A Good Gift to Give or
Wine. It's not just
a pretty bottle. It's not just a delicious drink. It's tasteful - literally
and figuratively. Wine is a terrific gift to give and to get. Here are
a few tips for buying gift wine:
Select a wine that you, personally, are eager to drink It might be a
bottle that you've tasted before and enjoyed. It might be a wine that
you've heard or read about and are interested in sampling. Like with
any gift purchase, it's always a better gift if it's something that fits
your taste as well as the taste of the person to whom you are bringing
Choose according to both preference and price. There are a lot of different
wines to choose from at a lot of different prices. Most expensive does
not best. Determine the type of wine that you want, red or white, dry
or semi dry, imported or domestic and then look for taste value for your
Try to match the wine to the occasion. If you are invited to a picnic
lunch, choose a light white. Buy it ahead of time and chill so that the
wine is well appreciated at the time it is served. For a formal dinner
party, a dry red would be advised. If you don't know what to expect,
Don't be disappointed if your wine is not served. Some hosts
just don't serve wine. Others have already chosen the wine they
wish to serve. If you've bought a quality bottle of wine, know
that it will be enjoyed at some other time and your thoughtfulness
will be remembered.
When in doubt, bring wine. Wine is a good, appropriate gift for any occasion
- other than a child's birthday party. While it might be a matter of
taste, wine doesn't go bad too quickly, doesn't have to match a color
scheme, is both unisex and one size fits all and it can always be recycled.
Yarden Mount Hermon is not the only wine on the market It might be the
wine most often bought, but it is not the only choice you have. Be daring.
No need to go for the tried and true and in this case, boring. Show that
you have taste and go for another bottle, any other bottle. Your host
will thank you.