Stuck on what to get the budding wine or cocktail enthusiast in your life?
Forget funny wine stoppers and personalised coasters this year, and instead feast your eyes on this selection of gadgets, gimmicks and sophisticated stuff that'll surprise, delight and confound your wine loving friends come Christmas time.
Whether you like to plan ahead or leave shopping to the last minute, a little inspiration never goes amiss, expecially when it comes to finding unique wine gifts.
Take your pick of our great gift ideas below for wine and cocktail lovers:
Christmas Gifts for Wine Lovers and Cocktail Enthusiasts
Essential Guide to Champagne
What do you get the fine wine lover who has everything? Try impressing them with this new comprehensive and luxurious box set from Peter Liem, complete with maps.
Ok, so this is going to be more of a household investment than a present at $1499 and it does also offer the excuse not to drink quite so much this Christmas. Storing up to two bottles of wine once opened there is no longer an excuse to finish the bottle, as they should remain as fresh as when they were opened.
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