The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide To Celebrate All Things Love In 2021
Welcome to our Valentine’s Day gift guide, where you’ll find great gifts ideas for your #WCW or #MCM. Let’s face it, 2020 devoured us, so let’s spread some love this Valentine’s Day! Below you’ll find the best of everything in fashion, beauty, technology, food and everything in-between!
Conversely, if you’re nursing a broken heart, curl up with a bottle of wine and DIY cocktails with everything from Ciroc, Krug Champagne, Barefoot Wines and more!
So without further ado, here is your Ultimate Gift Guide for Valentine’s Day! It covers flowers, small budget gifts and gifts for the home.
Treat her like the Queen that she is with these thoughtful, unique and loving items that will guarantee a smile on her face.
Make a statement! This lush arrangement of hot pink and red roses and gracefully trailing ivy can be a fabulously romantic gift, or a fun-filled gift for a girlfriend.
- Fifteen hot pink roses and fifteen red roses rise elegantly above dense greenery including ivy, pitta negra and salal.
- Delivered in a classic footed flared vase.
We love cards that come with a nice fat check inside them or come with a shot of liquor inside them. Call it old fashioned, but NIPYATA! believes a card needs to deliver some serious joy — in this case we are talking boozy delicious joy! Order one today for your drinking buddy or maybe someone you know that you owe a drink. Just because you’re quarantined, doesn’t mean you can’t buy someone a drink. Send a friend (or special someone) a well needed shot today.
Silk, the most noble and finest of natural fibres, is also one of the most durable. Enveloping and keeping you warm in winter, but light to wear in summer, silk allows your skin to breathe. Their vast range of 100% silk designs offer the perfect solution for everyone who prefers a sophisticated look without sacrificing comfort. Sublime noble fibres for day or night.
Featuring side slits to keep the ankle length body flattering for everyone, this starry kimono will be her new go-to closet staple.
Named after the founder’s sister, the ‘Dana’ is a modern interpretation of the classic frame bag, with a twist.This clasp bag features a custom brass frame with a fixed top handle, and a filled leather frame. The double-frame design is intended to create a visual illusion of ‘one bag inside another’.
Engraved with the DANIA SHINKAR logo, the brass frame opens to reveal a spacious suedette-lined interior with a slip pocket for your cards.
This ‘Dana’ variant is made in Italy from grey kidskin (goat) suede and a white and grey python-embossed calfskin. Hardware in brushed silver-tone.
The perfect little black heel re-imagined and re-defined exclusively from Bella Belle. Jasmine pearl embellished shoes include luminous teardrop pearls and silver beads embellished in the shape of flowers and vines sweeping up the heels’ side. The 3D silver blooms and vines provide a dramatic contrast against the lustrous black silk. Jasmine pearl embellished heels are all statement without being too loud.
Get ready to feel the love. Launching in time for Valentine’s Day, internationally renowned muralist James Goldcrown brings his iconic Love Wall heart designs to the Skechers x JGoldcrown global collaboration. Available now, the artist’s colorful and inspiring prints are featured on a range of lifestyle products for women and girls — with the initial launch including Skechers Uno fashion sneakers, 90s retro Skechers Roadies sneakers, and BOBS from Skechers canvas slip-ons and sandals. Additional styles as well as an apparel collection will launch later.
Initial styles in the Skechers x JGoldcrown collection for women and girls are now available at Skechers.com, are launching in Skechers retail stores on February 4th, and will debut in select international Skechers stores on Valentine’s Day. Additionally, the product will be available at leading account partners around the world. Each pair from the debut collection will sell for $85 or below. The apparel collection will launch later, and the collaboration will expand with more designs — including styles from the Women’s Performance and Women’s Sport and Foamies divisions — arriving in the spring and fall.
She’ll definitely attract love in the Fortuna , named after the goddess of fortune and fate. Metal plaques reveal snake-print inlays that add texture and interest.
Mina will have her looking like she just walked out of the 1950s with its timeless pointed oval shape. Biobased AND good looking… What more could she ask for?
The NY Lover Spirit Jersey® sweatshirt is constructed in 15oz cotton fleece in almond milk. Applique artwork at back with high density puff text at front. Signature yoke with split needle cover stitch at front and back. Dropped shoulders, long cuffed sleeves, banded hem and boxy shape. Flag label at side.Trademarked garment design.
No scarf necessary. Our slouchy, cable-knit turtleneck sweater is a winter closet staple. The Simone sold out in record time last season, so we brought it back. Everyone loves a turtleneck.
There’s a reason why this sweater is itch-free and cruelty-free. We worked hard to formulate a luxurious blend that is soft to the touch, flexible, and long-lasting. So cozy you’ll wonder why you used to wear wool.
This Love You Always Necklace is made to symbolize a promise of love, friendship, or sisterhood. Remind your loves of just how long your adoration will last with these pre-engraved piece.
For this Valentine’s Day, gift your loved one with RockLove’s spine-tingling Necklace inspired by the iconic Nightmare Before Christmas duo, Jack and Sally! The characters are silhouetted in sterling silver against a coffin-shaped faceted black crystal. The sides of the coffin tell the story of their Everlasting Love: on one side is engraved Sally’s smile and the words “Simply Meant To Be.” On the other is a grinning Jack and “True Love Never Dies.”
This luxurious scent is fresh and delicately fruity, with floral notes blooming gently in the background perfect for the effortlessly chic loved one. The fragrance is a blend of fresh notes of lemon, mandarin orange, freesia, and a touch of sweet autumn pear.
The floral heart of the fragrance is a beautiful balance of jasmine, peony, lily, and rose, with a creamy hint of summer peach. Underneath is a strong base comprised of sandalwood, cedar wood, and musk. Creating a perfectly balanced and harmonious scent, bottled in a glass vessel as elegant as your Valentine.
L’EDITION has already commanded widespread loyalty among consumers in Austria, Australia, Canada, Germany, UK, Ireland, and Spain. ELLE L’EDITION turns heads, electrifies emotions, and leaves a lasting impression — just like the woman who wears it. She’s fearlessly feminine, full of life, and lives in the moment.
Belle Glos Valentine’s Day Special Candle Pack
Inspired by the elegance of the signature red wax and classic script label on Belle Glos Wines, Napa Valley Winemaker Joseph Wagner has designed a limited-edition Belle Glos Candle in collaboration with LAIT Candles. The Belle Glos wine & candle pack is the perfect combination for a cozy Valentine’s Day dinner at home, or a gift to send to a loved one you miss. The pack comes complete with the hand-poured soy candle, and 5 bottles of Belle Glos single vineyard series Pinot Noirs — Dairyman, Balade Santa Rita Hills, Clark & Telephone, Las Alturas, and Eulenloch.
Quilt & Co. Puzzle and Wine Pack
While we may not be able to travel for Valentine’s Day this year, take your mind to Napa with the Quilt & Co. Puzzle and Wine Pack! The limited-edition Quilt & Co Puzzle from fifth-generation winemaker spotlights the AVAs of Napa Valley wine country and features six bottles of Wagner’s distinct wines: Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon, Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Quilt Chardonnay, Quilt Fabric of the land.
For each Quilt & Co. Puzzle and Wine Pack sold, Wagner will donate a portion of the proceeds to Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF). The NVCF tackles the most important challenges the Napa Valley faces and is currently working to provide emergency services and financial assistance to local families and farmworkers affected by the wildfires and the global pandemic.
The Chefman Portable Mirrored Personal Fridge is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the beauty lover in your life. Extend the life of her beauty products with this compact, desktop design. Now, perfectly temperature-controlled products don’t have to compete for space in your fridge. Enjoy the luxury of convenient storage anywhere in your home, office, dorm, or even on the go. With plugs for standard home outlets and for car chargers, the beautiful design and unparalleled convenience of this Personal Fridge is totally portable. Simply flip a switch to change from cool to warm to keep your heated essentials hot all day long.
Plus, the mirrored door adds a sophisticated design element to help make your space shine. Makeup application, storage, and preservation is simplified with this all-in-one beauty device. Fit up to six of your favorite 12 oz. canned beverages for a refreshing drink any time or keep the Personal Fridge in a nursery to save trips to the kitchen and time heating up milk. From your morning skincare routine, to your busy workday, on your car ride home, and in your bedroom at night, enhance every day with the perfect item for you.
This advanced peel is formulated with 10% Glycolic Acid and Caviar Lime. This AHA blend works together with 10% brightening Phytic Acid to help resurface and remove surface cells, improving the look of pores and skin tone. Pineapple and Papaya fruit enzymes moisturize and help improve the appearance of uneven skin texture. Stabilized retinol helps refine the look of lines and wrinkles. Skin appears smoother, softer and more even with a youthful glow.
Active Rejuvenation Serum
This powerful anti-aging serum begins to work immediately for softer, more youthful- and firmer-looking skin. Developed for daily use, this formula contains a complex blend of amino acids to help revitalize the skin while providing all-day hydration. The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is dramatically reduced for smoother, more radiant skin.
Don’t know what to get the person who has everything? Give the gift of a clear, glowing complexion with this dermatologist-founded skincare bundle. Safe and effective for all genders and ethnicities, each product delivers more than one result, which makes it a simple cost effective way to achieve glowing skin. The Visha Advanced Bundle includes four products that address skin concerns from hyperpigmentation and scarring to fine lines and under eye circles.
Powered by Dr. Lancer’s best-selling 3 Step Method: Polish, Cleanse and Nourish, this 5-Piece set is a full-spectrum, top of the line skincare routine that includes a deeply hydrating eye cream and an intensive nourishing mask.
This 5-Piece Set Includes
- The Method: Polish Normal-Combination Skin, 4.2oz (Full Size)
- The Method: Cleanse Normal-Combination Skin, 0.5oz
- The Method: Nourish Normal-Combination Skin, 0.25oz
- Nourish Rehydration Mask, 0.25oz
- Eye Contour Lifting Cream, 0.17oz
Exclusively from Charlotte Tilbury, the my Pillow Talk Lip Secrets Kit features my ultimate magical BEAUTY SECRETS for Pillow Talk POUT PERFECTION! From a sumptuous, perfected matte pout to a glossy, 3 dimensional, bejeweled lip, this gift of PILLOW TALK ICONS is the secret to dialing up your lip look from day to dreams!
Gift Pillow Talk for every occasion with the ICONIC, CELEBRITY-LOVED SHADE in your favourite formulas and finishes!
Let your inner ‘Barbie™’ shine through with PÜR x Barbie™ Malibu Blush! Part of the limited-edition PÜR x Barbie™ collection that was created to inspire endless beauty possibilities, this Signature 6-Piece Blush Palette has everything you need for a dreamy flush of color you’re sure to love. Featuring six universally flattering blush shades, each formulated with PÜR’s skin-loving ingredients, Malibu Blush helps you to effortlessly complete any look with natural playful shades that effortlessly blend and build for fresh and fun confidence-boosting looks that encourage imagination and creative expression!
bareMinerals’ Mineralist Hydra-Smoothing Lipstick is the first mineral-infused vegan lipstick with minimal ingredients, proven to deliver 2x hydration and 2x richer color. It is made with just 19 vegan ingredients, including Cold-Pressed Fruit Oil to deliver lightweight smoothing hydration and rich color in one swipe. Available in many satin shades inspired by the healing powers of natural minerals, crystals and gemstones, with essence of Acai and Prickly Pear.
Be a 10’s Be Dazzling metallic eye shadow is an exciting new take on the classic cream shadow with a blendable consistency and a smooth base that locks shadow in place.
It’s a 10 Miracle Hair Mask is a simple-to-use, conditioning treatment made to enhance softness and smoothness. It is developed to respond to the demands of today’s color treated, heat styled, and otherwise processed hair. Flexible enough to be used as a daily conditioner and also intensive enough to be used as a periodic deep-conditioning treatment, the It’s a 10 Miracle Hair Mask delivers unparalleled results for dry, damaged, or over-processed hair.
Facial spritz helps hydrate, nourish and calm the skin. Pairs perfectly as a setting spray for foundation to create a long-lasting finish. Skin-loving formula soothes inflammation and reduces the appearance of redness. Uplifting rose fragrance reduces stress and provides an overall feeling of well-being. Recommended for any skin type, especially dry and sensitive skin. 100% of profits from sales supports women undergoing cancer treatment through Look Good Feel Better.
Miami Gorgeous is a sunless organic tanning and skincare brand. The Vitamin C Serum, formulated with a high concentration of vitamin C and hyaluronic acid, tackles acne, age spots, sun damage, and other skin conditions for a smoother, more toned, and youthful complexion.
The LOVE line celebrates loving yourself from the inside out — encouraging you to practice self-love daily through your bath time rituals. Crafted with peony and patchouli fragrance and a powerful blend of natural aphrodisiac extracts, pink peppercorn, and guarana, the LOVE line awakens sensations and ignites your inner cravings during moments of “me time.”
This may be a more “Galentine’s” gift, since women understand the importance of gorgeous hair tools! Women want to buy a nicer set of hair tools, or hair extension but don’t always make the investment. That is where a unique Bombay Hair gift set comes in perfectly this Valentine’s Day. Their biggest seller is the Hair Waver, giving you those mermaid locks! Made from various precious metals (other hair products here may price over $100.00) and equipped for long-lasting performance, this brand offers a variety of curling wands, curling irons, flat irons, and styling kits. Plus, high quality hair extensions for creating luscious locks.
Who said that your guy doesn’t like to receive gifts? Wrong! Your guy deserves to be spoiled…well maybe not too much. We have outlined some great fashion items to keep you dude stylish for those outdoor dining dates as well as some useful gentlemen essentials.
Cut with a slim fit that’s a bit less fitted, these performance jeans feature LYCRA® dualFX® technology for flexibility, comfort and shape retention. They’re whiskered and hand-sanded for worn-in style, and the pocket liners are made with recycled REPREVE® yarns.
Available online, BR Standard is a new collection of purpose-designed essentials that elevate style beyond the everyday. With effortless silhouettes that make every occasion a statement, BR Standard is performance wear reimagined with luxe details and enhanced fit. The new standard for how you dress.
A style and functionality that has stood the test of time. From co-op food freezers to the modern urban adventurer, the Original Parka is a true icon of warmth and uncompromising durability.
- 300 Grams of insulation and longer length give you powerful protection from the cold
- Inside pocket, 2 oversized front pockets and a chest pocket with iconic RefrigiWear logo and rubber flap provide loads of storage
- Removable belt to give you a snug, shapely fit as it protects from invading drafts
- Eco-fur-lined hood is just what’s needed for the nastiest winter days
- Extending, flexible knit cuffs seal out pesky drafts
Encourage him to create an iconic look with Barton Perreira’s angular Joe sunglasses, as seen in No Time To Die (2021). The sunglasses are finished with 007 inscribed temple and come with a limited edition 007 box, case, authenticity card and cleaning cloth.
The perfect skincare starter kit for all the men in your life this Valentine’s Day — or for some TLC of your own! This bundle of five products (cleanser, facial scrub, oil-free moisturizer, eye cream, and exfoliating pads) uses ingredients backed in clean science to target men’s specific skincare needs.
The Shave Gift Set offers grooming essentials that will have your special guy raving about their shave. We can’t guarantee it’ll make David Letterman want to part with his notorious beard, but here’s a short list of people who will appreciate this gift that keeps on grooming:
- The guy who’s obsessed with everything grooming
- The dad who allots himself 90 seconds of grooming time, if he’s lucky
- The brother-in-law who discovered his facial follicles during quarantine
- The nephew whose voice dropped three octaves since you saw him last year
- Your girlfriend, who “has no idea where your razor went, honey.”
- Yourself. Who are we kidding, you deserve it.
The best parts about the set?
· You can send it straight to friends & family (no gift wrapping needed!)
· It won’t break the bank. The Shave Gift Set will be available for $35 (including shipping)
Smoothing out a tradesman’s rough edges is no easy task — takes more than drugstore suds to wash out hard work. Lucky for you, the Spit & Polish Datenite Gift Set can get any grit-covered guy presentable for fine dining in a jiffy. This spiff-him-up survival kit includes whisker-smoothing beard oil, odor-ousting natural deodorant and a nifty tin of solid cologne that’s perfect for precision application.
All three grooming essentials are made with natural ingredients that soften, moisturize and all-around rejuvenate your hardworking man. And just wait’ll you get a whiff of the Datenite scent — so bold and classy it’ll make the ol’ sparks fly!
Everything you need for an enjoyable shave can be found in this essential shaving kit. The gift box includes all products needed to achieve a close, smooth shave with Pacific Shaving Co.’s Bamboo Pre-Shave Scrub, Natural Shaving Cream, Everyday Moisturizer and Nick Stick.
Made from a natural formula, this cold brew beard oil nourishes even the roughest beards with conditioning properties derived from argan, apricot, avocado and crambe Abyssinia seeds. With a single application, beards will look instantly healthy, strong, and full. AND the formula has actual coffee beans in it, making it the perfect gift to show the coffee-obsessed friend or lover in your life that you care this Valentine’s Day.
The RPT-01 headphones are fully equipped to meet the demands of your workout head-on, featuring a sweat-proof design, simple controls and uncompromising wireless bluetooth sound. Move seamlessly between work, the commute and your gym routine, uninterrupted.
Ultra soft and ultra thin for an exceptionally sensitive feeling, SKYN Elite condoms take the intimate experience to the next level. 20% thinner than SKYN Original to give you the sensation of skin-to-skin contact, SKYN Elite is made from a non-latex soft material that you’ll find barely noticeable, but as strong as premium latex. Elite is also silicone-based, has a straight shape with reservoir end and lubricated with long-lasting ultra-smooth lubricant, ideal for people with latex allergies or latex sensitivity.
The Couples Who Love To Eat
Those who eat together, stay together, right? Check out these options below from some local NYC hotspots as well as some sweets for your sweetie.
Available via delivery for the entire month of February. “Umami & Chill” Valentine’s Day Combo Box ($45) includes:
Umami Double Truffle Burger
Ben & Jerry’s, “Netflix & Chill’d” ice cream pint
Slice of red velvet cake
Available via delivery for the entire month of February. The “Lovebirds” Valentine’s Day Combo Box ($35) includes:
The Original Sam’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich
The Spicy Chicken Sandwich
Mac n’ Cheese
Choice of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream pint
Slice of red velvet cake
With sweeping views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline, the individual cabins at The Greens are the ideal romantic rendezvous. Whether it’s with a longtime sweetheart or new quarantine cutie, the downtown destination is sure to make the evening memorable. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and artisanal dark chocolate on the house, followed by V-Day specials like the Valentine’s Crush cocktail and the Caramelized Beef Tenderloin.
Port City Southern cuisine has officially made its way to New York City with The Grey, the fifth restaurant-in-residence at INTERSECT BY LEXUS — NYC. Couples, friends and singles will be able to enjoy a three-course meal from Chef Mashama Bailey this Valentine’s Day weekend (Thursday, February 11 — Sunday, February 14) at $65 per meal (excluding tax, delivery & gratuity) with an optional Champagne and Caviar Valentine’s Day package.
The three-course menu includes dishes such as Oyster Hand Pie, Seared Wreckfish, and Devil’s Food Cake along with The Grey’s signature collard greens, pickles and a Parkerhouse Roll. In addition, INTERSECT has created a special Valentine’s Day package that includes including Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée Brut (750mL), Pacific Sturgeon Caviar with Pearl Spoon, and The Grey’s Catfish Dip and Rye Crackers which can be added to a meal kit order or purchased individually for $150.
The Mark Hotel
The Mark Hotel has just released its popular “Foolproof Valentine’s Day Menu” for those who wish to woo and be wooed on this day.
With the appropriately named “The Mark’s Fool Proof Valentine’s Day Menu,” guests can choose from a list of Valentine favorites, such as a dozen roses, a La Perla silk satin set, as well as a wedding officiant for an impromptu in-suite ceremony for two. Every item on The Mark Fool Proof Valentine’s Day Menu can be purchased individually or as a package.
Located in FiDi, Brooklyn Chop House is offering Red Velvet with a Side of Red Velvet. There’s nothing sweeter. Order a Red Velvet Froze, which pairs perfectly with an oversized slice of Red Velvet Cake (for $15 each).
And if you’re looking to splurge on your Valentine’s Day order, get the L.S.D. (Lobster, Steak, Duck) for $495, which includes a 2lb Salt & Pepper Lobster, 2lb Ginger & Garlic Lobster, 3lb Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak, and a 7lb authentic Peking Duck, served with lobster and chicken fried rice, french fries, onion rings and wok-fried mushroom and onions. You’ll have leftovers, trust us. Their a la carte menu will be available from 12pm — 4pm on Valentine’s Day and a pre-fixe menu will be available from 4pm — 10pm for indoor dining at 25 percent and heated outdoor seating under three temperature controlled tents which keep things 72 degrees no matter what Mother Nature has in store.
Their FiDi location will bring back their Red Velvet WTF Waffle on Saturday, February 13th and Sunday, February 14th. The delectable waffle comes with 3 red velvet waes stacked high with vanilla ice cream, raspberry sauce, cocoa powder, Oreos, M&Ms, rainbow sprinkles, cream cheese frosting and topped with a slice of red velvet cake.
Nerai is hosting a 5-course prix fixe menu, at $135 per person this Valentine’s Day for indoor dining or in their winterized outdoor garden with heaters throughout. Diners can also opt for a wine pairing for an additional $60 per person. The first course features a Roasted Rainbow Beet salad with baby kale, pomegranate balsamic dressing, candied walnuts and halloumi croutons, the second course is a Butter Poached Maine Lobster appetizer with white asparagus, avgolemono hollandaise and red pepper metaxa bisque, the third course is Black Truffle Spaghettoni with truffle cream sauce, kefalotyri espuma and shaved black truffles.
The entree is a choice of Lavraki a la Polita with saffron dill reduction, artichoke hearts, snap pea puree and harit covert or a 28 Day Dry Aged Ribeye with feta mashed potatoes, honey glazed carrots, crispy shallots and mavrodaphne jus. Dessert to share includes Sokolatina with milk chocolate mousse, dark chocolate mirror glaze, raspberry puree and vanilla gelato and Galaktoboureko with custard pastry, candied lemon and chantilly cream.
Loulou in the heart of Chelsea is offering a Valentine’s Prix Fixe menu for $100 per person. The meal starts with an Ceviche Cone amuse bouche followed by a first course of Roasted Baby Beets with muscat grapes, blood orange, mustard vinaigrette, smoked goat cheese and black truffle, Tuna Tataki with seared yellowfin tuna, enoki mushroom, radish and ponzu or a Seared Sea Scallop with lump crab, parsnip puree, bowfin caviar, shishito tempura and uni beurre blanc.
Mains include Beef Filet and Seared Foie with truffle jus, potato croquette and wilted charred, Poached Maine Lobster with baby bok choy, hon shimeji, celery root and passion fruit coconut emulsion and Berkshire Pork Chop with glazed heirloom carrot, cipollini puree and smoked bacon jus. Desserts include Wild Berry Crumble and Matcha Yuzu Finer with Joconde Biscuit, passion fruit, coconut and green tea ice cream.
Paris Baguette is spreading the love with three new custom cakes for lovebirds, Galentine’s, singles and more to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year.
Featuring floral embellishments and all things *heart eyes*, the following new cakes are available for pre-order and made with the sweet and classic flavors of chocolate and vanilla, silky-cream fillings, and refreshing berries:
· Bouquet Cake: Vanilla cake filled with strawberry soft cream and strawberries, topped with fresh berries and a chocolate heart.
· You Have My Heart Cake: Heart-shaped vanilla cake filled with soft cream and strawberries, topped with fresh berries and a chocolate heart.
· Romance Cake: Heart-shaped chocolate cake filled with chocolate buttercream topped with fresh berries and chocolate hearts.
Martini & Rossi Fiero
In celebration of the launch of Martini & Rossi Fiero this month, prominent winemaker Martini & Rossi is partnering with award winning chef Karen Akunowicz and culinary experience company Secret Supper to create a one-of-a-kind winter picnic kit hitting shelves just in time for Valentine’s Day. With outdoor dining options limited and many looking for a safe way to celebrate with loved ones this Valentine’s Day, picnicking has arisen as a year-round solution for safe get-togethers outdoors.
Allowing people to gather comfortably despite the colder weather, the kit — which will be available for purchase on SecretSupper.com starting 2/4 — is complete with outdoor winter picnicking essentials from a cutting board and melamine plates to a cashmere throw, knit hats & gloves, hand & foot warmers, and more.
Renowned Italian chef and owner of Boston’s Fox & The Knife, Karen Akunowicz, has curated an accompanying food pairings menu, complete with satisfying Italian-inspired recipes that bring the Tuscan sun stateside. And to complete the spread, cocktail ingredients for an easy to make Martini Fiero & Tonic cocktail will be available for easy at-home purchase through ReserveBar.
Valentine’s Truffle Collection by Hilliards Chocolates
An intoxicating assortment of truffles flavored with some of your favorite liqueurs! Two gifts in one, this decadent assortment of handcrafted dessert-sized, truffles are beautifully featured in a wooden keepsake box perfect for jewelry or knick-knacks of your choosing. Assorted Truffle flavors include Strawberry Champagne, Kahlua, Grand Marnier, Irish Cream, Amaretto and classic Chocolate.
This Valentine’s Day, Omnom, Iceland’s first and only bean-to-bar chocolate maker, is making chocolate personal in the form of their Love Collection, a beautiful gift box featuring a sweet candygram card and two Icelandic chocolate bars: Sea Salted Toffee and Lakkris + Raspberry. Available on OmnomChocolate.com.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, viral Instagram artist by robynblair has teamed up again with the innovative chefs behind Mini Melanie to create these delicious by robynblair x Mini Melanie Candy Cake Truffles! Each one bite truffle is handmade with a colorful rainbow palette of chocolate, filled with delicious freshly-baked cake filling, and garnished at the base with crunchy rock candy. This beautiful assortment is the perfect way to sweeten someone’s day (or your own)!
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, lauded owner of artisanal chocolate line Truffolie and chocolatier Wendy-Dawn is debuting a limited-edition collection, entitled ‘Love Notes,’ featuring all new flavor Bing — an elegant combination of white and dark chocolate bonded with a strawberry surprise and feuilletine flakes. Inspired by her Trinidadian roots, Truffolie is infused with French culinary finesse, garnered from Wendy-Dawn’s training at the French Culinary Institute, to design a ‘carnival for the senses.’ And this year, 20% of all Valentine’s sales will be donated to the Make a Wish foundation.
Handcrafted with all-natural ingredients and flavors, Truffolie’s Valentine’s Day small-batch collection spotlights the latest trends from Confectionery News, that show chocolate aficionados are looking for three things — taste, health benefits and personalization.
Featuring premium ingredients in their soy-free and non-GMO confections, Truffolie’s indulgent offerings also provide a daily dose of antioxidants, probiotics, and flavonoids.
Love Notes will feature heart-shaped confections in shades of scarlet, crimson, and white that blend divine dark chocolate with white chocolate made to marbleize in your mouth to become a rich milk chocolate. Each box can also be personalized with a secret love note, which will be revealed after each bite.
Send the perfect romantic rouse with a sappy, heart-shaped box suggesting the tiresome chocolates of every year. But upon opening, his humdrum expectations and coarse, emotional exterior will be melted away by a passionate gesture of jerky.
Martha created this beautiful heart shaped gift box, just in time for Valentine’s Day, with flavors inspired from her garden that taste as wonderful as they make you feel. The six flavors include Pink Grapefruit, Rhubarb, Strawberry, Red Raspberry, Black Raspberry and Passionfruit.
Give them a sweet, sparkly treat with Tipsy Scoop’s champagne ice cream, made with award-winning French G.H. Mumm Champagne. This creamy, rich ice cream is made with fresh strawberries, black cherry puree, edible glitter (of course), and infused with G.H. Mumm’s Brut Grand Cordon Champagne, a sparkling wine sourced from over 100 different crus. With a taste like no other, this ice cream is delicious on its own, or in a champagne float for the ultimate after dinner dessert.
Welch’s Fruit Snacks Mixed Fruit Valentine’s Day Heart
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, America’s #1 Fruit Snack Brand recently launched Welch’s Fruit Snacks Mixed Fruit Valentine’s Day Heart!
Providing a gifting option beyond traditional offerings, the 2021 limited-edition offering features custom Valentine’s Day-themed graphics and are bursting with delicious flavor, just like the fruit snacks you already know and love. Perfect for spreading the love this season, Welch’s Fruit Snacks Mixed Fruit Valentine’s Day Heart is available:
At CVS and Walgreens ($5), where each box features a “To/From” signable panel making it easy to add a handwritten touch for your Valentine.
On Amazon ($13.95) and easily shipped straight to your Valentine’s doorstep. The best part? It’s completely customizable! At checkout, simply enter your heartfelt message and it will be printed directly on the Welch’s Fruit Snacks Heart-Shaped box.
The Gift Pack showcases one of each of the brand’s award winner editions: Organic Premium Everyday and Organic Private Select olive oils. The Organic Premium Everyday has a light and balanced taste profile with aromatic notes of green almond and hints of wild herbs. The Organic Private Select has a fruity flavor, with aromatic notes of fresh cut grass and hints of green banana to perfectly balance the distinct peppery bitterness. This is the perfect gift for that special foodie in your life or anyone who loves to entertain.
Packaged in a beautiful glass jar topped with a hand-carved American black walnut lid, these authentic Bolivian Rose Salts will captivate lovers with an affinity for cooking and baking. This remarkable and rare mineral salt, hand-mined in the Andes Mountains in Bolivia, is rich in trace minerals that give each crystal their unique color, ranging from pastel peach tones to yellow-reds and coral shades. Ideal for cooking or baking, or as a finishing touch to dishes.
The Couples That Are Shacking Up
Let’s face it, if you and your boo survived living together in quarantine then you probably deserve a medal…if not, you guys could use some freshening up whether it’s something for the bedroom, man cave, kitchen, etc., we got you covered!
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Beautifully sleek and luxuriously smooth to the touch, Mellanni’s 100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase will help you get the beauty sleep you’ve always dreamed of! Buttery and breathable, the Silk Pillowcase is hypoallergenic, dust and mite resistant and easy to care for. There are multiple health and wellness benefits to sleeping on silk such as retaining moisture, reducing chemical exposure, preventing your skin from creasing and keeping your hair from getting dry.
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Guru Nanda’s Halo XL
Guru Nanda’s Halo XL doubles as a full-function humidifier to help eliminate dry air. It has an unmatched run-time of up to 22 hours per fill and has convenient top fill design for ease of use and quick cleaning! This 2-in-1 Ultrasonic essential oil diffuser and humidifier emits a powerful, room filling fragrance while humidifying simultaneously! It features shut off mist timers, optional light modes, sleep mode and an automatic safety shut off.
For Valentine’s Day, the Ninja Foodi 2-Basket Air Fryer (SRP: $179.99) is perfect because it is the first air fryer with two independent cooking baskets. This allows couples to cook two favorite dishes at one time or two separate meals so everyone gets what they want for date night! DualZone™ Technology features Smart Finish feature for cooking 2 foods 2 ways that finish at the same time, and a Match Cook button to easily copy settings across zones for full 8-qt capacity.
mDesign’s sleek slate tray is made of light weight natural stone and features a rough-hewn natural edge. The tray has a food-safe clear coating that will not diminish the natural beauty of the tray and it ensures that it will last for years to come. Natural slate adds an upscale, natural look to any kitchen, bar, dining table, counter, buffet, sideboard or serving station. Entertain like a pro with this stylish cheese board and elevate your next event.
Cooking a Valentine’s Day dinner has never been this easy. Four presets make it simple to serve French fries, chicken, meat, and fish at the push of a button, and adjust both the time and temperature easily with the simple touch control. The digital display makes it easy to monitor cook times and ensures evenly fried foods with the LED shake reminder.
Designed and optimized for cutting fruits and vegetables, the Hurom Fruit & Vegetable Knife Set will provide the precision and durability needed for all juice recipes. For Every Recipe: the set consists of a 7-inch Santoku Knife for cutting hard ingredients like beets and celery, a 4-inch Citrus Knife for cutting any citrus staple, and a 3.5-inch Paring Knife for extra precision.
FinaMill is a battery operated spice mill that’s changing the at-home cooking experience! This electric grinder pairs with interchangeable and refillable pods that can be used with dried spices or herbs such as salt, pepper, dried garlic, dried onions and much more with the push of a button. Changing to another spice is easy by simply selecting another FinaPod. Just click it with one hand, then grind and savor! Comes with (2) FinaPod Express and is available in gray, white and cherry red on the FinaMill website and Amazon.
Revolutionary wine purifier and aerator brand, Üllo, recently launched their latest innovation, Üllo Chill™! Available exclusively at Williams-Sonoma and Ullo.com for $89.99, Üllo Chill™ makes it possible to enjoy wine at the ideal temperature, with proper air exposure, and without the harsh effects of sulfites.
The new purifier is engineered with a freezable aluminum heat-exchanger core capable of chilling a room temperature bottle of wine to ideal 60°F cellar temperature in minutes. Like its predecessor, Chill™ offers an adjustable wine aerator and a sleek, hybrid design for serving a single glass or the entire bottle.
Boasting fragrance notes of bubbly champagne and light florals, this candle creates a luxurious ambiance that will set the mood for a Valentine’s Day date night spent at-home. A candle is the perfect give for a couple that is newly dating- less basic than flowers & chocolates, but not as serious as jewelry! The candle itself is painted matte black and embossed with gold artwork, adding a sophisticated statement to any existing home decor.
The Couples That Are Drunk In Love
What better way to express your love with the perfect sound of two glasses clinking together? How about tasting new recipes or finding a new red wine to enjoy! Whether a drink under the fire or a night cap with your lover, we are sure you’ll find something that you both can enjoy.
ALDI-exclusive Quarter Cut Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon
The ALDI-exclusive Quarter Cut Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine earned the 2020 Product of the Year award in the wine category. This California Cabernet Sauvignon draws its rich flavor from charred barrels that once aged American whiskey. This wine has distinctive notes of vanilla, black cherry and dried herbs.
Meiomi Pinot Noir
Meiomi Pinot Noir has a rich garnet color with a ruby red edge. The wine opens to reveal fruit aromas of bright strawberry, mocha, and vanilla, along with toasty oak notes. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry, dark cheery, juicy strawberry, and toasting mocha flavors lend complexity and depth on the palate. Enjoyable with a wide array of food, but pairs particularly well with tomato based pasta dishes, thin crust pizza, and grilled lamb.
If you’re spending some quality ‘me time’ this Valentine’s Day, INTRINSIC is the ultimate gift to yourself. This blend of 94% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Cabernet Franc is every bit as delicious as the bottle is beautiful and features a unique label with a rustic texture, silky, with a unique savory and inviting finish. The raw characteristics of this Cabernet pair nicely with grilled meats and seared vegetables.
Dark and earthy, with smooth tannins and a spicy finish, this Australian Shiraz is one for the red wine loyalist. Black forest fruits, leather, and vanilla from American and French oak aging are on the palate, along with a medium body and soft tannins. Enjoy it alone or pair it with steak, roast beef, lamb, and aged cheeses.
This wine is vibrant and expressive with blackberry, blueberry and black cherry fruits interwoven with floral musky notes of violet and jasmine, alongside more savory herbal notes. On the palate, juicy flavors of creamy cassis, macerated blackberry, cherry kirsch, black licorice and peppery plum integrate seamlessly with spice notes.
Salcheto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017
This Vino Nobile is a rich, round red, sporting cherry, plum, earth and mineral flavors, backed by a vibrant structure. The tannins are assertive yet folded into the overall body and texture. This wine’s notes of stone fruit make it the perfect pairing with dark chocolate covered dried cherries.
Harvey & Harriet sports a deep purple color as well as a powerful bouquet of ripe black fruits, tobacco leaf, smoked earth, dark chocolate, and Asian spice. Named after winemaker Eric Jensen’s parents, this delicious blend of Bordeaux varieties not only complements Ghirardelli Intense Raspberry Radiance Dark Chocolate perfectly, but it’s the ultimate pairing in the name of love.
The newest addition to the Mezzacorona portfolio, DiNotte expresses the aromatic richness of two native varieties that thrive on the foothills of the Dolomites mountain range in northern Italy: Teroldego (70%) and Marzemino (15%). A small amount of Merlot (15%) is added. With notes of plum and blackberry with a hint of cocoa and vanilla, this full-bodied, lushly textured wine makes it the ideal pairing for decadent chocolates, like Godiva’s silky dark chocolates.
2018 The Prisoner Cabernet Sauvignon
Made in the same iconic style as the Red Blend, this Cabernet Sauvignon features concentrated dark fruit flavors for a lush, full mouthfeel. On the nose, aromas of black cherry and ripe plum mix with vanilla and baking spice.
2019 The Prisoner Red Blend
Leading the luxury red blend category, this innovative wine incorporates Zinfandel with an unlikely mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Syrah, and Charbono. In its newest vintage, the Red Blend features enticing aromas of Bing cherry and roasted fig, persistent raspberry and vanilla, for a smooth and luscious finish.
Apothic Merlot reveals depths of black cherry, boysenberry and wild blueberries with subtle hints of vanilla and coconut. To add dimension to the wine, there is a touch of a unique grape called Teroldego, which marries well with the Merlot to create plush tannins and a long, lasting finish.
In 1987, was when the first vintage of a wine styled after the famous First Growth producers of Bordeaux, created with the same uncompromising care as the Grands Vins of those venerable chateaux. For more than 25 vintages, ISOSCELES has been the flagship wine and quality benchmark for this style of wine here on the Central Coast of California. A blend based on Cabernet Sauvignon supported by Cabernet Franc and Merlot, the 2017 ISOSCELES shows why Paso Robles is such a great place to grow these varieties.
Full-bodied, with ripe black fruit, complex barrel spice and amazingly ready to drink right out of the gate, you can try a bottle or two now, but make sure to save a few to enjoy this wine as it continues to evolve after some time in the cellar.
Meiomi Rosé is delicately pink in color and delightfully dry with vibrant acidity. With aromas of watermelon, orange peel, and subtle hints of rose petal on the nose, the palate offers lush flavors of stone fruit and strawberry with a cool minerality on the finish.
Fresh, fruit-forward wines are the perfect pairing for this Valentines (or Galentine’s) Day — sip on a grapefruit and strawberry forward rosé like Kendall-Jackson’s 2018 Vintner’s Reserve Rosé and pair it with your favorite charcuterie plate combination.
For love at first taste, pair Trentino sparkling wine Rotari Rosé and chocolate-covered strawberries. Showcasing the charming duality of Pinot Noir, Rotari is a wine that expresses its unique territory in the glass and allows your senses to discover the pure fruit notes and minerality that this cuvee expresses. A touch of Chardonnay adds to the overall complexity of the aroma and structure. This wine displays notes of ripe strawberry and raspberry with a touch of toast and cream, giving way to a refreshing acidity balanced by a creamy mousse.
Made of 60% pinot noir and 40% chardonnay, Ferrari Rosé is dry, clean and elegant, but with the freshness of wild strawberries and sweetness of almonds.
Produced in the Trentodoc region of Italy by Giulio Ferrari, this rosé is lovely simply as an aperitif or paired with dishes like classic Italian Tuna in extra virgin oil with Vesuvian cherry tomatoes.
What better way to celebrate a day dedicated to love than with pink-hued wine! Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé introduces a subtle succession of floral fragrances lifted by white fruits and delicate hints of red berry fruits, while offering a versatile drinking experience.
Bubbling with flavors from red raspberries, cherries, and pomegranates, this varietal pairs perfectly with everything from fresh fruit, terrific takeout to chocolate peanut butter cups.
A unique and festive sparkling wine with a cranberry-blush hue, Banfi Rosa Regale is made from Brachetto d’Acqui, featuring an aromatic bouquet of raspberries, strawberries, and rose petals. This wine boasts a fresh raspberry taste with crisp acidity, enticing the palate with an initial softness, graduating to a round, clean, dry finish. Banfi Rosa Regale can serve as a bubbly aperitif or with light courses including seafood, cheeses, spicy food and of course chocolate.
Krug Rosé 24th Edition
Krug Rosé is an unexpected Rosé champagne combining distinction and boldness. Krug Rosé 24th Edition is a blend of 22 wines from 7 different years, the youngest of which is from 2012, while the oldest dates back to 2006. This champagne expresses a broad palette of elegant fruit and spicy notes with astonishing breadth and depth
Krug Grande Cuvée 168th Edition
The archetype of Krug’s philosophy of craftsmanship and savoir faire, Krug Grande Cuvée is recreated every year regardless of annual variations in climate. The 168th Edition is a blend of around 198 wines from eleven different years. It’s the perfect gift for the Champagne lover.
This Valentine’s Day season, gift something unique & personalized to your loved ones to make it meaningful. The new Specially Yours metal gift boxes showcase 6 special adjectives that can be used to describe the gift recipient: Elegant, Passionate, Loving, Unique, Lively, and Thankful.
In 1818, Madame Clicquot invented the first known blended Rosé Champagne ever — that you can enjoy and share today for its liveliness and burst of fruits.
Staying-in this Valentine’s Day has never looked better with Mumm Napa by your side — whether you are celebrating with a loved one or treating yourself, the award-winning Mumm Napa Brut Rosé is the perfect sparkling wine to compliment any dish, from salmon and duck to spicy Italian and Asian dishes. It is the perfect bottle to turn a singular moment into a memory. On the palate, it has vivid aromas of black cherries, red berries, and citrus followed by soft red fruit flavors that are rich and mouth-filling, yet retain the elegant character that is Mumm Napa’s trademark. It is available for purchase on MummNapa.com for $24.00.
Tussock Jumper Treviso DOC Prosecco Spumante NV, Italy
Whether with friends or your sweetie, this Valentine’s Day, we all need to celebrate! With refreshing flavors of apple, pear, citrus flower, and lemon zest, Prosecco is a popular, playful way to enjoy your bubbles. This wine also a stellar sparkling base for wine cocktails, and pairs well with brunch!
Fall in love with Mayne & Co.’s limited edition Valentine’s Collection, including the Cupid’s Box featuring a 4-pack of Modern Mimosa (over a bottle of wine), 3 macarons, linen cocktail napkin and custom stationary.
CÎROC Love Supreme
1.5 oz of CÎROC White Grape
1 oz Fresh Lime
.5 oz Premium Grenadine
.75 oz Curacao
3 Dashes of Rose Water
Garnish: Dehydrated Rose Petal
Shake, serve up and enjoy!
Belvedere Blackberry Collins
1.5 oz / 45 ml Belvedere Ginger Zest
0.5 oz / 15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
0.75 oz / 20 ml Simple Syrup
3 oz / 90 ml Ginger Beer
Place blackberries into a shaker and muddle. Add remaining ingredients except ginger beer. Shake, strain into glass, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with blackberry and mint sprig.
Bananas For You
1.5 oz. Santa Teresa 1796
1 oz. dry Oloroso sherry
0.25 oz. white crème de cacao
0.25 oz. Frangelico
0.25 oz. Giffard banana liqueur
3 dashes chocolate bitters
1 dash Angostura bitters
Stir with ice and strain. Float a very thin layer of banana cream on top. Pour into a Nick & Nora glass. Garnish with banana ash dusted across half the cream float.
Double Old Fashioned
2 oz Dewar’s 12-year-old
0.5 oz Orgeat Syrup
2 dashes Chocolate Bitters
Orange twist or Lemon twist
Add all ingredients to rocks glass. Add cubed ice and stir until desired dilution is achieved.
The Botanist Pomegranate Martini
2.5 oz The Botanist Islay Dry Gin
0.5 oz dry vermouth
1 heaping tablespoon fresh pomegranate arils
Muddle pomegranate arils with gin and allow to steep for 1–2 hours. Add the infused gin and vermouth to a mixing glass with ice and stir to chill. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh thyme.
1 oz D’USSE VSOP Cognac
1 Sugar Cube
3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Martini & Rossi Asti Sparkling Wine
Add D’USSE, sugar cube and bitters into a champagne flute. Top with chilled Martini & Rossi Asti Sparkling Wine.
SKYY LOVE POTION COSMO
2 oz SKYY Infusions™ Citrus
1 oz triple sec
Splash of cranberry juice
Lots of fresh lime juice
Shake up all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with a squeeze of fresh lime.
Camarena Pink Sky
2 oz. Camarena Silver
.5 oz. Liber & CO. Texas Grapefruit Shrub
.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
Heavy Bar Spoon of Strawberry Puree
Top with Ginger Beer
Add ingredients (except ginger beer) into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously to lightly muddle strawberries into the mixture. Strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a slice of strawberry and mint.
Kim Crawford Rosé Mimosa
¼ cup and 2 Tbsp sugar
¼ cup and 2 Tbsp water
1 bottle Kim Crawford Rosé
½ bottle Ruffino Prosecco
8 rosemary sprigs to garnish
In a small saucepan bring the sugar and water to a boil.
Simmer 5 minutes until dissolved.
Cool and mix in the Kim Crawford Rosé.
Freeze in a loaf pan, breaking up occasionally till frozen solid.
Process in batches in a food processor till smooth then freeze again until firm.
Scoop into coupe glasses and pour over Prosecco.
Garnish with rosemary and serve immediately.
Garnish with any fresh aromatic herb such as basil, mint, or a small slice of melon.
Smirnoff Whipped Sunset Cocktail
1.5 oz. Smirnoff Whipped Cream
3 oz. sour mix
2 oz. pineapple juice
1/2 oz. grenadine
Garnish: whipped cream
BACARDÍ Old Cuban
2 oz. BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rum
2½ oz. Martin & Rossi® Prosecco
4 mint leaves
1 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. lime juice
2 dashes of bitters
Combine all the ingredients (except prosecco) in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain, and top with prosecco. Garnish with a mint leaf float.
2 oz. RumHaven
2 oz. Rosé
2 oz. lemon-lime soda
Add RumHaven and chilled rosé into a champagne flute. Add strawberries and refrigerate until ready to serve. Before serving, add lemon-lime soda.
Verde Que Te Quiero Verde
1 oz Mezcal Montelobos Espadin
1 oz Ancho Reyes Verde
1 TBLS of Chia seeds
.75 oz of Simple Syrup
1 oz lime juice
2 oz Seltzer Water
Combine Mezcal Montelobos Espadin, Ancho Reyes Verde, Chia sedes, simple syrup, and lime juice in a shaker and shake well. Serve over a Collins glass with ice and add seltzer water to top off. Stir with a spoon.
Top with mint leaves and lime juice
TAKES TWO TO MANGO
1 ½ oz ABERFELDY 12 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
¼ oz Italicus
½ oz lemon juice
½ oz honey syrup (honey syrup = 1 part honey, 1 part water)
1 oz mango puree
Float Angostura bitters
Combine all ingredients apart from the Angostura bitters in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over block ice. Float the Angostura bitters and garnish with a mango spear.
The Busker Paloma
1 oz The Busker
2 oz Pink Grapefruit Soda
Fresh Mint Sprig
Fill a highball glass with ice, pour The Busker Irish Whiskey and top up with Pink Grapefruit Soda. Stir and garnish with Fresh Mint sprig.
2 oz Zacapa 23 Centenario Rum
.75 oz cardamom & clove syrup*
.75 oz lime juice
.5 oz dry red wine float
Light a star anise pod until smoking and cover with rocks glass.
Add Zacapa 23 Rum, cardamom clove syrup and lime juice to a shaker with ice and shake well.
Remove rocks glass from star anise, fill with ice and strain shaker contents into glass.
Add the red wine float. Tip: Use an overturned spoon and put the edge of spoon at the top of the cocktail. Cascade the wine slowly down the spoon into the cocktail.
*CARDAMOM & CLOVE SYRUP PREP
Add 1 cup water, 2 cups sugar, 1 tbsp cardamom pods, 1 tsp cloves into a pot. Bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. When the syrup is cold, strain and discard the spices. Keep the syrup refrigerated.
1.5 oz Sagamore Spirit Rye
3 oz. Sparkling Cava
.5 oz Lime Juice
.75 oz Spiced Cranberry Syrup
Add Sagamore Rye, lime juice, and spiced cranberry syrup to a champagne flute. Swirl the glass to mix.
Tilt the glass and gently pour in Cava
Garnish with lime and cranberry
Spiced Cranberry Syrup: Mix equal parts water, sugar and fresh cranberries in a pot. For every one cup cranberries, add one cinnamon stick and one rosemary sprig. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes. Chill overnight, and strain.
2oz Redemption Bourbon
¾ Honey Syrup
½ oz fresh lemon juice
1 dash angostura bitters
1 dash apple bitters
Josh Cellars Prosecco
Stir ingredients together in a champagne flute, top with Josh Cellars Prosecco.
45 ml Diplomático Mantuano
20 ml Rosé wine
1 tablespoon raspberry jam
15 ml lemon juice
5 ml vanilla syrup
Pour all the ingredients (except the raspberries) into a cocktail shaker.
Strain twice and serve in a Martini glass.
Garnish with raspberries.
1.5 parts Absolut Original
0.5 parts simple syrup
7 rose petals
1–2 drops rose water
How to Mix
Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail flute and top with champagne
Garnish with rose petals
1oz Chivas Extra 13 Sherry Cask
.75oz Campo Viejo Rioja
.75oz Lemon Juice
.75oz Sugar Syrup (1:1)
2oz Soda water
Garnish: Orange Wedge
Build all ingredients in glass, filled to the top with ice.
The Gin & Tonic
1.50 oz. Highclere Castle Gin
Artisanal Tonic Water
Garnish with Orange Peel & Rosemary Sprig
Fill the glass with ice, followed by the gin. Slowly pour the tonic water and give a gentle stir. Cut an orange peel and twist it over the top of the glass which releases its natural oils. Place the orange peel into the glass along with a fresh sprig of rosemary.
Cranberry Ginger Spritz
1 oz Ginger Syrup
1.5 oz Cranberry Juice
Top with Soda
Garnish with Mint and Cranberries