2018 WineCountry Holiday Gift Guide

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  • by JEN SCHMITZ
  • on NOVEMBER 30, 2018
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Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and every other day of the week leading up to the holidays, it’s hard to keep the best festive shopping days straight. And when you’re making a list and checking it twice, a little assistance from the (wine) pros that know definitely does not hurt when it comes to holiday gift ideas.

So when you’re shopping for the wine lover (isn’t everyone here one, right?), need gift ideas for mom, or are looking to find something perfect for the little ones of all ages, we’ve rounded up some of 2018’s best for all the special folks in your life.

Cooler months ahead mean plenty of excuses to stay home and curl up by a fire long after seasonal celebrations are complete. For The Homebody, being comfortable is a top priority and with these gift-giving options, a visit to their abode may be the only way you’ll see them before spring.

  1. Nublado Throw
    The Citizenry, $395
  2. Grand Carafe
    WineCountry Shop, $90
  3. Natural Cut Himalayan Salt Lamp with Wooden Base
    Aha, $40
  4. care/of Vitamins Gift Card
    care/of, Price Varies

With ingrained good taste, The Creatives deserve something outside of the box. These finely curated gifts are sure to leave a lasting impression that continues well beyond the holiday season.

  1. American Alliance of Museums Membership
    AAM, $90
  2. Pantone Foodmood Cookbook
    Aha, $50
  3. Chardonnay and Croquet with Sonoma Cutrer
    WineCountry Experiences, $100
  4. Art Every Day Mug
    Poketo, $18

With holiday gifts like these, The Entertainer in your life has even more excuses to invite you over for a special time of drinking, dining, and delighting in the season of merry.

  1. Marble & Acacia Coaster Set
    WineCountry Shop, $42.95
  2. Stainless Steel Fondue Set
    Sur La Table, $89.95
  3. Top That Toast Party Game
    Amazon, $20
  4. Murray’s Cheese of the Month Club
    Murray’s Cheese, $275 for four months

Add some spice to gift giving when it comes to The Food Lover. They’re always mixing things up in the kitchen. And there’s an added perk too – we see delicious moments in your future as well.

  1. Cooking Class
    Sur La Table, Price Varies
  2. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
    Amazon, $21
  3. Haku Japanese Shoyu
    Food 52, $28 – $32
  4. Big Plates in Fog
    Year and a Day, $52 for four

Fun and learning can go hand in hand with four more gift options that cross all ages, from wee babes to teenagers.

  1. TouchThinkLearn: ABC
    Chronicle Books, $24.99
  2. 4M Crystal Growing Experiment
    Amazon, $13.99
  3. Unstable Unicorns Card Game
    Unstable Unicorns, $20
  4. Razor Spark Scooter
    Amazon, $59.99

Understated and elegant, The Minimalist appreciates gifts that give lifelong value and bring pleasure to their everyday.

  1. Gunmetal Black Stemless Wine Glasses
    WineCountry Shop, $45.95
  2. Throw Quilt No. 9
    Kaufmann Mercantile, $395
  3. Light + Ladder Incense Holder
    Coming Soon, $80
  4. Binu Soap Box Set
    binu binu, $85

The mountains (and lakes, and trails, and…) are always calling the off-the-beaten-path traveler, and their life adventure will be more exciting with a bit of help from their Secret Santa.

  1. John Muir Notecards
    Chronicle Books, $14.95
  2. Eco2 Wine Tote
    Kaufmann Mercantile, $50
  3. Holy Stone HS700 FBV Drone with 1080p HD Camera
    Amazon, $329.99
  4. Secret Horseback Ride + Picnic
    WineCountry Experiences, $210

Whether their style is popping bottles or sipping and savoring, The Wine Lover understands the ins and outs of a good vintage. Here’s your chance to add some sparkle to moments with their favorite beverage.

  1. Wine Journal
    Moleskine, $29.95
  2. Merlot Infused Coffee
    Uncommon Goods, $20
  3. Champagne Saber
    WineCountry Shop, $159
  4. Hess Collection Wine Blending Experience
    WineCountry Experiences, $175
But wait, there’s more! Be sure to check out our 2018 Napa-Inspired Holiday Gift Guide featuring unique WineCountry experiences and essential presents for everyone on your list.

Our WineCountry Experiences Offerings

20 Boozy Beverages For The Holiday Season


Author

Jen Schmitz

Jen Schmitz has been writing and producing creative content since 2014. She has written for VSCO, Lonny, and contributed to countless other outlets in and out of wine country. She is a lover of all things art, culture, and wine, and prefers to “summer” in Napa Valley to taste all it has to offer and to escape foggy San Francisco any time she can. Follow her on Instagram at @jeneschmitz.

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