Valentine's Gifts for Wine Lovers - Wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains

Valentine’s Gifts for Wine Lovers

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift for the wine-lover in your life? With everything from horseback riding in the vineyard to delicious wine and chocolate pairings — we’ve got something perfect for everyone this Valentine’s Day. Since February 14 falls on a Monday this year, wineries will be celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend. Make your reservations now!

Bargetto Winery

We are hosting a Valentine’s Day 4-course plated dinner with wine pairings on Sunday, February 13th from 6-8:30PM by reservation only. Admission is $95/person and $85/person for wine club members. More info, menu and reservation details HERE.

Big Basin Vineyards

Shades of Red + Chocolate Tasting Experience. Join us February 12th & 13th at our Estate Vineyard + Tasting Room for a special Shades of Red flight, featuring seasonal truffle pairings by local craft chocolatier, Mutari. Explore a selection of our red wines where native yeast, whole cluster fermentation practices, and no fining or filtering give way to the red hues, vibrancy and personality in each bottle. Book reservation here.

Cinnabar Winery

Will be tasting Wines & Chocolates for the valentine on Sunday February 13th from 12pm to 5pm.

Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

Horseback Riding plus Wine Tasting?  It’s The Perfect Date!  Your visit begins with a guided horse back Trail Ride next to our organic, sustainable vineyards and along trails in the Fremont Older Open Space.  Afterward, mosey down to our Garden Patio to enjoy the special Valentine Wine Flight, which includes paired handmaid, local chocolates from Emma’s Delights.  Then you head home with two Cooper-Garrod souvenir wine glasses!  $246 plus tax for two people; $172.80 plus tax for Wine Club members. (No prior experience necessary for horseback riding; appropriate attire includes tennis shoes, long pants, and a face covering.  No clogs, sandals, platform shoes, high heels.  We provide required helmets for all riders.  Note:  We cannot guarantee a private ride; maximum 3 couples per sortie.)The Perfect Date will be offered February 12, 13, and 14th.  Email to inquire about availability!

Domenico Winery

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner @ Domenico Winery + Osteria. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the one(s) you love; friends, couples, singles!  Our Chef, Gary DiDominick has crafted a fabulous 4-Course Dinner with multiple choices for every palate.  Guests will be served a complimentary glass of Spumante or Port with dessert.  Monday, 2/14, 5:00 – 9:00  |  Reservations through OpenTable  |  We have patio heaters and blankets to keep you warm, but still bring coats as the weather is unpredictable. $120 per person covers all food; INCLUDES tax, service charge, and gratuity.  |  Does not include beverages. View our VDMenu on our Website:

El Vaquero Winery

Valentine’s Day Online Tasting! Taste 6 pairings of wine and chocolate for up to two people while you participate in a live zoom call with the winemakers and chocolatiers. The tasting will take place on Saturday, February 12th at 5pm. Need the kit shipped? Make sure to order by Sunday, February 6th. Live in the area? We’ll drop off your kit if you order by Wednesday, February 9th. You can also pick up your kit at the winery! Just make sure you select the correct option on our online store. Buy now at!

Integrity Wines

Wine and romance sound like the perfect fit for us – start planning your Valentines gift and order Integrity wine to go with your roses, chocolate, and dinner, or treat your sweetheart to an Integrity Wine Tasting. We are open Saturdays from 12-5 pm or taste on your own with our Wine Sampler Kit. Purchase kit here.

Kissed by an Angel Wines

On February 12th & 13th, Kissed by an Angel Wines, will be featuring our That’s Amore Red Blend,  (Zinfandel, Primavato, Syrah & Petite Syrah). Pared with various flavors of Gourmet Chocolates. This euphoric pairing will spark a romantic mood enhancement, for sure! Saturday, 1:00 to 7:00 & Sunday 1:00 to 6:00.

Mount Eden Vineyards

A Perfect Pinot Duo! Share your favorite Pinots with your Valentine this month. Enjoy our 2018 vintages of Mount Eden and Domaine Eden Pinot Noirs. This set comes in a gift box with a Mount Eden notecard, perfect for your Valentine’s Day message. Package retails for $105 before shipping. For West Coast orders, please place your order by Monday February 7th to ensure delivery by Monday, February 14th. Purchase duo here.

Regale Winery & Vineyards

Join us February 12 & 13th for some wonderful Valentine’s Day Weekend delights. The tasting room will be open regular hours and, on Sunday, the game will be on! Charcuterie Chicks (charcuterie boxes) is putting together two Valentine themed boxes to enjoy at Regale or take home. The larger box ($40) is for perfect two and the smaller ($15) box is just the right size to nibble on as you taste. It wouldn’t be a Valentine celebration without chocolate, so Ashby Confections will be on hand with their euphoric delights. We hope to see you there! PLEASE PRE-ORDER your Charcuterie Box by emailing before Thursday, February 9th to ensure availability.

Sante Arcangeli Family Wines

Special Valentine’s Day Pescadero Experience. We have decided to open up the Pescadero tasting room at Harley Farms on Monday the 14th for a special couples tasting on Valentine’s Day. The amazing Dee Harley will be making some of her incredible cheescakes with local ollallieberry nectar, paired with a couple of rare glass pours of our wines and Marini’s chocolate. It’s an hourlong romantic experience on a sunny, quiet Monday in Pescadero…. cost is $75 per couple, by reservation only. Reservations can be made here.

Silver Mountain Vineyards

Valentines Day Bubbles and Port Bundle – We are offering our very limited 2010 Pinot Noir Sparkling Wine and our 2010 Skyport packaged together in an adorable Silver Mountain burlap wine bag for only $88, originally $98. Currently the sparkling wine is only available to wine club members so it’s a great time to purchase this special wine and gift for your Valentine. Please stop in to one of our tasting rooms to purchase, this offer is only available in person.

Storrs Winery

At both Storrs locations for the Valentine weekend, we will be offering a special addendum tasting that must be combined with one of our regular wine flights.  This special addendum features a flute of our organically-farmed, Estate-grown 2017 Hidden Springs méthode Champenoise Sparkling Rosé of Pinot Noir from the Santa Cruz Mountains with two Richard Donnelly chocolates – one dark, one milk – selected especially to complement the Sparkling Rosé.  The cost of the addendum tasting is $16/per person.  The hours are Thursday – Saturday, 12 – 5 pm at our Sash Mill location in Santa Cruz & Friday – Sunday, 12 -5 pm at our winery location in Corralitos.

Wrights Station

Wine & Chocolate Pairing. All you need is LOVE, Music, WINE & Chocolate , Valentine’s Weekend February 12th. Live Music 12:30-4pm. A local matchup, 4 wines expertly paired with 4 delectable MACKENZIES chocolates for $30. Come for the wine & chocolate, stay for the live music on Saturday the 12th! Make your reservation here.

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