For instance, a Burgundian Pinot noir would work well with a rustic, mushroom dish or a vintage Sauvignon Blanc would be perfect with a fish dish that has a creamy sauce.
Accessories are ideal options when you are considering wine as a gift. For instance, you can gift a wine decanter, which has an elegant design on it. These decanters could be made of steel or even silver. Gift your friends a wine rack, which will sit pretty in their kitchen or in the dining room, while offering perfect storage space for numerous bottles of vintage and speciality wines.
If you are considering wine as a gift, then you could also consider gifting books on wine. True connoisseurs of the drink will enjoy reading about it and learning new things. These books could be regarding the history of the wine or how wine is prepared. Today, there are numerous coffee table books about wines, which are ideal gifting options.
While presenting wine as a gift, there are additional options available as well. For instance, you can present a family member or friend with an exclusive wine tasting session. Send them off on a little trip, where they get to enjoy the beauty of the locales, sample the best of the local cuisine and taste the finest wines the local vineyards have to offer. Such trips will not only them allow them an exposure to the best of the local wines, but also give them an opportunity to see a new place and experience the charm.