Annual membership to (Washington) wine club (prices vary) – Give the gift of wine year-round with a membership to a Washington winery club. Extra bonus – the winery will do the shipping for you (who doesn’t love receiving wine right at their door?)! So many to choose some, you will want to check out the lists here at Washington wineries at washingtonwine.org and woodinvillewinecountry.com
Coravin Systems Wine Opener ($270-$299) – Jameson Fink of winewithoutworry.com recommends this handy contraption which allows you to enjoy a bottle of wine glass by glass without pulling the cork. See the video below on how the Coravin works:
Spiegelau Authentis Casual Burgundy Stemless Tumblers ($29.99) – It’s our opinion that you can never have enough wine glasses and this set of stemless ware would pair perfectly with a nice bottle of red wine and a warm fire on a cold night. It also comes in a gift tube that would be so easy to wrap!
Wine Boxes from Regional Wineries (prices vary) – Many wineries put together seasonal wine boxes that are perfect for almost any wine lover. Woodinville’s EFESTE has a selection of gorgeous wooden wine boxes with wine (you can use their recommendations or pick your own). Another great gift box is the Fruit and Vine gift box from Cave B Estate Winery. This gift box includes hand selected apples, a bottle of wine and a collectable photograph of the Columbia Gorge (taken from the cliff on winery’s grounds). Other wineries offering gift sets include Lauren Ashton Cellars in Woodinville (in a special engraved wooden wine box) and L’Ecole No. 41 in Walla Walla (choose among 7 wine gift sets).
Wine Folly Posters ($16-$24) – The gift of wine education cannot be underestimated. Wine Folly has designed a series of visually graphic posters with infographics (wine basics, wine descriptors, how to choose a bottle, etc) and maps of wine regions from around the world. Any wine geek will love these beautiful and educational wine posters
Wine Gloves ($26-$29) – These stylish wine gloves are the perfect way to dress up a bottle of wine or Champagne as gifts. Wine gloves are available at Pete’s Wines Shop in Bellevue (134 105th NE, Bellevue) – pick up a bottle while you are there!
Wild Hibiscus Flowers ($11) – A quick and easy stocking stuffer is a jar of Hibiscus flowers in syrup. These sweet flowers can be added to a flute of sparkling wine for a luxurious looking drink. Pair with a bottle of sparkling wine (Treveri Cellars or Michelle both produce a nice Washington sparklers) for a fun gift for girlfriends. Looking for an extra special bottle of Champagne? Pop over to Fat Cork, where bottles come in all shapes and sizes.
That Special Bottle from Impulse Wine – With a focus on the Pacific Northwest, Impulse Wine offers some of the best wines of the region, and beyond. The wines we offer are often limited in production and hard to get making these extra special bottles. Get the wine impulse for the holidays! Plus, now through January 31, Impulse Wine is offering free delivery in King County.