Sipmas Gift Guide: The Wine Geek Edit

Sipmas Gift Guide: The Wine Geek Edit

Everyone has at least one of those “hard to buy for” people on their Christmas present list and if they’re a wine geek, it’s even harder as you don’t want to end up buying a bad bottle of wine or gadget that they already own. That’s why our second Sipmas Gift Guide is the Wine Geek Edit including 5 fail-proof gift ideas.

Ok, you do need deep pockets for these gift ideas, they ain’t cheap, but they’re certainly unique and won’t disappoint that fussy wine geek in your life!

Sipmas Gift Guide: The Wine Geek Edit

Sipmas Gift Guide: The Wine Geek Edit

The Jancis Robinson Collection Wine Glass | from $85 via Atelier Nash

This elegant glass is the result of a successful collab between wine goddess Jancis Robinson and product designer Richard Brendon. It’s a delicate and well-designed glass that can be used for all wines no matter its colour, including sparkling wine, port, sherry and sweet wines. Perfect for a minimalist wine geek that appreciates good design and delicate stemware!


Mount Michael Heli-Tasting in Central Otago | $375

Why build a tasting room at the bottom of a mountain if you can simply taste wines on top of it? That’s what the crafty crew of Mount Michael Wines thought, offering exclusive heli-tastings with a view of the stunning Central Otago wine country.

A unique way of tasting and appreciating New Zealand’s wine culture and an excellent experiential gift for the adventurous wine lover.


Mills Reef Arthur Edmund Cabernet Merlot 2013 | $350

Quite possibly the most expensive New Zealand wine you can buy right now. We haven’t been lucky enough to try it yet but the price tag suggest its bound to be a delicious drop!


Te Mata Showcase Collection | $330

This exclusive collection includes some of Hawke’s Bay’s top wines, from one of New Zealand’s most iconic producers. Established in 1896, Te Mata has mastered the art of fine winemaking over the years, consistently producing ultra-premium wines. A must-own collection for any New Zealand wine enthusiast!


Tony Bish The Sassy Bunch Chardonnay Wine Club | $620

This is the ultimate Chardy lovers gift! A subscription to Tony Bish’s (aka the King of Chardonnay) wine club, The Sassy Bunch. Get a dozen Chardonnays including his premium Heartwood and iconic Golden Egg wines delivered straight to a wine lover’s door step, two times a year, and receive other member benefits including ongoing savings and exclusive offers.

Happy shopping!

Keep an eye out for our 5 Days of Sipmas next week including festive wines and giveaways on our social media channels.