6 Clever and creative ways to wrap a bottle of wine
A bottle of favourite wine is always a much-loved gift, but forget those ho-hum gift bags.
Wine makes a perfect gift, whatever the holiday or occasion. When it comes to wrapping, channel your inner creative and add a touch of whimsy. Personalize your wine-bottle gift wrapping to suit the spirit of the season: Think wine-mulling spices, festive baubles or a handknit sleeve.
Be Inspired by the Holiday Sweater
For that person on your gift list who is both down-to-earth but always stylish, a wine nestled in a knit bag fashioned from a cozy, castoff sweater-sleeve or sock is oh-so-apropos.
Speak to Their Décor Love
A carefully chosen bottle wrapped in a tea towel of vintage-look toile, boldly coloured linen (to suit their wow kitchen) or fun print is a perfect match for interior design-savvy wine fans.
Give Them Sugar and Spice
Is your giftee a mulled wine fan? Tie that bottle with a sachet of baking spices and a neck-tag recipe. Wine reco: Opt for a bottle with a bit of sweetness to suit the mulling mission.
Wrap it for the Europhile
Pair a favourite bottle with a handcrafted cutting board: It’s the perfect gift for your favourite, café-culture-loving host.
Embrace the Season
Bring out the red, green, gold and glitz! Tip: Cut your festive wrapping paper to cover the body of the bottle, then dress the neck with a charming ornament, bow, gift tag or all of the above.
Go Modern Rustic
Who knew wrapping a favourite red, white or bottle of bubbly in festive paper with evergreen sprigs and berries would look so nonchalant chic? Plus it’s easy, elegant and recyclable!