From Award-Winning Whiskies To Sula In A Can, 22 Best Spirits To Spark Romance This Valentine’s Day!

Elevate your expressions of affection with these captivating spirits!

by Mallika Khurana
From Award-Winning Whiskies To Sula In A Can, 22 Best Spirits To Spark Romance This Valentine’s Day!

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the quest for the perfect gift intensifies as we seek to express our love and admiration for those closest to us in unforgettable ways. Amidst the myriad options available, few gestures hold the power to encapsulate the essence of romance and appreciation like a carefully selected bottle of fine spirits. This Valentine’s Day, elevate your expressions of love with the perfect spirit—a bottle of unparalleled sophistication and charm.

Best Spirits For Valentine’s Day

1. Indri-Trini


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Indri-Trini stands at the pinnacle of India’s single malt whisky scene. It is certainly an ideal Valentine’s Day gift for whisky enthusiasts. Crafted with meticulous care, it embodies the essence of India’s rich cultural heritage, evident in its Sanskrit-inspired name. The fusion of ex-bourbon, ex-French wine, and PX Sherry casks impart a complexity that tantalises the senses. Its deep amber hue hints at the depth of flavour within, while the notes of caramelised pineapple, vanilla, and honey evoke an indulgent experience. With over 14 global awards, Indri-Trini is a truly memorable gift for your beloved.

Cost: ₹3,100

2. Camikara 3YO


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Camikara 3YO isn’t just rum; it’s a celebration of India’s agricultural heritage and craftsmanship. As India’s first pure cane juice rum, it pays homage to the generations of farmers who have nurtured sugarcane fields. Aged for three years in American oak barrels, each sip tells a story of time, culture, and dedication. Its natural sweetness and depth of flavour make it a versatile choice for Valentine’s Day.

Cost: starting at ₹1,500

3. Hendrick’s Flora Adora & Core

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Hendrick’s, renowned for its exceptional gins, presents Flora Adora and Hendrick’s Core, two distinct expressions perfect for Valentine’s Day. Flora Adora captivates with its enchanting floral bouquet, evoking the essence of a romantic garden. On the other hand, Hendrick’s Core offers a classic yet innovative twist, infused with cucumber and rose for a uniquely refreshing taste.

Cost: Flora Adora ₹4,905 (Delhi); Rs.5,900 (Mumbai); Core: ₹3995 (Delhi)

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4. Black & White

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Black & White Scotch whisky epitomises the spirit of togetherness and celebration, making it an excellent choice for Valentine’s Day gifting. With its smooth, light, and fresh profile, it sets the stage for memorable shared moments. The pale gold hue and sweet aromas of oak invite you to savour each sip, while the hints of peat add depth and character. As you raise a glass of Black & White, you toast to love and the bonds that unite us, making it a heartfelt gift for Valentine’s Day.

Cost: ₹1,790

5. Sula Vineyards Canned Wines

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Wine lovers can now rejoice with Sula Vineyards’ latest offering of its beloved Chenin Blanc, Rosé Zin, and Red Zin wines in convenient 250ml cans. These single-serve cans maintain the exceptional quality and taste of Sula’s classic bottled wines while offering a lighter, more portable option. Whether it’s a picnic, poolside relaxation, or on-the-go enjoyment, these cans cater to every occasion. Choose from the crisp Chenin Blanc, refreshing Rosé Zin, or bold Red Zin, each offering a delightful sensory experience. Indulge in Sula’s renowned wines this Valentine’s Day and elevate your celebration with convenience and sustainability.

Cost: ₹285

6. Black Dog Wine Cask

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Black Dog Wine Cask offers a luxurious exploration of Scotland’s rich whisky heritage, making it a distinctive Valentine’s Day gift for aficionados. Crafted in collaboration with English actress Keira Knightley, it invites you to savour each sip with reverence. With its limited release and exquisite craftsmanship, it serves as a symbol of love and appreciation on Valentine’s Day.

7. Johnnie Walker Blonde  

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Johnnie Walker introduces two captivating expressions—Blonde and Black Label: Air-Ink Edition—perfect for celebrating love and creativity on Valentine’s Day. Blonde, with its light and bright profile, offers a refreshing twist on traditional whisky, inviting you to bask in the warmth of shared moments. 

Cost: ₹2,930

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8. Johnnie Walker Black Label: Air-Ink Edition

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Black Label: Air-Ink Edition combines the bold flavours of Johnnie Walker’s iconic blend with a striking visual narrative, illustrating the vibrancy of Delhi through bespoke artwork. With its innovative use of AIR-INK® technology, it not only captivates the senses but also champions sustainability and social responsibility, making it a meaningful gift for Valentine’s Day.

9. The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old

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The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old represents the pinnacle of single malt whisky craftsmanship, making it an exquisite Valentine’s Day gift for discerning connoisseurs. Matured for 18 years in a harmonious marriage of American and European sherry-seasoned oak casks, it exudes complexity and sophistication. Whether enjoyed neat, over ice, or in a cocktail, The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old promises an unparalleled sensory experience, making it the perfect expression of love and admiration on Valentine’s Day.

Cost: ₹32,504

10. Longitude 77

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Longitude 77 presents a refreshing take on Indian whisky, encapsulating innovation and tradition in a modern design perfect for Valentine’s Day gifting. Its contemporary aesthetic challenges the norms of whisky packaging, reflecting the brand’s forward-thinking approach to Indian whisky production. Longitude 77 is a testament to the country’s spirit of ingenuity and excellence, making it a thoughtful and distinctive gift for Valentine’s Day.

11. Amrut Amalgam Whisky


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Celebrate the essence of love and indulgence this Valentine’s Day with the exquisite Amrut Amalgam malt whisky. Crafted from select aged barrels, this Indian malt whisky offers a symphony of flavours that dance on the palate. With notes of honeyed geniality, dried fruits, and subtle spices, each sip of Amrut Amalgam is an enchanting experience. Whether enjoyed neat, with a hint of water, or in an exotic cocktail, this whisky is perfect for intimate moments shared with your loved one. Its smoothness and depth make it an ideal companion for creating unforgettable memories on this special occasion. Cheers to love, passion, and togetherness with Amrut Amalgam!

Cost: starting at ₹2,700 (available in Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai)

12. Smokey Monkey

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Smokey Monkey offers the perfect balance of sweet and peat, ideal for cocktails and mixing. This blend of oaky smokiness and creamy sweetness with hints of spice adds a delightful twist to classic cocktail serves. Whether enjoyed neat or in creative concoctions, Smokey Monkey is sure to elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration with its unique flavour profile and versatility.

Cost: ₹32,504

13. Jacob’s Creek Crisp Rosé

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Add a rosy vibe to your Valentine’s Day with Jacob’s Creek Crisp Rosé. This refreshing wine boasts bright berries, fragrant spices, and a crisp, vibrant finish. Perfect for intimate gatherings or playful picnics, this rosé pairs well with a variety of dishes, from charcuterie platters to roast duck. Celebrate love and special moments with Jacob’s Creek Crisp Rosé.

Cost: ₹1,200/-

14. Highbury Classic Whisky 

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Express your love with Highbury Classic Whisky, a smooth and aromatic American blended whisky. With hints of berries, caramel biscuits, and a touch of peat, this whisky offers a pleasing experience of flavours and a lingering finish. Perfect for creating exquisite cocktails or enjoying neat, Highbury Classic Whisky is sure to make your Valentine’s Day celebration memorable and meaningful.

Cost: starting ₹600/-

15. Grain Vodka by Short Story

Experience the smoothness and robustness of Grain Vodka by Short Story. Triple-distilled and filtered through charcoal, this vodka offers a pristine taste and a satisfying mouthfeel. Whether enjoyed on its own or in cocktails, Grain Vodka promises to add an extra layer of excitement to your Valentine’s Day festivities.

Cost: ₹32,504

16. Kumaon & I

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Embark on a sensory journey with Kumaon & I, India’s first provincial dry gin. Crafted with botanicals sourced from the Himalayas, this gin offers a unique blend of cooling, spicy peppercorns, citrus, and herbal rainforest notes. Whether enjoyed on the rocks or in a classic cocktail, Kumaon & I adds elegance and a touch of magic to any intimate celebration.

Cost: starting at ₹2,710

17. Consilium Black Whisky

Ignite the flames of passion with Consilium Black Whisky, a distinctive blend of Scotch and German Rye. Whether indulging in the Black Rye Malt or the Cigar Malt, each sip promises a unique and unforgettable experience. Elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration with the unparalleled taste and craftsmanship of Consilium Black Whisky.

Cost: starting at ₹1,800

18. Chandon

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Celebrate special moments with Chandon India’s premium sparkling wines. With their rich aroma, fine bubbles, and smooth finish, Chandon Brut and Rosé are perfect for toasting to love and happiness. Indulge in the exquisite taste of CHANDON Aurva, a red wine crafted exclusively with 100% Shiraz grapes. With its distinctive notes of berries, oak, and spice, CHANDON Aurva offers a world-class wine experience that lingers on the palate. Elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration with the sophistication and luxury of CHANDON Aurva.

Cost: starting at ₹2,500

19. Don Julio

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Experience the epitome of sophistication with Don Julio tequila. Crafted with unparalleled artistry and craftsmanship, Don Julio tequila offers unique and distinct flavour profiles that cater to the most discerning palates. Elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration with the exceptional spirit quality of Don Julio tequila.

Cost: starting at ₹6500

20. Glenmorangie Signet

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Indulge in the unparalleled taste of Glenmorangie Signet, a whisky inspired by spiralling mocha flavours and espresso-like intensity. With its velvet explosion of flavour and bursts of bitter mocha, dark chocolate, and butterscotch, Glenmorangie Signet promises a whisky experience like no other. Celebrate love and passion with the exquisite taste of Glenmorangie Signet.

Cost: ₹50,900 in Mumbai

21. Belvedere Vodka

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Experience the distinct taste and character of Belvedere Vodka, crafted from Polish rye with over 600 years of vodka-making history. With its rich heritage and masterful craftsmanship, Belvedere Vodka promises an extraordinary vodka experience that is perfect for celebrating special moments with your loved ones.

Cost: starting at ₹3,735

22. Hayman’s Peach & Rose Cup Gin 


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Transport yourself to sunny days with Hayman’s Peach & Rose Cup Gin. Bursting with fresh peach, sweet rose, and juicy orchard fruit flavours, this gin is perfect for sharing with friends and family at picnics, BBQs, and outdoor get-togethers. Celebrate love and laughter with the bright and refreshing taste of Hayman’s Peach & Rose Cup Gin.

Cost: ₹5,700/- 

No matter which one of these spirits you choose, your Valentine’s Day will be super special!

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