Need some Valentine’s inspiration? Here are four things I wouldn’t mind getting, or giving, on February 14.
A Dapper Dopp Kit
Let him know what you think of his good looks, even if you can’t tell him to his freshly shaven face, with a “Hey, Handsome” shaving kit bag. This leak-proof Dopp kit keeps his essentials all in one place. With an interior screen-printed message reminding him he’s a hottie, he’ll never want to travel without it! $68, Provisions, 2402 Magowan Drive, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa, 707-890-5509, provisions707.com
Love that Sparkles
Toast to your love with a bottle of 96-point Gloria Ferrer flagship sparkling wine served in flutes made by Lehman Glass of Champagne, France. Based on a design created by the winery’s namesake, Gloria Ferrer, and Sonoma artist Alex Leader to celebrate the winery’s 30th anniversary, these flutes are shaped to enhance the bubbles and aroma of the wine.
$115 sparkling wine, $40 champagne flute, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, 23555 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, 707-933-1917, gloriaferrer.com
Give the gift of alluring European fragrance to your one and only with an intoxicating bottle of TOCCA Eau de Parfum. This world-famous perfume brand offers a vast collection of individual scents using fine ingredients, each with its own character and profile. $68 for 1.7-ounce bottle, Bella Vita Sonoma, 457 1st St. W., Sonoma, 707-935-8206, bellavitasonoma.com
Tempt With Truffles
Opening a box of 24 assorted chocolate truffles from Wine Country Chocolates is sure to make your Valentine’s heart race! These decadent sweets are hand-pressed before being covered in a thick layer of silky chocolate. Choose a signature pre-made box or create your own. $14-$45, Wine Country Chocolates, 14301 Arnold Drive #2, Glen Ellen, 707-996-1010, winecountrychocolates.com