Your Complete Mother's Day Wine Gift Guide for 2018
Buying wine for Mother’s Day is a great idea. After all, the Interwebs proclaimed it the drink of all moms when the term “Mommy Juice” went viral. Whether the Mom you're buying for is your actual Mom, your wife, your girlfriend, your sister, your bestie, your aunt, your grandmother, or just someone you look up to, you'll find a perfect wine gift here.
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Because Presentation Matters
You’re on WineClubReviews.net, so you most likely started your gift search looking for a wine of the month club and you’ve certainly found the best website to research wine subscriptions. If you're like many of our readers, you may not know how much a wine membership costs, so here's the skinny:
Wine club subscriptions that will bring ongoing joy to your mom typically start around $150 for three shipments (can be monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly). You can spend a lot more depending on how long you want her to get wine and what kind of wine she likes. If your budget is smaller, shop the one-time gifts on this page or check out VineBox.
When you give such a thoughtful gift as a wine subscription, you want every detail done right. These two wine clubs nail gift-giving presentation in more ways than one and Mom is sure to love either.
Does Your Mom Love Rosé? Hint: Almost Certainly!
If you're looking to buy Mom a great wine gift, look no further than the trendiest wine around — rosé! Brush up on what rosé is or shop this year's hottest rosé deals. Here are a few we think are perfect for Mother's Day.
Spoil Mom with this Killer Wine Collection
WineAccess is a special online wine store that specializes in exceptional wines at affordable prices. They only work with pedigreed winemakers, wineries who painstakingly pay attention to every single detail, and produce impeccable wine.
They've assembled this diverse collection of ultra-premium sippers just for Mother's Day and we think you'll be so impressed you'll buy one for yourself, too. This collection includes: 2015 Vermillion from winemaking wunderkind Helen Keplinger, NV Michael Turgy Champagne Blanc de Blanc Grand Cru Brut Reserve, 2016 Ariette Sauvignon Blanc from a winemaker who's wines appear on Michelin-starred wine lists, NV Akarua Methode Traditionelle Rosé ranked among the finest sparkling rosés by a wine industry publisher. Their "4+1" nomenclature refers to the 4 wines you're buying and a bonus wine. In this case, the complimentary bottle is the 2016 Domaine de la Mordorée Tavel Rosé La Dame Rousse rated 92 points by several top critics (it's practically unheard of for a rosé to break 90 points).
This stunning collection is only $150 at WineAccess. Price includes shipping. Shop Now
One-of-a-Kind Wine Gift Ideas for Your Special Mom
Every wine drinker is different and so is every Mom. Peruse these gift ideas to find the perfect wine gift for your Mom.
Half-Size Wine Bottle Discovery Case
Give mom 12 nights of wine (and a couple of other fermented treats) just for her
$160 at If Only
These half-bottles hand-picked by Master Wine Expert Debbie Zachareas are just right for nights when she won't finish a bottle. This selection is a perfect way to help mom discover terrific new wines: 5 red wines from Willamette Valley, Cote du Rhone, Portugal, and various regions of California, 1 rosé from Provence, 1 sparkling wine from Trentino, Italy, 3 white wines from Willamette Valley, California, and Piedmont, Italy, 1 cider from Suffolk, England, 1 ginger brew from Japan.
Keepsake Gift Box & Card All in One
Personalized sweet, funny, or funky wine gift boxes made of wood and engraved
From $65 at Artificer Wood Works
If you know what Mom's favorite wine is, get her a bottle and put it in one of these awesome gift boxes. We picked out a few here that we're fond of, but the company that makes them has dozens of designs, you can even upload your if you're handy like that. Get a free custom message on the inside to tell Mom how special she is. World's Greatest Mom, Mi Vino es Su Vino, Guns 'n Roses, or all Mother's Day suggestions.
Sometimes Mom Wants More than Just Wine...
When it comes to deciding on a mother's day gift for your Mom, or sister or bestie or auntie, you may want to consider her hunger in addition to her thirst. Few things are more indulgent than sitting down with a bottle of wine, some delicious cheese and charcuterie or chocolate, and just taking a break. Whether it's Wine Down Wednesday, Friday night, or a picnic in the park on Sunday, these delicious gifts will help mom unwind.
Wine Gifts with Cheese and Charcuterie
Our favorite pairings for wine with bright fruity flavors is salty and fatty cheese and charcuterie. Try these delicious gifts to give Mom a savory treat.
A Perfect Picnic
A picnic basket complete with red wine and snacks
$150 at GiftTree
Whether you personalize the blanket or not, this California red blend and wine country favorites like dried fruit, olives, salami, mustard, and cheese will help mom unwind in a major way — maybe she'll even invite you to her backyard picnic. Shop Now
Wine Down Box Gift
Perfectly paired wine, cheese, salami, and crackers
From $70 at Wine Down Box
Whether you buy a one-time box or a subscription gift, Mom will love this delightful gift. 1 month is $70, 3 months are $204, 6 months are $390, and a year of winding down to keep you out of the doghouse until Mother's Day 2019... $756. Prices include shipping. Shop Now or Read our Review
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Is Mom a Vegetarian? Give this gift instead...
$150 at Gold Medal Wine Club
Wine Country's Finest Gift Box — two California wines, one white and one red, plus an assortment of gourmet chocolates, sea salt caramels, crackers, blood orange olive oil, a recipe book, and more.
Shipping is $13.50 to most locations. Shop now
Luxurious Champagne Gifts
Sometimes a woman is so amazing, extravagance is what's called for... what better way to spoil Mom than to give her the world's finest champagne?
Champagne & Caviar
The ultimate in luxury is fine Champagne and Osetra caviar. We think Perrier-Jouet Fleur Belle Epoque is perfect for Mother's Day.
$600 at GiftTree
A wood gift crate packed with Champagne and everything needed to enjoy two ounces of Osetra caviar — creme fraiche, handmade Russian bilinis, mother-of-pearl and sterling silver caviar service for two. Choose another impressive Champagne if she has a favorite.
Over-the-top Wine Basket with Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame
A truly special Champagne, a Groth Cabernet, and sweets perfectly paired to match
From $400 at GiftTree
Veuve Cliquot's "Yellow Label" Champagne is NV (non vintage) but Chateau Cliquot only makes La Grande Dame in special vintages and considers it their Grand Cru. Alongside her premium Champagne, she'll enjoy an array of chocolates and wine accessories.