10 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him or Her in 2020

An annual celebration which falls on 14 February, Valentine’s Day originated from St Valentine’s feast day. The festival is created to honour Saint Valentine, a Catholic priest who secretly aided soldiers in secret wedding ceremonies in Rome during the 3rd century. Despite the laws passed by the emperor against marriage, Saint Valentine continued to act as a symbol of love for weddings.

The festival celebrates romance and friendship, and people celebrate this day by sending Valentine’s Day cards and even flowers to their romantic companions, friends and family. One might even bring his or her companion to a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner. Furthermore, couples are exchanging Valentine’s Day gifts with each other to make the day a compulsive one.

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts at Paneco.com

At Paneco.com, we are passionate connoisseurs in Valentine’s Day gifts. Hence, we have prepared a list of lovely alcohol ideal for him or her and how each of them acts as the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. For a limited time, get a free rose with purchase at Paneco! Use promo code CUPID before 11:59pm on 14 Feb 2020.

1) Laurent Perrier Rose w/Gift Box – at 18% below market prices

Branded as the best selling rose in the world, Laurent Perrier Rose is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes. It is exquisite and affordable which serves as the best Valentine’s gift for him or her.

You save: $20.10

2) John Walker & Sons Private Collection 2016 Edition w/Gift Box – at 24% below market prices

John Walker & Sons Private Collection created the 2016 edition, bottled in 8,888 individually glass decanters, which focuses on art of balancing aromatic layers of honey with soft, gentle fruit for the palate. One of the most unique addition to the John Walker & Sons family, the exquisite whisky is the perfect romantic gift.

You save: $323.00

3) Penfolds – Grange Aevum Limited Edition Decanter – at 9% below market prices

A collaboration in 2017 between Penfolds & Saint-Louis brought forth the second Aevum Limited Edition Crystal Decanter with Grange 2013. The minimalistic crystal decanter with an evolved design gives an uninterrupted view of the beauty of the fine wine. It is an exquisite and romantic Valentine’s Day gift for him or her.

You save: $278.80

4) Remy Martin XO Excellence w/Gift Box – at 27% below market prices

A signature cognac of Rémy Martin’s Cellar Master, his expertise in blending produced a full aromatic complexity for the palate. The unique taste is a must buy Valentine’s Day gift to share with him or her.

You save: $85.00

5) Bear Hug Vodka Infusion Cranberry 1L – at 27% below market prices

Tasty fresh cranberries are infused with five times distilled Premium Vodka to create a velvety smooth cranberry vodka. The perfect Valentine’s Day gift to share with her during dinner.

You save: $12.50

6) Veuve Clicquot Rich – at 8% below market prices

The RICH creation by Veuve Clicquot delivers the award winning champagne dedicated for mixology. This serves as one of the best romantic gifts for him or her for the annual celebration.

You save: $8.01

7) Lagavulin 2001 Distillers Edition (Double Matured) Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1L w/ Gift Box – at 9% below market prices

The Lagavulin single malt is aged in oak casks for at least sixteen years with a massive peat-smoke, offering dryness for an interesting experience. The full and rich bodied with dry peat smoke whisky is a spectacular Valentine Day’s gift to enjoy together with your boyfriend or girlfriend.

You save: $22.90

8) G. H. Mumm Rose + 2 champagne glasses – at 17% below market prices

The signature rose with incredible style of elegance. It is particularly served chilled as an apertif before a meal. A pair of wine glass complete a perfect gift for the signature champagne to celebrate Valentine’s Day with him or her.

You save: $16.50

9) Roca Patron Anejo – at 14% below market prices

Produced from the finest, Roca Patron Anejo is distilled in small batches, aged in used bourbon barrels with 100% Weber Blue Agave. A premium tequila ranks as one of the best romantic Valentine’s Day gifts.

You save: $21.00

10) Tanqueray 10 700ml w/ Gift Box and 1 Glass – at 11% below market prices

A passionate detail to the recipe to distill Tanqueray No 10, making it one of the best exquisite gift for a romantic Valentine’s Day with him or her.

You save: $11.00

Visit Paneco.com to find out more deals for your Valentine’s Day!

5 Best Alcoholic Drinks That You Can Pair Well With Mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner! What first comes up to your mind when you think of the festival? The common answer is: Mooncakes! The traditional mooncake is made with lotus seed paste and salty egg yolk, which makes it savoury. In recent years, however, new kinds of mooncakes have been introduced, such as the snowskin mooncake, that can come in flavours such as earl grey, chocolate, and even durian! Nevertheless, mooncakes are pretty dry to eat on its own and could make you “jelat” rather quickly, hence, it is often enjoyed with some Chinese tea.

Chinese tea with mooncakes? Those are the OGs of mooncake pairings, of course, but you will be surprised that alcohol could also be a great couple with mooncakes as well. Depending on your preferences for alcohol, I will be sharing with you a list of the 5 best alcoholic drinks that you can pair with mooncakes just as well, if not better!

     1. Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera Reserve

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Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera Reserve 700ml w/Gift BoxMade by one of the world’s oldest family-owned single malt distilleries, the Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera Reserve was made with the inspiration of sherry bodegas of Spain in mind. It has extra layers of smoothness and sweetness to it, brought by the fact that it was aged in a custom-built Solera Vat. With a golden, red hue, it offers an intriguingly sophisticated fragrance of sweet honey and vanilla fudge along with rich dark fruits. On the palate, it is silky to the tongue with layers of sherry oak, marzipan, cinnamon and ginger, making it full-bodied and bursting with flavour. It finishes with an intense and lingering sweetness that would definitely be compatible with the savoury taste of a mooncake.

The Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera Reserve comes in a 700ml packaging.
Not enough? We have them in different volumes, at 750ml and even 1 litre!

     2. Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master’s Select


Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master's Select w/Gift Box

Hibiki means “resonance” in Japanese. The Hibiki Harmony speaks to the soul and emotions of a connoisseur as it resonates from nature and all the subtleties found from the 24 seasons of the old Japanese lunar calendar. Pleasing one with the aroma of plum in syrup, roses and sweet woodiness, it also offers a soft taste of orange marmalade with dark chocolate, making it slightly bitter. It then finishes off with a lingering sweetness and acidity with hints of spices and wood. The soft bitterness coupled with a sweet aftertaste of the Hibiki matches the mooncake as it provides an additional layer sophistication to its savouriness.

The Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master’s Select is a perfect
Japanese whisky to impress your loved ones!

      3. Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut

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Perrier Jouet Grand Brut

The Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut would make a great champagne choice as it presents a bubbly and fruity style of the Perrier-Jouët. It is an open-knit crowd-pleaser that presents a beautiful effervescence to the palate. It is also lightly juicy with notes of a fresh mix of cherries, ripe apricot and pickled ginger that finishes off with a hint of spice. The Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut definitely makes a great choice to pair with mooncakes as it is not only classy, it is a drink that brightens the atmosphere that can be enjoyed by anyone. Its sparkly tings on the tongue gives a refreshing experience paired with a comparatively “cloying” mooncake, that may be heavy-tasting over time.

The Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut is suitable for any festive occasion!

      4. Moët & Chandon Imperial


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The Moët & Chandon Imperial is another popular champagne choice that doubles up as a perfect gift for a loved one. It is recognized as the representative champagne of the Moët & Chandon champagne house as has earned itself the title of being one of the worldwide best-sellers. For those who worry about it being too sweet, be rest assured that the Moët & Chandon Imperial is a dry champagne containing small quantity of sugar (less than 1.5%) yet still rich and intricate in its flavours, coupled with a floral and fruity fragrance. The Moët & Chandon Imperial would make a wise choice for a lighter-tasting drink to couple with the heavy taste of mooncake.

The Moët & Chandon Imperial is a gem for those who have the taste of a King.

      5. Campo Viejo Tempranillo

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Campo Viejo Tempranillo

The Campo Viejo Tempranillo spends 4 months in American oak casks before rounding off its ageing in the bottle. It is a vibrant Tempranillo wine that gives off a rich aroma with profound intensity that endows an initial scent of ripe fruits and soft notes of sweet vanilla and spices. It tastes soft and fresh with a lingering finish of fruity notes, along with vanilla and cocoa. It’s sweetness blends well with the savoury taste of mooncakes, forming a good pair.

The Campo Viejo Tempranillo makes a
great pairing with traditional mooncakes!


        6. Brancott Estate Pinot Noir


Brancott Estate Marlborough Pinot Noir bottle imageThe Brancott Estate Pinot Noir is a red wine that was awarded 88 points at the Wine Enthusiast, 2015. It was also awarded Silver at the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition in 2015. To the nose, it offers a sweet fruit approach coupled with tobacco spice complexity and velvety tannins on the palate, showing good length and balance. Its full fruit flavours of plum, cherry, and raspberry are balanced by a savoury core with hints of nutmeg. Its sophistication thus gives it a balance in flavours when harmonised with the savoury taste of mooncake.

The Brancott Estate Pinot Noir would definitely tick a box for its sophistication that blends well with the thick flavour of the mooncake



Get your favourite alcohol at the best prices, with FREE next-day delivery straight to your doorstep only at Paneco.com! Let your mooncakes be paired with the best quality liquor this season, and let your Mid-Autumn spirits soar!