Nothing says I love you more than the effort of a specially prepared home-cooked meal and a delicious bottle of wine. Impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a romantic candlelit meal for two perfectly paired with a bottle of premium Australian wine from Hardys, whose extensive range ensures that there is a tipple to suit every occasion. For those without a Valentine this year, celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a night in with your friends and an indulgent glass of pink bubbles.
Toast to Valentine’s Day
Hardys Stamp Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay 2012, £9.75 ASDA
Raise a glass this Valentine’s Day with a indulgent glass of Hardys Stamp Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay. This medium-bodied wine delivers fresh lime with hints of nectarine and apricot and a fresh, zingy finish.
Romantic Chicken/Fish Dinner
William Hardy Chardonnay 2012, £8.99 Tesco
For that romantic dinner, show off your skills with homemade fishcakes or keep it simple with chicken in a creamy sauce and new potatoes. Pair it with a delicious glass of William Hardys Chardonnay to perfectly complement your dish with its intense peach and nectarine fruit characters with just a hint of oak adding to its medium bodied structure.
Simple One Pot Lamb Dish
William Hardy Shiraz 2012, £8.99 Tesco
If cooking isn’t your forte, impress your loved one by keeping it simple with a dish that requires as little maintenance as possible. Try a Greek lamb one pot dish and pair it with a glass of William Hardy Shiraz 2012. This full bodied wine displays rich plum and mulberry fruit flavours complemented by dark chocolate, vanilla and spice, with a soft, rounded palate and a long, savoury finish.
Girls Night in
Hardys Crest Sparkling Rose, £9.99 Tesco/Waitrose
Celebrate being single and fabulous with the girls and get ready for that fun night out with a glass of Hardys Crest Sparkling Rose. Each glass offers a delicious combination of white stone fruit and ripe red berry flavours, enhanced by a lively, refreshing citrus finish.