10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

by Elisa Parry

Have you ever experienced a seven-course degustation? Have you blended your own wine before? Fancy the idea of becoming an expert in all things shiraz? This Valentine’s Day it’s time to go gourmet. Treat your partner to an indulgent experience guaranteed to delight the taste buds. Here are a few delicious options to get you started.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Heroes of Margaret River Tasting and Cheeseboard

If you’re lucky enough to be in the Margaret River region your first stop should be this “Heroes of the Margaret River” tour. The Margaret region is known for producing exceptional cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay, along with the quintessential blend of sauvignon blanc semillon. This guided tasting is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of these acclaimed varietals. Spoil the wine lover with this unforgettable gift this Valentine’s Day.

>> Gift a "Heroes of Margaret River" tasting and cheeseboard.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Retro style high tea

Bubbles, cakes, small sandwiches – who doesn’t love high tea. Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate all the people you love, so if you’re single at the moment, this is a great experience to share with your girlfriends. Frock up and enjoy a fancy day out.

>> Gift a retro high tea.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Wine blending class and tasting at d’Arenberg Winery

Are you ready to become a winemaker for a day? This interactive experience is fascinating and fun, as you combine distinctive flavours and textures to create your very own unique blend that you can take home with you! 

>> Gift a wine blending class and tasting at d’Arenberg Winery. 

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Beginner cake decoration workshop

Know a sweet tooth? Treat them to an informative (and delicious) cake decorating course. Learn all about the baking process and the fine art of flower piping while making six mini cakes you can take home and enjoy!  

>> Gift a beginner cake decoration workshop.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Vintage wine tasting with three-course lunch

Nothing beats a long lunch at a winery! Escape to the country for a few hours of pure indulgence. Enjoy a tasting of up to 13 wines before tucking into a three-course lunch made with fresh, regional produce.

>> Gift a vintage wine tasting with three-course lunch. 

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Otto Brisbane six-course seafood degustation

How does a six-course seafood feast inspired by modern Italian cuisine sound? Did we mention you’ll enjoy views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge? This is an indulgent night out perfect to celebrate a special occasion.

>> Gift a six-course degustation at Otto's Brisbane.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Design your own food tasting tour with bottle of gin

You’re already winning at life if you are in the Byron Bay region, so why not spend a day exploring the foodie hot spots of the area with your very own private tour. Your expert guide will lead the way, curating a special itinerary based on your food and sightseeing needs. You’ll even get a 700ml bottle of Ink Gin to take home with you as a souvenir.

>> Gift a food tasting tour with a bottle of gin.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Shiraz masterclass with bubbles and chocolate

Are you ready to learn everything there is to know about shiraz? Go behind the scenes of a winery in this intimate masterclass. Not only will you come away with a wealth of knowledge – you’ll also enjoy a local artisan chocolate platter and bottle of wine to take home with you.

>> Gift a shiraz masterclass with bubbles and chocolate.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Seven-course degustation with paired wines

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to treat yourselves to a night of fine dining. Indulge in a modern Australian degustation with matching wines for two people at Annata on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

>>  Gift a seven-course degustation with paired wines.

10 gourmet gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day

Pilu at Freshwater three-course meal with cookbook

Take in the views of Freshwater beach while you wine and dine at Pilu. You’ll be treated to an award-winning menu, inspired by regional Italian cuisine. You’ll also receive a copy of Giovanni Pilu's published book, 'A Sardinian Cookbook' to take home.

>> Gift a three-course meal at Pilu at Freshwater.

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