Chocolate Wrap Blog

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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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for HIM?

Might it be fair to say that traditionally it has been men who buy chocolate for women? Let’s think about that – does it have to be so? Are we implying that chocolate is inherently feminine? Now let’s change those stereotypes and start to think about what types of gifts us ladies can get for […]

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Guided Chocolate Tasting with Vermont Chocolate Experts

A group of us from LCC goes every year to the Winter Fancy Food Trade Show in San Francisco.  It’s a HUGE show all about food, so we love it.  Not only do we get to show off our products, like our new Easter chocolates and organic bars, but we get to see what everyone […]

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Winter Chocolate Sale and Free Chocolate Tasting!

  Holidays are over and summer is still a long way off—it can be hard to find something to get excited about in late January (unless you are a skier and it’s dumping snow, then that is pretty darn exciting).  Well, our Factory Store at 750 Pine St, Burlington, has a few things going on […]

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