Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, as it celebrates love. Below, I have written about many items that I am sure your loved ones would appreciate. If you are single, then buy some for yourself. I wish everyone a wonderful Valentine’s Day!
La Crema Russian River Sparkling Brut Rosé – $45
Your love interest will swoon over the notes of white flowers, braeburn apple, and crushed oyster shell. Flavors of lemon meringue, wild strawberries, and fresh ginger shine through on the palate. A lively core of acidity is followed by a vibrant lingering finish.
La Crema 2019 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – $25
This Pinot Noir can be described as graceful, layered, and bold. Aromas of boysenberry, cherry, and sweet tobacco are followed by flavors of raspberry, blackberry, and cherry. Perfect for celebrating another year with your lover.
Frappato Bell’Assai – $28.99
$)With a ruby red color with violet reflections, this wine hailing from Sicily radiates intense fruity notes of strawberry and cherry, together with floral hints of rose and freesia. On the palate it is fresh and fragrant with a soft tannin and a pleasant return of fruity notes. Grilled vegetables, cured meats, tasty fish dishes such as soups or even tuna sushi are its best food pair.
Château du Moulin-à-Vent Couvent des Thorins – $24
Rich aromas and flavors of ripe and juicy berry fruit, fresh strawberry and raspberry and a beautiful spiciness. A smooth and round mouthfeel with subtle tannins and a pleasant freshness. A very pure wine with a touch of laurel in the generous aftertaste.
Scout & Cellar Celebrate the Season Local Favorites Gift Set – $129
It’s the perfect tasting flight or dinner pairing, for your upcoming Galantines festivities. An ideal match for date night or for your upcoming Valentine’s dinner party, this set has the perfect roundup of wines for you to host your own wine tasting or look like a wine connoisseur with pre-planned dinner pairings!
This six-bottle gift set includes:
– 2020 Bookbinder Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)
– 2020 Fieldhouse White Wine (375ml)
– 2020 Middle Jane Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)
– 2020 Middle Jane Chardonnay (375ml)
– 2020 Conte de la Terre Merlot (375ml)
– 2020 Fieldhouse 301 Pinot Noir Barrel Select (375ml)
Trentodoc Ferrari Rosé – $34.99
Established in 1902, Ferrari offers bubble lovers an unforgettable experience, thanks to their capacity to convey the Alpine terrioir in a glass of refreshing and tasty bubbles. Refined hints of wild strawberries and redcurrants, with a fresh sensation of hawthorn flowers, underpinned by a delicate note of crusty bread. The flavor of sweet almonds is supported by an acidulous vein that is extraordinarily appealing.
Ehlers Estate Valentine’s Day Bundle – $120
The 2017 Portrait represents Ehlers Estate as a perfect picture of the vineyards and their soil diversity. That is why they call it Portrait! With a medium to full body and dark red color, it delivers concentrated aromas of ripe red fruit, raspberries, cherries, cassis, and smoky notes.
Aperture Cellars 2019 Bordeaux Red Blend – $55
Deep ruby-purple in color, the nose bursts with lilac perfume, Morello cherries, cured meats, star anise, tar and a mineral undercurrent. The palate is pixelated and lifted with glorious perfume lingering on the very long finish.
Justin Vineyards & Winery 2019 Right Angle – $35
Dry, full-bodied, with ripe dark fruit and red fruit accents on entry with vanilla, oak leading to a complex mid-palate showing more savory elements of dusty tobacco leaf and salumi. Purple floral accents lead to a moderately long, clean finish with firm tannins, sustained fruit along with dried herbs, camphor, black olive with oak, and barrel spice.
Scharffenberger Scharffenberger Brut Rosé – $29
Scharffenberger Brut Rosé Excellence is made by the méthode traditionelle process, where the wines are individually bottle-fermented. It has brilliant rose gold bubbles, delicate berry fruit aromas, and a seamless texture that reveal the precision craftsmanship behind its classic expression. It’s both bold yet elegant.
Tenuta Luce Lucente Toscana IGT 2018 – $30
This is the second wine of Tenuta Luce’s flagship wine, a 50% Sangiovese – 50% Merlot blend with contemporary style, immediate and great pleasure. With its deep, brilliant, ruby color, Lucente impresses for the cleanliness and intensity of its wild berry and jam bouquet, with highlights of tobacco light spices and a delicate toasted note. Measured, silky tannins provide a wonderful roundness and a persistent finish.
Shannon Family of Wines Buck Shack 2019 Pinot Noir – $35
This is the perfect blend of sweet fruity flavors with a polished toasted oak finish. As it has concentrated cherry, raspberry, and dried herb flavors meld with warm, zesty spices and echoes of French Oak on the palate leading to a long, full finish.
Scout & Cellar 2021 Middle Jane Velvet Zinfandel – $37
Fruity and bold with notes of strawberry, chocolate-covered cherry. This is a wine that has the plush, lush flavors of a Zin new to Scout & Cellar. The wine fermentation stops naturally, leaving more natural, residual sugars to add a juicy sweetness to the final taste. Jammy, silky strawberry, chocolate and cherry burst through the glass for a Zin for fans of Paso Robles and bold, fruitier red blends.
This is a unique treat that your Valentine is simply bound to fall head over heels for. Everyone comes with a wooden mallet, so they can feel free to break this heart into bite-sized bits knowing it’ll never return the favor! Sugar Plum tops their 12-ounce milk chocolate “pizza” with crushed pretzels, cookies, potato chips, candied chocolate gems, and a drizzle of white chocolate.
Green Roads’ CBD Chocolate Bar – $9.99 – greenroads.com
This bar offers an artisanal dark chocolate that is handcrafted in small batches by a local chocolatier and infused with 180 mg of CBD from American-farmed hemp. Green Roads is a brand that consistently scores high in customer loyalty, demonstrated by over 30,000 five-star reviews.
Funcho, The Functional Chocolate Company – $7.49 a Bar – Funcho.co
Sexy Chocolate – Chocolate Bar formulated to help promote intimacy. Natural Champagne & Berry Flavor, 60% Cacao. Chocolate releases inhibition and unleashes sensuality by pairing a carefully selected blend of botanicals, vitamins, and amino acids with patented LibiFem® (a natural fenugreek extract), clinically shown to help promote feelings of intimacy, healthy female desire and experience. Use code “GIFTLOVE” for a free bar with any purchase.
iLive’s Portable Cordless Massage Gun – $69.99 – iliveelectronics.com
With four intensity levels and interchangeable massage heads, a customizable massage is just a button away. Massage guns have been proven to help relieve sore muscles, improve movement and help with faster recovery times. So not only will you be able to kick back and relax, but your Valentine can get a custom massage at the same time.
Buddha Board – $17.95 for the Mini Buddha Board; $37.95 for the Original; and $27.95 for the Enso – Buddhaboard.com
This is a screen-free tool that allows you to create unlimited designs while calming the mind one brushstroke at a time! Simply dip the brush in water and create on the board. When you are done watch as your design slowly evaporates and repeat the creative process. A must-have mindful gift for adults and kids alike!
Raptic (formerly Defense by X-Doria) prides itself on crafting electronic accessories that fit seamlessly into your world. Everything they offer from their premium protective iPhone cases to their charging stations are built with the L.A. lifestyle in mind, combining sophisticated details with strong protection to elevate the concept of drop-proof accessories.
iPhone 13 Case ~ NAPA –$79.99 – Rapticstrong.com
At last, the first truly elegant crossbody iPhone 13 case for those on the go. Soft interior lining, rear pocket with a secure snap for up to 4 ID and credit cards. genuine leather in luxe pebble texture finishes on steel hardware, available in 4 designer colors, steel clasps and hardware, and adjustable and detachable leather strap.
Cloudious9’s Tectonic9 Grinder – $48 – Cloudious9.com
This marries the reliability & durability of a traditional grinder with an electronic dispensing mechanism to offer a perfectly fluffy grind.
Dip Device’s EVRI 3-in-1 Dab and Vape Device – $69.99 – Dipdevices.com
This is a unique multi-functional consumption solution – engineered and designed in a thoughtful way to allow for a wide variety of materials, using only one vaporizer.
The MeatStick Mini –$69.99 – TheMeatStick.com
This is the newest high-tech wireless meat thermometer to make it easy to cook the perfect steakhouse quality steak, juiciest chicken and more!
Atomic9 Vaporizer – Cloudious9.com – $59.99
At the heart of the Atomic9 is a revolutionary and patent-pending “Dual Layer” heating technology that combines the vapor consistency of convection heating with the space and energy efficiency of conduction heating. It creates a hybrid heating process without the large battery and heating path requirement of a standard convection heating vaporizer, resulting in the smallest and most cost-effective convection heating vaporizer currently on the market.
MYRA Americana Crossbody Myra – $30 – allaboutmyra.com
Designed to keep your hands free while keeping your phone safe and accessible, the Original Crossbody MYRA is lightweight, stylish and multifunctional. Plus, no more dropping your phone thanks to the connected rope that makes this our favorite accessory!
Health and Beauty
Factorfive’s New Sheet Mask – $22 – Factorfiveskin.com
The ultra-cooling and calming facial mask feature a propriety blend of ethically derived adult human stem cell factors along with nourishing ingredients that help skin repair from inflammation, redness, and other skin concerns by working at the cellular level and restarting critical processes.
Hemp.co’s Delta-8 Chewable Duo Set
These chewables make for easy and convenient dosing on the go! Available in two great flavors, Black Cherry and Strawberry each pack has five tablets for a total of 125mg of Delta-8 THC. Gluten Free, Vegan, Organic and Non-GMO.
Reuzel RR Fine Fragrance – Labarbashop.com
This is a 50ml Spray Eau de Toilette, which is a light and refreshing perfume with an uplifting and citrus scent. Perfect for every man on the move, RR Fine Fragrance has top notes of spearmint and orange peel, middle notes of eucalyptus and mimosa flower and dry notes of cinnamon and sandalwood. Refined and mature scent. Very persistent, it lasts all day.
Vitacost.com – This online retailer for health, beauty and wellness, carries everyday products to help someone with their beauty regime. Offering more than 40,000 items, this is a one stop shop to give the best gifts this Galentine’s Day.
Burt’s Bees Bee Mine Lip-Balm – $10.99
This will provide a natural soft, replenished and healthy look with a hint of color to achieve kissable-looking lips.
CocoRoo Beauty Roller – $9.79
This is a simple way to help eliminate fine lines. Tip: throw this product in the freezer for an added cooling effect.
Acure Seriously Soothing Under Eye Hydrogels – $3.99)
This will soothe the appearance of dark circles around your undereye in just 15-minutes.
Activated You – $79 – Activatedyou.com
Morning Complete – the ultimate way to fuel your body. It features ingredients such as prebiotics and probiotics that optimize your gut health, and energy nutrients from leafy greens that help you sail through the day without energy crashes.
Tequila Herradura – Bottle Sizes: 750ml – Herradura.com
Ultra Añejo Cristalino $59.99 – This is an incomparable cristalino añejo tequila, produced in Jalisco, Mexico at Casa Herradura, the last true tequila-producing hacienda in the world. Made from hand-harvested agave and barrel aged to perfection, this premium añejo tequila undergoes a charcoal filtering process that creates a superior clear finish and unparalleled smoothness. Subtle notes of cooked agave, caramel, vanilla, wood, honey, dried fruits and toasted almonds.
Zyr Vodka- $27.99 – Zyrvodka.com
This is one of the nation’s top selling Russian made Vodka’s. Based out of Miami, ZYR was created by David Katz. This award- winning Vodka has great reviews from Food and Wine, “and Wine Enthusiast.
Clonakilty Distillery Single Batch Double Oak – $49.99
This Irish Whiskey is matured in ex-bourbon casks and finished in virgin American oak, before finally being shaved and toasted in ex-red wine European oak casks. This full-bodied whiskey boasts fragrant aromas of soft spices and vanilla that lead to flavors of ginger and hazelnut. Its long finish is highlighted by vanilla sweetness and spices lingering on the palate.
Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Flavored Whiskey – $25
Inspired by a love of bourbon whiskey and a passion for chocolate, the result is an approachable whiskey that tastes like an expression of your favorite chocolate indulgences. Available in eight flavors, all of Ballotin’s spirits combine the backbone, body, and base flavor of aged American whiskey with all-natural essences of classic and contemporary chocolate favorites.
Tequila Bribón Reposado – $24.99
Complex and sophisticated while being extremely approachable and easy to drink. Light straw in color, there are slightly woody notes, nuts and cooked agave. Soft, balanced, smooth and creamy on the palate with notes of vanilla, dried fruit, and cooked agave.
Clonakilty Minke Gin $29.99
Inspired by the majestic Minke whales of the Atlantic Ocean, this Gin is made using various botanicals that grow wild along the shoreline adjacent to Clonakilty Distillery, which has been operated by the Scully family for nine consecutive generations. While in season, members of the Clonakilty Distillery climb the cliff along their shoreline to sustainably harvest the gin’s signature botanical ingredient, Rock Samphire, by hand.
Palm Bay Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Whiskey Ceramic Bottle $45.
Slow distilled by hand in medieval copper pot stills with oriental botanicals and gunpowder tea, Gunpowder Irish Gin combines 8 pot still botanicals and 4 vapor infused botanicals in the oriental traditions of distilling. The result is a delightfully fresh and rounded up front with citrus, juniper & spicy notes immediately evident. Open your senses to the notes of juniper, Gunpowder Tea, meadowsweet and coriander.
Manta Sleep Mask PRO – $89 – Mantasleep.com.
This is the most advanced sleep mask on the planet, and features true 100% blackout for deeper sleep, C-shaped eye cups for unbeatable side sleep comfort, and zero pressure on the eyelids or lashes. Uncompromisingly engineered for side sleepers, the PRO’s eye cups sit completely flat against your temple without sacrificing eye space. So, there’s nothing between your head and your pillow.
Addicted USA’s Long Jogging Pants – $75 – AddictedUSA.com
Long sports pants made of finest Italian fleece. 50% Cotton – 50% Polyester. Addicted vertical print tone on tone, two side pockets and one little back pocket with rainbow tape detail on the back pocket.
Forever Linked’s Personalized Square Keyring with Leather Strap – $95 – fureverlinked.com
Sculpted photo keyring attached to a luxurious Italian full-grain pure aniline black leather strap that ages with a rich patina over time. Brushed sterling silver plated finish. Each piece is handmade to order, so please allow 1 week for the creative process.
4 Piece Craft Bar Set – Bronze – $64.99 – Abarabove.com
This core kit includes the three tools you need to make most common cocktails: a trusty two-piece Boston shaker, a Hawthorne strainer with extra-tight spring and a two-sided Jigger with measurement lines all the way down to 1/4 oz!
Maisie Lane Journals – $25 – Maisielane.co
Their environmental policy begins with their journals as they chose to use faux leather over real leather because they do not agree with leather practices, and it has only 1/3 of the environmental impact. It reduces the need for water, chemicals, and waste. Their journals have 192 pages so that they last longer, and they only use biodegradable and/or recyclable packaging. Each journal has a paper belly band. They can also be personalized.
Cali Weights – $50 – Caliweights.com
This is a brand-new chic weighted bracelets that come in a ton of fun colors to help you look and feel your best. These versatile, durable and stylish bracelets each weigh ¼ pound, and are meant to mix and match. Each bracelet is made of high-density moldable iron and covered with hand-soft silicone that is water and sweatproof.
Headache Hat – $39.99 – Theheadachehat.com
Help sooth that savage ache where and when it hurts the most with the Headache Hat Wearable Ice Pack. Designed by a migraine sufferer, the Headache Hat features a patented flexible wrap design that can be positioned in just the right spot to target your pain. It even helps with sore muscles or injuries to combat inflammation.
Aletha Health Hip Hook – $159.99 – Alethahealth.com
Feeling achy from sitting at a desk all day or amping up your fitness goals? This is the first tool designed to specifically release tension in the muscles that can cause those pains! Just a few minutes a day with the Hip Hook can provide long-term pain relief to the lower back, hips, tailbone, knees, and feet.
Honeydew Sleep – $99 – Honeydewsleep.com
Ensure you and your loved ones are getting the best sleep EVER with Honeydew Sleep pillows. Between side, travel, and body pillows, they have the comfiest product to rest your melon. From its customizable design to it made in America origin story, this pillow has been meticulously crafted to help you get a better night’s sleep. It even has a copper infused foam fill that has naturally antibacterial properties and keeps pillows fresh and cool night after night.
Nero di Avola Appassimento
The Quattro Quarti, has a brighter purple color and the fruit flavor is fresher, sweeter, and shows a distinguished drunken-cherry taste, plum and hints of cocoa. This wine is produced with grapes from four selected different Sicilian vineyards, where each contributes with its nuance to create the best ensemble.
Carthago Nero d’Avola
This is an intense ruby red with reflections tending to purple, which ferments in steel and is let to mature for about 12 months in barriques. The bouquet offers deep elegant sensations of wild blackberries and marascas. On the palate it is full and well-balanced with notes of dates and aromas of maritime pine.
Moscato Vento di Mare – $12
Is fresh and elegant at the nose and it carries the taste of orange blossoms, white peach, and apricot at the mouth. It is a rounded, fruity wine with a defined sweetness balanced by the perlage of its sparkling structure. Pair the moscato, chilled, with fruity or creamy desserts.
La Crema 2019 Monterey Pinot Noir – $23
Hailing from coastal Monterey, this screw cap Pinot Noir is incredibly flavorful (and functional). Aromas of tart cherry, rhubarb, and beets are followed by flavors of red plum, cranberry, and boysenberry. The 2019 vintage presents a rich texture and juicy acidity.
Blazing Saddles Western Cologne – $70 – Liveoutlaw.com
Walk into a room with the confidence of a rugged, roguish cowboy accompanied by eagles carrying pearl-grip six-shooters filled with bullets made of sheer animal magnetism. Get this for whomever you’d like to ride off into the sunset with… and then ride off into the sunset.
Celestial Silk Pillow Cases – $38.99; Celestialsilk.com
Silk pillowcases is synonymous with luxury and helps you sleep better too as it is temperature-regulating. It’s hypoallergenic – making it perfect for allergy sufferers., and it’s a natural way to get your beauty (& grooming) sleep. Celestial Silk pillowcases come in 25 colors & prints and donates 10% of proceeds to charity.
IBKUL Space Dye Mini Grid Waffle Knit Pullover- $92 – ibkul.com
Soft and lightweight these cozy pullovers wick moisture and feature anti-bacterial technology for long wearing comfort making this item your go to solution for temperamental weather. This versatile wardrobe essential retains your body heat, keeping you warm and snug during outdoor activities.
Sok-It’s JavaSok -$15.99 – Sok-it.com
They offer a variety of drink sleeves, for Ice Coffee, Hot Coffee, Blender bottles, and even Ice Cream!
Heylo Create’s Loud CBD Lube – – Heylocreate.com
This is an intimate moisturizer that is non-sticky and provides immediate results. Made with silicone-based and lab-tested ingredients, Heylo Create’s Loud Lube delivers luscious sensations for you and your partner!
Committed: Finding Love and Loyalty Through the Seven Archetypes – $9.68 – Amazon.com
Whether you’re entering the dating scene for the first time, starting over or hoping to strengthen a current relationship, Dr. Harra’s new book will prompt you to reevaluate the way you think about love and ultimately make better choices.
Reposado $35.99 – Aged beyond industry standard, Reposado’s deep copper color and rounded taste set Reposado apart, along with its signature aroma of anise and spices. Casa Herradura created the reposado category in 1974 and set the standard. Then surpassed it. Reposado, meaning “rested,” is aged for eleven months, nine months longer than the industry standard. The tastes of vanilla, butter and agave work in unison to create a smooth and sweet experience.
Peace $12 (includes shipping in the US), Harrietfraser.com
From renowned soprano Harriet Fraser, this is an a capella album featuring modern renditions of powerfully soothing classic works, including “O Shenandoah” and “Abide With Me.” Relax with your Valentine to Peace – it pairs great with wine or chocolate.
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