It doesn’t matter who you are buying a gift for. As long as they like wine, you can’t go wrong with buying them a nice bottle. It doesn’t matter if it is a gift for a client, your staff, colleagues, friends or family. A bottle of wine will always be well received. If you are still not sure about getting wine as a gift, here are 7 popular reasons to do so:
1. It’s easy
Okay, not what you were expecting for our first reason. It is true though. All you have to do is walk into a liquor store and pick out a bottle that you know is good. It is the perfect thing to buy for someone. Compact, easy to transport. The question remains though, how to present it?
2. Easy to wrap
You can hand the bottle of wine to the recipient of your gift as is. While this is perfectly acceptable, it shows a lack of effort. To make sure that your gift is seen as a premium offering you may want to add a little something extra. You can put the wine into a custom wooden gift box before handing it over. This elevates the gift from a simple bottle of wine to thank them for dinner, to something really special.
3. It shows that you have great taste
Finding that great bottle of wine that no one else is talking about is a great feeling. You can very easily gain some significant social currency this way. If you want your friends to consider you a wine aficionado then you should make sure to demonstrate your skills at the next event. It doesn’t take much to establish yourself as the wine guy.
4. Someone will drink it
Even if you make a mistake and get a bottle of wine that the person you give it to doesn’t like you can rely on them to find a home for it. Wine can easily be regifted or poured for someone else. If you’re really lucky you might be able to drink it yourself. What makes wine such a great gift is that it will not go to waste and it lasts. You don’t need to worry about it going off any time soon.
5. It’s affordable
Wine can be as cheap or as expensive as you like, This is great as you can decide how much money you want to spend on someone when you buy this gift. You don’t need to break the bank to get a nice bottle of wine. If you show that you have put some real thought and effort into the gift then it is guaranteed to be well received.
6. There are so many to choose from
You will not be stuck for choice as you look to buy your gift. There are a few major types of wine. Red, white, rose, and sparkling. Depending on the occasion and personal preference you will be able to choose the right wine. If you need some help with your selection you should not be afraid to ask. The different names can be confusing so asking the clerk in the store for a recommendation is a great way to get the best deal.
7. It shows you care
Even if you are just showing up with a bottle of wine to dinner so that you don’t appear empty-handed. A bottle of wine can show that you care, and are grateful to the person you are giving it to.