Christmas Gifts for Men
Nothing quite sets the mood for the Christmas season like a nice glass of wine shared with friends and family. However, wine gifts can sometimes be tricky—especially if you're buying for someone who really knows their Pinot from their Pinotage. This year, skip the run-of-the-mill bottle and opt instead for one of these unique Christmas wine gifts guaranteed to put a smile on any oenophile's face. Whether they're just starting to dabble in the wine world or have been collecting for decades, these gifts will show the wine lover in your life that you paid attention to their sophisticated tastes. So grab your gift list and read on for some ideas that are sure to make their Christmas merry and bright.
Our Top 10 Christmas Wine Gifts for Men Recommendations:
This vegan red wine comes from Spain's D.O. Toro region and is crafted in a vegan-friendly style, making it an ideal choice for those seeking to expand their wine knowledge. With its full-bodied taste and complex aromas, El Recio Vegan 2019 provides an unparalleled sensory experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. For those who appreciate fine wines but have an aversion to animal by-products found in some varieties, this velvety smooth vegan option is sure to be a hit!
This incomparable wine is crafted from a blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, and 11% Petit Verdot sourced from the renowned Saint Estèphe denomination. With this remarkable combination, it has earned 90 points from Parker, 93 points from James Suckling, and 90 points from Wine Spectator.
This DOCa Rioja red wine is aged 20 months in wood, allowing it to develop a deep and intense flavor profile that opens up your senses with every sip. Grown in Spain’s Rioja region, this popular Spanish wine offers a unique terroir that can be enjoyed by any taste
This exceptional Mencia wine made from old vines from D.O. Bierzo has been acclaimed as the Best Spanish Wine and is filled with refined and intricate flavours. A perfect choice for wine gifts for men due to its unique complexity, Pago de Valdoneje Vinas Viejas 2017 captures all of the rustic memories of a true Spanish countryside.
This exceptional red wine is made of centuries-old Garnacha grapes from D.O. Navarra and has been rated highly by renowned critic Robert Parker and Guia Peñin. Señora de las Alturas has a fresh and fruity flavor, with red fruit notes and a medium body that makes it the perfect accompaniment for any occasion.
This artisanal bottle is produced in the Bierzo wine region and crafted by the oenologist Nacho Álvarez, who has aimed to recover historic vineyards from efforts of conservation and promotion. This particular bottle is aged for 8 months in French oak barrels and features a limited production of 2000 bottles. It's a special treat for anyone looking to try something different and explore a unique taste of Spain!
This limited-edition blend from Alentejo, Portugal was created with three unique grape varieties and is characterized by its golden hue. The aroma includes hints of peach, lemon and vanilla oak that delicately blend together to create a smooth, yet robust flavor. Men who enjoy a good glass of wine will appreciate this amazing gift – serve it chilled between 10-12ºC for best results! Enjoy it alone or with fish or white meat dishes.
This unique Spanish wine is the first of its kind to receive a crianza stamp of approval from the renowned D.O. Ribera del Duero. The white wine was crafted with carefully selected grapes from vineyards in the region, making it a must-try for any spanish wine enthusiast and perfect for those looking for a new and interesting flavor profile. With its crisp and fresh taste, this bottle makes an excellent gift for any man who loves exploring new wines or is after something special to pair with food.
Get ready to pop open a bottle of Llopart Brut Nature Reserva, the best and most popular organic sparkling wine in Spain. Show your friends how cultured you are by serving this classic cava, which was one of the first "brut nature" cavas made in Spain. Not only is it incredibly tasty with a very clean aromatic profile, but it also makes for one of the best wine gifts for men.
Christmas is a magical time filled with family, friends, and of course, plenty of good wine. This year, turn heads and bring a unique bottle of your own to the holiday festivities. Whether you’re shopping for a newcomer or experienced connoisseur, there are wine gifts to fit every taste and budget. Show that special someone that you understand their passion for specialty wines by taking some time this season to choose one of these unique Christmas wine gifts for him.
Don't forget to stock up accordingly before the festivities begin! This way, everyone can get in the spirit with you by raising a glass and discovering the wines that make this time of year truly special. Celebrate life during the holidays and have a happy Christmas!