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Gifts for Ohio Wine Lovers


Ohio has a long and rich wine history. If you're looking for a gift for that wine lover on your list, consider a bottle of Ohio wine, an Ohio wine book, or other wine accessory.

Ohio Wine Country Excursions by Patricia Latimer

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Ohio's wineries are becoming more widely known. The nineteen wineries in Lake and Ashtabula Counties as well as the dozen or so Lake Erie Island area wineries, produce excellent Rieslings, Chambourtins, and Icewines. There are even some good red wines. This 240-page, softcover book tells all about them as well as their tasting rooms, restaurants, gift shops, and nearby accommodations.

Pewter Wine Bottle Coaster

(courtesy of Shoppers Choice)

This stylish wine bottle coaster will look good on any table. It has a cork liner and measures 1-1/2" H x 7" D.

Gift Certificate to American the Wine School

Cleveland Wine School
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The American Wine School, founded in 2002 by Cleveland wine maven Marianne Frantz, offers classes for wine lovers and restaurant and hotel professionals. Classes cover wine regions, tasting profiles, and food and wine pairings. The school also hosts periodic trips to wine regions in Italy, California, and France -- complete with one-of-a-kind dinners and tours. Gift certificates are available in any amount.

Chalet Debonne Wines

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Chalet Debonne, located in Madison Ohio, produces some of the area's best wines. Their Vidal icewine is a consistant award winner. The winery also craft an enjoyable Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and Chambourtin, among others. Currently, they ship only to Ohio addresses.

Riedel Red Wine Glasses

(courtesy of The Wine Enthusiast)

The Riedel Sommelier handmade wine glass line is the top-of-the-line series of stemware from the legendary Riedel. Wine experts agree that glassware makes a profound difference on how wines taste. Each Sommelier wine glass is individually made of 24% lead crystal: the wine glass bowls are mouth-blown into a mould the stem and base are handcrafted using ancient glass-making methods. Similar Champagne, white wine, and port glasses are also available.

Wine Enthusiast Waiter-Style Corkscrew

Makes a great stocking stuffer. This hinged wine opener has a small knife on one end and a leverage opener on the other -- just like restaurant servers use.

Wine Enthusiast Legacy Antique Table-Mounted Cork-Puller

This new Legacy Opener removes corks swiftly and easily and looks great doing it. The handsome bronze Legacy is a cast replica of a classic antique replete with grape accents. It uncorks with just a pull of the handle and mounts elegantly to your bar or on our decorative table stand. Opens all sizes and types of wine bottles including flange tops. Also available in Antique Pewter.

Vacu Vin Rapid Ice Wine Cooler

This is the original rapid ice wine cooler from VacuVin. Serve chilled white wines and icy cold beer or soda at a moment's notice. Store Rapid Ice in your freezer slip it over the bottle for five minutes and your wine is ready to drink. Rapid Ice keeps drinks ice cold for up to three hours without messy ice.

Living Bonsai Grape Vine

(courtesy of The Wine Enthusiast)

This bonsai is a great addition to any home or office and arrives mature and ready to care for. After a few months of dormancy it will send out tiny buds in the spring. Grapes appear after flowering and with proper care can remain on the vine for up to 3 months. Stands about 12' tall and comes in a rectangular ceramic pot. To ensure freshness the bonsai is shipped directly from the growers. Allow one-two weeks for delivery. (Cannot be shipped to Oregon or out of the USA).

Laurello Winery Wines

Located east of Cleveland in Geneva Ohio, Laurello Winery is known for its Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Reisling, and Icewines.

Wine Tasting Journal

Keep track of your favorite Ohio wines in this hardcover tasting journal. Take notes on favorite restaurants, wine tours, and wines you served at parties. A great gift for a wine enthusiast.

Wine Cork Holiday Wreath

Show that you're a wine lover during the holidays with this holiday wreath made of wine corks. The unique 12" wreath lasts for years--unlike evergreen wreaths.

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