Chocolate Wrap Blog
Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

A Visit to a Sugar Shack

Vermont is known for its beautiful four seasons. However, there are lots of other seasons mixed in there that really tell the story of life in Vermont:  ski season, hunting season, hiking season, boating season and mud season to name a few.  Sugaring season though, perhaps more than any other, really captures the essence of […]

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A Party with a Conscience!

The real Mardi Gras in New Orleans may be over, but we’re just gearing up here in Vermont.  This Saturday is the 17th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Burlington. Here are six reasons why we think it’s one of the best events of the year! 1.    It’s the largest carnivale celebration in […]

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It is award season!

OK, we’re not about to win an Oscar or an Emmy (although our good friend Grace Potter’s duet with Kenny Chesney was up for a Grammy) but I digress.   We did, however, win the Bride’s Choice Award.  For the third year in a row!  We’re usually pretty modest, but since this award is based on […]

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Personalized Heart Throbs

Are you dreading pouring through Valentine’s Day cards filled with cliché sayings?   Dread no more. Our personalized heart throbs have come to the rescue!  Emily Jones, recently featured in a cover story about her talents, has been decorating chocolate hearts for the past few days with corny, sweet and classic Valentine’s Day messages.  Let’s see […]

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Let our Chocolate do the Talking.

The Super Bowl is over and it’s time to focus.  Valentine’s Day is a little over a week away.  Next Tuesday is February 14th, which means you still have time!  Valentine’s Day is made for love, and chocolate. And we have chocolate gifts to charm all of your Valentines. Perhaps your Valentine just loves our […]

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Pre-Order Chocolate-dipped Strawberries!

Pre-order sweet, delicious, hand-dipped chocolate strawberries today!  Nothing says romance better than this Valentine’s Day classic. All you have to do is call one of our three retail stores to place your order:Pine Street Factory Store– 864-1807Church Street Store – 862-5185Waterbury Store – 241-4150 Dipped strawberries are $32.00 per pound (plus tax),  with 12-15 strawberries […]

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It Pays to Plan Ahead.

Let’s be honest, Valentine’s Day is not exactly a plan-ahead type of holiday It’s not like it sneaks up on you, unlike Easter or Thanksgiving, where the date changes from year to year, Valentine’s Day is always on February 14th.  So why all the last minute fuss?  I have my own theories, but I won’t […]

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Local honey keeps our chocolate buzzing!

It’s time for another taste education workshop with our good friends at Slow Food Vermont.  This Saturday from 12pm-4pm at our Factory Store on Pine St, honey is the star.  We will have Bill Mares, beekeeper extraordinaire, in attendance to talk about how honey is collected, the variety and sources of honey including the special […]

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How do you like your hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate seems like a pretty simple thing.  Add some milk, cocoa, maybe a marshmallow or two and you’re done, right?  Well, maybe not.In fact, there are quite a few different ways people like their hot cocoa. Snapshot of our cafe menu Coffee and hot chocolate is a no-brainer.  We even have a Mocha Hot […]

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Chocolate-spree

There is another way to shop for your favorite gourmet chocolates now.  A lot of people know us because they visited one of our three company stores in Vermont.  Perhaps they received a gift and now shop online or they discovered us at their local specialty food store or at the cash register in Whole […]

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