I received several cool wine gifts for Christmas…my favorite is the Adopt A Vine from gift republic.

Adopt A Vine from gift republicNicely packaged in a giftable tin, your box contains an explanation of your gift, vine adoption registration instructions, information about English wine, ‘Discover more about wine’ leaflet, a gift presentation certificate and personalization pen.

Your gift then entitles you to have a vine dedicated to you at an English vineyard.  Once you register your gift you’re sent a ‘Dedication Certificate’ and Vineyard Privilege Card valid for 12 months entitling you to a tour at the winery, 10% discount at the winery gift shop and wine tasting.

Pretty cool!

I just received my ‘Dedication Certificate’ and my vine is at the Chiltern Valley Vineyard in Oxfordshire.  While the Dedication Certificate packet is a little lame (bad photo copies) and you can’t actually visit your vine (its on a working vineyard they say), its still a cool gift for a wine lover at £29.99.

We’ll see if I can get over to Oxfordshire in the next 12 months to sip the fruits of my vine.