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The best Christmas gifts for wine lovers 2018

Know a wine lover in need of the perfect Christmas gift? Two words: too easy.

A good bottle of wine is a classic gift for any occasion, and it can make the perfect Christmas present. High-end glassware and carefully selected wines can be thoughtful gifts for someone special.

If it's your boss, a colleague, your family or friends, a bottle of fabulous drop never fails to impress. Our recommendations will help you guaranteed.

If you are thinking of wine accessories for the connoisseur or gifts to make them giggle, look no further than our Christmas gift guide for wine lovers.


Where to buy Christmas gifts for wine lovers


Christmas gift ideas for wine lovers 2018

Best gifts for wine lovers

Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne NV
Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne NV

Dan Murphy's

Pamper Hamper with Rosé, Scented Candle and Chocolates
Pamper Hamper with Rosé, Scented Candle and Chocolates

RedBalloon

South Australian Sauvignon Blanc Twin Pack
South Australian Sauvignon Blanc Twin Pack

Wine Selectors

Connoisseur's Collection Mixed July 2018
Connoisseur's Collection Mixed July 2018

CrackaWines

Pure Canvas Wine Bag With Hand Lettering Birthday Gift
Pure Canvas Wine Bag With Hand Lettering Birthday Gift

eBay

Wine Stash 20 Bottle Timber Wine Rack - Assembled
Wine Stash 20 Bottle Timber Wine Rack - Assembled

Dan Murphy's

Portable Wine Glass Lanyard Holder Straps Party Birthday Mother Gift EC
Portable Wine Glass Lanyard Holder Straps Party Birthday Mother Gift EC

eBay

Vintage timber wine rack - Grapes and Ladders
Vintage timber wine rack - Grapes and Ladders

Etsy

Rosé to Relish Twin Pack with Glasses
Rosé to Relish Twin Pack with Glasses

Wine Selectors

Obelisk Wines Uncharted Bio Dynamic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Obelisk Wines Uncharted Bio Dynamic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Naked Wines

Schott Zwiesel Vina Bordeaux/Claaret White Schott11 6-pack
Schott Zwiesel Vina Bordeaux/Claaret White Schott11 6-pack

Wine Selectors

Schott Zwiesel Classico Everyday Decanter Schott22
Schott Zwiesel Classico Everyday Decanter Schott22

Wine Selectors

Riedel Vinum Glasses Sauvignon Blanc Twin Pack
Riedel Vinum Glasses Sauvignon Blanc Twin Pack

Dan Murphy's


Funny gifts for wine lovers

It's Wine O' Clock Apron | Annabel Trends
It's Wine O' Clock Apron | Annabel Trends

Yellow Octopus


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Where to Buy James Halliday's Top 100 Wines:

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WineRegionTypeVarietyScoreBuy
Alkoomi White Label Frankland River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015Frankland RiverWhiteSemillon Sauvignon Blanc92Buy direct or buy previous vintages available at Cracka Wines
2015 Bleasdale Adelaide Hills Pinot GrisAdelaide HillsWhitePinot Gris94Buy from Cracka Wines
Brand's Laira Coonawarra Old Station Riesling 2014CoonawarraWhiteRiesling95Buy from McWilliams Cellar.
Castelli Estate The Sum Riesling 2015Nagambie LakesWhiteSemillon94Buy direct with Castelli Estate.
Chateau Francois Pokolbin Semillon 2012Hunter ValleyWhiteRiesling95Buy direct or buy previous years with Cracka Wines.
Chateau Tanunda 125th Anniversary Limited Eden Valley Riesling 2014Eden ValleyWhiteRiesling94Buy direct at Chateau Tanunda
d'Arenberg The Dry Dam McLaren Vale Adelaide Hills Riesling 2015Adelaide HilleWhiteRiesling95Buy from Crackawines or buy other d'Arenberg wines from Wine Selectors.
De Iuliis Hunter Valley Chardonnay 2014Hunter ValleyWhiteChardonnay94Buy from The Cellar Door or buy the 2013 Limited Release Chadonnay from Wine Selectors.
De Iuliis Hunter Valley Semillon 2015Hunter ValleyWhiteSemillon95Buy this bottle from Wine Selectors.
Hoddles Creek Estate Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2014Yarra ValleyWhiteChardonnay95Buy direct from Hoddles Creek Estate.
Mike Press Adelaide Hills 2015 Sauvignon BlancAdelaide HillsWhiteSauvignon Blanc94Buy from Crackawines
Mount Pleasant Elizabeth Hunter Valley Semillon 2007Hunter ValleyWhiteSemillon94Buy direct from Mount Pleasant Wines. Buy other vintages from Dan Murphys.
O'Leary Walker The Lucky Punter Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2015Adelaide HillsWhiteSauvignon Blanc94Buy direct with O'Leary Walker or buy the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc from Dan Murphy's.
Penny's Hill The Agreement Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2015Adelaide HillsWhiteSauvignon Blanc95Buy the 2012 The Agreement Sauvignon Blanc from Wine Selectors.
Stella Bella Skuttlebutt Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015Margaret RiverWhiteSauvignon Blanc Semillon94Buy the 2012 from Dan Murphy's.
Tahbilk Marsanne 2015Nagambie LakesWhiteMarsanne95Buy from Winebox Warehouse or buy the 2014 from Dan Murphy's.
Watershed Premium Shades Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2014Margaret RiverWhiteSauvignon Blanc Semillon94Buy from Crackawines or buy the 2015 from Dan Murphy's.
Xanadu Next of Kin Margaret River Chardonnay 2014Margaret RiverWhiteChardonnay93Buy from Winebox Warehouse or buy the 2011 vintage from Dan Murphy's
Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Geographe Chardonnay 2015GeographeWhiteChardonnay94Buy direct or buy the 2014 from Wine Selectors
Chateau Francois Pokolbin Semillon 2012Hunter ValleyWhiteSemillon95Buy direct.
Amelia Park Margaret River Chardonnay 2013Margaret RiverWhiteChardonnay96Buy the 2012 vintage from Crackawines
Brokenwood ILR Reserve Hunter Valley Semillon 2009Hunter ValleyWhiteSemillon97Buy the 2006 vintage from Dan Murphy's.
Brown Brothers Patricia Chardonnay 2010King ValleyWhiteChardonnay96Buy this wine from Dan Murphy's
Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Riesling 2015PorongurupWhiteRiesling96Buy this wine from Grays Wine.
Duke's Vineyard Magpie Hill Reserve Riesling 2015PorongurupWhiteRiesling97Buy direct.
Flowstone Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc 2013Margaret RiverWhiteSauvignon Blanc96Buy this wine from Grays Wine
Fraser Gallop Estate Parterre Margaret River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013Margaret RiverWhiteSemillon Sauvignon Blanc97Buy from Mr Wines
Geoff Weaver Ferus Lenswood Sauvignon Blanc 2014Adelaide HillsWhiteSauvignon Blanc97Buy a Geoff Weaver Sauvignon Blanc from Dan Murphy's
Grace Farm Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2014Margaret RiverWhiteSauvignon Blanc Semillon95Buy direct
Hewitson LuLu Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2015Adelaide HillsWhiteSauvignon Blanc95Buy from Aus Cellar Door.
Hoddles Creek Estate 1er Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2013Yarra ValleyWhiteChardonnay97Buy this wine from Different Drop.
Innocent Bystander Giant Steps Tarraford Vineyard Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2014Yarra ValleyWhiteChardonnay97Buy direct.
Larry Cherubino Ad Hoc Straw Man Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015Margaret RiverWhiteSauvignon Blanc Semillon95Buy the 2013 from Dan Murphy's
Mount Pleasant Lovedale Single Vineyard Hunter Valley SemillonHunter ValleyWhiteSemillon97Buy the 2007 at Dan Murphy's
Oakridge Local Vineyard Series Willowlake Vineyard Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2014Yarra ValleyWhiteChardonnay97Buy direct
Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard Riesling 2015GrampiansWhiteRiesling98Buy the 2012 from Dan Murphys
Singlefile Family Reserve Denmark Chardonnay 2014Denmark, WAWhiteChardonnay97Buy from Vintage Cellars
Tahbilk 1927 Vines Marsanne 2007Nagambie LakesWhiteMarsanne97Buy the 2006 vintage from Dan Murphy's
Thomas Braemore Individual Vineyard Hunter Valley SemillonHunter ValleyWhiteSemillon96Buy direct
Vasse Felix Heytesbury Margaret River Chardonnay 2014Margaret RiverWhiteChardonnay97Get the 2011 from Dan Murphy's
Burch Family MadFish Shiraz Rose 2014Cowaramup WARedShiraz Rose93Buy other MadFish wines at Dan Murphy's
d'Arenberg The Custodian McLaren Vale Grenache 2012McLaren ValeRedGrenache94Buy this from Winemarket.
Evans Tate Breathing Space Margaret River Cabernet SauvignonMargaret RiverRedCabernet Sauvignon94But Evans & Tate from Grays Online.
Frankland Estate Rocky Gully Shiraz 2014Frankland RiverRedShiraz94Buy direct
Hay Shed Hill Pitchfork Pink 2015Margaret RiverRedRose92Buy this bottle from Grays Online.
Head Nouveau Marananga Barossa Valley Touriga Montepulciano 2014Barossa ValleyRedTouriga Montepulciano94Buy from Prince Wine Store
Houghton Crofters Frankland River Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Frankland RiverRedCabernet Sauvignon94Buy direct
Lake Breeze Bullant Langhorne Creek Cabernet Merlot 2013Langhorne CreekRedCabernet Merlot92Buy the 2012 from Dan Murphy's
Mike Press Single Vineyard Adelaide Hills Merlot 2013Adelaide HillsRedMerlot94Buy direct
Millbrook Barking Owl Shiraz 2012Perth HillsRedShiraz95Buy the 2010 from Dan Murphy's
Riposte The Dagger Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2015Adelaide HillsRedPinot Noir94Buy from Wine Selectors
Sandalford Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2014Margaret RiverRedCabernet Merlot94Buy the 2012 from Dan Murphy's
Tahbilk Four Sisters Central Victoria Merlot 2014Nagambie LakesRedMerlot90Buy direct
Trentham Estate Pinot Noir 2014Murray DarlingRedPinot Noir93Buy this wine from Dan Murphy's
Turkey Flat Barossa Valley Rose 2015Barossa ValleyRedRose95Buy from Dan Murphy's
Wills Domain Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2013Margaret RiverRedCabernet Merlot94Buy the 2012 from Dan Murphy's
Wirra Wirra Church Block McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2013Mclaren ValeRedCabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot94Buy this wine online at Dan Murphy's
Wolf Blass Red Label Shiraz Grenache 2014Barossa ValleyRedShiraz Grenache89Buy a case from Wine Market
Woods Crampton Old Vine Barossa Valley Shiraz 2014Barossa ValleyRedCabernet Sauvignon95Buy from Cellarmasters
Xanadu Next of Kin Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Margaret RiverRedCabernet Sauvignon95Get the 2012 at Dan Murphy's
Cullen Diana Madeline 2013Margaret RiverRedCabernet Blend98Buy the 2011 from Dan Murphy's
Dalwhinnie Moonambel Cabernet 2013Moonambel, VictoriaRedCabernet97Buy the 2012 vintage at Dan Murphy's
De Iuliis Talga Road Vineyard Hunter Valley Shiraz 2014Hunter ValleyRedShiraz97Buy direct.
Giaconda Estate Vineyard Shiraz 2013BeechworthRedShiraz98Buy this wine from Dan Murphy's.
Happs Three Hills Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2012Margaret RiverRedShiraz Mataro97Buy direct
Henschke Hill Of Grace 2010Eden ValleyRedShiraz99Buy this wine from Dan Murphy's
Houghton Gladstones Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Swan ValleyRedCabernet Sauvignon97Buy from Grays Wine
Moorooduc Estate The Moorooduc McIntyre Pinot Noir 2013Mornington PeninsulaRedPinot Noir97Buy direct
Moss Wood Wilyabrup Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2012Margaret RiverRedCabernet Sauvignon98Buy the 2011 vintage from Dan Murphy's
Mount Pleasant Mountain A Medium Bodied Dry Red 2011Hunter ValleyRedBlend98Buy direct
Oakridge Local Vineyard Series Willowlake Vineyard Pinot NoirYarra ValleyRedPinot Noir96Buy from Vintage Cellars
Penfolds The Max Schubert Commemorative Release Barossa Valley Coonawarra Cabernet Shiraz 2012Barossa ValleyRedCabernet Shiraz98Buy direct or buy a range of Penfolds Cabernet Shiraz's at Grays Wine
Robert Oatley Vineyards Robert Oatley The Pennant Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon 2011MudgeeRedCabernet Sauvignon97Buy Robert Oatley wines from Crackawines
SC Pannell McLaren Vale Grenache 2014Mclaren ValeRedGrenache96Buy SC Pannell wines from Crackawines.
Singlefile The Philip Adrian Frankland River Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Great SouthernRedCabernet Sauvignon98Buy direct
Tahbilk 1860 Vines Shiraz 2010Nagambie LakesRedShiraz99Get the 2009 vintage from Dan Murphy's
Tolpuddle Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014Southern TasmaniaRedPinot Noir97Buy direct
Wynns Coonawarra Estate John Riddoch Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2012CoonawarraRedCabernet Sauvignon97Buy this from Dan Murphy's
Xanadu Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2012Margaret RiverRedCabernet Sauvignon98Buy this from Dan Murphy's
Yering Station Reserve Yarra Valley Shiraz Viognier 2013Yarra ValleyRedShiraz Viognier98Buy direct
Brown Brothers Methode Traditionelle King Valley Pinot Noir Chardonnay Pinot MeunierKing ValleySparklingChardonnay Pinot Meunier94Buy a similar Brown Brothers sparkling from Dan Murphy's
Chandon Australia Blanc de Blancs 2012Coldstream VictoriaSparklingChardonnay95Buy direct
Dominique Portet Yarra Valley Brut Rose LD 0Yarra ValleySparklingRose94Buy direct
Hardys Sir James Vintage Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2009Mclaren ValwSparklingPinot Noir Chardonnay93Buy from Dan Murphy's
House of Arras Blanc de Blancs 2005Tamar ValleySparklingChardonnay97Buy from Dan Murphy's
Jansz Tasmania Single Vineyard Vintage Chardonnay 2009Tamar ValleySparklingChardonnay97Buy direct
Seppelt Salinger Vintage Cuvee 2011GrampiansSparklingPinot Noir Chardonnay Pinot Meunier93Buy from Dan Murphy's
Yellowglen Vintage Perle Rose 2008VictoriaSparklingRose94Buy from Dan Murphy's
Champagne Jacquesson Cuvee No. 738 Grand Vin Extra Brut NVChampagneSparklingChampagne95Buy other Jacquesson Cuvees from Vintage Cellars
Bollinger Special Cuvee NVChampagneSparklingChampagne95Buy from Dan Murphy's
Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NVChampagneSparklingChampagne95Buy from Crackawines
Veuve Fourny & Fils Vertus Brut Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru 2008ChampagneSparklingChampagne96Buy from Crackawines
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Brut 2004ChampagneSparklingChampagne96Buy from Dan Murphy's
Pol Roger Vintage Brut 2004ChampagneSparklingChampagne97Buy from Dan Murphy's
Louis Roederer Vintage Brut 2008ChampagneSparklingChampagne96Buy Louis Roederer Champagne's from Grays Wine
Champagne Taittinger Brut Millesime 2008ChampagneSparklingChampagne97Buy from McWilliams Cellar
Pol Roger Vintage Blanc de Blancs 2008ChampagneSparklingChampagne97Buy from Dan Murphy's
Billecart-Salmon Nicolas Francois Billecart Brut 2002ChampagneSparklingChampagne98Buy the 2000 vintage from Dan Murphy's
Dom Perignon Vintage Rose 2004ChampagneSparklingRose98Buy the 2005 from Dan Murphy's
Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Brut 2004ChampagneSparklingChampagne98Buy from Wine Searcher

Stephanie Yip

Stef is the Travel Editor at finder.com.au and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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