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Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate love. It’s a day for you to show your partner how much you love, appreciate, and care for them. One of the most certain ways of doing this is to buy them a thoughtful and romantic gift. And what better than wine - one of the most romantic drinks - to gift your special someone this Valentine's Day?
On every Valentine's Day Gift Guide, Wine is an item that features prominently. Ever wondered why? It is because wine has been scientifically proven to generate chemicals in our brain which are associated with feelings of joy and love. Therefore, on the day of love, the drink makes an excellent gifting choice. You can either send it to your partner or enjoy it with them together.
Different varieties of wine
If you want to add a bottle of wine to your Valentine's Hampers and Gifts, here are a few hand-picked options for you:
This is a classy variety of red wines. Smelling of walnuts, chocolate, and black cherry, the drink has quite a racy undertone. This wine is exclusively made up of Sangiovese grapes cultivated in the Chianti region, situated in the heart of Tuscany. The palate for this drink includes coconut, vanilla, thyme, and tannins.
This round, full-bottle wine is known for its earthy undertones. The rich tannins added to the drink gives it a warm and savory touch. Chocolate, spices, and rich nuts complement the trademark taste of the Dominio De Pingus Psi.
This rich variety of red wine has a beautiful taste as well as smell. It is an organic wine with a hint of a floral flavor. Perfect for a romantic evening, it has a lively and spicy aftertaste. Unlike most other wines mentioned here, the finish of the Honoro Organic Vera Monastrell leans towards a sour, acidic tone.
Make sure not to pair it with anything too sweet. Spreads with savory and mildly sweet dishes will make for a good companion if you have picked out this drink for yourself or your partner.
Presented in a deep pinkish-red shade, this wine is strong on the aroma. Coming to its taste, it has hints of raspberries, strawberries, and cherries, but the sweetness is not overpowering.
The La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi Reserva Rouge 2016 can be paired seamlessly with mints, coffee, and crackers. Overall, it makes for a great drink to accompany your evening snacks.
Another leading variant of red wine, the Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva, has a rich history. Originated in Tuscany, this wine was widely cultivated in various Roman grape farms more than 700 years ago. It is widely appreciated for its earthy and refreshing finish, which pairs well with cheese and other accompaniments.
The drink has a layered, subtle taste and is made up of a mixture of juices from three different grapes. These include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese.
If you want to plan out something a little more special, opt for a trip to Verona. Besides being one of the most Romantic Destinations in Europe, it is a paradise for wine lovers!
There are a large number of vineyards scattered all across this city. If you are booking a little ahead of time, you can also select a personal wine tour for you and your partner. Otherwise, a vast and exciting range of wines is available at numerous shops all over Verona. This makes it the perfect destination for your little Valentine's Day vacation.
Wine is an important part of the European Valentine's Day Culture, and this list is the perfect place for you to get started with exploring the various wines which make for a great gift. A tall glass of wine and Valentine's Day is nothing less than a match made in heaven. You cannot go wrong with wine, so go ahead and pick one out for your partner. We promise you that they will remember this occasion for a very long time, and for all the best reasons!