In “Ultimate Gift Guide,“ we’re bringing you all the best advice on gifting, whether you need something to share for the holidays, bring to an event, or gift just because.

Any Valentine’s Day gift must be delivered with love, and giving the perfect present for a couple is twice as nice. Show how much you care by making your present a reflection of the unique qualities and passions that make any distinct duo special to each other — and you.

Here are 10 perfect present pairings for the singular couples who stand alone in your heart.

A photo of gifts for couples with a heart shaped cutting board holding cheese and meat surrounded by bowls of mixed nuts and bread and a jar of jam.

For stay-at-home sweethearts

Nothing beats a night in with the one you love. Any couple will want to settle in with this heart-shaped charcuterie and cheese tray and its a tasteful assortment of carefully curated bread, meats, cheese, fruits, and nuts. Melt their hearts — and satisfy their stomachs — with the finest Ollie Salumeria® Toscano salami, Savannah Bee Company honey, organic rosemary and oil flatbread bites, and dried Turkish apricots, all served up on a romantic (and understated) heart-shaped tray.

A photo of gifts for couples with a basket of roses next to a bottle of rose, two pears wrapped in pink foil, and a plate of cookies and a plate of cheese, crackers and sliced pears.

For the perfect pair that loves perfect pairings

Our heavenly sources tell us that pink roses go hand in hand with an exquisite rosé. This adorable couple comes in a beautiful and romantic reusable basket, along with Gouda cheese, Southern Oregon pears romantically wrapped in pink foil, and olive oil and sea salt water crackers. Add some shortbread cookies dusted with pink sugar, and you’ve got the perfect package for a very particular pair.

A photo of gifts for couples with three golf balls with personalized names on them.

For the couple who likes golf

Get your favorite sporty sweethearts into an exclusive club of swingers with a set of elite monogrammed Callaway® Warbird Plus Golf Balls. They come in a wide array of fonts and colors that will and will make them stand out — even in the sand traps.

A photo of gifts for couples with a tin of flavored popcorn with heart shaped hot air balloons painted on the side of it.

For movie marathoners

Make your gift double feature length — and delicious — with the “Love Lifts Us Up” popcorn tin, dramatically packed with 6 1/2 gallons of riveting good taste. That equates to 104(!) cups of butter, cheese, and caramel popcorn. You’ll receive rave reviews from film lovers, as this gift will last through as many Matrix sequels as they can throw at you.

A photo of gifts for couples with a chest of chocolate cake, truffles, cookies, and other chocolate delights.

A treasure chest for chocolate lovers

If your favorite delicious duo are chocolate addicts, then bury them with a treasure chest of chocolates, packed with a king’s ransom of chocolate treats. The delicious booty includes Chocolate Decadence cake as well as a string of tasty trinkets, including signature chocolate truffles, milk chocolate malt balls and mini-mints, a Moose Munch dark chocolate bar, and dark chocolate pretzels.

A photo of gifts for couples with a hand using a blow torch on a pile of cedar chips to create smoke for the cocktail next to it.

For the DIY drinkers

If saying it with flowers doesn’t pack the punch your liquor-loving couple are looking for, then deliver powerful personalization with the Smoked Cocktail Infusion Gift Set by Bespoke Post. Fire up a steamy evening with this kit, which comes with hickory chips to cook in a glass cloche that caresses a smoky — and sexy — concoction.

A photo of gifts for couples with a box full of nuts surrounded by five bowls of nuts.

For the couple that’s NUTS about each other

The “Nut’n But Love For You” Gift Crate is packed with the broadest association of nuts outside a sanitarium, and is specially made for couples who are as crazy about this food as they are about each other. This gift is brimming with four ounces each of cashews, pistachios, almonds, and pecans — plus a mixed assortment of all four — all crammed into an attractive and reusable Paulownia wooden crate. The price? Only $44.99. Now THAT’s nuts.

A photo of gifts for couples with a bingo game and a plate of cookies.

For the competitive couple

Ante up some action with the Valentine’s Day Bingo Game, played with a delicious pile of chips served up by Cheryl’s Cookies. The sweet stakes include two types of buttercream frosted cookies, sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies, fudge brownies, and pretzel clusters. That’s a gamble well worth taking.

A photo of gifts for couples with a hand holding a phone that has a Valentine's Day e-card on it.

For lovers who love to laugh

Personalize your V-Day greetings to people who love a punchline with these gut-busting Valentine’s ecards. All you need to do is download the images and messages that tickle your funny bone, attach them to an email or text, and wait for the laughs to track back to you. You can even share the love to your Instagram audience. If you’re in no rush to get your yuks, download and snail mail a free printable card and attach it to the perfect gift for him or her.

A photo of gifts for couples with six bottles of wine.

A perfect toast for the wine-loving twosome

Give an advanced degree in great taste to the wine aficionados in your life with a membership to the Harry & David Wine Club. Each month they’ll receive two bottles of exquisite wines — one red and one white — each curated and crafted from grapes found only in Southern Oregon. All the choices are carefully selected based on seasonality and availability, so your tipsy twosome will have perfect pours every 30 days. They may never sober up enough to thank you…

Harry & David Valentine's Day ad for chocolates.
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Mike Hammer is a veteran journalist and editor whose byline has appeared in a broad landscape of top media outlets including Rolling Stone, USA Today, Maxim, Spin.com, Adweek and the New York Daily News.

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