10 of the best last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts for wine lovers
As Valentine’s Day is now just around the corner, we’ve got you covered with our top 10 list of last-minute gifts to delight the wine lover in your life, whether you’re celebrating with someone you love or going solo this year.
1. An elegant yet spill-proof wine glass
Available to buy from Amazon, these spill-proof wine glasses will ensure that even the clumsiest of drinkers can enjoy their wine stress-free this Valentine’s Day. Gesticulate all you want – even the most over-enthusiastic of elbows will struggle to send the wine tumbling from this clever tumbler.
2. Treat yourself to a bottle of Kylie Minogue’s Provençal rosé
Kylie Minogue launched her debut Côtes de Provence rosé in the summer of 2020. Why not treat your loved one to a bottle to enjoy together on the most romantic of all days this year – they should be so lucky!
3. Give the gift of expertly preserved wine that will ensure your special bottle lasts
Coravin’s innovative Wine Preservation System is designed to pour wine without the need to remove the cork. This means that wine always tastes like it has just been opened, even years after it has been. For a luxurious Valentine’s Day gift, Coravin lists models in lush red tones to enhance your romantic mood and take your evening to the next level of sophistication.
4. Pair your wine with cheese in style, with this elegant agate cheese board
This beautifully-designed agate cheese board, sold by Anthropologie, is the ultimate accompaniment for your wine of choice. Sit back and luxuriate on Valentine’s Day with your favourite wine and cheese, served on an elegant board that’s sure to impress your other half.
5. Indulge your senses with this ‘chocolate wine’ from Aldi
Ever the trendsetter, budget retailer Aldi is getting its customers in the mood for the most romantic day of the year with a red wine infused with “natural dark chocolate flavours”.
6. Keep cool even when things get steamy with these clever chilled wine glasses
There’s nothing romantic about warm white wine, so while things might get a little hot under the collar on Valentine’s Day, these chilled wine glasses will keep your white wine at the perfect temperature throughout its time in the vessel. The glasses use a proprietary gel to keep the wine chilled and a silicone band that ensures they’re comfortable to hold.
7. Unwind and celebrate with this Vintage Rosé 2012 from Pol Roger
The Brut Rose Vintage is produced from a blend of 50% Pinot Noir and 35% Chardonnay. To learn more about this romantic bottle, you can read a profile on the Pol Roger website.
8. Embrace the great outdoors with this personalised picnic table and wine carrier
With one eye on Spring, this personalised picnic table and wine carrier is the perfect picnic companion for a romantic day out. Simply pack up your favourite accoutrements and a nice bottle of wine and head out for an altogether civilised day among nature. For a gift with a personal touch, this one is sure to go down well with someone who enjoys their wine and the great outdoors. Just be sure to remember the way back again afterwards!
9. Celebrate the day with this English Fizz, from Champagne House Vranken Pommery Monopole
Pommery is highlighting the first English sparkling wine from a Champagne House, Louis Pommery England, as a perfect fizz with which to celebrate Valentine’s Day. “Roses are red, champagne has bubbles, let’s drink a glass of rosé and forget all our troubles,” the Champagne House said. Amen.
10. Keep the spark alive with this heavyweight champagne stopper
Avoid letting the fizz go out of your evening with the help of this heavyweight, restaurant-grade champagne stopper that’s designed to keep your bubbles fresh. The product has many promising five star reviews to commend it, so keep things fresh this Valentine’s Day and enjoy the fizz.
If Valentine’s Day fills you with a strong sense of dread, though, then fear not. You can peruse our list of anti-Valentine’s Day drinks that will serve as a perfect antidote to all the romance here.