Best Valentine’s Drinks and Food – Gift Guide 2017

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Best Valentine’s Drinks and Food

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2017

by Julia Paddon

If food be the music of love, sing on. Or something… If you want your Valentine’s Day to go with a fizz, then you really need to consider your food and drink options. Or rather, you don’t. Because I’ve done it for you. Enjoy our Best Valentine’s Food and Drink Options for 2017!

Best Valentine’s Drinks and Food GIFT GUIDE 2017

  1. Fragrant, floral and fierce, this fizz classic is a love story in a famous bottle -Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial, £41 from Selfridges, Sainsburys and at uk.moet.com.
  2. Send a single bottle of Lanson Rose, NV, Champagne (75cl) presented as a stylish bright pink special edition bottle. A Gift Box and a Gift Card for your personal message are included. This champagne is fresh and delicious to taste, with romantic aromas of roses and fruit. More info: giftsinternational.net.
  3. Presented in a luscious pink sailor bag, this Nicolas Feuillatte Champers is romantic even before the pop reveals irresistible bubbles and fruit – £35 from John Lewis.
  4. A couple of fizzy beauties from Taittinger: The classic Brut Réserve is dry and light with beautiful, fine bubbles – £40.05 from Tesco, Majestic and champagnedirect.co.uk.
  5. Taittinger’s vibrant but elegant rosé is loved-up on red summer fruits like strawberry and raspberry – £48.25 from Asda, Waitrose.
  6. i heart WINES are made for Valentine’s – this Prosecco bursts with acacia flower aromas – £7.49 from Bargain Booze.

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Best Valentine’s Drinks and Food: “Something defiantly different”

  1. Will a luxury single malt do the trick? Try Macallan’s newest addition, Double Cask, a harmony of flavours, including Macallan’s classic rich fruit, sherry and wood backdrop. £55 – more info: themacallan.com.
  2. Wonderfully light gin with cucumber added during the distillation process (rather than as a flavouring). Subtle, and an early taste of summer. £35 from englishdrinkscompany.co.uk.
  3. From Harrogate using Harrogate spring water, the lovely blue-bottled Slingsby Gin starts with another Yorkshire classic; rhubarb. Premium quality. £39.99 from spiritofharrogate.co.uk.
  4. One for the adventurous gin connoisseur – KWV’s Kalahari truffle-inspired Cruxland gin offers something defiantly different – £27 from Morrisons.
  5. Chocolate rum liqueur certainly has the taste of Valentine’s Day about it – and there’s a sweet heart-shaped bottle to with it. £33.30 from demijohn.co.uk.
  6. Containing damiana, an infamous aphrodisiac, Edgerton’s Original Pink Gin looks good and, erm, performs well too. £24.25 from 31dover.com.

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Best Valentine’s Drinks and Food: “Edible golden glitter!

  1. Fruits, nuts, cocoa beans and more smothered in Belgian chocolate. Yummy. £5.99 from chocca-mocca.com.
  2. Fab tasting set from Divine includes all their greatest hits in mini bar format. £5.50 – stockists: divinechocolate.com.
  3. Cute and funny white chocolate prosecco bottle and strawberries with added edible golden glitter! £18 from choconchoc.co.uk.
  4. This Popcorn Carousel is a Great Taste Awards winner and moreish doesn’t do it justice. Explore the flavours here: montybojangles.com.
  5. Guylian truffles are a surefire winner, right? Add a heart-shaped box and it’s all sewn-up – from guylian.com.
  6. Even this box of shortbread loves you – even better it’s full to the brim with lovely little mini biscuits from shortbread masters. £5 from walkersshortbread.com.

Or maybe…

best valentines drinks and food steakYou might want to go the whole hog (or cow) and order a fine, marbled ribeye steak from David Russell’s connoisseur steak collection. Aged for 35-days, they are packed with flavour. Combine their alpine fries (just pop them in the oven) and you’ve got a gourmet meal for two delivered right to your door. £60 for four connoisseur steaks and Alpine fries from donaldrussell.com.

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