10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Couples

CourseHorser Jay knows a bit about couples. Part engineer, part Dear Abby, he's always one to offer the perfect date suggestion or related relationship advice. Check out Jay's gift recommendations for couples below.

#1 Pick: Wine Tastings

Like a fine wine, relationships get better with time. Together, explore how wine is made, learn why you like certain varietals and discover how to best pair flavor-profiles. Students will develop their palette while learning to speak the language of a sommelier.

Key Details
  • Learn how to pair your favorite wine with cheese, meats, desserts or other flavors
  • Taste, smell and compare different wines side-by-side to develop your palette
  • Discover how cultivation and weather patterns affect flavor profiles and what defines a wine


Get out on the dance floor together with a ballroom dance class. From Swing and Salsa to Foxtrot and Waltz, couples will learn to move together in a fun, supportive environment no matter what their level.

Join a Michelin star chef for a hands-on aphrodisiac cooking class. Couples will create a 3-course meal that stimulates all the senses and uses common ingredients found at any organic market. 

Who says you can't skip right to dessert? From making ice cream and macarons to chocolate souffle and truffles, a dessert class is a great way to add some sweetness to any relationship. Hundreds of classes to choose from. 

Couples will relax and explore their creative sides together in a BYOB painting class. Fun and approachable for all levels of painters, every class enables students to emerge with their very own completed masterpiece. 

Having trouble deciding? The Wine & Cheese Card can be used on thousands of the best wine & cheese classes in the city. Couples will love it, cards can be created in any amount, and best of al, they never expire.  

Bring sushi night home. In this hands-on class, students learn to make their very own sushi, from identifying sushi-grade fish to preparing and seasoning rice to rolling the perfect maki (and everything inbetween). 

Curious how bartenders come up with those fancy cocktails? Couples will work spirits, mixers and seasonal ingredients as they explore the world of mixology, shaking and stirring fantastic cocktails together.

Add a little sugar to any relationship with a couples' cupcake class. Whether its the first date or your 20th anniversary, couples love making cupcakes together. Classes cover everything from cake to icing. 

Relationships are about developing together. The Learner Card can be used by couples on thousands of classes at the best venues in New York City. Gift cards are available in any denomination and never expire.