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5 Tips for Your Autumn Weddings in Vermont

Vermont is a beautiful place to get married at any time of year, but this is especially true in the fall. In fact, autumn is a very busy season for Vermont weddings, because the setting, complete with rolling hills that are alive with red, orange and yellow hues, creates a stunning backdrop for any special […]

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Music, Kids & Dogs. You can’t go wrong.

We’ve got you covered for this weekend. Music Fan? Grand Point North. Have kids? Sara Holbrook Anniversary Celebration Love Dogs? Shelburne Museum Goes to the Dogs. We talk a lot about how lucky we are to live in such a vibrant and beautiful place as Vermont. This weekend is just one example of how much […]

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Introducing the new Revel Chocolates: An interview with Lauren

Our R&D department here at Lake Champlain Chocolates is constantly working to come up with new delicious treats for the rest of us. (Sometimes, in the office, they even ask us for our opinions… we’re always happy to try new chocolate!) Our latest creation is a series we’re calling the Revel Chocolates. Arriving just in […]

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Top Ten Lake Champlain Products of 2012

We have an amazing variety of products here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, from our truffles – the first product we ever created – to our bars, selection boxes, and Chocolates of Vermont, and a lot of it is popular. But we recently saw a listing of the Top Ten Chocolate Trends of 2012, and that […]

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Celebrating 20 years in the South End

One of our favorite events of the year is this weekend- The South End Art Hop!  It’s hard to believe they are celebrating their 20th year!   The south end of Burlington is a special place for LCC—it’s where Jim Lampman started the company and where we still are today (just in a slightly bigger building). […]

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What is White Chocolate?

“Is white chocolate really chocolate?” We hear this question a lot on our factory tours, and, to be honest, it depends on who is giving the tour to what answer is given. Before we get into why that is the case, we need to explain a little more about how chocolate is made: There are […]

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Autumn Chocolate: the Pumpkin Truffle is Back!

Fall is in the air, we’re reflecting that in our stores. We’ve started seeing the leaves turn in the trees as we drive by them… …but now you can get that feeling in our stores as well. You’ve already heard about our artist’s vision for our fall collection, and we’ve decorated our stores to match: […]

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The Splendor of Vermont

I’m in denial that summer is almost over.  We’ve had an amazing one here in Vermont this year, I’m not sure Lake Champlain has looked more beautiful than it has lately.  Case in point below (taken last night!) We are lucky; however, that fall in Vermont also tips the scales in the beautiful department.  And […]

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A New Chocolate Maker is in town.

We have some exciting news to share at Summervale this week! Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker is coming to life based on the principles of quality, transparency, taste of place, and the craft of making chocolate.  It is a sub-brand evolving at Lake Champlain Chocolates that lets Eric Lampman source, roast, winnow (separates shell from nib), […]

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A Citrus Bomb!

Alchemist Heady Topper (8.0%ABV) with Dark Chocolate Orange Peel and Dark Chocolate Covered Almond.  Last but not least, here is our final pairing from the Brewer’s Festival.  We admit, it took us awhile to find a chocolate that could handle this double IPA; but once we hit upon our dark chocolate orange peel, it created […]

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