World Chocolate Day – Chocolate & Champagne

There are only a few days each year that you can eat as much chocolate as you want without needing an explanation for why your mouth is covered in chocolate, including Easter, Christmas and World Chocolate Day, yes there is a day dedicated to Chocolate. World Chocolate Day is always celebrated on the 7th of…

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Champagne With Dick Taylor Chocolate

Champagne and Chocolate is a winning combination in the public eye, creating a sex appeal, the excitement of the bubbles and the creamy texture of the chocolate, we all know the pairing is associated with love in some way. When it comes to the flavour combo, the real question that is still being asked is,…

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Craft Chocolate and Sparkling Wine

Pairing Champage and Chocolates at Famille Richard-Fliniaux

When it comes to pairing wine with food, or in this case chocolate with sparkling wine, the first -unwritten- rule would be: there are no rules, if you like it, you have it then your way. The second sort of rule would be: “what grows together goes together”. Now, this does not apply to chocolate…

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Rosé Champagne and Chocolate

We’ve paired Champagne with Chocolate and Prosecco with Chocolate before, but never with Rosé Champagne, so I’m looking forward to the red fruit flavours that will be hopefully added to the Chocolate. After our 50 Shades of Rosé Tasting, where Fox & Fox Mosaic Rosé Brut 2015 won first place, we put aside and paired…

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Enjoy Amedei Chocolate with your Bubbly this Christmas

Premium chocolatiers Amedei Tuscany have unveiled their Christmas gift sets for 2016.  From September, consumers will be able to order their Christmas Boxes for both corporate and private gifts.  The boxes feature textured ivory paper with embossed gold decorations, evoking the image of rays of sun shining on the thick snow of a white Christmas. …

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Pairing Chocolate with Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Pairing Chocolate with Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Although pairing Champagne and sparkling wine with chocolate sounds natural, it can actually be quite a tricky pairing if you want to get the most out of it. The sweetness and bitterness chocolate sometimes causes it to clash with sparkling wine. The sweetness brings out an acidic taste in dry sparklers. However, there are Champagnes…

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