this festive season!
The festive season is finally here and that usually means sending out holiday cards, planning your Christmas dinner menu, putting up the Christmas tree and of course, scouring the interweb for gift ideas in the hope of finding the perfect Christmas presents.
To ease your festive stress, our team of wine lovers at Winefamily has put together a list of the top 6 wines that would be perfect gifts for anyone, from theconnoisseurs who can rattle off about the nose and texture of the wine, to the less experienced drinkers who still enjoy a good glass, to that not-so-special someone you are just trying to get an emergency last minute gift for.
What’s more, you get to beat the insanity of Christmas crowds by getting these conveniently delivered right to your (or their) doorstep.
Let’s start with the Perrier Jouet Gift Box. A bottle of bubbly is always the go-to choice for any kind of occasion, and the Perrier Jouet brand is synonymous with quality and elegance. This well-balanced and delicate champagne comes with a pair of champagne flutes to complete the set in style. A classy gift set that is sure to impress.
Add a personal touch to your Christmas gift this year by recording a customised message in this Clicquot voicemail-box to accompany a bottle of refined and surprisingly intense rosé. Perfect for a family member, significant other, or your closest friends. Re-record your message as many times as you like and delight more than just their taste buds.
The ultimate gift for anyone who prefers their wines sweet. This Sauternes, the world’s most prestigious sweet wine style, has the ageing potential of 15 to 20 years and is wonderfully lush with hints of citrus and exotic fruits. Part of ourChristmas Bumper Pack, this dessert wine will perfectly compliment your christmas puddings as well.
Casa Lolea’s artisan combination of the best wines and fruit with a touch of frizzante is an excellent choice if you are looking for a reasonably priced, versatile, but also, chic wine gift. Choose from either the full-bodied red sangria, containing flavours of ripe red berries, or the well-balanced white clarea with hints of vanilla and apricots. They come in the distinctive Lolea polka dot bottles as well, and at less than $30, are a real steal. Perfect for all those office secret santa giveaways!
A classic Bordeaux blend that ages well (2 to 12 years) and will charm the Christmas socks off any red wine enthusiast. From the famous wine-growing region of Saint Estephe, this deeply flavoured Bordeaux is incredibly smooth with silky tannins making it a perfect easy-to-drink and dependable wine gift.
An elegant white Burgundy for the white wine lovers out there. Made of 100% Chardonnay fromCôte de Beaune, home to the great names of Burgundy wine, it possesses the characteristic roundness of corton. Hints of dried fruit and hazelnuts are noticeable in this friendly yet classic gift-worthy wonder.
These are our top picks for the perfect wine gifts that are sure to thrill - and impress - anybody.