There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
— George Bernard Shaw
Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to treat your sweetheart to something special and show them how much you care. If they happen to have a passion for food and wine (in addition to you!), you're in luck because in this post I'm sharing my top 10 favorite Valentine's Day gifts for food and wine lovers!
All of these items are near and dear to my heart and I'm very excited to share them with you. Please scroll down to browse the descriptions and simply click the name of an item to view purchasing information. Just FYI, some of the links are affiliate links which result in NO extra cost to you, and a small commission for me if you purchase something.
If you have any questions about any of these items, please feel free to reach out using the comments section below. Also, please scroll down for info on when I'll be revealing my 2021 Valentine's Day wine recommendations:
Le Creuset Enamel Cast Iron Heart Cocotte Cerise ($199)
This festive heart-shaped cocotte is the perfect Valentine's Day gift! It combines the performance + durability of enameled cast iron with a festive shape perfect for this most romantic holiday.
Braised dishes are also the perfect opportunity to cook wine-infused recipes such as
or Boeuf Bourguignon + this size is perfect for cooking Coq au Vin à deux! SHOP NOW
K+M Valentine’s Chocolates ($39)
Skip the heart-shaped box full of bonbons this year + opt for an assortment of elegant, bean-to-bar chocolates from California’s legendary Napa Valley.
K+M Chocolate is the brainchild of world-renowned American Chef Thomas Keller (of Michelin-starred French Laundry + Per Se fame), so you know they’re gonna be good. And if you’re a real chocolate geek, check out their short film, ! How to Taste Happiness SHOP NOW
Le Labo Eau de Parfum Set ($52)
Give your Valentine flowers she can wear! This fabulous set will allow her to explore + enjoy the 5 most beloved scents from this NYC-based fragrance maker! This set features Rose 31 (my personal fave), Bergamote 22, Santal 33 (
Beyoncé's fave), The Noir + Neroli 36.
Each of Le Labo’s fragrances is named after the primary scent note + given a number, which indicates the composition's total ingredient count. Their formulations do not include animal products,
paraben, preservatives or coloration + are never tested on animals. SHOP NOW
Mastering the Art of French Cooking - 2 Volume Set ($50)
With HBO Max’s series about the life + times of this beloved world-renowned American cookbook author + cooking show host set to release this year, Julia’s about to get HOT again!
Child changed American food culture by making French cuisine approachable to home cooks. The release of the film Julie + Julia in 2009 about Child’s career + blogger Julie Powell changed my career forever as well.
Coravin Model 3 Advanced Wine System ($150)
The PERFECT gift for the wine lover on your list, the Coravin revolutionized the way we enjoy wine! This cutting edge, yet easy to use, system allows you to sample any wine without removing the cork!
The specially designed, coated needle gently pierces the cork allowing you to pour wine quickly + smoothly. Inert Argon gas then forms a protective layer that prevents the remaining wine from oxidation. Truly genius + I highly recommend for ALL wine lovers!!!
Farmgirl Flowers Valentine’s Peonies ($75-149)
NOTHING brightens up the kitchen like a bouquet of gorgeous peonies! Their fabulous color + fragrance make them one of the most coveted flowers on Earth.
The “Petal Up” + “Next Petal” options are design-it-yourself arrangements that come with 12-24 stems of picture-perfect Chilean peonies. All in favor of some
next petal blooming beauty, say aye! SHOP NOW
LaDurée Savoir Vivre: The Art of Fine Living Book ($32)
Stunningly illustrated with specially commissioned photographs + illustrations, the latest Ladurée entertaining + lifestyle book offers practical tips + inspiration on topics such as how to prepare + have breakfast the Ladurée way, how to be a good host + a good guest, how to dress for the theater + how to pack for stylish travel. It is the ultimate guide to knowing how to live well, the French way.
The books also comes nestled in an irresistible box, packed just like Ladurée’s delectable confections.
Zalto Champagne Glasses Set of 2 ($118)
I am completely smitten with these gorgeous glasses that truly deliver an unparalleled tasting experience! They are Somm favorites + their long-stems are made with a continuous piece of pulled crystal + are therefore more resistant to breakage.
The Zalto Champagne glass, with its classic flute design, is perfect for every style of sparkling wine. It is also feather-light, dishwasher safe + 100% lead free.
Thomas Keller MasterClass Part II ($180)
As a follow-up to his first MasterClass, the legendary Chef Thomas Keller devotes his second cooking class to beef, duck, chicken, pork + veal, + the techniques he uses to prepare them.
Learn to sauté, pan + oven roast, braise, fry + grill, + how to select the best cut of meat for each technique with confidence. Then, learn to make the stocks + sauces that are essentials in Chef Keller’s restaurant kitchens.
Island Creek Oyster of the Month Club ($225)
Oysters are for lovers + this is the PERFECT Valentine’s Day gift for the
ostreaphile in your life! Whenever I get these for Steve we look forward to the monthly delivery + I’m always sure to have some good Champagne on hand to enjoy with them.
You can choose 3, 6 or 12-month increments + the lucky recipient will receive 25 oysters per month.
I hope you find these
Valentine's Day gifts for food and wine lovers helpful and if you’re looking for some delicious wine recommendations, please check out my recent appearance on WPTV Newschannel 5 featuring . Romantic Red Wines for Valentine’s Day
In the meantime, for even more
Valentine's Day resources, check out my favorite recipes, desserts and playlists that are guaranteed to set the mood for l'amour. Wishing you and your loved one a deliciously Happy Valentine's Day! xo