A bottle of wine is always a good go-to gift—shop these editor-approved selections.

Wine Gift Guide
Thomas J. Story

Wine season is upon us: Corks will be popped, foils trimmed, hostess gifts given, and colleagues toasted, with glasses, goblets, and coupes filled repeatedly at office parties, dinners, carol sessions, and more. Which means you’re going to need wine. Lots of wine. Fortunately there are lots of exceptional wine being made up and down the West Coast in every style and every price point for every kind of drinker. Are you (or your potential giftee) a lover of big bold Cabernets or a sipper of refreshing whites? Are you into natural and biodynamic or do you just want to pop a cork on a bottle of bubbly? Or are you a collector who wants something special and cellar worthy? We’ve got you covered with party-ready bubbly, big reds, refreshing whites, and other great bottles from the West.

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