Tasting is a process. It takes some practice but it’s really pretty easy. There are two things people often do that prevents the flavors from coming through. Taste, don’t eat. Don’t just eat the chocolate or drink the wine. Start by opening up your senses. Smell the wine. Think about what you a smelling. Smell the chocolate. [...]

How to Taste

Coco du Vin - Chocolate and Wine Pairing Kit
Just as each wine has its own flavor characteristics born from the weather conditions, soil, growing region and variety, so does chocolate. More goes into the making of the chocolate we buy than most people know. Most commercial chocolate is crafted using inexpensive cacao grown on large plantations. The cacao is generally selected to provide a [...]

Why Chocolate with Wine?