Near or far, treat your sweetheart to a Valentine’s Day surprise.
Plan your next international journey over a glass of red wine. This 2001 Vergelegen V from South African Cape Winelands will inspire thoughts of romantic travel. $149.99. (http://www.popswine.com)
Wake up to something wonderful: this classic-style alarm clock by Howard Miller. It features a satin nickel and black finish with white numbers on its cherry-red face. Whether you pop out of bed at the first bell or roll over for a few more minutes of sleep is up to you. $44.95. (http://www.howardmiller.com)
Sumptuous cake from Lilyfield is delivered in an embellished keepsake hatbox and topped with fresh flowers. Go 1950s Hollywood with the Carmen Jones selection, featuring a combination of black satin, white silk and black magic roses. Cake flavors include original country vanilla, English toffee, French chocolat and exotic coconut. $165. (http://www.lilyfieldcakes.com)
Spark a red-hot interlude with a handcrafted candle from Jacks and Pearls. Glass mosaic tiles embedded in the candle reflect the light from the flame, setting the room aglow. $15 to $75. (http://www.jacksandpearls.com)