Wines for Valentine's Day

Wines for Valentine's Day

by J.T. and Amy

Red Alert: it's almost Valentine's Day, people.

Are you prepared to show your dearly beloved how much you care? It's not like you need candy, flowers, and grand gestures to prove your affection—really, VDay should be no big deal because you're a bundle of love every day of the year, right?

But life is too short not to celebrate.

And when there's celebration and Wine Vixens, you know there's gonna be wine.

Here are a few of our favorites that'll spice up the special day (broken down by budget because, let's be real, that matters:


Under $20

 

Totally-Worth-It Splurges


We hope you enjoy celebrating all the love in your life. And as we say when we toast, ching ching!

Xoxo,
J.T. & Amy


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Boroli Barolo

by J.T.

Ahh, the classics. The pillars that have withstood the test of time. And in a cacophony of pitches like Try Our New ______ and Now Better Than Ever!, it's no small task to emerge as a beloved staple of . . . well, anything. Sometimes it's nice to revisit an ol' reliable. After all, they are our old reliables for a reason, aren't they?

I don't know if you can get any more classic than a beautiful Barolo wine. 
 

Barolo is one of Italy's most prized and beloved wines. In fact, the varietal itself has a Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) designation, which basically assures (a) its origin and (b) its quality. Grown in northern Italy's Piedmont region, the complex Barolo is comprised of nebbiolo grapes and ages just beautifully. 

And this particular Barolo I've got for you is a force to be reckoned with.
 

On the nose, the Boroli Barolo has ripe red fruits and the heady scents of leather and tobacco. The palate delivers notes of blackberries, oak, vanilla, and even a little espresso, with firm, long-lasting tannins on the finish. This would pair excellently with anything richly savory, like a beef bourguignon, perhaps.  

It's a well-worth-it splurge at $46.99. Maybe something for your Valentine's table?


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