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18 Practical Wine Accessory Gifts for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Housewarming & More

18 Practical Wine Accessory Gifts for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Housewarming & More

Here’s the thing about wine lovers - they are picky about their reds, their whites, and everything in-between. This makes picking the perfect bottle a really difficult task. Then, if you can figure out what to get them, chances are that perfect bottle will usually be out of stock! Instead of going down that rabbit hole every time, let’s think outside the box for a minute. The next best thing to wine itself, is wine adjacent. Luckily, there are many options for you to choose from for wine enthusiast in your life. These unique wine accessory gifts, including custom drinkware, electric corkscrew,  DIY decor, subscriptions, wine experiences, and more.

We have curated a list of 18 thoughtful and practical gifts for various price points. You are sure to find your pick here.

Budget Wine Accessories (Under $30)

1. Birthstone Wine Stopper


What’s better than a wine stopper? A handmade wine bottle stopper featuring your oenophile’s birthstone! This one-of-a-kind birthday gift will be cherished and remind the recipient of the thoughtful gift giver with every use. 

Price - $28

Buy at - Uncommon Goods


2. Insulated Wine Bottle Tote


This handsome bottle bag holds  a 750 ml bottle and comes with a soft-grip handle and velcro closure. It is also machine-washable. You can go the extra step and fill the bag with a delicious vintage.

Price - $14.99

Buy at - Joseph Grace Brands


3. Wine Journal


Does your friend enjoy wine tastings? Do they like to experiment with flavors? If so, a wine journal is an ideal gift. This journal features a 4-step documentation method for wine tastings with places for notes on winery/region, Look appearance,Smell (nose or bouquet), and (flavor/notes) Taste.

Price - $24.99

Buy at - Amazon


4. Single-serve Spice Infusers


If your oenophile is a fan of mulled wine, this is the perfect wine accessory gift for them. Each tin contains 8 single-serve infusers filled with a blend of cinnamon, star anise, clove, orange peel, and stevia leaf flavors that pair best with a fruit-forward red wine. Mullin is a female-owned, purpose-driven brand with products sourced from fair trade farmers from Sri Lanka.

Price - $16.95

Buy at - Mullin


5. Electric Corkscrew


Great for home use and parties, this stainless steel corkscrew opens bottles at the push of a button. Even plastic corks. Comes with 4 AA batteries.

Price - $21.99

Buy at - Joseph Grace Brands


6. To-go Glass

Great for the recipient who enjoys their wine on the go. This tumbler is made of borosilicate glass wrapped in a layer of silicone. The splash-resistant lid ensures mess free use (for gentle transit) which makes it ideal for picnics or . Or enjoying a glass on the patio. You can also get it personalized for an extra $10. This brand is known for its reusable and eco-conscious products.

Price - $25

Buy at - W&P


Mid-range Wine Accessories ($30 - $90)


7. Charcuterie Board


This all-in-one bamboo board has spots for cheese, fresh and dried fruits, nuts, bread, crackers, and spreads. It comes with 2 ceramic dipping bowls, honey dipper, cheese knives, fruit forks, separate fruit platter, a magnetic knife holder, and more. Large enough to serve 6 - 10 people, it makes for a fantastic housewarming or wedding gift.

Price - $42.99

Buy at - Amazon


8. Bamboo Bath Caddy


If your wine-lover buddy loves a sip in the tub, this is a great wine accessory within this price range. In addition to a wine slot, it has a book/tablet holder with an adjustable propping bar, a mobile slot that can also be used to hold essential oils, shampoo, soap, candle, etc. so that your friend can relax in style.

Price - $39.99

Buy at - Bambusi


9. Wine Cork States

It isn’t every day that wine bottle corks become memories. But when they do, they deserve a special place. Help the wine lover on your list to transform these keepsakes into beautiful home decor with this state-shaped display board. You can select their home state or their favorite wine region to convert their memories into a piece of art.

Price - $35

Buy at - Uncommon Goods


10. Vintage Drinkware


Ditch the regular wine glass set and go for vintage drinkware instead as your next gift to a wine connoisseur. These hand-cut floral etchings will remind them of family dinner at their grandparents’ and the laughter shared. 

Price - $89.95 for a set of 4

Buy at - Williams Sonoma


11. Decanter


This is a classic and functional gift for wine lovers to enjoy their younger wines that need some help opening up. This one can hold a full 750 ml bottle.

Price - $74.99

Buy at - Joseph Grace Brands


12. Wine Bottle Candle

You can never go wrong with a candle. Even better when it’s handmade in a repurposed wine bottle. This female-owned business does that and more. These soy candles come in a variety of unique aromas like ‘Day at the Spa’. ‘Birthday Cake’, ‘Under the Mistletoe’, ‘Sweater Weather’, and more.

Price - $34 with gift box

Buy at - Scented Designs


Luxury Wine Accessories (Above $90)


13. Red Wine Lover’s Collection of Cheese


Wine and cheese is a match made in heaven. And this cheese platter (specifically meant for red wine) is no exception. This includes aged gruyere, young manchego, blue cheese, flatbread, olives, etc. Can serve 5 - 7 people.

Price - $99

Buy at - Murray’s Cheese


14. Portable Wine Cooler

This insulated bag is great to keep wine bottles cool for days. Can hold 5 bottles of wine. Wide mouth makes it convenient to load and unload bottles into it. Great for picnics.

Price - $115

Buy at - Joseph Grace Brands


15. Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour

Nothing makes a better gift than an experience. Spruce things up on your next anniversary by gifting your partner and yourself a full-day wine-tasting tour at Napa and Sonoma wine country from San Francisco.

Price - $160 per adult

Buy at - Viator


16. Wine Subscription Box

Okay, we said that you’re not buying them a bottle. But the greatest thing about this subscription is, neither you nor the recipient knows what they are going to get. Wine of the Month Club was established in 1972 and is a  pioneer of ‘wine in the mail’. With this subscription box, you can choose the type of wine, number of bottles, number of shipments, and frequency. Shipments come with literature on recipes, cellaring, wine history, etc.

Price - Starts at $160

Buy at - Wine of the Month Club


17. Wine Class

For a wine lover who is interested to dig deeper into the subtleties of wine, learn about great wines from different countries, pick up trade secrets from sommeliers, a gift certificate from the Wine School of Philadelphia will be a fantastic present. Most classes are conducted online.

Price - Choose your preferred amount

Buy at - Wine School of Philadelphia


18. Bar Cart With Wine Rack

This one doubles up as a cart and a storage option. The rack can hold 8 bottles and the cart has options for hanging stemware upside down to keep water spots at bay. There’s room for stemless glassware, a decanter, and some food.

Price - $123.99

Buy at - Wayfair

 Let’s make a toast to no more headaches over gift selection! It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right?

Please note, all prices mentioned are at the time of writing this blog.

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