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Consider Wooden Wine Boxes for That Special Gift

Wines are the ideal gifts for a variety of occasions, anniversaries and functions. It could also be an excellent and special way of showing gratitude to somebody who you greatly value or are thankful to. It makes a lot of sense, therefore, to put the special gift inside a special container and nothing will be better than beautiful wooden wine boxes.

However, selecting wooden wine boxes can, at times, be as crucial as getting a good brand of wine. If you want to give that special someone a wine gift, there are various wooden box options available.

Key among these includes:

Finished Wooden Wine Box

These wooden wine boxes have a surface covered with a high gloss finish. The finish protects the wood from getting damaged by air or water. When a good finish is selected, it not only protects the wood but also gives it a more exquisite look. Even after using the wine, the gift recipient will love the high end appearance of the box and they can use it for other storage purposes as they are durable.

Unfinished Wooden Wine Box

For a high-end wine, consider getting an unfinished solid wooden wine box. This type of wooden wine box is strong and cannot be easily eroded or destroyed by water or air. Not only does it protect the wine bottles, but it also smells great.

The wooden box surface is covered with wax for protection and durability. Some unfinished woods also come with good smells, beneficial for human’s health such as camphorwood, yellow pear, and lobular red sandalwood. Your gift recipient receives double portion: wine and a sweet aroma.

Custom Wood Gift Boxes

Many online retailers are now offering custom-made wine boxes at different prices. Ranging from very expensive to some highly affordable ones, options for custom wood gift boxes for the wine present can vary. For example, the Canada Maple Leaf Wood Texture makes a fine selection for a wine box.

The most commonly used woods for standard wooden as well as custom wooden wine boxes are typically Poplar, Redwood and Pine soft woods. Pine custom wood gift boxes offer cost-effective solutions as well as an interesting degree of possible customization, dimensions and branding options. The pine wood boxes are sturdy and have a natural, beautiful look. For that personal touch, you can also etch your own logo or text into these pine boxes.

Conclusion

When choosing a wooden wine box, you can easily get confused by the endless options available but with the above tips, it becomes less stressful. To make that occasion special, wrap that wine bottle in carefully selected special wooden wine boxes that will leave them not only happy with the present but impressed with the gift box. Remember to select the right kind of wooden box suitable for the weather where your gift is headed! Additional resources can be found at Ekan Concepts.

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Bergeron Estate

The Bergeron Family invites you to visit their stunning waterfront winery and vineyard located on the shores of Adolphus Reach, just across the Glenora Ferry on the Loyalist Parkway. Boasting rich clay soils and moderate lakeside temperatures, the conditions are perfect for the production of complex, delicious wines.

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Black Prince Winery

Located in the heart of Prince Edward County, just outside of Picton, an unassuming bungalow sits amidst residences and businesses along the Loyalist Parkway, home to Black Prince Winery.

With the help of seven families, this working winery opened to the public in 2003, based on a four-hectare fertile, sandy loam vineyard that grows Chardonnay, Cab Franc and some hybrids. Under Winemaker Terence Van Rooyen’s guidance, GM and co-founder Geoff Webb purchases other county fruit for a range that expands to Pinot Noir, Riesling and Melon de Bourgogne. Black Prince wines have received many accolades and continue to get positive press and in 2009, launched Chardonnay Terroir Elite -the first County wine aged in County-grown and coopered oak barrels, and a follow up to a Gold Medal for the 2007 Chardonnay Reserve. Look for Cab Franc Terroir Elite to be released in 2010.

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Casa Dea Estates Winery

We have based our wine and services on a simple philosophy – “Good wine, good food, good friends, and a great location!” Throw in some overtones of culture and heritage and we give you CASA-DEA Estates Winery. I invite you to Prince Edward County to visit us, we look forward to seeing you and providing you with an experience filled with passion, tradition and inspiration.

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Closson Chase

Closson Chase is a quality-driven producer that has spearheaded the birth of the Prince Edward County wine industry. Since 1999, we have been Closson Chase.

Commited to creating distinctive wines that rival the world’s finest. Set in Hillier, Ontario the estate is over 30 acres of limestone-rich soil under vine; planted to the classic Burgundian-varietals of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with small yields, French-inspired vinification and careful barreling. But more then that, it is a place of great inspiration. Viticulturalist (and iconoclast) Deborah Paskus is one of Canada’s most celebrated winemakers – a craftsperson in it for the pursuit of excellence. Deborah uses innovative viticultural techniques; she is devoted to dirt – rich, pesticide-free and pure as possible. The vineyards are farmed organically and moving towards bio-dynamics. You’ll have a more extraordinary bottle of wine if people are paying attention to the soil the wine is raised in. Deborah wants what is placed in the bottle to represent as natural an expression of vineyard as possible. Closson Chase is a story of determination and perseverance in Prince Edward County.

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Del-Gatto Estates

Del-Gatto Estates, Bella Vigne is family owned and operated, specializing in hybrid grape varieties. Our winery is located in North Marysburgh, on the picturesque Cape Vesey, locally known as ‘the Rock’. We are more than 125 feet above Lake Ontario and less than 800 feet from its shores, benefiting from a favourable micro-climate. The vines are grown on rare Waupoos and Solmesville clays; meticulously cared for by family. Hand planted, hand picked and hand crafted – our wines will take you on a new journey. You will feel the life in the vines, our love for them, and the passion we have for each vintage. Bringing an authentic feel of Italy to Southern Ontario, we invite you to enjoy something new. Ci Vediamo Presto!

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Exultet Estates

A centuries old farm and orchard formerly producing milk, cheese, and apples now nurtures vineyards producing wine which is 100% from estate grown grapes.

Respecting our unique soil and land and its fruit, we are committed to minimal chemical inputs and maximum handwork to allow natural expression and variation in the fruit so that its wine bespeaks of its place of origin. We wish to share some of the light that these wines provide with all. Rejoice!

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Fieldstone Estates

Fieldstone Estate Vineyards is located on the historic “Hog’s Back” area of Hillier, Prince Edward County. The estate consists of 155 acres of classic clay-loam, limestone soil. Hubb’s Creek runs over a section of the farm.

Ten acres of this property was planted to classic Vitis Vinifera vine – Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet Franc – in 2001. Our first commercial wines, a 2007 barrel-fermented, sur lie, barrel-aged Chardonnay, and a barrel aged 2007 Cabernet Franc were released and have won local and international medals for excellence in accredited competitions. Some 2007 Cabernet Franc remains available to the public.

Fieldstone Estate Vineyards is owned in partnership by father and son Dick and Steven Singer. This year, 2010 is scheduled to be a go ahead year and primary plans for a winery, tasting room and supportive structures are currently being developed.

Our purpose is to grow only premium wines and we will continue to strive to develop and increase our vineyards planting only vitis vinifera grape vines. Fieldstone Estate Vineyards is committed to offering the best wines nature and man can create!

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Harwood Estate Vineyards

Harwood is a completely Solar-Powered, off-grid winery. All wines are made from our own hand-picked Hillier grapes in the old-world tradition.

Some wines are fully wild-fermented in their native yeasts. We give our red wines extended skin contact. Pressing is done in many gentle press-and-release cycles. All labour intensive and somewhat risky practices that produce exquisite wines.

Our vinifera are Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gew”urztraminer, and St. Laurent. We also blend the hybrids La Crescent and Traminette into an award-winning dessert wine called ‘Just Desserts’. In 2009, we introduced a vivacious ros’e made from Frontenac Gris, which we named ‘Friends Ros’e’.

Although the Harwood brand has been on the shelves of Black Prince winery in Picton since 2007, Harwood opened its own winery doors to the public in November of 2009, located on Loyalist Parkway just northwest of the hamlet of Hillier. Our Tasting Room is inside the working winery were our wines are being made. So, every visit is a winery tour. Your hosts are the winery staff.

We’re also licensed to serve wine by the glass on our sunny patio in the middle of our three planted vineyards. We offer light food accompaniments as well.

Have a grape day!

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Hillier Creek Estates

Owned by Amber and Kemp Stewart, Hillier Creek Estates has been in development for over eight years, and the winery has opened its doors to the public for the first time this spring. Just west of the village of Hillier, the vineyards span twenty-two acres, the centerpiece of which is a beautifully restored 160-year-old barn, transformed into our winery, tasting room and wine retail store. We offer five varieties for your consideration this season: ’08 Chardonnay, ’08 Riesling, ’07 Gamay, ’07 Pinot Noir, and our ’08 Vidal Ice Wine. We invite you to tour our vineyards and winery and learn about our grape growing and wine making process, or simply come and enjoy a glass of wine in the welcoming atmosphere of our tasting room. We are striving to make our first year an exciting one, and throughout 2010 we will be participating in a number of county-wide themed events as well as hosting our own special festivities.