For all wine drinkers alike, Pompei Gift Baskets offers the perfect gift! A Wine Gift Basket! We offer classic wine bottles in elegant gift baskets. Why not surprise that special wine drinker you know with an awesome wine gift basket! We carry a wide range of wine’s for every occasion. Unlock your recipient’s taste buds with a delicious red wine and treats to pair! #1 Unique Christmas Gift Baskets. A bottle of hand selected red wine in a wooden and faux leather trunk filled with crackers, chocolates, cheese spread, chocolates, and more. Red wine gets its color because of the types of grapes used and the wine is made using the grape skins. There is a debate in the wine enthusiast community as to whether or not wine should be decanted/aerated (letting it breathe), or it should be consumed out of the bottle. Either way your recipients’ drink their wine, it should be enjoyed. To enjoy your wine chilled without it becoming watered down by ice cubes, try playing your wine glass in the freezer for 10-15 minutes before you pour your wine. Freezing grapes is also a creative (and delicious!) way of chilling your wine! Always free delivery!!!
La Vendemmia Wine Gift Basket is a stunning gift for anyone who has recently purchased a house, gotten a job promotion, or any other accomplishment. A wooden serving tray holds two bottles of La Vendemmia wines, one red and one white, along with a box of gourmet chocolates, popcorn, crackers, smoked salmon, nuts, and other treats. Your wine possibilities include Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Merlot, Chianti, Pinot Noir, Trebbiano, or Cabernet. Your bottles will be hand selected by one of our one of our concierge members depending on what variety we have in stock.
The company was founded in 1996 by Kathy and Dennis Pinto. They met while out with friends and had an immediate connection. It took a short six months before the two tied the knot in Sayreville, NJ. Kathy feels her mom sent Dennis into her life. Her mom has passed from cancer and the night out with friends was her first night out since. Kathy was originally a hairdresser in southern NJ and Dennis was a wine salesman throughout the tristate area. Three years after they were married, the company Dennis was working for shut down. The two decided to turn the negative into a positive. Since Dennis had done well as a salesman they considered opening a wine importing business. They knew they needed backup and reached out to Pinto’s longtime friends Lindsey & Ro Piazza. Partnership quickly brewed, a wine producer in Italy was found, and a name was created: La Vendemmia, “Meaning the time when they harvested the grapes,” Dennis noted.
Fossalta di Piave is a town about 40 miles north of Venice Italy. About 4,000 people call this place home and receive their income from the vine industry and tourism. As a tourist, most people stop in the area where Ernest Hemingway was injured at the age of 18. On July 8th, 1918, Hemingway was badly wounded while serving as an ambulance driver. His injuries were so severe he had to be moved to a hospital in Milan. Ernest had volunteered for the American Red Cross in France before World War I has erupted. He was eventually transferred to the Italian front to help along the Piave delta. As for the wine industry, Fossalta di Piave has an array of vineyards and companies. We decided to use a white Zinfandel from the company Bluestone in our Swell Zinfandel Wine Gift Basket. NJ Gift Baskets Delivery
Bluestone White Zinfandel is a light & crisp blush colored wine with a sweet balance of white and red flavors. It serves well as an aperitif or with meat based dishes such as blackened salmon, roasted turkey, chicken breast, and pork chops. Since Bluestone is so versatile, we accompanied the wine with crackers, cheese spread, pretzels, mustard, and other snacks – all in a wicker tea cup basket.
La Vendemmia Wines, of New York, is the parent company of Narduzzi Importers – who were able to get this delicious Italian Wine to the North-Eastern United States. Suzanne and Cristiano Narduzzi, a husband and wife team, moved to New Jersey from Northern Italy where they met. Their passion of Italian wines grew by living so close to Tuscany and Veneto. “I grew up in Venice and find it a privilege to be serving the citizens on New Jersey with some of the same wines my family and I enjoy at home. Knowing that our customers will be drinking these wines at their favorite Italian restaurants makes me feel like I have brought a piece of Italy to New Jersey,” said co-owner and president of Narduzzi Imports, Cristiano.
Calling all music lovers! Fritz Windisch Niersteiner Spiegelberg Riesling has been crafted in a violin inspired bottle and we made it the center of attention in our Perfect Note Wine Gift Basket! The violin shaped wine bottle ones in a lidded medal container with sweet treats like cookies, chocolate, and biscotti. This Riesling produces an exquisite floral aroma with touches of peach throughout the palate. Considered a kabinett, the violin Riesling has a brighter flavor with more acidity. Kabinett is a type of German wine with a superior or “reserve” quality. The grapes must be high in quality and the wine produced without added sugars. As a Riesling, this violin wine pairs well with cheese and white meats like turkey.
Niersteiner Spiegelberg Riesling is produced in the Rheinhessen region which is the largest of all the 13 regions that produce in Germany. The Region is located between Bingen and Worms, on the left of the great river. Muller-Thurgau, Riesling, and Silvaner are the top three harvested fruits in this area. Germany has a notable history of winemaking. German wine is often overlooked since they didn’t reach their most famous peak until the 1970s.
The Romans has the first established vineyard near Trier on the Mosel River. The 3rd century AD would prove these vineyards spread to the Mosel and its surrounding areas. Christian Churches, particularly the Benedictine monasteries and the Cistercian, were super influencing on the development of wine growth and the quality.
Wines in Germany date back all the way to 1435 where the first documentation of Riesling was discovered in Rheingau. It eventually found its way to Mosel – another wine region of Germany previously known as Mosel-Saar-Ruwer. Schloss Johannisberg was the first major vineyard to exclusively plant the Riesling variety in 1720. It wasn’t until the late-to-mid 18th century where botrytized wine was seen and shortly thereafter, in the 19thcentury, Rhine wines were selling for more than the popular Bordeaux variety.
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Dusko Blu Wine is managed by the Poppington Group which is owned and created by entrepreneur Dame Dash. Previously the CEO of Roc-a-Fella Records, Dash is also an actor and continues to be a music producer. Now we can add Dusko Lifestyle Manager as well. Our Be Independent Wine Gift Basket features Dusko Blu, a Riesling Auslese produced by world-renowned German producer Freitz Windisch.
In a hammered silver container, Dusko Blu Riesling Auslese is accompanied by gourmet chocolates, popcorn, and biscotti. The royal blue glass bottle pops against the silver basket expresses the silver metal grape emblem. Dusko Blu offers you notes of florals and hints of peaches and apricots. Since the grapes for this wine were harvested later in the season, they give the wine a full bodied flavor. Good acidity and a long finish make it a perfect pair with fruit & cheese plates as well as an aperitif. Germany is the birthplace of Riesling and also the home of Dusko Blu. It won the gold medal at the 2015 WSWA Wine & Spirits Competition.
The Poppington Group embodies the Dusko Blu lifestyle to “be independent.” Dame Dash and his posse “The Dusko Boys” are known for taking the club scene by storm and drinking the Dusko products. As well as the wine, Dusko also offers a whiskey! Since mid-2015, they have been spotted at popular night clubs in North Carolina, Georgia, and New York. The trend of Dusko continues to grow each and every day. The company also seems to be connected to a record label named “Blu Roc Records,” according to Facebook. The group is known as the Money League Boys and consider themselves Dame Dash’s hottest new artists from North Carolina. We’re not sure if the group is connected to Dame Dash and the Poppington group or not for sure, but Dame is known for finding super creative artists. He is said to found Kanye West, who was originally a producer for Roc-a-Fella Records. He produced hit singles for Alicia Keys and Jay-Z, as well as himself.
Gift baskets can make an extraordinary impression no matter the reason for your gift giving. They are wonderful statement pieces for birthdays, weddings, holidays, sympathies, and more. Our Every Occasion Wine Gift Basket comes with two bottles of hand selected wines – one red and one white – along with savory snacks like pretzels, nuts, cheese spreads, and crackers in a hammered metal tin.
The hand selected bottles of wine may include Sterling Vineyards, Crane Lake, BV Coastal, Bogle, Castle Rock, and Chloe Wines. They are also not limited to this selection and may include another brand not listed. Your white selection may include Chardonnay, White Blend, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Moscato, or Pinot Grigio. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Syrah, Malbec, Red Blend and Pinot Noir are all possibilities for the red wine.
Wine is crafted from fermented grapes and each region has its own secrets and trades. The grapes ferment without using sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or any other nutrients. Yeast consumes the sugar and turns it into ethanol and carbon dioxide. Different grapes and yeasts create different styles of wine. Grapes are grown all over the world from Australia, to the United States, to Chile, and France. Climate, geology, and geography all play a part in the reactions of the fruit and yeast. Most countries define legal appellations to categorize their style and quality of wine. Some regions are only allowed to produce wines with certain grapes while others have to use certain fermentation processes.
Chloe Wine Collection is managed by The Wine Group. This company also brings you popular brands like Cupcake Vineyards, Benzinger Family Winery, and Foxhorn Vineyards. Chloe Collection was named after the ancient word that means “blooming.” The wines are bursting with beautiful aromas and luxury flavors. Created for wine enthusiast, the collection hopes to inspire you to create your own memorable occasion.
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You don’t have to be a wine connoisseur to enjoy an aromatic glass of wine after work or with dinner. Most people do not drink wine for the simple fact that they do not know how to choose a wine. It’s not always as simple as walking into a store, grabbing a bottle with a nice label, and leaving. Our rustic metal bottle carrier will provide you with the ultimate wine experience. We hand select four bottles of wine of different varieties to allow you to take a trip in your own kitchen and experience the different flavors from around the world. You will get a taste of wines from either the United States, Argentina, Italy, France, Australia, or another country! Four bottles, four countries, four flavors!
90% of all wines in the United States come from California, where they are known for their cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay varieties. There are over 1,200 wineries in the state which range from mass producers in Modesto like Gallo to smaller wineries like Bella Vineyard & Wine Caves in Healdsburg. Founded in 1857, the Buena Vista Winery was the first commercial winery in the area. To date, over 100 different varieties of grapes are grown all over the state. From all of this we have one conclusion: California knows how to make a great bottle of wine.
With so many different countries to choose from, each basket may be different. You may receive a bottle from BV Costal, Castle Rock, Jacob’s Creek, or Sterling. What’s wonderful about this basket is you won’t be receiving two of the same bottles and will get to reuse the country carrying case for picnics, family gatherings, and tabletop condiment holder.
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Mother’s Day, a birthday, get well soon, and nurse’s appreciation week are all great reasons to gift someone with the Sophisticated Snacking Wine Basket. The chic and rustic nature of this basket is sure to wow the recipient for whatever occasion it may be. Buy the Sophisticated Snacking Wine Gift Basket. Settled in a rustic wooden draw container comes a bottle of red wine. A tasty pairing of wine & cheese biscuits accompanies the flavorful Kendall-Jackson red wine along with zesty olives, flaky crackers, and creamy cheese spread. To compliment this grandmother’s attic styled basket is a bottle opener in the shape of a skeleton key: a beautiful prop that can be used to years to come. Red wine comes in a variety of flavours. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Shiraz are just few of the many. Red blend wines have become more popular throughout the years. Some of these creative blends have caught on to become their own style of wine. Bordeaux style wines are usually Malbec based and blended with other types of wine like Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot to create a unique flavoring profile.