32 Best Boozy Gift Ideas For The Lush You Love

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Boozy Gift Ideas For The Lush You Love
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Do you have a friend who shakes a perfect martini? Maybe a friend who always knows the best wine to pair with any meal, or knows a distillery from a brewery, in any destination?

This friend knows the good stuff, and has introduced you to the finer things in life. And by that, we mean booze. 

For those fab friends, they deserve being toasted to often. Or, at least, something to toast with. Here are some great gift ideas for the lush in your life who loves wine, beer, liquor, or any alcohol.

1. Wine Condoms

This spill-proof solution to storing an opened bottle of wine is the safest and most effective product for preventing unplanned spillage. Unlike corks or decorative stoppers, Wine Condoms seal flush with the rim for easier fridge shelf storage.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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2. Yes Way Rosé: A Guide to the Pink Wine State of Mind

From Rosé 101, tasting notes, and recipes, tips on maintaining "rosé vibes" and throwing an incredible soiree, Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huganir translate their vibrant, humorous, and well-informed passion for rosé into an irresistible gift book. Overflowing with full-color photographs and cheeky illustrations, Yes Way Rosé is the perfect read for anyone who has ever fallen under the alluring spell of pink wine.

(Target, $9.29)

3. Hampton Water Wine

The premium rosé label, created by award-winning music icon, Jon Bon Jovi, son Jesse Bongiovi, and acclaimed French Winemaker Gérard Bertrand, Hampton Water is described as a fresh and lively rosé, with distinctive minerality. The wine is made up of the perfect blend of Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvèdre grape varieties distinctive of the French Mediterranean region of Languedoc.

(Wine on Sale, $34.90)

4. Highclere Castle Gin

A London dry gin that is smooth enough to enjoy straight, the secret is less juniper and adding oats to botanicals from the ancient gardens surrounding the castle. Highclere Castle Gin has won gold awards from both Critics Challenge and Proof awards with a score of 94.

(Reserve Bar, $48)

5. Bottle Wine Tote: Wine is My Love Language  

From parties to a chill night in with your friends, you’ve got places to go and wine to tote. Opt out of the brown paper bag and consider this durable wine tote from Coco + Carmen. The totes come in several different sayings, so choose the one that best fits the personality of your wine lover. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

6. Corralejo Triple 99,000 Horas Anejo 80

This 100 percent agave tequila is aged 18 months in American oak barrels, ensuring an exquisite blend of refreshing flavors combined with smooth wood flavors. Horas tequila represents a tranquil form of life where only that which is necessary gets done, and the patience required for making great things is found.

(Drizly, $53.49)

7. Winston Flowers Champagne & Candlelight

Your choice of champagne is paired with a pavé of red roses, a box of L.A. Burdick’s decadent chocolates, and a sophisticated hand-poured candle from SOH Melbourne. All artfully arranged in a signature crate to set the scene for a romantic evening.

(Winston Flowers, $275)

8. Happy Day Brands Pub Chocolate

A rich dark chocolate made from 65 percent Cocoa and infused with Porter Beer and Almonds, the almonds are roasted in Craft Brewed Dark Porter and swirled in a Bittersweet Dark Chocolate. Each bar is hand-crafted with special care, using only the finest all natural cocoa. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

9. The Cocktail Box Co

The Cocktail Box Co helps you create premium cocktails whenever, wherever. Imagine having the ingredients and tools of a professional bartender in the convenience of your pocket. Perfect for trips or home bars, The Cocktail Box Co is perfect for anyone who appreciates a satisfying adult-beverage experience.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

10. Singani 63 Brandy

While filming the movie Che, Oscar-winning Director Steven Soderbergh discovered and fell in love with Bolivia’s 500-year-old National Spirit made from the Muscat of Alexandria grapes grown at high altitude of Tarija in the Bolivian Andes. Before Soderbergh decided to import it to the US, it had never been out of the land-locked Bolivia.

(Drizly, $31.99)

11. Navis Mysterium Bottle 2012

This mysterious wine ages in bottles for three months, and later in the sea for one to two years. Made from famous local Plavac Mali grapes, this wine embodies the essence of the Adriatic sea.

(Wine and More, $149)

12. Kōloa Kaua`i Coffee Rum 

A collaboration between Kaua`i Coffee® and the Kōloa Rum Company, this spirit features bold notes of coffee and cocoa. Perfect for the coffee lover in the family, Kōloa White Rum is blended with freshly roasted dark Kauai Coffee® and pure Hawaiian cane sugar to create a rich and distinctive flavor with bold notes of coffee and chocolate.

(Mel & Rose, $39.99)

13. Maker’s 46

Maker’s 46 is a more complex interpretation of the iconic red wax dipped Maker’s Mark bourbon that everyone has always loved. It’s still Maker’s Mark, but deeper, richer, and spicier — a more seductive take on a classic.

(Maker's Mark, prices vary by location)

14. BrüMate Insulated Champagne Flute

BrüMate makes innovative, durable containers that ensure your drink is the perfect temperature, no matter where you are. BrüMate's Champagne Flute’s drink-through, flip-top lid, and Brümate’s BevGuard technology, ensure your bubbles will stay carbonated five times longer and colder.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

15. The Sommelier Wine Carrier

The time? Wine o’clock, of course. From picnics to dinner parties, take the party everywhere you go with the Sommelier wine carrier. It holds up to two bottles, and has a microfiber lining to keep your precious cargo safe and secure.

(Moral Code, $128)

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16. Mod Sélection Réserve Champagne

The first champagne of its kind, Mod Sélection is prized for its delicate extraction and superior juice selection. Mod Sélection distinguishes itself from the overtly autolytic characteristics of many Champagnes today as the processes are carried out with exacting precision to preserve the fresh, bright and balanced house style. 

(Reserve Bar, $300)

17. Taffer’s Mixologist Fine Cocktail Mixtures

Renowned hospitality, nightclub and bar expert Jon Taffer brings the craft cocktail experience to the home with a line of simple, high-quality, pre-made cocktail mixes called Taffer’s Mixologist. The fine-tuned mixes are inspired by the unique culture, recipes, and flair of modern mixology, turning consumers into ultimate hosts at home.

(Walmart, $4.48)

18. Morning Recovery 

Think of Morning Recovery as your liver’s wingman, bouncer, and bodyguard all at once. This patent-pending formula boosts your body’s natural response to alcohol, restores vital nutrients, rehydrates, and helps you feel better after drinking. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

19. Shiraz on the Shelf

Shiraz on the Shelf features a wine glass that a magical fairy fills each night to help the harried, under-appreciated moms out there survive the holidays. The gift contains the designed wine glass, plus a hilarious illustrated booklet with your new favorite inappropriate Christmas poem. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

20. Yes Way Rosé Mini Kit

Live your best life and celebrate all those rose vibes with the Yes Way Rosé Mini Kit. This charming gift set is the perfect pairing for your favorite bottle of rosé, so get ready to party! The kit comes with wine charms, drink stirrers, and recipes.

(Target, $5.99)

21. Tipsy Scoop Boozy Ice Cream

Tipsy Scoop is New York City’s (and perhaps even the world’s) first boozy ice cream spot. Tipsy Scoop’s intoxicating ice creams are not merely flavored with liquor, but in fact contain up to 5 percent alcohol by volume, helping your lush in your life to get a buzz with their brain freeze.

(Goldbelly, $99/4 pints)

22. Laura Ashley Champagne Bucket Ice Mold

Create your own ice sculpture with the Champagne Bucket Ice Mold from Laura Ashley. Simply fill it with water, add in some decorations, then freeze. Now you’ve got the perfect way to chill your vino. Add in eye-catching details to create a truly unique champagne chiller.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

23. Collins Hot Buttered Rum

The Hot Buttered Rum cocktail mix from Collins is a warm, cozy treat. Dating back to the colonial days, hot buttered rum has withstood the test of time. Collins' mix makes this beloved drink easy to recreate: just add rum and boiling water.

(Walmart, $8.99)

24. Saint Archer Tusk & Grain Barrel Aged Quad 

This is a dark, Belgian style beer possessing aromas of dark fruit, caramel, and baker’s chocolate. Saint Archer sought to elevate a European style classic with a sea of Pangaeatic flavors. combining toffee, vanilla, and oak flavors from Kentucky Bourbon Barrels blended with Cacao Nibs, Mulato Chiles, and Cinnamon.

(Saint Archer Brewery, prices vary by location)

25. 619 Spirits Premium Handcrafted Vodka

619 Spirits is one of only a handful of distillers operating in the city of San Diego. The distillery features 619’s line-up of award winning vodkas, including Original, Cucumber, Coffee, Rose Petal, Scorpion Pepper and Pickle. 619 Spirits is distilled entirely from cane sugar, resulting in a uniquely clean and smooth taste, texture and natural absence of gluten. 

(Old Town Tequila, $32.99)

26. FitVine Rosé

Healthy wine? It's a thing! FitVine Wine was born when friends made a pact to craft amazing and healthy wines that also fit their lifestyles by combining their love for wine and fitness with an ethic for sustainability. This rosé has complex layers of fresh fruit highlights, good ripe weight, lush mouthfeel, crisp acidity, with a cool mineral finish.

(FitVine Wines, $17.99)

27. A private tequila club

SipTequila is a new online premium tequila store that specializes in high-end, handcrafted bottles of tequila delivered right to your door. Its private label brand, Compoveda, is crafted from 100 percent blue weber agave, then aged for over five years in medium-charred, oak barrels that previously held Napa Valley red wines, giving it a smooth, rich flavor profile.

(Sip Tequila, prices vary by location)

28. Recyled Glass Animal Wine Stoppers

An adorable and functional wine accessory for the wine enthusiasts in your life! These animal wine stoppers are handblown from recycled glass in Swaziland.

(Mbare, $22)

29. Josh Prosecco Sparkling White Wine

Who doesn't love prosecco? Made from grapes in the Prosecco DOC region of Northeastern Italy, the wine has refreshing acidity and a touch of sweetness from the ripe fruit. You may smell scents of pear, green apples and citrus. In the mouth, the light effervescence provides a vibrant, racy texture. 

(Target, $15.99)

30. Tres Agaves Organic All-Natural Mixers

Tres Agaves produces award-winning, 100 percent organic de Agave Tequila (blanco, reposado and añejo) and organic cocktail mixers for the best Tequila cocktails. Choose from margarita, strawberry margarita, agave nectar, and bloody mary.

(Target, $9.99)

31. Blaum Bros Straight Rye

Blaum Bros. Distlling Co. was founded by two brothers who found that the only way they could get along was to drink whiskey with each other. This love for the magical brown spiriti led the brothers down the path less-traveled — one where they ended up quitting their careers to distill fine spirit that would be enjoyed by all. This straight rye was milled, mashed, fermented, distilled and matured by these same brothers — there's nothing else like it. 

(Blaum Bros, prices vary by location)

32. Bushmills Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Bushmills Single Malt Whiskey old is triple-distilled from 100% malted barley and matured for a minimum of 10 years in former Sherry casks and bourbon-seasoned casks which gives it its honey, vanilla and milk chocolate aroma. This personal favorite of master blender Helen Muholland can be served neat, over ice or if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, try it frozen.

(Bushmills, prices vary)

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