A gift of wine can provide the “happiest hour” at home this holiday season. It makes for the perfect host or hostess gift or a festive way to celebrate a special occasion. And now is the time to start planning for those wine-themed requests from your customers.A gift of wine can provide the “happiest hour” at home this holiday season. It makes for the perfect host or hostess gift or a festive way to celebrate a special occasion. And now is the time to start planning for those wine-themed requests from your customers.
For the last several years, “holiday creep” has become a very noticeable retail trend. Stores and shops have been moving up their holiday promotions from the traditional November timeline to mid-to-late October. And consumers have noticed, with 47 percent of holiday shopping now taking place BEFORE the calendar turns to December. And the wine and industry is no different, with 33 percent of yearly wine sales happen between October 1 and December 31. That equates to $6.9 billion in sales, or more than 48 MILLION bottles of wine.
You can offer your customers a unique way to add a touch of personalization to those simple bottles of wine and position yourself as the “go-to” for wine gift accessories in your community. From glasses to totes and wine gift sets, there are customizable items for everyone and every budget. Here are the top 15 wine-related gift items to pair with any bottle of wine or spirits:
1. 12 oz. Stemless Wine Glasses: Drink wine in style with this attractive 12 oz. stainless steel drinkware. Featuring a double wall vacuum insulated with lid, this cup will confidently keep your favorite wine at the perfect temperature for enjoyment. Personalize with your favorite logo, phrase or monogram for an elegant look or favorite sports team suited for any occasion.
Available in several options for laser or rotary engraving, UV-LED printing, sublimation, vinyl application, or heat transfer printing.
2. 17 oz. Stemless Wine Glasses: Perfect gift for those who enjoy a “big” pour! This sublimatable 17 oz wine glass is available in white and stainless steel and makes for the ideal customized gift. With double wall vacuum design and secure lid, this cup will confidently keep your favorite wine right where it needs to be…in the glass! Personalize with your favorite logo, phrase or monogram for an elegant look and a gift your customers will love.
3. Neoprene Wine Tote: This blank wine tote is ready for your full color customization and design. Confidently transport wine to any party or gathering while keeping it at the optimum temperature. Sublimatable or heat transfer printable on both sides, it features wide handles in white or black for easy carrying. This tote is perfect for both gift giving and reusing!
4. Saddle Collection Wine Tote: This leather-inspired wine tote simulates the look of real leather at the fraction of the cost. Easily customize the tote with a laser engraver or UV-LED printer to create a stunning gift that will serve as a treasured memory to be reused over and over again. Available in Buckskin, Chestnut, Bay Brown and Black options.
5. Saddle Collection Wine Flannel Tote: Celebrate your friends on their special day with this trendy flannel wine tote. Laser engrave or UV-LED print your favorite graphic or monogram to produce a sharp contrast image which is sure to impress and is handsomely framed by the grey flannel material. Available in Buckskin, Chestnut, Bay Brown and Black options.
6. 57 oz Wine Chiller: Serve wine in style with this 57 oz wine chiller. Available in white or stainless steel this wine chiller can be personalized with sublimation, heat transfer, or vinyl application. Customize for a stylish addition to any home bar and keep favorite wine at the perfect temperature for enjoyment.
7. Bamboo Wine Bottle Shaped Cutting Board: Spice up the kitchen with a bamboo cutting board that can be easily personalized with initials, graphic design or even a reproduction of a handwritten recipe. This cutting board is also perfect for a wedding, anniversary or housewarming gift. Designed for rotary engraving, laser engraving, UV-LED printing and heat transfer printing.
8. Wine and Cheese Cutting Board Set: This set it a great gift for your customers’ friends and family or those wine and cheese enthusiasts. Included is a bottle-shaped glass cutting board that also serves as the top of the set, wine bottle corkscrew, classic wine bottle stopper with rubber grip, drip ring, cheese knife and fork. This product can be customized with sublimation or heat transfer technology.
9. Saddle Collection Square or Circular Wine Sets: These trendy leather-like wine set are sure to impress your customers. Open and keep a bottle of wine fresh with the four included pieces: a waiter's corkscrew, bottle stopper, aerator, and drip stop ring. Expertly customize with a laser engraver or UV-LED printer. Square and circular sets are available in Bay Brown, Buckskin, Chestnut, and Black.
10. Wooden Wine Cases: Help your customers give their next wine gift in style with a customized wooden wine case. This elegant wine case securely holds most wine bottles and has a removable front cover that can be easily customized with sublimation, heat transfer printing, or vinyl application. Available in natural wood or brown.
11. Saddle Collection Wine Bottle Box: Offer your customers the perfect gift for the wine lover in their lives with this wine bottle box. Customize this leather-like box with a laser engraver or UV-LED printer. Also includes a waiter's Corkscrew, bottle stopper, aerator, and foil cutter. Available in Black, Buckskin, Chestnut, and Bay Brown.
12. 25 oz Stainless Steel Wine Bottle: Pair this “travel bottle” with a bottle of wine for a great, personalized gift set! Transport or store a favorite bottle of wine with this 25oz insulated stainless wine bottle. Sublimate a favorite graphic, photo or saying or even company logo for a stunning finished product to offer your customers.
13. Slate Wine Bottle Table Mat: These wine bottle shaped slate table mat feature a rough-cut, natural stone edges for a contemporary, hand-fabricated look. They’re a perfect addition to help brighten your product offering and ultimately help customers prepare for their next get-together. This real slate mat can be personalized with laser engraving, UV-LED printing, or vinyl application and is chalk receptive for one-of-a-kind gifts.
14. Wine Bottle Stoppers: Our selection of bottle stoppers are budget friendly and make for ideal wine gift accessories. With options available for sublimation, laser engraving, heat transfer printing and UV-LED printing, these wine stoppers are made from genuine maple wood or rosewood with natural cork. The tapered corks fit most standard wine bottles.
15. Stainless Steel Corkscrew/Bottle Opener: Elegant and sturdy, this waiter's style wine opener is stainless steel and of commercial grade quality. A serrated foil cutter is provided for effortless foil removal and the 5-turn worm makes cork extraction simple and quick. This is perfect for any wine lover! The stainless steel multi-tools can be laser engraved with CerMark marking sprays or pastes.