For some people, Valentine’s Day is that one holiday a year where choosing a gift to impress that special someone becomes a stressful and nerve-wracking task. After all, the holiday is all about romance and with so many different ways to express the language of love, finding that perfect gift can be quite the challenge. Women want to be wooed on such a day and the best way to do that is to give her something that makes her feel special, happy and most of all, loved. A gift should not be just a gift, but also an exceptional memory that she’ll remember for many years to come.
Two things come to mind when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts for her: chocolate and fruit. Few things are more sensual and elegant than chocolate and fruit together, and we’ve picked out our top Valentine’s Day gifts that your significant other is sure to love. Surprise them with these gorgeous baskets at home or at their office. We’ve also included a few delicious wines to enjoy during your special evening together.
Take a walk through strawberry fields with this basket full of Long Stem Strawberries. Long Stem Strawberries strawberries have a vibrant deep red coloring and sweet and juicy summer flavor. This basket also includes a bottle of our decadent Chocolate Dessert Sauce, which makes a classically delicious pairing with the strawberries. Whether you decide to plan a romantic picnic or spend the evening indoors, enjoying our Strawberries and Chocolate basket with that special someone is sure to make this year’s Valentine’s Day a memorable one.
Premium Korean Pears, chocolate toffee almonds and a bottle of sparkling Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs makes this gift basket extra decadent. Korean Pears are crisp, light and juicy, making them the perfect fruit to pair with bubbly sparkling wine. Surprise her this Valentine’s Day with this unforgettable gift of the season’s finest bounty.
A splash of this season’s best blood oranges pair beautifully with the light and bubbly Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs. The idea behind this lovely gift basket is to squeeze blood orange juice into a glass of the sparkling wine to create a dazzling blood orange mimosa. Chocolate lovers will also be delighted to find delicious chocolate toffee almonds and Chocolate Bridge Mix to go with this beautiful fruit and wine gift.
Our Reserve Wine Basket features a fine collection of online exclusives including hand-selected fruits that are the finest of their season. The selections change depending on seasonality, but can include crisp apples, buttery pears, rich mangoes and specialty citrus. Also included is a bottle of one of our favorite white wines, the Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2011. If your significant other loves to enjoy fruit and wine, then this is the gift for her.
Shower your significant other with all kinds of goodies with our Plentiful Pairings Wine Gift Basket. A bottle of the 2011 Darioush Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, CA is accompanied by assorted citrus, apples, chocolate toffee almonds, chocolate bridge mix, nuts and more. If your special someone has a palette for red wine over white, then they will appreciate the rich, dark flavors of this Cabernet.
Treat her like a queen for Valentine’s Day with our special Royal Treatment Wine Gift Basket. Red wine lovers who can appreciate extra robustness in their wine will fall in love with the full-bodied flavors of the Darioush Cabernet Sauvignon. This basket also comes with a full assortment of apples, pears, dried cranberries, artisan cheese, salami, crackers and mixed nuts.
An elegant wine from Napa Valley, the 2011 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay is simply a classic. With hints of lemon oil, crushed rocks and flowers melded together, this Chardonnay boasts a resonant finish. Its bright aroma and flavor is balanced by its smooth, creamy texture and pairs beautifully with shellfish or a simple roast chicken. This wine would make a fine accompaniment to a home-cooked meal.
An internationally recognized wine, the Shramsberg-produced Blanc de Blancs was America’s first commercially produced Chardonnay-based brut sparkling wine. This wine has a vibrant, fruitful and crisp nature with enticing aromas of Asian pear. Enjoy this with fresh oysters, shellfish or grilled sea bass. This also goes beautifully with flavorful dishes such as Thai curries or hard cheeses such as aged Gouda. The possibilities for a delicious meal are endless with this delicious wine.
A sensual and lush Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2010 vintage from Yao Ming is wine unlike any other. Its aromas are wrapped with plum, blackberry, cherry and hints of allspice giving it a flavor complexity that’s beautiful and well balanced. Perfect for splurging on a special date, this wine makes a classy and impressive choice.
Will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year? Did you see any gifts that you’d like to give on our list? What other food and wine items make great gifts on Valentine’s Day?