You got an impeccable gift for your partner and organised for the best meal today. Your efforts still won’t be complete without that perfect drink to match the picnic basket, lunch or dinner. Here is a list of drinks—cocktails and wines—that you can add to your plan to have that dreamy and amazing Valentine’s Day you’ve always wanted.
Veuve Clicquot Limited Edition Rosé Clicq Call: This is what “romance in a bottle,” er, box actually means. This is a limited edition delicate Rosé. What’s good is that it comes with a box which can record your personal message. Record a message and close the box. Your partner can hear it when he/she opens the box again. The wine is available at Dan Murphy’s.
The Flirtini: BBC Good Food says this is the best cocktail for the perfect couple on Valentine’s Day. The raspberry liqueur and passion fruit juice makes this a very fruity cocktail.
Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Vintage: Celebrate your Valentine’s Day with this elegant champagne. Even today, Belle Époque is bottled with a hand-painted design which sets it apart not just in packaging, but also in taste. Available at Dan Murphy’s.
His and Hers Cherry Cocktails: When both of you like cherries and your spirits, these cocktail recipes for him (Sparkling Cherry Bourbon) and her (Chocolate Cherry Kiss) will make your day perfect. Recipe available here.
Cranberry Mojito: Try this festive cocktail and take your celebrations a notch higher. A combination of sweet and tart flavours will surely up your V-Day game. Recipe here.
Lark Hill Biodynamic Grüner Veltliner: This wonderfully fragrant wine is one of the best whites available. Add this to your menu for a great Valentine’s Day meal. Available at Dan Murphy’s.
Evoi Art by Evoi Reserve Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon: This one is listed on Naked Wines as one of the best. It states that this one is a complex wine with layers of flavours, concentrations and textures with every sip. A perfect addition to your Valentine’s Day agenda.
Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut: This is available in most alcohol and liquor stores in Australia. Dan Murphy’s lists this one as a perfect celebratory champagne and a wonderful food pairing wine due to the high proportion of Pinot Noir.
Chocolate Martini: Another easy-to-make cocktail that will go well with your Valentine’s Day dinner. The recipe is offered by Better Homes and Gardens and can be found here.
Lemonberry and Prosecco Sangria: Are you having your other couple friends over for dinner? Are you looking for something that is just a perfect combination of romance and party? Look no further. This is an easy to make sparkling party punch for when you want to be spot on in limited time and least effort. Recipe here.
Pomegranate Americano (non-alcoholic): Its fun and non-alcoholic. Pomegranate is an aphrodisiac. So this cocktail sans the alcohol part makes the perfect accompaniment to your meal and mood on Valentine’s Day. Recipe Here.