Christmas Gift Ideas For Wine Lovers That Aren’t A Bottle Of Vino

Think beyond the bottle.
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Gifting an oenophile a bottle of red or white seems like an obvious choice but, do you really want to deal with the stress of choosing the perfect vintage for someone who seriously knows their vino?

Instead, we recommend thinking beyond the bottle and exploring the array of wine-related gifts designed for all the wine-sipping savants out there. 

To help in your search we’ve found the best of the best wine-related gifts for your vintage-loving friends and family. So you’ll never be stuck for ideas at Christmas, birthdays or any other time when you want to give them something a little different.

The Best Wine Gifts For Christmas And Other Occasions

A wine tasting can be a great gift experience for wine lovers.

Wine Tasting, from $10; available at RedBalloon

Whether they consider themselves a novice or savant, a wine tasting experience is a gift everyone will enjoy. With experiences in each of the country’s best regions from the Barossa to the Hunter Valley, you can find a wine tasting tailored to your loved one and gift them a day they’ll never forget. 

Wine glasses are a great gift for wine lovers who already have plenty of bottles in their collection.

FAZEEK Wave Wine Glass Set, $119; available at David Jones and FAZEEK

Coloured, quirky and scultpural glassware have taken over our tablescapes in recent years, the humble wine glass included. Any style savant or home decor lover will adore these wine glasses from FAZEEK. 

A Lottie & Liv Personalised Engraved Reusable Wine Sippy Cup.

Lottie & Liv Personalised Engraved Reusable Wine Sippy Cup, $54.99; available at Hardtofind.

Give the ‘roadie’ a whole new meaning and protect against spills with this eco-friendly resuable wine cup perfect for travel or picnics. 

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin.

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, $83.99; available at Dan Murphy’s

Okay, it’s technically a bottle, but if they’re equal parts gin and wine lover, this original Rare Dry Gin is their ideal match. 

Hunter Lab Pinot Grape Skin Bath Salts.

Hunter Lab Pinot Grape Skin Bath Salts, $56; available at Adore Beauty

What’s a good bubble bath if there’s no glass of wine to go with it? These luxe bath salts (packed with antioxidants, magnesium and sulphate for max relaxation) will add to their vinotherapy. 

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide.

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide, $61.25; available at Booktopia

For the one at the table who can’t take a sip without first allowing for aeration, assessing the aroma and checking the tannins. 

A personalised mini picnic table wine caddy is a great addition to any wine and outdoor lovers collection.

Personalised Mini Picnic Table Wine Caddy, $109; available at Hardtofind.

Every picnic requires three things: a great rug, plenty of cheese and a bottle of wine. And, since we don’t want any spills (and love a ‘grammable spread), this caddy just took our list to four essentials. 

Lecavist 28 Bottle Single Zone Wine Fridge.

Lecavist 28 Bottle Single Zone Wine Fridge, $469; available at Appliances Online

If you’re really looking to go all out and spoil someone this Christmas, there’s no more luxe a wine gift than a wine fridge. 

Tom Dixon Black Tank Decanter.

Tom Dixon Black Tank Decanter, $355; available at SSENSE

Give your wine aeration period a chic edge with this decanter from none other than Tom Dixon. 

What is a good gift for someone who loves wine?

While a great bottle of vino may feel like the answer in your search for the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life, we recommend considering something with a little more longevity. 

Think outside the bottle, opting for wine-related accessories, homewares and experiences instead. 

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