HRM Valentine's Gift Guide: For the Sweet Tooth

This is it–our final gift guide for Valentine's Day! Of course we saved the most luscious, decadent, delicious post for last! This one's for the one who lives for sugar, pines for chocolate and fantasizes about anything and everything sweet. Have a sweet Valentine's Day!

Chocolate Wine – $17.99

Indulge in a sweet sip from Cooper Vineyard. Noche Chocolate Wine will put your Valentine in an absolute state of chocolate bliss, and you’ll happily linger on the notes of vanilla, chocolate, coffee and strawberries.

Find it at Cooper Vineyards or Total Wine.

Historic Hot Chocolate – $17.99

If you want to spice things up a little, we’ve got just the thing: Snap! Seasonings and Such Historic Hot Chocolate and Chesapeake Bay Spice Combo created by Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton. This colonial-inspired hot chocolate has just enough sweet and just enough spice to blend into something amazing. The mix also comes with a Chesapeake Bay Spice, said to be one of the best bay spices of the area.

Find it at Rowenas, Café Stella and soon at Taste Unlimited!

Virginia Chocolate Festival tickets – $20 for adults, $10 for kids

Give the gift of sweets—on a much larger scale! Ticket holders to the Virginia Chocolate Festival get to taste chocolate everything—sweet treats, wines, liqueurs and more! There will also be entertainment and cooking demonstrations! This event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 23–24 at the Scope Exhibition Hall in Norfolk.

Purchase tickets from the Virginia Arts Festival online!


Pint of ice cream – $12

Get someone you love their favorite flavor of luxurious ice cream. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams are made with all-natural ingredients including milk and cream from grass-fed cows. With signature flavors like Askinosie Dark Milk Chocolate and Wildberry Lavender, this ice cream will be an adventurous dessert with yummy combination flavors.

Pints of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams can be found at Whole Foods and Taste Unlimited or online.

One jar of honey – $12. Flight of honey – $79.

If you really want your gift to bee memorable this Valentine's Day, we've got the perfect suggestion for your honey. bee-raw honey specialized in the purest, most unaltered form of honey. In each jar you'll find pure honey that's not been pasteurized, filtered, blended or flavored.

Plus, every single jar tastes different as honeys differ from hive to hive and crop to crop, meaning that you'll never ever taste the same honey from two different jars, even if it's bee raw and even if it's the same flavor. The honey comes in such a fantastic variety of flavors. So far our favorite is the Maine Blueberry Honey, strong and sweet with a playful, buttery-sweet nose.

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