Wine Snob Starter Crate

$99.99
3 reviews
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In The Box

  • Crate
  • Crowbar
  • 2 Crystal Rolling Wine Glasses, 12 oz
  • The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert, Hardcover Book
  • Rabbit Super Aerator
  • Rabbit Stainless Steel Wine Preserver
  • Roasted Salted In-Shell Almonds, 8 oz

How It Ships

Crate
In a sealed wooden crate with a laser-etched crowbar

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Story

For the Wannabe Sommelier

No one'll stop a tasting-room tenderfoot from walking up to the wine bar and winging it. But when he declares, "I'm getting a grapey flavor with a hint of alcohol," the laser-beam stares from surrounding tasters might just singe off his eyebrows. Someone needs a sommelier seminar right quick.

Every budding oenophile (pronounced ee•no•file; a lover of wines) needs to talk the tannins and walk the wine aerator. With the aptly named Wine Snob Starter Crate, he'll gain the knowledge and gadgets required to qualify as slightly obnoxious.

Before you know it, he’ll be acting like a viticulturist, smugly regaling unsuspecting winetasters with his expertise. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Everything But The Vine

  • Like useful fidget spinners for adults, rolling wine glasses will not only keep him occupied during dull dinner conversations, they’ll also oxygenate his wine between sips.
  • The hilariously illustrated Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert will have his nose buried in the pages of the book for the first time since high school.
  • Two toppers top it off: With stainless steel Rabbit gadgets, he’ll instantly aerate wine straight from the bottle and vacuum-preserve the surplus for up to two weeks.

Customer Reviews

    Ashley Smith
    Jun 8th 2018
    Perfect Housewarming Gift!

    Finally a gift that puts the WIN in WINE!! I gave this as a housewarming gift to my engineer-brother who just relocated from Chicago to Dallas a few weeks ago. It was priceless to watch him tear into the crate, tell us how "Fancy" the rolling wine glasses made him feel, but all while he was actively engaged the Scratch ‘n Sniff Wine Guide. Truly the perfect gift for the man who doesn’t care if the glass is half full or half empty, just as long as there’s wine in the glass!!

    Amanda T
    Jun 8th 2018
    Fun wine experience

    As a wine lover I was excited to receive this crate! First things first: the crate. It is always fun to have to break into the crate with the little crowbar. Once inside, I first checked out the book, which is awesome. Short and silly, it breaks down wine flavors so simply that any beginner can start to pinpoint what they like and make informed decisions when purchasing wine.
    Also included are an aerator and a vacuum pump for sealing open bottles which is pretty cool. I already have an aerator but this one is more streamlined and attractive. The pump is very easy to use and includes 2 caps for sealing bottles.
    The wine glasses are really fun. They sit tilted and allow you to continuously swirl your wine by giving the glass a little nudge. And the roasted almonds are a great treat.
    My only complaint about this crate is that it does not include a bottle opener. It just seems like a natural addition to this collection. Otherwise this crate is great for anyone who is looking to get into wine or already drinks wine but wants to have some tools of the trade.
    (Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an unbiased review)

    J M
    Jun 8th 2018
    Good starter kit

    Items are really nice and useful. The aerator and glasses work very well to speed up aeration. The book is cute and not pretentious, but some of the scents are hard to smell (could be my bad schnoz). Would be perfect if it had a waiter wine opener too!

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