This has been said before, but it bears repeating: Gift-giving is an innate talent, like speed, a knack for music, or the ability to catch any household object that falls off a cupboard shelf, every time, without fail, no exceptions. (Even if that last talent is criminally underappreciated by your family. Forget them. You’re like a cat with those reflexes.)
Thankfully, though, there are short cuts in the gift-giving department. Spirits are one of them. Chances are, you know whether or not your potential gift recipient likes to imbibe, and if they do, well, then a whole world of extremely appealing options opens up to you, the gift-giver, just like that.
So you hit up the package store, or go online and, whew, hurdle cleared. But no sooner have you vaulted that obstacle than another one pops up in front of you: How to wrap this excellent and thoughtful gift that you know with 100% certainty your whisky-loving loved one is going to use and appreciate.
Fear not, there’s a technique to whisky bottle gift wrapping, even if you don’t have a box. Use Johnnie Walker Whisky’s conveniently square bottles and you’re even better off.
Here, a step-by-step whisky gift wrapping tutorial: