Couple Walks with Dog

With the season of giving upon us, we want to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. Consider showing your love with this list of luxury goods for him that we’ve compiled, no matter whether he is a significant other, a friend or a family member. These luxury items are the perfect place to begin your gift search and will inspire your shopping.

24K Shot Glasses

These gold-plated copper shot glasses fit the holiday season. Their firm yet delicate design creates a mature feel—suitable for all occasions from birthdays to tailgating. Not only are they the perfect size for a petite toast but also serve as attractive décor to accompany your favorite holiday meals, desserts and barware. You can complement these with other gold-plated barware at the Wine & Country Shop. Shop here.

Gold Shot Glass
Chess Gameboard

Chess Game

You’ll be able to enjoy this expertly crafted, local artisan-made gift together. This luxury chess set is made of cherry with maple burl and curly makore, and features walnut chess pieces. Seasoned and educated players will admire the careful composition based on the famous set seen in many contests, including the 1959 World Championship Candidates Match in Bied, Zagreb. This set is ideal for someone who wants to share his love of chess with others. Shop here.

Cigar Humidor

Spanish Cedar makes up this leather cigar humidor that’s perfect for keeping cigars fresh. The durable embedded crocodile design paired with rustic brown adds a mature style, and the design’s detail reveals the care with which it was crafted. To ensure your humidor properly preserves your cigars, a humidistat also accompanies the purchase. Shop here.

Leather Cigar Humidor
Dubarry Vest

Dubarry Vest

Looking for a gift for the active man in your life? The Dubarry of Ireland’s Mayfly Vest with a leather trim functions as a trendy addition to any outfit this season. Its water-resistant material allows for outdoor wear while the cotton on the inside creates maximum comfort. Whether he decides to sport it on a hiking adventure or on a cool evening out, this vest is a great addition to any gift list. Shop here.

Brittas Holdall Bag

These light and dark brown boots form a stunning style that’s equally comfortable. The DryFast-DrySoft waterproof leather allows for wear in mild or harsh weather conditions. Dubarry’s Irish roots add a sense of adventure to the brand and its creations. Imagine all of the adventures that the man in your life will take with these durable, stylish boots. Shop here.


Chuck Pinnell Wallets

Known for his leather goods right here in his Crozet workshop, Chuck Pinnell of Pinnell Custom Leather cuts and hand-stitches a variety of rich and rare leather designs. No matter which man in your life you choose, he will treasure this gift with each use. With eight pockets for credit cards, this wallet will suit anyone’s needs. Shop here.

Royal French Backgammon Set

If you want a fun new game for the family or for a competitive friend, you might consider backgammon as a unique option. Made in Virginia and fashioned with cherry and waterfall sapele, this artisan gift will encourage game nights and bonding. The dark purple coloring adds vibrancy to the design and reflects its regal origins. The man in your life who appreciates history and culture behind rich designs is the perfect recipient. Shop here.

Backgammon Board
Hammered Silver Shaker Shot

Hammered Boston Style Shaker Set

Silver-plate and stainless-steel work together to create a masterpiece in this shaker set. The set features a style shaker, a Japanese Jigger and two copper shot glasses. These stunning, yet simple, pieces can make anyone excited about mixology and entertaining. The guy in your life can practice mixing his favorite drinks at home with this stunning set. Shop here.

Chuck Kraft Signature Flies Box of 12

Know an adventure seeker who loves to fish locally? The original tie patterns were created by Chuck Kraft, a renowned fly fishing guide and fly designer in the mid-Atlantic. His student now makes these hand-tied flies using the signature Kraft designs. They make the perfect artisan-made gift for your favorite angler.Shop here.

Colored Flies

Shopping for men isn’t always the easiest, so let this luxury gift list for him help jumpstart your or complete your list. For even more items for the men in your life, see our Wine & Country Shop site. You’ll find everything from locally-made bowties and suspenders to money clips and Dubarry jackets.

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Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in Virginia Wine Country. Wine & Country Life, a semi-annual life & style magazine, and Wine & Country Weddings, an annual art book celebrating elegant Virginia weddings, are complemented by the Wine & Country Shop in Ivy, VA—a beautiful lifestyle boutique that brings the pages of the magazines to life. The Shop features over 40 Virginia artisans with everything from tailgating essentials and Dubarry attire to locally made foods and award-winning Virginia wines and craft beverages for your next event. Wine & Country covers the grape-growing foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Lynchburg to Leesburg, including points in between like Charlottesville and Middleburg. Ivy Life & Style Media also creates other projects, including, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, health and family day trips for parents and teachers in Charlottesville, as well as the a guide to resources for Charlottesville tourists and newcomers.