Yes, Valentine's Day fast approacheth. Cupid is stringing his annoying little bow and flower shops are backing up the dumptrucks full of roses. But what are you going to drink? Whether you're in a relationship or not, the night is fraught with complications; best to choose wisely.
Everyone knows, of course, that Champagne is the drink of choice when it comes to romance. (Champagne marketers know this, too.) And plenty of Champagne will be drunk on this day dedicated to a fellow who was either beheaded by the Roman emperor Claudius or else beaten to death with clubs and stones. Or, some say, both. So romantic, hm?
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Regardless, you do not have to drink Champagne on Valentine's Day. It's a world of possibilities—much like the dating scene. And the trick, as with dating, is to avoid the scary and/or icky ones. Here are some fine V-Day options, depending on your own situation.