Five finds perfect for gifting to wine-lovers

Few things are better than a nice glass of wine. But, there are a few things that can make a good glass of wine even better.

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Few things are better than a nice glass of wine.

But, there are a few things that can make a good glass of wine even better.

With an eye for enhancing one’s wine-drinking experience, here are five finds that are sure to make your next sip that much sweeter:

Style savvy

Montreal-headquartered company Maison Tess has released a few fall bundles to elevate one’s home. Among them is this selection, dubbed The Perfect Table, which features a chic Terracotta Textured Vase, a sweetly scented Tess No. 4 Fresh Fig Candle and two sets of napkin duos — one in Amber Coco Linen and one in Sand Washed Linen. Consider your seasonal tabletop update complete.


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$200 |

Great glasses

Go stemless — and add some colour — to your wine-drinking routine with these Blue Ombré Drinking Glasses. Available in a set of four, the cool cups will add a pop of colour to your dining table, patio, countertop … or basically anywhere else you’d like to enjoy a glass of your favourite vin.

$7.99 | Marshalls

Best bag

If your fall plans include cramming a few more camping trips or outdoor picnics into the mix, we’ve got just the recommendation for a tagalong tote. This Hopper soft cooler from the outdoor lifestyle brand Yeti features a wide-open top for easy loading and unloading — plus HydroShield Technology to keep all your chilled goodies, ahem, such as a few bottles of wine, securely in place while en route.


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$399.99 |

Right read

Eager to learn about the best in B.C. wine? You’re in luck. Okanagan-based author Luke Whittall has penned the perfect go-to guide for those looking to sip and savour the province’s best and brightest releases. Dubbed The Sipster’s Pocket Guide to 50 Must-Try B.C. Wines, the new read is designed to be an easy and approachable introduction, “inspired more by the way non-professionals talk about wine.”

$20 (Available Oct. 12) | Indigo,

Sweet sip

This award-winning wine has been a personal favourite throughout the summer months — a preference that’s sure to carry into fall. Hailing from Chile, the Santa Carolina Reserva Chardonnay features notes of custard, apple, melon, papaya and peach, with a hint of hazelnut, for a perfectly crisp combination that pairs well with pasta or fish.

$14.98 | Everything Wine,



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