14 Gift Ideas for Wine, Whiskey, or Beer Lovers (2020): Glassware, Aerators, and More

14 Gift Ideas for Wine, Whiskey, or Beer Lovers (2020): Glassware, Aerators, and More

We all have that family member who seems impossible to buy for, but here’s a tip: There’s a good chance they drink. There are many ways to improve anyone’s liquid happiness in the coming decade, from bottles that ensure alcoholic beverages stay fresh to the right beer glass. Here, we’ve focused on items that aren’t novelties—everything below will help nerdy beverage enthusiasts in their journeys. These are our favorite drinking-related gifts of the year.

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Updated December 2020: We’ve refreshed this guide for the year, adding new favorites like the Barsys, Dashdarts, and the Wintersmiths Fantom Mini.

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