Decanter’s selection of 24 wine-themed gift ideas
Exton Park 60 Above and 60 Below Prestige Pack
£225 Exton Park
A fascinating comparison, this limited-edition pack (only 150 produced) features two bottles of the Hampshire winery’s Blanc de Blancs 2014. Both have spent six years ageing on lees, one (‘Above’) in the cellar for six years, the other (‘Below’) under the sea off the coast of Brittany for one of its years. Read Decanter’s exclusive tasting report.
Taylor’s Chip Dry & Tonic in a can
An ideal stocking filler, this classic combination of white Port and tonic comes in a handy single serving. Pour over ice, add a slice of lemon or orange and a sprig of mint, or simply serve chilled from the can.
Peugeot Frizz wine-cooling sleeve
£24.99 Peugeot Saveurs
Available also in red, this clever sleeve is made with expandable elastic so will fit snugly around any 75cl bottle, still or sparkling. Chill bottles from room temperature in 20 minutes and keep them chilled for two hours.
The Wine Society Adventurer’s Case
£62 The Wine Society
Perfect for the curious wine collector, and one of a range of gift cases, this selection (code XC2323A) of six offbeat bottles includes wines from Greece, Turkey and Moldova as well as lesser-known styles from Italy.
World Cocktail Atlas
Decanter contributor and TV’s Saturday Kitchen wine presenter Olly Smith brings his infectious enthusiasm to this whirlwind tour of the world’s best cocktail recipes.
Le Nez du Vin 54 Aromas set
These kits (available in various sizes) are a godsend for anyone wanting to improve their blind-tasting skills, helping develop the sense of smell and ability to recognise and describe the common aromas of different wines.
Wine Escape Room game
Lock up a bottle of your favourite wine, then move through four imaginary rooms solving a clue in each to discover a four-digit code that unlocks the padlock. Buy a bottle of wine and lock it inside for a great gift.
Tickets to the highly anticipated February 2024 Decanter Italy Experience tasting event at the Landmark Hotel, London NW1? Or for those further afield, a subscription to the magazine or Decanter Premium website is the gift that keeps on giving.
Riedel Black Tie decanter
A design statement, guaranteed to impress on the dinner table. Free-blown and formed without the aid of a mould, so each looped design is unique. The decanter features a black stripe created by introducing a rod of black crystal into the molten glass before it is formed.
Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2024
Decanter columnist Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book, billed as the ‘world’s best-selling annual wine guide’, is in its 47th year of publication (edited by Margaret Rand).
Facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions, with advice on vintages to buy, drink and cellar. The perfect stocking filler.
WSET gift vouchers
Available in denominations from £5 to £200, these gift vouchers can be redeemed against any qualification course or evening tasting on offer at the Wine & Spirit Education
Trust’s London School, or against WSET study materials or textbooks. Must be redeemed by post or in person.
Kurt Zalto Josephine collection
These handcrafted glasses (£70 each) feel as delicate and light as air, but are gloriously hardwearing. There are four wine glasses in the range, which was launched in the UK earlier this year: white, universal, red and Champagne.
Sustainable wine cooler
It cost the Danish company PeVino 3 million Danish kroner to develop the Imperial Eco wine cooler, which consumes less than half the power of the average model due to its
construction from materials including skyscraper glass (and low…
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