Price and Where to Buy: The WineHug is $22 on Amazon.
How the WineHug Rates:
- Usefulness: 9/10. The WineHug is not the cheapest option (that would be the $5 to $10 Wineskin), but it’s sturdy, reusable, attractive, and adaptable. The WineHug easily protected a bottle of wine that was dropped from a height of four feet. In addition to adding a Therma-rest-like layer of padding around wine bottles, it could be repurposed to transport similarly sized breakables.
- Value: 8/10. This reusable protector offers solid protection for wine.
- Durability: 9/10. Strong Velcro, solid seams, and a sturdy inflation valve means the WineHug can be used over and over again.
- Cool Factor: 9/10. Among travel wine holders, the WineHug stands out as one of the coolest looking. And it has the practical features to be useful as well.
Final Verdict: This is a sturdy and attractive reusable wine-transportation sleeve that offers enough protection that you could confidently check a suitcase and expect your wine to arrive unscathed.
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