9 Chocolate and Wine Pairings to Make Your Valentine's Day Extra Boozy and Sweet

Here's how to pair wine and chocolate—your other true loves—on Valentine's Day.

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Whether you're celebrating with girlfriends or with your significant other, sweeten your Valentine's Day plans by pairing two holiday staples: chocolate and wine. Wine Director Brooke Matthias shows us the best ways to pair chocolate and wine—so you can spend Valentine's Day with the other loves of your life.

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1 Milk Chocolate + Rosé
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$17 for 3

Amp up your favorite milk chocolate with this bubbly rosé.

Tasting notes: Rose petal, strawberry, and watermelon

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2 Dark Chocolate + Syrah
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$13

This delectable combination works because the syrah complements the similarly rich dark chocolate.

Tasting notes: Coffee, dark chocolate, and red cherry

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3 Bittersweet Dark Chocolate + Carignane
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$23

If your taste buds are craving savory and slightly sweet, sip this wine alongside bittersweet dark chocolate.

Tasting notes: Clove, pink pepper, and pomegranate

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4 White Chocolate + Rosé
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$17


The creaminess of white chocolate allows the wine's floral and citrusy notes to pop.

Tasting notes: Lemon rind, pink grapefruit, and rose

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5 Chocolate Truffles + Pinot Noir
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$18

Offset a decadent chocolate truffle with a nice light pinot noir.

Tasting notes: Cherry, clove, and oak

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6 Raspberry-Filled Chocolate + Primitivo
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$18

Bite into a raspberry-filled chocolate while sipping on this sweet-meets-spicy variety for the ultimate experience.

Tasting notes: Baking spice, cherry, and mint

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7 Dark Chocolate with Almonds and Dark Cherries + a Red Blend
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$23

Prefer your chocolate packed with dark cherries and almonds? Opt for an earthy and fruity red blend to please your palette.

Tasting notes: Anise, black cherry, and cocoa

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8 Chocolate with Peanut Butter + Cabernet Sauvignon
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$18


If your favorite chocolate treat is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, then wash a pair down with a glass of this cabernet sauvignon.

Tasting notes: Black cherry, oak, and spice.

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9 Chocolate with Hazelnuts + Gamay
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$13


This easy-to-drink red wine marries herby and fruity flavors—both of which balance the nutty taste of your favorite hazelnut chocolate.

Tasting notes: Pink pepper, red cherry, and rhubarb

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