Purchasing a gourmet wine gift basket could be expensive. You can easily create a beautiful, custom, personalized, gourmet wine gift basket cheaply. You may use champagne too.
Gourmet gift baskets are always popular plus a great idea to give as a gift. People love to receive gift baskets. Making your own gourmet wine gift basket is affordable and easy. You can fill your gift basket with a variety of good wine or champagne and cheap items; you have a lot of choices.
I've come up with a few great ideas for making gourmet wine gift baskets, complete with instructions concerning how to make them. You can make inexpensive wine gift baskets or expensive wine gourmet gift baskets depending on your budget. It is possible to customize each basket for your recipient.
You can add a couple of bottles of expensive or inexpensive wine. You save money on your wine purchases when you go to a wine shop and asking to see the less expensive good wines or you can go to Costco for some great wine bargains, but nonetheless very good wines. Your wine for your gift doesn't need to be expensive.
You can find many inexpensive items for use in making your gourmet gift baskets or filling your gift baskets, at 'dollar' stores, craft stores, party stores, discount outlets, flea markets, close-out stores, etc.
For wine gift containers you may use: any type of basket, wicker basket, straw basket, bucket, champagne bucket, antique trunk, hamper, Asian-style trunk, picnic basket, or seasonal container. Make sure it's sturdy enough.
For gift basket liner you should use:Wholesale tissue paper, shredded paper, shredded newspaper, tea towels, dish towels, hand towels, kitchen towels, colored towels, colored napkins, placemats, or fabric pieces.
For gift basket filler you may use: Personalised tissue paper, straw, crumpled newspaper comics, a bed of wrapped chocolates or any other wrapped candy.
For products in the container it'll depend upon the specialty or theme from the gift basket - in this case a gourmet, wine gift basket. This is a small random sampling of what you can include besides the wine.
Gift certificate for massage or spa visit, scented oils, scented massage oils, gift cards to favorite store, gift certificate for restaurant, loofah, fragrant candle, matches to light candles, CD of nature sounds, favorite artist CD, DVD of newer release movie, handwritten poem, perfume, cologne, watch, framed photo, inspirational book, spa pillows, bath pillows, spa supplies, bath and body products, facial and body scrubs, handmade soaps, fragrant soaps, shampoos, hand and foot lotion or fluffy towel.
Fancy chocolates, boxed chocolates, chocolate bars, giant-size boxed candy, gourmet chips, pretzels, gourmet nuts, gourmet pasta, gourmet olive oil, pre-packaged food items, gourmet crackers, wrapped gourmet cheeses - two or three different kinds, fruits, any foods you like, Italian recipes, Mexican food recipes or another ethnic recipes, wine glasses or champagne glasses.