Chocolate Wrap Blog
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Select Origin 101

Apparently cacao trees don't like snow. They do like hot, humid equatorial regions such as Central and South America, Africa, Indonesia and even Hawaii.  You probably knew this. What you may not know is that where the cacao tree grows is going to influence the flavor of the chocolate that is produced from it.  It’s […]

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17th Annual Vermont Brewers Festival

It's finally here!  The Vermont Brewers Festival is one of my favorite Burlington summer events.  If you haven't gone before, it's a definite must.  This year, the Festival will feature 37 craft brewers from all around New England and even one from California.  And because this year marks Lake Champlain's 400th anniversary, a few of […]

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See you at the Fancy Food Show

The Summer Fancy Food Show is happening this weekend, June 28th-30th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.  For those of you not familiar with the Fancy Food Show, it's the largest specialty food and beverage marketplace in North America.  With anywhere from 16,000-24,000 people in attendance checking out over 250,000 products from […]

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It only takes 45 seconds to taste – this is not a lot of time.

Throughout the year, Lake Champlain Chocolates offers a myriad of chocolate tastings; an attempt to share our passion for chocolate with all of our fans. We offer chocolate tastings every Friday from 10 to 2 on the hour at our Pine Street location. And on occasion host special tasting events such as next Saturday 6/27. […]

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Chocolate Ties for Father’s Day

Don’t buy Dad another tie this year. Buy him a chocolate tie instead! This year Emily Walton, Lake Champlain Chocolates’ famed chocolate sculptor, is again whipping up our chocolate take on this traditional Father’s Day gift. I spoke with Emily to find out some of her sculpting secrets and to learn about the process. “The […]

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More Ice Cream, More!

In the last Blog post I shocked and amazed you with the mention that Lake Champlain Chocolates now makes Ice Cream. Since the post I’ve been inundated with questions about our ice cream so here are a few facts for you. Our Lake Champlain Chocolates Ice Cream is a Super Premium all natural ice cream. […]

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Ice Cream & Jazz!

After our long Vermont winter, summertime is finally just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with Ice Cream and Jazz! That’s right the Burlington Discover Jazz Fest is fast approaching. This is one of Burlington’s great events and a lot of fun for the whole town. With free Jazz shows as […]

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A Facebook Wedding

Today it seems like you can do just about anything on Facebook…share with your BFF's and distant acquaintances "the top 5 things you can't live without", join a virtual Mafia war and work your way up the criminal ranks, find out exactly how many 80's movies you can name, and which Godfather character you are….the […]

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Who are you calling Bridezilla?

Bridezilla is the affectionate term many people use for soon-to-be-brides who temporarily loose their minds and become way too obsessed with their own wedding.  Since becoming engaged in November, I have vowed to not let myself become one of "those".  While I haven't thrown any temper tantrums yet or made my bridal party cry (success!), […]

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For Mom…

This Mother’s Day you may be asking yourself: “Should I get Mom flowers or chocolate again this year?” You probably got Mom flowers or chocolate for the past 20 years, ever since you graduated from your macaroni pasta and glitter cards you made in grade school. So if you’re having doubts of whether to send Mother’s […]

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