In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), I’ve rounded up my favorite wine accoutrements for your drinking pleasure. As an editor at a leading wine magazine, I fancy myself an expert in the grape world—I’ve tried and tested pretty much every wine accessory on the market.
Below, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy wine— from the smoothest way to open a bottle to the best way to save leftover wine until it’s time to imbibe again. So honor the holiday, update your collection and have a well-deserved sip of wine. Cheers!
In my humble opinion, this is the ideal ice bucket. It’s made of lightweight acrylic and the handles make it easy to carry. This beauty holds four bottles so it’s great for parties, and since it’s clear, you don’t have to lift that bottle of Sauvignon Blanc to see how much is left. And what a cool shape!
These Amazon bestselling cups are made completely of BPA-free plastic but you’d never know it by looking at them. They’re chic, stackable and unbreakable. Recycle them after use or hand wash.
I’ve used the Rabbit wine opener for years and it’s still hopping. It makes opening a bottle effortless. Just squeeze it around the neck of the bottle, lift the handle and the cork pops right out. This set comes with a foil cutter, wine pourer, wine stopper and extra spiral. It’s an incredible piece of machinery for the price.
This golden rack is so stylish and simple—it really lets the bottles shine. And it holds an entire case of wine! You can stack the tiers or place them side by side, and add stacks as your collection grows.
The look of this decanter is perfection, but it also performs. The roomy body aerates the wine well, it feels sturdy in the hand and pours without dripping. I love that it’s made of mouth-blown glass and that the oak stopper adds an earthy element.
Nothing ruins a picnic more than a warm bottle of Chardonnay. Make sure your wine stays chill with this cute striped tote. Its interior dividers separate your bottles so they won’t break. I adore the stripy style of this bag and that you wouldn’t necessarily know it’s for wine. Sneaky.
Made in Germany, this gorgeous geometric glass is actually dishwasher safe! It’s ideal for soft body red wines and full body whites. The titanium and zirconium oxide beauty is designed to resist chips, scratches and breakage.
Annoying situation: You open a bottle of wine only to drink one glass...and then the wine goes bad. Wasting good wine is a sin. This gadget uses a rubber stopper and a pump to extract air from the bottle (air causes oxidation, which flattens the taste of wine), to keep the goods fresher longer than a cork.
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