From limited edition gin to a slap up meal at home or a special afternoon on board a luxury train - there's something for all tastes when searching for gifts this Valentine's day.
Isle of Harris Gin, which was revealed to be the nation’s favourite gin in a survey by the Scottish Gin Society earlier this year, has created the bottle to celebrate the special day this February.
Perfect for a gift for your favourite gin lover, the label on the bottle reads “I LOVE HARRIS GIN” and is framed with flecks of copper hearts.
Priced at £45, the gin is on sale now from the distillery’s website.
Hark back to the golden age of rail travel while enjoying a seven course lunch on the luxurious setting of the Northern Belle train.
With a range of day trips from Thursday 13th until Saturday 15th February, guest can look froward to a glass of champagne on arrival, s seven course seasonal menu with bottle of wine followed by tea or coffee and petite fours, a gift for your Valentine and magic tricks from an on-board magician.
The round-trip is priced at £265 per passenger and more info is available here.
If you're loved one loves a weird food combo then these limited edition Heinz truffles may be an ideal gift.
Teaming up with luxury London department store Fortnum & Mason, the truffles combine a ‘velvety, rich ganache and ketchup’ and are available in milk, white and dark chocolate shells – because who doesn’t love their chocolates mixed with red sauce?
The Heinz truffles are available to buy in-store and online now priced at £19.95.
Give the gift of gin and flowers in one handy delivery with Edinburgh Gin's Valentine's offering.
After last year’s Valentine’s Gin bouquet sold out in under 24 hours, the Edinburgh-based gin distiller has once again partnered with MUD Urban Flowers to create two additional arrangements for this year – Classic and Rhubarb and Ginger.
Designed and hand-tied using botanicals from the gins themselves, the limited-edition bouquets come packaged together with a matching 70cl bottle.
Priced at £65 the limited-edition bouquets go on sale online for UK delivery until 14th February.
Iain Burnett, otherwise known as the award-winning Highland Chocolatier, recently launched a chocolate tasting flight.
Available in the Chocolate Lounge in his Grandtully shop or to take home and enjoy via an audio link, chocolate lovers can look forward to a fun and informative insight into the varied tastes and textures of artisan chocolates.
Already popular in the wine and whisky industries, tasting flights offer a unique way to sample a range of different varieties and flavours in one session.
Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier’s Chocolate Tasting Flights can be enjoyed in Grandtully, priced at £15 per person, or ordered online to be enjoyed at home for £21.95 based on two people sharing.
If you’re a fan of gin but want to know more about how the spirit is made, there are plenty of Scottish gin distilleries that you can visit for a tour or as part of a day trip.
From the capital to the Highlands and Islands – including big names and small, craft distilleries – you may be able to visit your favourite brand and buy a bottle after a tour.
With most supermarkets offering a Valentine's day meal deal, it's easier than ever to enjoy a three course meal at home that's quick to make and won't break the bank.
From Aldi to M&S, most have three courses with a side or sides and a bottle of wine or fizz.
Dram loving family members or friends will appreciate a membership to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, which will soon open the doors to its latest venue in Glasgow.
Members can enjoy the ever-changing range of the Society’s one-off whiskies, released each month in the comfort of the Edinburgh, London or Glasgow bars, as well as a calendar of UK-wide tasting events.
Annual membership to the Society costs £65 and provides whisky-lovers with benefits throughout the year, including access to the multi award-winning monthly outturns of around 20 new single cask whiskies; free subscription to Unfiltered, its award-winning members’ magazine; and a calendar of colourful events and intriguing whisky experiences to share alongside other like-minded members.
Give the gift of award-winning salmon this Valentine's - ideal as part of an indulgent breakfast.
The Kinglas Fillet from Loch Fyne(priced from £21.50 for 250g) scooped the top prize at Scotland’s Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2019 after a team of judges – including food critic Jay Rayner – named it ‘Product of the Year’.
The fillet is cut from the crown of a salmon fillet, cured with brown sugar and sea salt, then gently smoked over oak shavings from retired whisky casks resulting in a mild, delicate flavour.
This BenRiach whisky gift is ideal for those in pursuit of a flavoursome single malt.
The BenRiach 10 Years Old is three-cask matured in bourbon, Oloroso sherry and virgin oak barrels and boasts the classic, fruit-laden style of BenRiach with orchard fruits, toasted oak spice and the sweetness of malt.
The gift pack, priced at £39.95, includes a 70cl bottle of the expression, plus two branded tumbler-style glasses.