The Wine Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide


Wine lovers are great people. This Christmas, why not reward the wine lovers in your life with a gorgeous gift selection from our hand picked guide?

With lots to choose from, there really is something for every wine lover in your life. Maybe even a little something for yourself!

1. Tour Perth’s Nearby Wine Regions

Who wouldn’t want a gift voucher for a day of wine tasting and touring in and around Perth?

Why not spoil your mates with a chartered trip – for a truly unique pressie you’ll remember for years.

Explore Tours Perth can take you on day trips to experience the best that Perth and Western Australia have to offer.


Sit back and relax on their comfortable new Explorer Buses as their knowledgeable Chief Explorers guide you around our day tours destinations including the Swan Valley, Perth Hills and Margaret River wine regions offering the most fabulous range of wineries and restaurants.


They also operate day tours to The Pinnacles, Penguin and Seal Island, Wave Rock.


Explore Tours Perth offer special rates to Fabulous Ladies Wine Society Members for private charters. Just contact for more information.

2. Learn About Wine & Beer in Sydney

Even the most ardent wine lover needs to tune up their palate once in a while.

How about having a fun time with new friends and old at the Australian Beer & Wine School in Sydney?

Everything they do revolves around fun, social education. You’ll be educated in wine while you sit around a table tasting wonderful wines from around the world matched with cheeses or canapés. (Sounds terrible, doesn’t it?)


Ben Hughes, Head of Liquids at AWBS has been in the wine industry for 25 years and runs experiences that are a cross between a wine and cheese course and a dinner party.

There are no boring wine lectures just fun, social education.

AWBS also organises wine tours and harbour cruises.


Fabulous Ladies Special Offer – until 31 Dec 2016

AWBS has set up an amazing offer, 40% off all booked experiences or Gift Vouchers until the end of December. Just go to the website and type in “Fabulous” in the coupon field.

3. Be Proud of Your Pearls

Pearls are the only truly sustainable, renewable gemstones on earth. Why not wrap your wrist in one of the stunning wine inspired bracelets from Proud Pearls?

There is even an exclusive discount for Fab Ladies Members.


These fabulous bespoke bracelets are a treasure for all wine and champagne lovers! Each item is handcrafted from the highest quality materials, featuring beautiful genuine freshwater, baroque pearls, wine-related charms, glass and silver beads.

Features: 3mm faux suede (vegan friendly) strung with 10 beautiful big baroque pearls (8/10mm) 3 Wine charms (plated hypo-allergenic alloy), glass and silver beads with easy to operate magnetic clasp. Total length approximately 19.5cm. Available in: Semillon-green, Shiraz-red & champagne-gold or custom colours (by request).

Special offer – free express post delivery anywhere in Australia

To order a Fabulous Wine & Shine Bracelet please telephone, text or email Lara McVeigh
Telephone: +61412993302 Email: Website

4. Tour McLaren Vale & Langhorne Creek


Surprise your wine loving friend or family member by bringing out their inner Wine Diva on a tour of McLaren Vale or Langhorne Creek in absolute style.


Wine Diva Tours use state-of-the-art luxury Mercedes Benz Viano vehicles. Each vehicle takes only seven passengers, making each tour very exclusive.


You can include any wineries of your choice on the tour (so make sure you choose all of our fabulous ladies favourites!).


Just about everything is included in your Wine Diva tour, and prices start from $165 pp. A perfect gift voucher to pop under the tree! Book here.

5. Wear Your Champagne Memories

Special bottles of bubbly mark the most special of occasions. Here is a novel way to wear your bubbly memories inside bespoke jewellery.


If you haven’t already – start collecting your Champagne bottle caps!

‘Wearing Memories’ is a unique and stylish collection of jewellery – all designed here in Australia – suited for both men and women which holds the ‘plaque de muselet’ (cap) from the top of a champagne bottle.


Fabulous ladies get 10% off!

You are entitled to 10% discount on the entire range of Wearing Memories jewellery – shop online & use CAROL10 or call Carol direct to discuss your requirements in person on 0413 312 578.


6. Learn about Wine in Melbourne

With classes on bubbly and so much more, a gift voucher for a class at the Wine Taste Talk school in Melbourne is the perfect gift.

Brush up knowledge of fine wines while you taste.


Virginia Jacobs has shared the world of wine with a wide range of groups, she has a Masters of Viticulture and Wine Technology from Melbourne University, combined with a huge passion and a knack for explaining all things wine.

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Your gift recipient will be tasting like an expert in no time!


7. The world’s best Food & Wine Matching Book of 2016

Have a wine lover in your life who is also a bit of a foodie?

Take the guesswork out of pairing sparkling wine and food with this definitive guide: PAIRED Champagne & Sparkling Wines is available from good bookstores nationwide and online from in Australia or internationally. It’s just been named the Best Food & Wine Matching Book IN. THE. WORLD. at the Gourmand Publishing Awards 2016!

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This first volume showcases sparkling wines of all styles, and challenges usual perceptions by offering tantalising home-cooked recipes for every course of a meal.


The delicious recipes, presented by wine expert David Stevens-Castro and food photographer Fran Flynn, create a foundation to share your new skill with aplomb. Leave your comfort zone behind, try the unexpected and bask in discoveries that your taste buds will be forever grateful for.

Fabulous Ladies Special Offer from Paired Media

Free shipping Australia wide when ordering through the Paired Media website. Just use the coupon code: freepost16


8. Close Your Wine Bottle In Style

Wine Stoppers Australia believe in glamour! They believe that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy shoes, bubbles and bling.

With this in mind they created their now famous shoe wine stopper, a perfect accessory to any wine bottle.


The  sparkly champagne popper was the next creation – bubbles and bling a perfect combination.


And now they’ve also got Champagne Poppers, Luxe Sparkling Poppers, Can Coolers, Bottle Coolers, and Glass Coolers.


All the products not only looks fabulous, but are original and functional. They we despatch online orders worldwide, with free shipping within Australia.


9. Liquid Gold

Shiraz lover? Try the Barossa or the Hunter – or both to compare! Cabernet collector? Margaret River and Coonawarra for the win. Grab your cool climate Chardy from Orange NSW, or your Prosecco from the King Valley of Victoria.

You name it, our Wineries We Love partners have the wine for your wine lover.

Take a look through those wineries we think are fabulous and make the perfect selection. Nothing better than a liquid Christmas present!