From the Experts: The Best Wine Gifts of 2023

Bollinger + Gary Farrell + Masciarelli_Food & Wine_12.8.23Food & Wine asked wine experts and editors to include the best gifts this holiday season to give to the wine lovers, hosts, and beverage enthusiasts in your life. The list includes everything from glasses, to decanters, to delicious snacks which perfectly pair with your festive bottles. Making the list is Masciarelli Villa Gemma Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Riserva 2015 which makes a perfect gift because, “This elegant bottle of Montepulciano will wow any wine lover with its spicy notes of black pepper, licorice, and cocoa, balanced with hints of dried fruit.” Another on the list is Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Chardonnay which is, “Perfect for pairing with fish, shellfish, chicken, or pasta, it’s a great meal accompaniment that works any time of year. Even folks who aren’t typically fans of Chardonnay will appreciate the juicy acidity balanced with a creamy texture.” Finally, a distinguished inclusion is Bollinger La Grande Année Brut 2014 “Notably golden in color, this wine offers a zesty first impression that gives way to a gentle texture and a long finish. It’s a fantastic gift for wany wine lover looking to add a timeless classic to their collection.” Any of these selections is sure to impress as a gift this holiday season. Cheers!