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Have a friend or family member who just can't wait to decant? Is tickled to tipple? Here are gift picks for those who prefer to savor their Sauvignon Blanc in style. "Un pranzo senza vino è come una giornata senza sole," say the Italians. "A meal without wine is like a day without sun." And there's hardly a soul who wouldn't love a little help bringing a dash of sunshine to wintertime.
A diavolo for rosso and an angelo for bianco, perhaps? These playful plugs let Santa know the scoop on your selected sippers.
If you live in San Francisco you've likely walked past Meteor Lights a few times without noticing the small storefront on 17th Street and Guerrero. This cool studio allows you to completely customize a retro-styled shade—drum, tiered, cone, or square—in a myriad of hand-dyed colors and patterns to complement your exisiting lamps and fixtures.
These iconic salt and pepper shakers are perfect as a hostess gift. Place a set in front of each of your guests to make your tabletop playful.
Hand-cut by Guatemalan craftsmen from recycled post-consumer wine bottles, this carafe includes a matching lid that doubles as a tumbler. Artecnica's tranSglass line is included in the permanent collection of the MoMA. Your carafe may be clear, brown, or green.
It's nigh impossible to find to two identical flowers, and it's not too much to expect the same subtle uniqueness in your bud vases, too. Ohio-based designer Cynthia Vardhan hand-throws each and every one of these porcelain pots, making each as individual as the blooms you display inside.