These 16 subscription boxes are the gifts that keep on giving this holiday season

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Thanks to the rising popularity of online subscription services, you can get almost anything delivered straight to your door.

These services cover everything from clothes to vinyl records to razors — if you think you might need it delivered once a month, chances are that there’s a company ready to accommodate you.

Subscription boxes are great for personal use. They also make fantastic gifts around the holidays.

The phrase "a gift that keeps on giving" is thrown around a lot, but few things better fulfill that promise than subscription boxes. Instead of one moment of surprise after unwrapping something under the tree, you can send someone you love a present that continues to delight when it arrives month after month.

Below, we’ve collected some of our favorite subscription services that'll also make great gifts this season. Take a look and see if any bring someone to mind who you have yet to cross off your shopping list. That person might still be thanking you come June 2017.

Wine Awesomeness

Wine Awesomeness

Wine! Everyone loves a good glass of wine, especially when enveloped in the strange combination of stress and joy that is the holiday season. But as you probably know, wine is also great year round, and Wine Awesomeness is just the company to help you give the gift of drinking all through 2017.
For $45 a month, Wine Awesomeness will send three curated bottles of wine the doorstep of you or your friend, giving you the chance to try new bottles from new parts of the world while never leaving the comfort of your own home. You also have the option to gift just one box to a friend, if you think three bottles a month might be a bit too much to throw at them.
The perfect gift for: Anyone who enjoys trying out new wines and wants to diversify their palete

What it costs:

Best way to give:
You can gift someone a subscription or just a single box.

Learn more here



If three bottles a month is a bit too much for the friend you have in mind (trust me, it is a good amount of wine), Vinebox is a similar service that delivers wine to your door monthly, but by the glass rather than the bottle. It’s a great way to expand your palete to a bunch of new wines, without committing to finishing a bottle when you only feel like a sip.
The perfect gift for: Anyone who wants to diversify their wine palete without committing to whole bottles
What it costs: $27/month

Best way to gift:
You can gift a subscription of three, six, or 12 boxes.
Learn more here

Book of the Month

Book of the Month

Exactly what it sounds like, Book of the Month is a great subscription for your bookish friends and family members who are always looking for something new to read. After becoming a member, they'll get to select between five books chosen by acclaimed literary judges on the site each month and get that hardcover delivered to their door. After that, they can choose to participate in ongoing conversations held on the site, or simply read in peace and wait for next month's selections.
The perfect gift for: Anyone who never leaves home without a book
What it costs: $15/month

Best way to give:
You can gift a subscription of three, six, or 12 months worth of membership.
Learn more here

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