Bubble Glass Champagne Glasses, Misette Table
These chic flutes, with their hand-blown, bubbled-glass base are chic with an almost quirky, hint-of-Boho vibe. That, in fact, is the signature look of this dinnerware company, co-founded by Canadian sisters and party planners extraordinaire Amy Burstyn Fritz and Sarah Pecaut.
Solid Horn Sommelier Corkscrew, Laguiole at Hopson Grace
The essential tool for the aspiring sommelier as well as the pro, this corkscrew is a thing of beauty. Fashioned in solid horn and made entirely by hand from the iconic French brand, it also wins serious presentation points with its beautiful wooden storage box.
Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide by a World-Class Sommelier, Aldo Sohm
Celebrity somm and wine director of three-Michelin-star Le Bernardin in NYC, Aldo Sohm, has penned this book to teach wine enthusiasts the basics plus the vocabulary to help them find they love at their local liqour store or restaurant. Easy-to-digest copy and illustrations make it a true treat for grape geeks.
Yellow Alchemy Decanter, Ichendorf Milano
Let them go next level with their wine appreciation skills. Decanting separates sediment in a wine, but also aerates so that a wine’s aromas are experienced at their optimum. When one’s decanter is as high-style as this one from century-old design studio Ichendorf Milano, your giftee will benefit aesthetically too.
Medium Champagne Bucket with Leather Handles, Hopson Grace
This gorgeously organic looking wine bucket, hand-sculpted by Canadian-born artist Tina Frey, is tailormade for the artisan-loving oenophile. Crafted in shatter-free resin, the vessel is lead- and BPA-free, food-safe and an elegant way to chill a bottle both indoors and out.
Wine Puzzle – Champagne (1000-Piece), Water & Wines
Wine geeks and enthusiasts who love the holiday puzzle tradition will gush over this brand’s hand-painted, sustainably made options. Choose from Old World and New World wine countries and regions, from Italy and Champagne to Australia and California – all artfully detailed by a certified sommelier with noteworthy regions and appellations.
Bernard-Massard Cuvée de l’Écusson Brut Rosé
Transform every occasion into a celebration with Bernard-Massard. This beautiful and festive rosé combines the freshness of fruit and the cheerfulness of very fine bubbles. Its clear and shimmering colour is derived from 100% Pinot Noir. It’s excellent as an aperitif, as a complement to mimosas or Bellinis and pairs well with vegetarian and pescatarian dishes.
Cocktail Napkins, Lip Service Napkins
Every cinq-à-sept or wine-and-cheese get-together requires stylish linens in addition to a thoughtful wine list. These hand-embroidered, crisp cotton cocktail napkins – with festive pinecones, snowflakes or, yes, a goblet of vino – will help your giftee set a swishy scene. Corkscrew Laguiole at Hopson Grace
Wine List Tea Towel, Lip Service Napkins
This towel comes silkscreened with an impressive list of red and white European varietals. It’s themed without being kitschy, and most importantly, its linen composition means fine crystal goblets and coupes can be polished without leaving lint or scratches behind.
2020 Orange Vidal Skin Fermented White VQA, Southbrook Vineyards
Orange wine has captured the attention of trendwatchers recently but if your resident wine lover has not sampled the style yet, now’s the chance. Gift them a bottle from this reputed Ontario maker and they’ll enjoy its fruity nose (peach, plum, grapefruit with citrus pith) and its vibrant character. A perfect aperitivo with olive and savoury tapas.