12 Random But Brilliant Wine Accessories You Don't Already Own
I'm not sure what happened between the ages of 22 and 24, but suddenly, I really started to love wine. Perhaps it's the fact that the wine-lover community is constantly coming out with more genius wine accessories to make your favorite drink even more accessible and enjoyable, or perhaps it's because wine is the most socially acceptable drink to crack open mid-afternoon. Whatever the reason, all the fermented grape fans out there can rest easy knowing that there are tons of unique gift ideas for wine lovers, and people are thinking up new inventions all the time. In other words, if you think you have all the accessories for your favorite bottle of cabernet, think again.
Whether it's products that make your favorite beverage easier to drink, harder to spill, or more convenient to bring anywhere with you, these random but brilliant accessories aren't your average decanter or wine stand. Instead, they solve real life problems that us winos face on a daily (or at least weekly) basis, like "Whose glass is this?" and "Why am I suddenly bathing in my wine? I chianti even." If these are sentences you've ever said to yourself, or you know someone who can definitely relate, check out these awesome products for people who love wine.
Because Drunkenness And Keeping Track Of Your Glass Don't Mix
If you're sick of the never-ending, "Is this one mine? Did I put mine here?" conversation at parties, these wine glass markers are a beyond genius idea. They come in a set of five classy colors, and in addition to being mess-free, easy to use, and quick-drying, they're also a fun way for your guests to personalize their drinks however they want.
These Wine Coasters That Know What's Up
When verbalizing your love of wine becomes a full-time job, these Primitives wine coasters do all the talking for you. Each coaster is made from genuine durable wood and features a lovely wine-related phrase (like "Don't cry over spilled milk; It could've been wine"), so your guests never have to doubt where your drink loyalties lie. They also come in a classy matching wooden case for display on your coffee table.
These Glasses That Do The Aerating For You
Forget all those fancy gadgets that make your wine bottles look like a pretentious water-slide — these four aerating wine glasses come in a distinctive shape that prompts a swirling rotation, which releases all the hidden flavors of your favorite wine without any effort or added gadgets. Reviewers love them because they're gorgeous, unique, and make for great gifts for any wine lover.
Everything You Need To Bring Wine Anywhere
If you're a fan of picnics, beach drinking, or tailgating, you won't leave home for any of the aforementioned events without the wine travel bag. In addition to being sleek and comfortable, this bag is fully functional and comes with nine different accessories to make drinking on the go a total breeze. It's got two acrylic wine glasses, a cork screw, a bottle stopper, and an insulated and padded main compartment to carry all your favorite wines wherever you go.
Wash Your Wine Glasses In The Dishwasher
The worst part of wine is washing all those glasses by hand afterwards. These StemGrip dishwasher holders allow you to clip your wine steps onto the stand, set your dishwasher for its normal cycle, and rest easy knowing that nothing will happen to them while they're in there. That's why reviewers are saying things like, "It keeps the wine glasses standing straight up and keeps them from knocking into each other. I've been using them for a few months and haven't had any broken stemware!"
Ditch The Bar Crawl And Drink In The Tub
Yes, this luxury bathtub caddy holds your books, tablets, phone, and candles, but the most important part is that it has a specific spill-proof compartment for your stemware wine glass. It's made from 100 percent natural and waterproof bamboo wood that extends on both sides to fit any bathtub, and it's a wonderful excuse to skip the bar and drink in the tub instead.
Get Your Morning Fix Of Red Wine — The Scent, At Least
This handmade red wine soap is made with virgin coconut oil and actual red wine, so it's both toning and detoxifying for your skin. It's got nothing but natural and high-quality ingredients, so it's a great gift for someone who would love a glass of wine during their morning shower, but refrains because, y'know, societal expectations.
Chill Your White From The Inside Out
If you like your white colder than the Arctic, but can't stand the way that ice dilutes it, then this Corkcicle wine chiller is an awesome option. It's made from a non-toxic gel that freezes in 90 minutes, and then chills your wine to the perfect temperature from the inside-out without the need for a messy ice bucket. It's also easy to clean and comes in several different colors to personalize your wine-chilling experience.
For Those Stains On Your Mouth And Teeth
If you're often drinking red wine when you're out on the town, then these Wine Wipes might come in handy. They effortlessly remove stains and red film from your mouth and teeth, and they come in a compact case that's ideal for easy travel. Each one comes with 15 wipes, and they have a light orange blossom flavor that really does the trick.
For Those Stains Anywhere Else
And, for anything else that you stain with wine, you've got this Wine Away Stain Remover. It gets rid of stubborn spills and splatters whether the wine is wet or dry, and people are saying things like, "The effectiveness is like a dream — it came out and our other guests couldn't believe it either." You can apparently use it on all other types of stains and fabrics, too, like wedding dresses, sheets, and carpets.
This Classy Candle From A Re-Purposed Bottle
Not only is this Riesling candle made from a repurposed wine bottle (classy AF), but it's also made with careful ingredients that are blended to mimic the aromas in your favorite variety of wine. Reviewers love it because the smell is refreshing without being overpowering, and it burns for a surprisingly long time.
Sneak Wine Into Anywhere Using Your Boobs
Yep, this exists. The Wine Rack is a comfortable sports bra that has a hidden pocket to hold your favorite wine, as well as an easy drinking tube with a valve to control the flow. It can hold up to 25 ounces of liquid, and the bra itself is machine washable. Basically, people use it to sneak wine into places where they shouldn't be sneaking wine into, and I'm not saying I condone it, but I'm not saying I don't, either.
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