Wine is practically a way of life in Southern Oregon — it’s been referred to as the Burgundy of the United States — and Harry & David has been at the forefront of this movement, producing its own award-winning wines for 10 years, from cabernet and chardonnay to pinot noir and pinot gris.

And let’s not forget about all the wine baskets that Harry & David assembles — by hand! And how great wine is as a gift. Combine the two and you have exceptional wine gift baskets. So, trust us when we tell you that these wine baskets make for great holiday gifts for any wine lover, whether they’re a newb or full-blown oenophile. Or if you just want to impress some of your clients. You can toast us for landing that big account. Or send us a thank you gift. Most likely, it’ll come from us anyway.

Bento box style wine basket gift with a bottle of wine and chocolates

Belgian Chocolate Belgian Box
with Reserve Wine

A bento box is usually reserved for containing the different courses of a Japanese lunch — a couple of pieces of California roll, a gyoza or two, some chicken in teriyaki sauce…but I digress. A bento box is just a box with lots of compartments. Why not dedicate those spaces to chocolate, too? And when it comes to chocolate, no country makes it better than Belgium. That country is to chocolate as Japan is to sushi. See what we’re getting at here? There’s dark chocolate bark and milk chocolate mendiants, all coated with Belgium’s finest. This box comes with a bottle either of Harry & David Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon or Reserve Pinot Noir.

Wine basket full of cheese and crackers with a bottle of wine next to it.

Deluxe Cheese Crate with Wine

Wine and cheese is one of the greatest pairings in the history of food. Don’t worry, spaghetti and meatballs, you’re still tops in my book. So anytime a gift basket or, in this case, crate contains these two elements, just order it, get one for yourself. This particular crate has a bottle of pinot noir and five different cheeses with which to drink it, including a nutty, Italian-inspired Sartori BellaVitano Gold cheese; tangy and savory Rogue Creamery Oregon Blue cheese, which has been awarded the best blue cheese in the world; and Beehive Jivin’ Chive cheese curds — we don’t charge extra for the squeaks.

A photo of a wine basket full of charcuterie, cheese, and crackers surrounded by the same ingredients displayed on a cutting board and plates and three bottles of wine.

Deluxe Antipasto Assortment
with Wine

Wine and charcuterie board lovers rejoice! This antipasto assortment gift was made for you gourmands. Three bottles, two of which are award winners, grace this gift: 2020 Chardonnay (silver medal winner at the 2022 Oregon Wine Awards), 2020 Pinot Noir (gold medal winner at the 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Competition), and a 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon — no awards, but it’s a winner in my book. And you’ll win, too, when you enjoy a glass of any of these wines with two types of Olli artisan salami, two different cheeses, some spreads, and garlic-stuffed olives.

A photo of a wine basket shaped like a wine barrel full of slices of cake, cheese, crackers, and other snacks with a cutting board and several plates full of the same items in front and a bottle of wine in the background.

Wine Barrel Gift

Savor gourmet favorites with this wine barrel-inspired gift basket that adds the perfect touch of rustic flair to any décor and features a wonderful assortment of snacks. In addition to a bottle of 2019 Merlot, this barrel includes a range of delights, such as white cheddar and Gouda cheeses, salami con vino, fig spread, chocolate decadence cake, and more. We like to say “and more” to add some mystery to this gift, but it’s totally true — the “and more” portion is delicious…

A bottle of wine next to a wine chiller full of ice and two glasses of sparkling wine on a tray surrounded by charcuterie and cheese

Ceramic Chiller and Wine Gift

If you buy this, you may get the gold medal for best gift giver. The accompanying 2021 Sparkling White won a gold medal at the 2022 Oregon Wine Experience, and the chiller ensures you drink this exquisite wine at the right temperature. Nobody likes drinking warm wine. You want to serve sparkling wine between 46 and 50° F. Enjoy the sparkling wine with notes of citrus with salami, cheese, and roasted almonds.

A wine basket full of cheese, crackers, chocolate treats and more surrounded by bottles of wine and the same ingredients.

The Ultimate Wine
Pairing Collection

What do you get the entertainer in your life? This incredible collection of gourmet food and wine, of course. Mouthwatering savory and salty and sweet snacks fill the Ultimate Wine Pairing Collection to the brim, each hand selected to pair with bottles of chardonnay, pinot noir, and Ross Lane Red blend.

For more holiday gifting inspiration, check out our other gift guides:
Gifts for Her
Gifts for Him
Gifts for Foodies
Gifts Under $30
Gifts Under $50
Editor’s Choice
12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide
Stocking Stuffers
Last-Minute Gifts


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Author

Jason Stahl is an Emmy Award winner who has reported on just about everything from the future of terrorism to North Korean tourism and why Las Vegas is great for kids. He’s interviewed countless personalities from Gene Simmons to Common to Sir Richard Branson. He’s held editorships at WONDERLUST, SPIN, Google, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, MSN News, NBC Sports and Centennial Media. Stahl’s the co-author of 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Everything: Duct Tape, Airport Security, Your Body, Sex in Space… And More. The aspiring deli man lives with his wife and son in Jersey City Heights where he operates Hank Schwartz’s Delicatessen & Appetizing.

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