Our Romantic Wine Gift Guide
A quality bottle of wine or mixed case can be a fabulous gift for anyone who loves wine. A good wine can also help to elevate any romantic meal any time of the year. If you’re looking for romantic organic wines and drinks gift ideas, then look no further than our Romantic Wines and Drinks Gift Guide!
Yes, Valentine’s Day can be seen as a kitschy celebration, but behind all the cards, chocolate and flowers, this day is simply a celebration of romance and love at its core. And for those who think it’s a more modern invention, you may be surprised to find out that this celebration of romance and love dates back hundreds of years in the UK alone.
Why is wine a romantic gift? How can organic wines be romantic?
Wines and drinks are common Valentine’s Day gifts today, and for a good reason! Not only can gifted wine warm the heart of any wine lover, but it can also be the perfect partner to any romantic meal and elevate one of the most popular Valentine’s Day treats, chocolate. Since it’s something that can also be purchased again after the day has come and gone, it can also be used to reignite the enjoyment had on Valentine’s Day.
As all of our wines and drinks are 100% organic, they also make great gift ideas if you’re looking to give something that’s also environmentally conscious.
A Special Wine & Chocolate Gift
Looking for a wine and chocolate gift? Our new Wine & Chocolate Mixed Case has five organic drinks and two bars of Cocoa Loco’s tasty organic and fair trade chocolate that pair wonderfully together.
Our most popular ‘romantic’ organic wines – organic reds and whites
First on the list is Tenuta Il Palagio’s When We Dance Chianti, made by musician sting and wife Trudie Styler. Named after one of Sting’s most romantic songs (When We Dance, listen here), this is a pleasing organic DOCG Chianti made predominantly with Sangiovese and small quantities of Canaiolo and Colorino. It has luscious flavours of red summer berries – the perfect accompaniment for pasta dishes or pizzas of all kinds.
With a name translating from Italian to “Kisses on the Lips” and a label featuring Eliott Erwitt’s stunning “A California Kiss” photograph, second is Tenuta Il Palagio’s Baci Sulla Bocca Vermentino Toscana. This uplifting organic Vermentino is also from Sting and Trudie’s Tuscan estate. Smacking of fragrant peach, apricot and jasmine, it can be served chilled as an aperitif or food wine as well(pesto pasta, veggie, chicken and fish mains, etc.).
Next is Meinklang’s Prosa Frizzante, which was originally made by the winemaker for his wife on their wedding day. This unique and well-reviewed lightly sparkling rosé from is made from a blend of Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, St Laurent and Blaufrankisch. It has raspberry and mulberry aromas along with tastes of zesty berry fruits. Perfect for a range of appetisers and snacks, as well as veggie and seafood mains.
Our organic Wild Thing Merlot, made in association with the Born Free Foundation, speaks to the more fun and playful side of romance. Sourced from a well-established organic estate in central Spain, it’s pure and juicy with light tannins. This organic red can be enjoyed on its own or with many cheese dishes and a variety of mains – or enjoy it with milk/dark chocolate. Yum!
For a white Wild Thing option, our Wild Thing Sauvignon Blanc is also from La Mancha is a popular favourite amount white wine and Sauvignon Blanc lovers.
Bearing the word ‘Secrète’ (the French word for secret) in its name, Domaines Paul Mas’ Cuvée Secrète Chardonnay No Added Sulphur speaks to the more hidden side of romance. This golden-hued white is rich and mellow with aromas of vanilla and toasted notes and tastes of juicy apricots and pineapple. Perfect for creamy mushroom dishes or appetisers of all kinds. 2022 Challenge Millésime Bio Gold winner – 2020 vintage.
If you’re after a red Cuvée Secrète, we have three organic Cuvée Secrète reds. The Cuvée Secrète Pinot Noir has soft cherry flavour with enough tannin and fruit to balance and give length.
Organic Wine Mixed Cases for Gifts
Worth another mention is our Wine & Chocolate Mixed Case, a perfect wine and chocolate gift for any wine and chocolate lover or a romantic night in.
If you’d like to gift someone a collection of organic wines, here are two mixed cases that our customers always love. First is our Most Popular Organics, which has six customer favourites and best sellers that over-deliver for the price.
Our Organic Everyday Mixed Case also contains six best sellers, three whites and three reds.
Popular ‘romantic’ organic sparkling wines
Giol’s DOC Prosecco Spumante Rosé Brut, our first ever Prosecco rosé, should please any Prosecco lover. It’s elegantly bottled and made from 90% traditional Glera grapes and 10% Pinot Noir, giving the colour and delicious red fruit flavours. Delicate and clean, this sparkling rosé would pair well with a range of dishes, including spicy or fried ones, or even strawberries dipped in dark chocolate. Gilbert Gaillard International Challenge 2021 – Gold.
From something romantic from here at home, Oxney Organic Estate’s Oxney Classic Organic is a good choice. This quality English fizz from Rye in East Sussex is made from the three main Champagne grapes (Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir). A fresh nose with toasty aromas and a creamy texture, this would be ideal for seafood dishes or appetisers or with sparkling wine-flavoured truffles or chocolate.
Champagne is perhaps the most iconic Valentine’s Day bubbly, and if you’re after a Champagne, then Champagne Faust’s Carte d’Or is sure to please. Stylish and competitively priced, the Pinot Meunier grapes add fruitier flavours to its mix, bringing layers to the green apple, floral, and herbaceous flavours of the Chardonnay. Pair with a range of seafood mains or starters as well or with Champagne chocolates.
Three romantic organic drinks
Firstly is Tinkture’s Rose Gin from Cornwall, a distinctive rose gin that changes colour to a beautiful pale pink when mixed with tonic. An elegant and special gift to be savoured and remembered!
If you’re looking for a romanitc gift for a cocktail lover, they’d likely enjoy these two eye-catching organic spirits from Walcher Distillery, their Tramonto Rosso Vermouth and ‘Venticinque’ Bio Bitters. Perfect for negronis or combine with some organic Prosecco for a delicious negroni sbagliato.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our selection of romantic wines and drinks gift guide and that it’s given you some romantic gifting inspiration … cheers!