When choosing to buy gifts for men, it is important to consider their hobbies, personalities and even their upbringing. By reflecting on these issues, it is often easier to decide what type of present is appropriate. Both traditional and unusual gift ideas can be located online and a wide variety of choice is usually available, often with local and hand-made items on offer. It is common to choose quite practical gifts for men – items which can be used on a regular basis but are also decorative and quirky. Many options for men’s gifts are based around a sporting theme. For instance, golf-related items are popular and can often be utilized in both the home and the office. Everything from golf-themed cuff links to miniature sets of clubs are available. Football-based gifts are also fashionable and themed presents for those who enjoy other outdoor pursuits such as walking and fishing can also be much admired. These sporting gifts can often take the form of retro home accessories such as printed mugs and photograph frames. Gifts for wine aficionados can be a great choice for those men who like to display their knowledge and tastes. Unusual corkscrews and bottle openers are a useful gift which can be used on a regular basis. These can be especially suitable as new home gift ideas when recent home-owners need to stock their kitchen with tools and utensils. Books on wine, detailing different grapes are also handy gifts as well as wine accessory gift sets which can include bottle stoppers and thermometers.