Around this time every year wineries start to send offers and discounts for holiday wine gifts. The deals come in many forms. Some deals are for discounts off their wines, free or reduced shipping costs, special etched bottles and even some library wines! We’re chronicling, as best we can, the deals we see here for convenience. If you have a deal or see one out there that we should list, just send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org – we’re not being compensated from any of the wineries below.
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Unique Wine Gift Bottles
Sanford Winery and Vineyards etched holiday bottles. These bottles are unique and fun to gifts to give. Our pick is the 2015 Sanford & Benedict Pinot Noir – Etched Reindeer for $95 link
Trefethen Family Vineyards out of Oak Knoll in Napa Valley has a few really interesting gift sets, library wines and unique bottles. Our pick is a 1.5L magnum bottle of their estate Dry Riesling. With a low alcohol percentage (12.5%) and an abundance of beautiful aromatics, it’s a great wine to start the afternoon – no matter what the temperature is outside. The bottle is $65 link
Holiday Wine Gifts & Sets
Unique wines made from free range flowers in an urban winery located Oakland! Free Range Flower Winery has a couple of Holiday Sampler packages featuring their current flower wines, including the new Marigold; link. These wines will certainly be a conversation starter at the table!
Whitehall Lane in Napa Valley has a handful of gift sets. If you don’t want to gift the usual Napa Cabernet, then go for the Leonardini Holiday Survival set which includes a 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Tre Leoni Red and a 2016 Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley. The Tre Leoni Red has striking art on the label! The set is $79 – link
Chateau Montelena holiday bottle gift sets, multiple options from $65 to $1,400. Our pick is the Historian set for $125. This includes a 2015 Napa Valley Chardonnay, a 2010 Estate Zinfandel and a hardcover copy of Judgment of Paris, signed by author George M. Taber link
Silver Oak holiday 2 bottle gift set that includes a bottle each of their 2015 Alexander Valley and 2014 Napa Valley Cabernets, including shipping for $215 link
Tamber Bey holiday wine gift sets “Rudolph’s Red Duo” which includes a bottle of their 2017 DCV Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Tamber Bey’s Deux Chevaux Vineyard in Yountville. Estate-grown and bottled. Also includes a red blend of their 2017 DCV Rabicano. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Price of $150 includes gift packaging, ground shipping. link
Mondavi holiday wine gift sets. A handful of options, but our pick is the “Holiday Reds” set which includes 2013 Momentum Red Blend, 2014 BDX Red Blend Oakville and 2016 PNX Pinot Noir Carneros Napa Valley for $145 link
Rombauer Vineyards holiday gift sets, multiple options from $95 to $250. Our pick is the “Three Cheers” set for $130. Includes a 2016 Napa Valley Merlot, 2017 Rombauer Zinfandel, and 2018 Carneros Chardonnay link
Discounts on Wine
BV Vineyards wine discounts (30-40% off). Lots of good options here. A solid pick is a case (40% off!) of the 2016 BV Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Napa Valley. Price for the case: $302.40 link
V. Sattui Winery holiday wine deals are a curated selection of wines perfectly read like a coursed out food menu. Our pick is easily the 2017 Russian River Zinfandel. This bottle will warm you from head to toe. Price is $39 link
Ridge Vineyards has a number of holiday wine packages! The wines are delicious, and their organic sustainable farming philosophy warms our hearts. We say travel down a road less followed with their “Rhone Trio” package. The package includes a 2014 Lytton Estate Syrah, a 2016 Syrah/Grenache/Mataro and a 2018 Adelaida Grenache Blanc, Picpoul, Roussane. You’ll also receive a complimentary Ridge gift box! Price is $113 link
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Turnbull has a library wine gift set that you may want to keep for yourself! The “Pierra Library Vertical” includes a 2013, 2014, and 2015 Pierra Cabernet Sauvignon. The Pierra bottlings hail from a single vineyard block atop the steep, rocky peak of our Leopoldina Vineyard. Leopoldina Vineyard sits on 62 acres high on the Oakville Bench above some of the most famous vineyards in the world. This is a special set that can cellar for the ages. Only 25 sets available, price is $1,000, link
Darioush is releasing a nearly decade old Pinot Noir with grapes from Russian River. The wine is described as displaying “soft and silky profile of plum and red berries with hints of dried orange peel. Subtle notes of cola, vanilla and warm baking spices accent the mid-palate, which is framed by savory, earthbound components.” We need a glass or two of this! Price is $88. link
Duckhorn Vineyards $5 Shipping Code: HOLIDAY19 link