Wine gifts have long been a popular choice for the bride and groom to give their respective wedding attendants as a ñthank youî for participating in the Big Day. Even if your ceremony isnÍt until next season, youÍll appreciate the impressive array of tasteful wine gifts for men and women at

Recent demographic have shown that the consumption of vino is fairly evenly split among the sexes; the category of ñcore wine drinkers,î with ñcoreî meaning consumer who drink least one glass of wine per week, is 53 percent of women and 47 percent of men. Wine gifts are obviously bound to please connoisseur-type couples and make thoughtful gifts for the host and hostess for all those Christmas, New YearÍs Eve and other holiday parties youÍll be attending. Here are some sensibly sophisticated gifts for men and women, inspired by the great grape:

Personalized Wine Box: If you have a favorite vintage of wine and would like to share it with friends this holiday, our wooden wine box makes a classy presentation. Each box holds a standard 750ml bottle of vino and the slide-off lid may be personalized with up to two lines of text such as ñMerry Christmas from the The Smith Family.î

Counter Balance Wine Bottle Holder: For an out-of-the-ordinary Christmas gift for wine enthusiast, this seemingly magic accessory sits on the counter and suspends a standard bottle in mid-air. Really itÍs just the simple science of counter-balance, but impressive none-the-less! Crafted from wood with a natural finish, this useful and unique gift for men and women who love wine may be engraved with a single initial.

Buono Vino Wine Stopper: For those times the bottle canÍt be drained, this contemporary cap is a fantastic way to seal up and preserve the contents. The silver-coated brass stopper with a rubber bottom pops right in the top of the wine bottle and features a clever indention meant to hold the original cork. For that finishing touch, the recipientÍs three-initial monogram may be engraved on the top.

Wine LoverÍs Cufflinks: Wherever he goes, these oenophile-inspired accessories sparkle as tastefully as expensive champagne on his cuffs. Plated in high-shine rhodium, these cufflinks are different by design _ one looks like a wine bottle and other a corkscrew. These wine-themed cufflinks make a tasteful holiday gift that he (or she) will enjoy wearing all the year round.