2017 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day can be a tricky holiday to navigate on the gift front, so we’ve put together some ideas that should hit the sweet spot for your favorite imbiber(s).

Onyx Terroir Coffee Chocolate
To capture the ultimate sense of place, these tasty chocolate bars are made from coffee beans and cacao grown in the same environment. Choose your own chocolate adventure: the bars come in both Guatemalan and Ugandan versions. $10, onyxcoffeelab.com

Colectivo Coffee Love Supreme
This blend from Milwaukee roaster Colectivo combines organic beans from Uganda, Colombia and Brazil. The full-bodied brew boasts flavors of dark chocolate, caramel and toasted nuts, without overpowering the brighter notes of citrus and raspberry. The well-balanced blend has a finish as smooth as a Coltrane riff. $14, colectivocoffee.com

Foggy Ridge Serious Cider
This crisp sipper from the Virginia’s Foggy Ridge drinks almost like a Brut Champagne, with big, structured carbonation and clean, vibrant flavors. Fresh citrus, apricot and lively apple keep things bright and refreshing, with added texture coming from subtle tannins on the finish. A smash hit for cider lovers. $18, foggyridgecider.com

Imbibe Gift Subscription
Give the gift of liquid culture! Your first gift subscription is only $21.95, and every additional gift is $19.95. The best news? When you give someone a gift, you get a gift too! Buy a gift subscription and you’ll get our Guide to Sparkling Rosés. Go on, treat yourself. $22, imbibemagazine.com

Vintage Vogue Coasters
Designer Charlotte Cannon crafted these beautifully minimalist wood coasters, which are hand-painted in her Baltimore studio. With just a hint of vintage style, they’re perfect for dressing up your next cocktail hour. $25 for a set of four, westelm.com

Break Up Potion Chocolate Sauce 
Whether you’re celebrating solo or with a loved one this year, this decadent mix is sure to brighten the mood. Agave nectar and Breckenridge Distillery bourbon serves as the base of the “potion,” which is buffered with two types of chocolate—72% mixed-origin South American dark chocolate and Valrhona cocoa powder. $14.50 for 4 oz., mouth.com

Matcha Love Day & Night Tea Set
This set features teas for mornings and evenings—the grassy, umami-rich Uji Sencha for daytime, and the medium-fired, herbaceous Chinese Oolong for nighttime. $35, matchalove.com

Jardesca California Aperitiva
An aromatic blend of California white wine and botanical-infused eau de vie, the Jardesca aperitif is a balance of dry and sweet and makes for easy drinking over ice with a twist. Its subtle tartness and fruity and floral flavors also work well in light, pre-dinner cocktails—a perfect prelude to any romantic meal. $30, jardesca.com

Berry Wall Footed Mixing Glass
Named for the flamboyant 1890’s drinker Evander Berry Wall, these playful glasses were inspired by David Wondrich’s private collection. A fine gift for the exuberant cocktail enthusiast, the rose-tinted crystal footed mixing glass will add a little more fun to the mixing process. $46.95, cocktailkingdom.com

SaloonBox Cocktail Kit Subscription
Looking for something with long-lasting returns? Skip the flowers and sign up for one of these DIY craft cocktail kits curated by bartenders across the country. Shipped right to your door, packages can be bought for one month, six months or a year. 6 months for $213, saloonbox.com

Trinchero Napa Valley Forte 2013
This Napa Valley-style Bordeaux blend will turn any night into a special occasion. Expect dark fruit and floral aromas with a fresh plum flavor and a woody, earthy backbone. Pair it with soft, nutty cheeses or bittersweet chocolate. $70, trincheronapavalley.com

uKeg by GrowlerWerks
This tiny keg has plenty to offer in the way of design innovation. At a growler-sized 64 or 128 oz., a double-walled, vacuum-insulated system keeps beer cold and carbonated for weeks, without the risk of oxidation. $159, bespokepost.com