Fall in love all over again thanks to these 10 boozy beverages that are perfect for Valentine’s Day 2021.
When it comes to date nights, the usual contender is wine. But this Valentine’s Day 2021, we’re doing things a little differently.
This year, why not shake up your date night at home with dirty martinis or marvellous margaritas? Make Valentine’s Day a laid-back affair with a carton of craft beer. Or perhaps follow traditions and pop a bottle of sparkling wine to celebrate another year of love.
Whatever your love potion, we’ve got just the thing for you somewhere in this list.
De Bortoli Prosecco Rosé
De Bortoli is most notable for their tasty Prosecco, and now they’ve tickled it pink! The new De Bortoli Prosecco Rosé has a gorgeous pale colour, is very lively and dangerously delicious – the perfect combination for Valentine’s Day or any date night at home. Featuring fragrant notes of brioche, wild strawberry and pomegranate, it’ll surely freshen up the romance in your life.
Forty Spotted Bush Honey Gin
Love is sweet, just like the Forty Spotted Bush Honey Gin – perfect for sweet and strong martinis or even a zestier gin and soda concoction. Filled with notes of silky caramel, rooibos tea and a grounding node of juniper, this unconventionally sweet gin is set to tickle the tastebuds of any gin lover in your life.
Ballistic Beer Co. Hawaiian Haze Pale Ale
Ballistic Beer Co. is the leading craft brewery in Queensland, and this summer they’re bringing tropical Hawaiian fare to the rest of the country. Add that little touch of paradise to your Valentine’s Day date night with their Hawaiian Haze Pale Ale, a hop-driven flavour explosion that beckons for romance.
Lark Symphony No. 1 Blended Malt Whisky
For that whisky aficionado in your life, Hobart’s Lark Distillery has released a new batch of Symphony No. 1 Blended Malt Whisky, designed to bring warmth to those cold and drizzly summer days. It makes a perfect Valentine’s Day gift or even a special present for couples to share on their next date night in.
La Gordonne Rosé Summertime
Château La Gordonne is a 700-year-old French wine brand that knows how to swoon any yearning lover. And it’s aptly noted in their latest rosé release called Summertime which is bursting with summer fruits that range from vibrant red to citrusy lemon zest. It is the most perfect wine to swizzle away during a lush picnic on a warm summer afternoon.
Willie Smith's Organic Apple Cider
For the 13.6% of you who drink cider in Australia, we’ve got the perfect accompaniment to your Valentine’s Day 2o21 shenanigans. Willie Smith’s Organic Apple Cider is crafted and matured with French oak to deliver a truly distinctive Tasmanian farmhouse style, full of character and flavour. The perfect allrounder substitute for a bottle of bubbly.
Grant Burge Chardonnay Pinot Noir
Of course, bottles of bubbly are traditional for celebrations, including devoting your love for someone special. But if you’re looking at saving dollars this year, consider the Grant Burge Chardonnay Pinot Noir. Priced at $20 per bottle, you can spend more on the things that matter like roses and chocolates. Sweet and sensational, the Grant Burge Chardonnay Pinot Noir is best matched with charcuterie and cheese.
Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne NV
If you want to tell your loved one that they’re truly special, then consider spoiling them with a bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut. This bottle of Champagne is best paired with a gastronomic seafood feast this Valentine’s Day. Bright, fruity and elegant, after one sip you’ll soon realise why this is one of the world’s most loved bottles of bubbly.
The Grifter Pink Galah Lemonade Sour
The Grifter is Sydney’s stunning underdog brewery most notable for their Pale Ale. This Valentine’s Day, however, it is shimmering with pink thanks to The Grifter’s Pink Galah Lemonade Sour. It is secondary-fermented with fresh raspberries and blended with 100% Australian lemon juice. A pinching sour brew that will surely rouge those cheeks.
Sierra Tequila Reposado
Who says Valentine’s Day has to be all romantic and chivalrous? It doesn’t always have to be. Make it whatever you want! With the Sierra Tequila Reposado, it will be a night of shenanigans. Stock up on lime juice and Cointreau and make margaritas all night. This bottle also comes with a cute little sombrero which could be modelled into a cheesy Instagram post.
Need some help with deciding on date night ideas? Check out this guide to The 10 Best Picnic Spots around Australia! And if you’ve yet to buy a gift, we won’t judge. Instead, here are 10 Quirky Gift Ideas For Valentines Day 2021!