Fall in love with the best champagnes and sparkling wines for Valentine’s Day

Best champagnes for Valentines Day

Love is in the air… and so is the sweet, sweet scent of champagne. There’s no better occasion to pop open a bottle of bubbly than Valentine’s Day, so, whether you want to give the perfect luxury gift, pair with a romantic meal, or simply raise a glass to love, we’ve got you covered with our pick of the best bottles of champagne and sparkling wine you can buy right now.

From beautiful bottles from the most prestigious champagne houses in the world, to stylish prosecco and Galentines-ready bubbles, these bottles are guaranteed to make your Valentine’s Day extra special. Cheers! 

Pommery Brut Rosé Royal champagne

This champagne almost looks too good to drink. Almost. A perfect gift, this delicate and pretty champagne of the palest pink is distinguished by lively, fresh, fruit-forward aromas, and develops its prestigious Pommery properties thanks to being tended to in the cellars for three years at a time at the Pommery House in France’s champagne region. 

Buy now: £35.99, Waitrose Cellar

Ridgeview Sparkling Red Reserve NV

“A sparkling red?” we hear you cry. Prepare to be fully converted to this unique wine with Ridgeview’s limited edition sparkling English Pinot Noir. Boasting notes of forest fruits and vanilla, whether you’re serving steak this Valentine’s Day or simply prefer a rich red to a typical light champagne, this extra special twist on it makes for a perfect pairing. Its wonderful ruby red hue is suitably festive, too.

Buy now: £55, Ridgeview

Graham Beck Brut NV

Raise a glass to the “President’s Choice” – so-called because this premium South African fizz has been served at historic moments including Nelson Mandela’s inauguration and Barack Obama’s presidential nomination. It’s also an ideal palate cleanser, thanks to its creamy complexity and citrus notes.

Buy now: £15.99, Waitrose Cellar

Pasqua ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Rosé Prosecco DOC

This may just be the most fitting bottle of bubbly for Valentine’s Day, well, ever. The `Passione Sentimento’ range from Verona-based winery Pasqua draws inspiration from its famous Romeo & Juliet setting for this beautiful rosé prosecco. Boasting fresh raspberry notes, this prosecco looks as good as it tastes, with a gorgeous label design based on love notes left by real-life couples by Juliet’s supposed balcony in Verona. We’re in love.
Buy now: £8.99, Majestic

Personalised Bolney Bubbly Rosé

Personalised Bolney Bubbly Rosé

English sparkling wine is having a huge moment right now – and the award-winning Bolney Wine Estate in Sussex has been pioneering it for more than fifty years. For an extra-special Valentine’s gift, opt for a personalised engraved bottle of Bolney Bubbly Rosé – a soft, fresh and fruity blend with hints of almond. Or, take it to the next level and surprise your loved one with a bottle of Bolney sparkling wine and a vineyard tour and tasting voucher for a unique experience at the picturesque estate. 
Buy now: Personalised Bolney Bubbly Rosé including engraving £46, or Sparkling Wine & Tour Voucher Gift Box, £107, Bolney Wine Estate

Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut champagne with lipstick gift box

Mwah! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s or Galentine’s, this is a real showstopper. This bottle of premium Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne (one of our all-time favourites) is presented in a stunning Piper-Heidsieck lipstick gift box, which also happens to be a reusable cooler for your bubbles to keep. Glamorous, kitsch and kissable: nothing will quite express your love this Valentine’s like it.

Buy now: £60, Moonpig

Cipriani Bellini

For a fruitier Valentine’s fizz, this Cipriani Bellini is perfect. A beautiful blend of Italian white Peach purée and prosecco, this bellini doesn’t just look great, but it’s the real deal, having been invented by Giuseppe Cipriani at the renowned Harry’s Bar in Venice in 1948. For ultimate luxury, there’s no better way to start the day than with a glass of authentic bellini and breakfast in bed. Those who prefer non-alcoholic bubbles can opt for Cipriani’s cute individual bottles of Virgin Bellini. Bellissima! 

Buy Now: £25 for 750ml, or £8.50 for 200ml, Sacla

Taittinger Brut Prestige Rosé NV

Is there anything quite as impressive as the perfect bottle of Taittinger on Valentine’s Day? This benchmark rosé from one of the oldest champagne houses in the world not only boasts a beautiful salmon pink hue, but also gives fresh aromas of wild strawberries with just a hint of spice. Just as perfect as a Valentine’s aperitif as it is paired with a fruity date night dessert.

Buy now: £43, Ocado

Low sugar sparkling rosé by ThinK Wine

Low sugar sparkling rosé by ThinK Wine

Sparkling rose which also happens to be better for you? We’ll drink to that. This award-winning fizz by ThinK Wine makes for a fabulous addition to your Valentine’s or Galentine’s celebrations, and has less than half the sugar per glass of a standard prosecco – while also being vegan, organic, and low calorie (just 62ckals per glass, to be exact)… all without compromising on taste or ABV. Rosé not your thing? Its off-dry prosecco is a perfect, less sweet, counterpart. Consider us converted. 

Buy now: £19.99, Master of Malt

Chapel Down English Rose NV

Does anything say Valentine’s quite like pink bubbles? Chapel Down’s award-winning English sparkling wine is some of the finest in the industry, and this Rosé Brut, made from 100% Pinot Noir is ideal for the occasion. Crisp and fresh with notes of fresh strawberries and cherries this will pair perfectly with canapés, or your Valentine’s dessert – and, of course, the one you love. 
Buy now: £26, Ocado

Tesco Finest Premier Cru Brut champagne

For a critically acclaimed glass of champagne that doesn’t cost the earth, look no further than this award-winning Finest Premier Cru Brut by Tesco. Silver medal winner at the renowned International Wine Challenge, this elegant Chardonnay Pinot Noir blend is hand-harvested from premier cru vineyards in the Côte des Blancs, before an extra long ageing. The result? Crisp, fresh notes of brioche, citrus and green apple, and the perfect pairing for Valentine’s Day canapes. Outstanding value.

£23, Tesco

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