Being a wine lover becomes a part of life, especially in Virginia, where vineyards are located in our backyards. What better way to embrace Virginia wine country than by sharing your love of locally-made wine with loved ones. Whether it’s a wine stopper, gift set or wine stool, you have many options to share with others. Enjoy this list of some on-trend wine-inspired items that are perfect for other wine enthusiast in your life.
Wine and cheese are a timeless and delicious combination. To make sure the wine and cheese lover in your life is always prepared, give the gift of a beautifully made charcuterie board that can showcase local cheese, meats, nuts and spreads. The wine barrel design is classic and brings an entire vineyard experience right into the home. Available at the Wine & Country Shop in Ivy.
This wine cooler is made with hand-stitched leather and stainless steel, and would look incredibly stylish and timeless on any bar. Regardless of whether they are wine novices or aficionados, this gift will surely be enjoyed. It is also highly practical and has a double-walled construction to ensure bottles like a delicious Virginia Sparkling wine stay chilled. You can also get the full set, including the flask and shaker. Shop here.
For someone who loves and appreciates wine, an artful bottle stopper is a must-have item. This Natural Edge Wooden Bottle Stopper is handcrafted by Virginia artisan Kirk McCauley. Each one of his pieces is unique in design and holds a piece of Charlottesville in it, making it a thoughtful gift for anyone who loves wine and all things local. Shop here.
Take your wine bottle presentation to the next level with this luxury fur wine cover. Any wine connoisseur with style will be thrilled to enhance their favorite wines with soft fur, and it makes a great decoration when bringing wine to a dinner party. Combine the fur stole with a local wine for a harmonious gift. Available at the Wine & Country Shop in Ivy.
Breathe a breath of fresh life into your favorite wines! Even without a decanter pouring through this aerator mixes in just the right amount of air to bring wine to its full potential. An aerator provides the same enhanced bouquet, fuller flavor, and smoother finish of 1.5 hours of decanting, and you don’t even need a battery. Shop here.
The Forest Wine Coaster is a beautiful accessory to any wine bar, and it is elegantly handcrafted to elevate any bottle of wine. It is handmade sand cast aluminum, so it lasts a long time and protects surfaces. Get this gift for a wine lover that you know will appreciate a nice blend of practicality and luxury. Shop here.
For a well made and practical gift every craft beverage drinker needs, try out these equestrian handcrafted Leather Coasters. This is especially great for a person who loves wine just as much as they love horses. These coasters are carved with a horse-bit design by Virginia leather craftsman Chuck Pinnell. Durable and smooth, these coasters are long-lasting and come in a pack of six. Shop here.
Gift cards are a great way to guarantee another’s satisfaction. For wine lovers, what can be better than a gift card for Virginia-made wine, such as award-winning vintages like Barboursville Vineyards, Horton Vineyards, King Family Vineyards, Veritas Vineyard & Winery and many more. Every wine lover will be ecstatic to get the gift of local wines, and a gift card allows them some more freedom to satisfy their unique palettes. Shop here.
Everyone knows a wine enthusiast in his or her life, and Virginia is full of them due to the amount of amazing local vineyards and wine-inspired products. Take your gifts to the next level with these wonderfully crafted and local gift ideas. Find even more gift ideas for wine lovers at our Wine & Country Shop.
For more Virginia-made gift guides, click here. To find something perfect for the person on your shopping list who has everything, browse our curated guide to sophisticated and glamorous Wine & Country Luxury Gifts for your gift-giving inspiration. ~
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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 CharlottesvilleFamily.com, 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 CharlottesvilleWelcomeBook.com a guide to resources for Charlottesville tourists and newcomers.