20 Budget Friendly Gifts for the Wine Lover

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I absolutely love Christmas shopping. I can spend hours wandering the store with no goal in mind. Unfortunately, without a plan I usually either 1.) spend way too much on a gift, 2.) leave the store empty handed or 3.) buy something I’m not happy with and think, “Well, this is good enough.” This year though, I’m prepared. I’ve gathered a list of items I know my wine loving friends will enjoy and I’m sharing it with you incase you need a little inspiration. Best of all, each of the gifts on this list are priced under $25 making them perfectly budget friendly!

 

Let the inspiration begin…

 

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WineTrax portion control glasses – Elegant clear glass with discreet frosted lines marking 4,6 & 8 ounce portions. Perfect for monitoring caloric intake and portion size. Set of 2 glass.

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party – A wine tasting party is fun and educational for everyone from novices to sophisticated wine drinkers. Within this all-inclusive kit are the elements to be a terrific host, including cloth wine bottle covers, tasting score pads, 2 information packed cheat sheets, and an entertaining book that introduces you to the ins and outs of tasting wine in a comfortable, festive, social setting.

Vina 2 bottle picnic wine cooler – A classic designed insulated tote perfect for carrying two bottles of wine to your favorite location.

VonShef cheese board and knife set – Cheese is the perfect pairing with wine. This set is perfect for both cutting and serving cheese. It includes a cutting board, a stilton knife, cheddar knife, hard cheese knife and cheese fork – all with strong stainless steel blades and smooth bamboo handles.

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3D wooden wine bottle puzzle – Enjoy watching your guests try to figure out this brain teasing puzzle. Handcrafted from solid wood.

Oenophilia Label Lift – A great way to remove and save your wine labels. Label Lift splits the printed surface of the paper from the adhesive backing leaving a laminated label to place into wine journals.

The Billionaire’s Vinegar – The New York Times bestseller, updated with a new epilogue, that tells the true story of a 1787 Château Lafite Bordeaux—supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson—that sold for $156,000 at auction and of the eccentrics whose lives intersected with it.

VinoStrumenti exotic wooden stopper – A classic masculine wine stopper made from exotic hand rubbed padauk wood and stainless steel.

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BarVivo professional wine key – Relax and enjoy opening wines with ease using this deluxe – compact wine opener with the classic double hinged fulcrum and the simple foil cutter knife. This bottle opener is used by waiters, sommelier and bartenders around the world.

Recycled wine bottle bracelet – Handcrafted hemp and recycled wine bottle bracelet. Perfect for the wine loving artist in your life.

Soiree red wine aerator – Instantly decants red wine to release flavor and aromas. The specially designed glass bulb allows the perfect amount of air exchange, like the wine has been breathing for hours. Also works for white wine.

BonJour instant read wine thermometer – Bonjour’s Instant Read Thermometer is the easiest way to make sure your wines are served at the perfect drinking temperature. Set includes a metal storage box, magnetic back, extra battery, wrist lanyard and wine temperature guide.

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Rewined Pinot Noir scented soap – A handcrafted bar soap scented with hints of fig, cranberry, leather and violet. This soap is crafted in Charleston, SC using a small batch cold press process.

Take a Whiff of That scratch and sniff book – The first book of its kind to help readers scratch and sniff their way to expertise by introducing the basic components of wine—the fruits, the wood, the earth—enabling anyone to discover the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese and get the glass they love every time.

“If you can read this” slipper socks – Soft and comfortable combed cotton non-slip socks for the wine drinker with a sense of humor.

Oregon Wine Country jerkyDelicious hand-crafted beef jerky marinated in Oregon wines. Naturally smoked for a unique Northwest flavor.

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Oenophilia recycled wine bottle tumblers – Perfect for an outdoor BBQ or party, these Oenophilia tumblers were made from recycled glass in their first life. In deep rich colors, they are the perfect size for your favorite cold beverage. Assorted colors and diameters. Packed in a set of 4.

Recycled vintage olive green wine bottle drop earrings – Each piece of Bottled Up Designs is handmade from the broken antique glass and bottles reclaimed from old bottle dumps found in the woods and farmlands of rural Pennsylvania. The broken treasures are reclaimed, ground and fired and handmade into beautiful modern wearable pieces of art. Each includes “The Story of the Glass” detailing the history and age of the glass used.

Rock Timber handcrafted slate coaster set – Set of four (4 x 4) hand-cut and chiseled natural food-safe slate coasters from the mountains of Brazil. Handcrafted with a smooth face and natural edge, each coaster is cut from the same stone, yet has a unique color and texture. Fitted with a cork backing to protect surfaces.

8 year aged cheddar cheese – This mature cheddar’s nutty taste has been honed to a sharp edge through patient aging. Crafted by the Wisconsin Cheeseman. Perfect for wine pairing.

 

We hope you have been inspired by our gift ideas. I’m sure the wine lover on your list will love whatever you have chosen for them. I know I would (wink wink)!

Also, for more ideas check out our Top 20 list for the home cook! It’s packed with many unique gift ideas!