How to Pair Wine & Chocolate
In our final chapter of this fall series, we want to show you how easy it is to pair your favourite wines and chocolate!
This month: DARK chocolate.
Consider other ingredients in your chocolate.
If your chocolate contains ingredients such as nuts, fruit, or caramel, consider how these flavours will play with the wine. For example, a chocolate studded with dried cranberries might pair well with a fruit forward red with berry undertones.
Need some inspiration? Here are a few of our favourite wine and chocolate pairings!
pairs well with Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Bitter to semi-sweet chocolates that are 50 to 100% cacao have intense, bitter flavours, and earthy to fruity undertones. Match the intensity without adding more dryness by pairing these chocolates with full-bodied, yet fruit-forward wines.
We hope we have given you some inspiration so you can now host your own wine/chocolate pairing evening this holiday season. We have ALL your chocolate needs covered! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!