Valentine’s Day Gifting in Lodi
Are you planning a romantic getaway to Lodi Wine Country and need some gift inspiration? Visit Lodi has you covered! We have curated a list of unique finds in Lodi that will sweep your Valentine off their feet. Our gift guide highlights the classics, with a fun twist, including wine, cheese, sweets, and so much more!
A Special Bottle for the Occasion
Did somebody say Vino? Lodi Wine Country has what you need! With over 85 wineries in the Lodi AVA, you can say that winemaking is our love language – and we do a pretty fine job at it! We know that style preferences are subjective, which makes Lodi the ultimate destination to excite the palate, as our region boasts over 125 different varietals, with that number increasing yearly. In addition to our renowned Zinfandel wines, Lodi also boasts an incredible selection of Iberian, Rhone, German, and Italian-style wines, thanks to our incredible winemakers and grape growers. Visit our full list of wineries or call the Visitor Center today for our suggestions on the perfect bottle to gift to your Valentine!
Fun tip for our new lovebirds: Be sure to grab a vintage from your anniversary year to make the bottle extra special!
Romancing the Foodie
If snacks are the way to your Valentine’s heart, then you can’t go wrong with a trip to Delicious Boards, located in Lakewood Plaza, which serves up a feast for the eyes (and palate). The menu at Delicious Boards features delectable options, including charcuterie cups, cones, and boxes – perfect for a picnic at the lake, accompanying an afternoon of wine tasting, or a romantic date indoors. Be sure to place your order in advance to savor these delectable bites for Valentine’s Day. Trust us, your Valentine will swoon over these Insta-worthy treats!
Wine and charcuterie call for sweets, and Lodi has some amazing options to choose from. If you are a traditionalist, you can’t go wrong with the selection of chocolates at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Downtown Lodi. Choose from chocolate truffles, apples, pretzels, and much more! If you are looking to add nostalgic treats to your Valentine’s basket, head over to Sweet Aftrlife, a newcomer to the Downtown area, which has an array of delicious chocolate sweets and nostalgic candies.
Is your Valentine a Coffee lover? Visit Inspire Coffee, located in Downtown Lodi, which has a selection of gift baskets for purchase that include coffee beans, mugs, a card redeemable for two free coffees, and more! They also have a create your own basket option with a selection of goods to choose from.
If your foodie loves to cook or entertain, opt for a bottle of fresh Lodi grown olive oil from Calivines Winery and Olive Mill to gift. Your Valentine will love the delicious flavors and delectable accompaniments such as the rosemary almonds and flavored popcorn kernels. Inside the tasting room, you will find a small but carefully curated selection of homewares to accompany a bottle of wine and fresh Lodi olive oil! Take home fun mugs, sweets, and candles to pamper your Valentine with all the love this season!
Art & Design
Give your Valentine the gift of art this year with a wide selection of paintings, jewelry, and much more. The art featured at the Lodi Community Art Center come from local painters and artisans that are a part of Lodi’s vibrant art community. This unique gift is such a thoughtful way to express your love while supporting Lodi’s thriving local art scene!
Gift an experience at The Mud Mill, a ceramic studio and Downtown Lodi staple, where you and your Valentine can spend a cozy afternoon indoors painting hand-selected pieces of pottery. The best part is that you get to take home your masterpiece as a memento of your day for years to come.
Explore Precilla’s Pantry, a Downtown Lodi newcomer that is home to a wide variety of selectively sourced vintage items. In this boutique, you will find rustic French farmhouse goods, beautiful ceramics, and everything in between! Find the unique gift that your interior-design-loving Valentine will love!
When it comes to gifting, Lodi has an amazing selection of unique items for that special someone in your life. It is also serves as the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Be sure to follow along on our Instagram @VisitLodi and check out our blog to romance your way through Lodi Wine Country if you find yourself in Lodi Wine Country this February!
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