Whether you’re planning a romantic candlelit dinner or a quiet evening on your chesterfield sofa with that Barolo you’ve been meaning to decant, don’t forget to set the stage for romance with the right ambience. From dim lighting to a warm, enveloping scent, priming the scene for a romantic night in can be as simple as one (or a few) strategically placed candles.

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