The 5 Best Host or Hostess Wine Gifts | Chateau Grand Traverse

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‘Tis (almost) the season for holiday parties, creatures stirring and of course–gifts galore. This holiday season, don’t be left out in the cold without a gift for the perfect host or hostess. Gifting wine is an easy choice for any holiday gathering because it’s festive and your host can serve it for all at the gathering to enjoy. Stock up on crowd-pleasing wine gifts for every host or hostess this holiday season!

Here’s our top five wine gift picks for holiday giving:

This sweet after-dinner wine is the perfect pair for a holiday ham or Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings. Naturally crisp with full fruit flavor, the Late Harvest Riesling is not only one of our best-selling selections nationwide, it makes a perfect holiday-time hostess gift.

With just a touch of sweetness, this medium-bodied rosé turns cheeks rosy like no mistletoe can. With a hint of cherry in its aroma, this wine is like you’re giving the gift of a tiny piece of northern Michigan.

All will be merry and bright when you knock on the door with a bottle of this striking, refreshingly crisp 2016 Michigan Wine Competition silver medalist. With notes of sugar, spice and everything nice, Etcetera White is a perfectly festive gift for your holiday host.

Another perfect plus-one to any holiday party is an elegant and rich bottle of 2013 Pinot Noir Reserve. This refined and delicate wine pairs well with savory holiday dishes and good company.

There’s no better drink than a glass of Spiced Cherry Wine to warm up on a cold winter’s night. Complemented with cinnamon, clove, orange and lemon peel, the taste of cherry might just become a holiday tradition.

Don’t overthink your host/hostess gift giving this holiday season, simply give the gift of good wine. You can’t go wrong if you show up to the party with a bottle of one these well-loved wines.

Shopping for something specific? Browse our selection of gifts and find the perfect present for every host or hostess in your life. Since the holidays can be a hectic time of year, we recommend purchasing a case of your favorite gifting wines so that when the social occasion comes, you’re always ready to be the perfect guest!