Chocolate Wrap Blog

Give Chocolate Lovers What They Want!

That’s really our whole mission here at Lake Champlain Chocolates: to make chocolate lovers as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.  Inspired by the tastes and textures our own team members and customers enjoy the most, these new organic chocolate bars will enhance your health with nutritious ingredients and fairly-traded chocolate from the […]

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The best chocolates to take with you on the mountain

The weather reports for our Vermont ski resorts are bringing in nothing but good news: Killington had 18 inches of fresh powder as of Thursday morning, and Stowe and Sugarbush both report a good foot so far, with more to come. But hitting the slopes (and the pow) can be tiring, and when you are […]

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How Big, Really, is Our Giant Easter Bunny?

Easter is coming up quickly, and nothing celebrates Easter better than our giant Easter Bunny, affectionately called Mr. Goodtime Bunny, who is made with over three pounds of chocolate. In fact, when the chocolate is poured into the molds to make him, the molds have to be left for several hours before he dries. But, […]

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Almond Butter Crunch: How It’s Made

Lake Champlain Chocolates began by creating truffles by hand out of the back of a restaurant. Now, thirty years later, we still craft many of our confections by hand. One of these chocolate candies is our Almond Butter Crunch, an English-style crunchy toffee filled with almond pieces, and covered in milk chocolate. Here is how […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for a FRIEND?

There are all sorts of love, from the romantic kind to the familial type, and you should celebrate every kind of love on Valentine’s Day. So why not make sure you get something for your best friend? If you’re thinking that it can be a little odd to send a friend a red heart-shaped box […]

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Chocolate and Wine Pairing with Shelburne Vineyard Wine

Our Director of Marketing, Cathy Wisloski, was on WCAX last night, talking about pairing our chocolate with local wine from Shelburne Vineyard. Watch the clip below for some great pairing notes, and read more about the pairings she mentions: 1. Lake View White with our Crème Fraîche Truffle: This wine has a light crisp flavor […]

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A Very Vermont Valentine

Chocolate and wine are natural companions to any Valentine’s Day celebration— and how better to celebrate than with two local Vermont companies with exceptional products:  Lake Champlain Chocolates and Shelburne Vineyard.  Shelburne Vineyard is hosting “A Vermont Valentine” as part of the Vermont Grape and Wine Council’s Wine and Chocolate Weekend on February 9 and […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for the KIDS?

Valentine’s Day is a time to show how much you care for those around you, and that includes all of the members of your family, even the little ones. Fortunately, we have the perfect gift for the children in your life. We have put together a fun little child-friendly box of chocolates. With six chocolate […]

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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– 864-1807    Church Street Store – 862-5185    Waterbury Store – 241-4150 Dipped strawberries are $38.00 […]

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Free Chocolate at Stowe!

Thanks to our beautiful store in Waterbury, just down Route 100 from Stowe, we are the official chocolates of Stowe Mountain Resort. This weekend was a big one for the resort, as they were part of Stowe’s Winter Carnival, and on Saturday they hosted their annual Ice Sculpture Competition. With only a few hours to […]

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