The 14 best gifts for wine lovers in 2021, from glassware and carrying cases to a bottle repurposing kit

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Whether or not you love wine, you probably know someone who does. And while it can be intimidating to pick out a bottle for the amateur sommelier in your life if you don't know your Gamay from your Pinot Noir, a wine-related gift is always a safe (and more creative!) bet.

Since wine is very subjective, we suggest finding out if your giftee has particular tastes, and then using that information to guide your search. Do they like reds or whites? Do they only drink natural wines? Are they a wine aficionado or are they just developing their palate? There's a gift on this list for every type of wine lover, and, if you're looking for something really specific, you can also check out our guides to wine openers, glasses, and wine clubs.

Here are the best wine gifts in 2021:

A pair of universal glasses
Two Good Trouble Universal Wine Glasses filled with rose on a tabletop with a "all-time best" award overlaid

Good Trouble Wine Glass Set, from $60

Having the right glassware is a crucial part of drinking wine. Wine aficionados likely have different glasses for reds and whites, but this universal glass from Good Trouble is great for casual wine drinkers or as backup during a party. A universal glass has a medium-sized bowl, allowing reds, whites, and rosés to be fully enjoyed. Plus, this brand has free broken glass replacement on sets of four or more. 

A wine-tasting subscription
product image of two vials lying down from the best wine club 2021 for sampling and tasting Vinebox

Vinebox Wine Subscription, from $65

This is our favorite wine subscription service for tasting; each box contains nine single-serving samples and a new box comes every three months. If your giftee falls in love with a particular wine, the service comes with a $15 quarterly credit that they can use towards a full size bottle. Vinebox also has seasonal offerings, like an advent calendar called "12 Nights of Wine."

A wine and savory snacks gift basket
An image of a wine, cheese, and meat spread from Harry and David

Harry & David Wine Pairing Collection, from $139.99

Known for their gourmet gift baskets, Harry & David also sells bundles that include bottles of wine from their own label. The Wine Pairing basket comes with two bottles of wine and a collection of savory snacks, including two types of cheese and a sourdough baguette.

A classic wine cooler
Crate and Barrel French Marble Wine Cooler

French Kitchen Marble Wine Cooler, $34.95

If they love chilled white wine, give them this marble cooler that can double as a flower vase. Marble naturally keeps wine cool and the classic finish is at home in any dining room. 

A versatile wine rack
Crate and Barrel 11 Bottle Wine Rack

11-Bottle Gold Wine Rack, $49.95

Take their storage system up a notch with this sturdy but unobtrusive wine rack. The iron rack holds 11 bottles of wine and can be stored horizontally or vertically. It comes in four plated finishes, so you choose from copper, gold, graphite, or silver to match their decor. 

A pairing guide poster
Redbubble Wine and Food Pairing Poster

Wine and Food Pairing Guide Poster, from $14.89

Pairing the right wine with the right food elevates both. Your giftee can consult this poster and always be ready with the perfect duo. 

A reliable opener
closeup of the truetap waiters corkscrew wine key the best cheap budget wine opener 2021

TrueTap Double Hinged Corkscrew, $7.09

The TrueTap Double Hinged Corkscrew removes synthetic and natural corks smoothly and effortlessly, according to our tests. You can even pick from several different bright colors to match your giftee's personal style. 

A box of non-alcoholic wine
Jukes Cordialities

Jukes 6 Non-Alcoholic Red Wine, $48.50

The increase in non-alcoholic beverage options means everyone can enjoy the complex flavors of wine. Jukes 6 is the red in the Jukes Cordialites non-alcoholic wine collection, and we found it just as flavorful as traditional red wine. Made with brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and a lot of berries, it's a fruity, spicy drink that is best when mixed with a little soda water.

A stain remover
Wine Away Stain Remover

Wine Away Red Wine Stain Remover, $11

This may not be the most fun gift on the list, but it is definitely necessary. Spills happen, and red wine is notorious for being difficult to clean. Wine Away clears both fresh and dry stains on fabric, carpet, and upholstery, so any wine drinker will want this in their cabinet.

A monogrammed carrier
A tan wine tote with red accents and red monogrammed initials

Wine Tote Bag, $26.50

Carrying wine to and from a party is easier and more fun with a monogrammed wine tote. This one comes in three color combinations and has room for two bottles. When gifting, you can even tuck a bottle of their favorite inside to make it extra special. 

An easy-to-read wine guide
Wine Simple by Also Sohm

"Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide from a World-Class Sommelier" by Also Sohm with Christine Muhkle, $16.29

The world of wine can be intimidating and complex. "Wine Simple" demystifies all things wine, from key varietals to building a collection. Part cookbook and part sommelier textbook, "Wine Simple" is perfect for wine drinkers looking to learn more about their favorite beverage. 

A pack of spiced sachets for warm drinks
Williams Sonoma Mulling Spices Sachets

Mulling Spice Sachets, $14.95

When all they want is a cup of mulled wine or spiced cider, they can drop one of these single-serving sachets into their warm drink. Each of the 36 spiced bags contain a mix of cinnamon, ginger root, orange peel, lemon peel, and cloves.

A bottle repurposing kit
Uncommon Goods Bottle Stopper Garden Kit

Bottle Stopper Garden Kit, $22

This gift brings empty wine bottles back to life by providing everything you need to turn them into simple hydroponic systems capable of growing herbs or edible flowers. 

A sturdy wine tumbler
Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine Tumbler

YETI Rambler 10 oz Wine Tumbler, $24.99

Whether you're drinking wine at a picnic or by an outdoor firepit, sometimes using delicate stemware isn't feasible. YETI's 10-ounce Wine Tumbler has double-wall vacuum insulation and a magnetic sliding lid to keep your wine fresh and temperate. Plus, the stainless steel is dishwasher safe so you won't have lingering flavors between wines. 

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