Wine Gifts

  • Did the Wine Santa Delivered? Mine did!

    … from the North Pole and delivered by the reindeer, or something like that. Anyway, you got the idea. I put on my Santa’s hat and send two bottles of wine – 2007 Krupp Brothers Black Bart Marsanne Napa Valley and 2011 Michel Chapoutier Tournon Mathilda Shiraz Victoria, Australia. I can tell you that my work was only 50% successful – my recipient…

    Talk-A-Vinoin Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

    … a questionable bottle of wine, and smooth the tannins in a strident one. We first tried it on a bottle of wine from New Mexico that we picked up on sale. It was a blend, and had a rather ashy finish — we ran it through the TRIbella and poof! the ash taste was gone. We also tried it on a very good Napa Cabernet Sauvignon that needed more cellar time…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • Sagrantino: The Insider's Italian Wine

    …. To truly geek out, check out some of Umbria's traditional foods for inspiration. WHERE TO BUY: Typically costing between $85-100 dollars, Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG is distributed nationwide by Folio Fine Wines. Check your local fine wine shop. Alternatively, if you live in AK, CA, DC, FL, MO, NV, NH, NM, ND, OR, VA, or WY, order…

    Mattie Bamman/ By The Tun- 10 readers -
  • Gift Wines and Wines for Turkey Dinner: Global Morning Show

    … Rosie, Anthony and I chat about great gift wines and wines for turkey dinner and the holidays on Global Morning Show. Get your custom shopping list of great wines showing the stock for each bottle at your closest liquor stores, including lots of Canadian wines. (A delivery of such didn’t make it to the studio in time.) Posted with permission of Global News. The post Gift Wines and Wines for Turkey Dinner: Global Morning Show appeared first on Natalie MacLean. …

    Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean- 3 readers -
  • Holiday Gift Guide

    … This year’s Gift Giving Guide for the wine lover on your list. By Lou Marmon Gazette Newspapers December 17, 2014 While no wine-lover will ever complain about receiving a special bottle as a holiday gift, there are many other options that would please even the snobbiest on your list. A favorite recent publication is “The Wines…

    Grapelines- 6 readers -
  • An (Organized) Hodgepodge of Festive Wine

    Delille Cellars When it comes to wine choices, the holiday season is forgiving (pun intended). There are fewer demands: the heat of summer calls for refreshing wines that won’t dominate; Thanksgiving brings complicated pairings, large parties and a desire to drink American wine; Valentine’s Day calls for wines that waft elegance and romance.

    William Schragis/ The Alcohol Professor- 8 readers -
  • The Wine Diva’s Gift Suggestions

    …. Older items move down the list. Right now I am in a holiday kind of mood, so this new list may be useful to you in your search for the perfect hostess or holiday present. Sometimes I do full reviews on an item. Those gift suggestions will have an imbedded link. Sometimes I provide the vendor’s Web site so you can do your own research. 1. *Boxxle…

    Linda Kissam/ 3 readers -
  • 6 Gift Ideas for Livermore Valley Wine Lovers

    … their flavor journey. Monique is the Founder and Host of Wine Oh TV and has a certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Monique is an experienced broadcast journalist and has worked at various television stations across the country and most recently at KPIX-TV/CBS 5 and KSEE-TV/NBC 24 More Posts - Twitter - LinkedIn - Google Plus …

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV- 5 readers -
  • 2014 Holiday Wine Gifts

    … of items that the wine-lover in your life would be more than happy to find under the tree or in a stocking. Stocking Stuffers Ok, these items don’t have to go in a stocking, but they can, for the most part, get tucked into most standard sized stockings. Wine Shop Gift Cards – If your friends and family are anything like me, they like to try new…

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guruin Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • BrixChick Liza's Gift Guide: Artful Napa: Visit Hall Wines

    … on the bar wall were pulled from a summary color gamut of colors found in the estate vista. But if you are looking for the perfect gift., the Rutherford location just released an amazing opportunity that will put Santa to shame. HALL Rutherford’s Appellation Exploration is an exclusive tasting experience that includes a tour of the modern wine…

    Liza Swift/ Brix Chicksin Sauvignon Blanc Merlot- 10 readers -
  • Wine Gifts – A Practical and Pragmatic Guide, Part 3

    … to sub-divide this category too much, but you definitely got options. Here are few: Grand Wine Tastings. A ticket to the Boston Wine Festival Gala Dinner will cost about $250 per person. Wine Spectator Grand Tour is $225 per person. You will create memories forever by sending special people in your life to such an event. Wine Master Classes/Dinners…

    Talk-A-Vino- 4 readers -
  • Wine Gifts – A Practical and Pragmatic Guide, Part 2

    …, and the whole idea behind gadgets is that they help to enhance the pleasure of drinking wine. An elegant glass, a beautiful decanter, an easy to use wine opener, a pourer which protects the bottle’s label, your hands and white tablecloth – all are the tools helping you to enjoy wine to its fullest. The subject of gadgets is much bigger than…

    Talk-A-Vino- 4 readers -
  • Wine Gifts – A Practical and Pragmatic Guide

    … Wine Gifts. I see a smirk on your face – come on, there are millions of advices shared already, by millions of people – aren’t we had enough? Yes, I hear you – but before you click away, give me a few seconds to explain myself. I generally resist the urge to write holiday wine recommendations and wine-related gift guides, primarily…

    Talk-A-Vinoin Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Holiday wine gift guide 2014

    … Silly yes, but who wouldn’t get a kick out of the High Heel Wine Bottle Caddy? • Holiday wine trends 2014 If you go by my email, the hottest holiday wine gifts this year are accessories — every day has brought yet another news release with lots of exclamation points and breathless prose. But gadgets, as always, are not at the top of the Wine…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 2 readers -
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