The Grappers Champagne Crimbo List
Christmas is just around the corner and you still haven't bought any pressies? Don't panic! Grappers has pulled together a list of champagne-themed gifts (but with hardly a bubble in sight!) that will delight your friends and family...
For the epicurean
For your friend who is into fine wine and tableware, what better gift than a set of 6 wine glasses? French glassware specialist, Lehmann has created several ranges of glasses and decanters to suit every type of wine and wine-drinking experience. Pick one from their selection and you won’t put a foot wrong!
Cobalte is the new hip vodka from Aÿ-Champagne. This is a terroir vodka distilled from the three Champagne grape varieties - Pinot Noir, Meunier and Chardonnay – all grown in the region's finest vineyards. Whether enjoyed in cocktails, over ice or paired with food, Cobalte vodka is sure to be a hit. Na zdarovié!
Always very popular in the festive season, this type of gift will be ideal for your food-loving grandma or gourmet uncle. The boxes are packed full of local goodies, including terrines, mousses and jams and, of course, champagne!
And for those with a sweeter tooth, check out Fossier, which has put together gift boxes containing chocolate, the famous Champagne ‘biscuits roses’... and, of course, champagne!
For the interior design lover
These candles make use of upcycled champagne bottles that were originally destined for the scrapheap. They come in three scents:
- Côte des Blancs: Figleaves, fig, cedarwood, coconut milk
- Montagne de Reims: Vanilla, white musk, violet, lily, bergamot, tonka bean
- La Champenoise: Saffron, Ylang-ylang, elemi, black tea, incense, leather, suede
Marsault also offers a line of vases in three different sizes. One of these is bound to make a great gift for your mum, mum-in-law or aunt!
Pick out a poster inspired by the world of champagne and you’ll have the picture-perfect gift! There are posters with maps and illustrations of the Champagne towns and villages, cool quotes and bright designs... all perfect for adding a Champagne Touch to the home!
Dion'iso also uses upcycling to create its products. This young brand's mission is to recover, restore and repurpose! And we can relate to that! Take a look here at their range of products crafted from old wine bottles that includes vases and glasses of various sizes (bottle or magnum versions) and even egg cups.
For the wine tourism aficionado
For an unforgettable experience and long-lasting memories... go for a Champagne wine tourism gift. My Wine Break offers various tailormade breaks to suit all tastes. Check out the "discovery" and "connoisseur" packages here, you’ll find they have something for everyone!
With a Sparkling Tour experience, you have great fun getting to know the Champagne region and its producers! The dynamic young team at Sparkling Tour enables participants to (re)explore the Champagne region in a carefully-planned tour.
And there are numerous other gift experiences available that we have listed here!
For the bookworm
This magnificent book highlights the know-how and work of a number of female Champagne House owners and CEOs. In all, it features 10 champagne families, 70 wines or vintages, 80 recipes and 80 food pairings, 240 photographs, 9 portraits and 8 appendices offering a fascinating read about the Champagne region.
This book is a gorgeous anthology of the very special moments, memorable events, reflections, portraits and stories that have marked Rémi Krug's 42 years spent working for the Champagne House of the same name.