Gifting Wine To A Loved One
If a family member won't be able to accompany you on a vacation where wine making is prevalent, choosing them a nice gift while you are touring a vineyard, winery, or retail shop is a nice way to involve your loved one in your travels.
A wine gift can be something as simple as a bottle of your family member's favorite vintage. You may also want to pursue a more elaborate gift and purchase a basket that is filled with various wine varieties, cheeses, meats, and crackers. First, consider how much you anticipate spending on the gift. Factor in how much money you have budgeted for other essentials on your trip. If you will be buying yourself some souvenirs, try to stick to a monetary amount that does not exceed what you will be spending on your own personal indulgences.
During your travels, you will likely visit many places that feature wine. If you will have the opportunity to stop at these places more than once, you do not need to necessarily purchase the first wine product that you see and delegate it as a gift. Take the time to visit various venues and explore gift options. You may become inspired during a particular leg of your journey and discover a wine product that will make a very nice gift for your loved one.
Attention To Detail
Sampling various wines may help you hone in on the perfect wine gift that you are certain your family member will enjoy. Your wine-tasting sessions can be conducted at vineyards, wineries, and restaurants. If you are well-versed in what types of food your family member enjoys eating, consider purchasing a bottle of wine that will be complementary to one of your loved one's favorite meals. Your gift could buy a bottle of wine for your family member and cook a delicious meal for them to enjoy the wine with.
If you will be touring some distinct vineyards and wineries, consider purchasing some additional gifts that will be representative of one or more of the places you visit. For instance, if you decide to purchase a bottle of wine from the gift shop that is featured at a specific winery, you may be able to pick up a stemware set, a wine bottle opener, or another item that features the name of the place where you have purchased the bottle of wine from.
Talk to a winery if you'd like to purchase a winery gift.