Chocolate Wrap Blog

Mardi Gras, Burlington-style

It’s just once a year that the magic of New Orleans hits the streets of Burlington, and believe me, you don’t want to miss this one. The energy is contagious.  The fun is permeable.  The loot is delicious. Vermonters from near and far brave March’s unpredictable elements to join the crowds for creative floats, great […]

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A Tribute to the Flavor of Vermont

Maple sugaring season is about to hit high gear.  Here in Vermont we don’t rely on Punxsutawney Phil to tell us whether we’ll have an early spring, we look to the maple sugar makers.  When the sap starts to run, it’s a sure sign spring is around the corner.  Sugarmakers (as they are called) look […]

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Extreme S’moring!

Lake Champlain Chocolates inadvertently invented a new sport this past weekend, EXTREME S’MORING! The conditions were ideal at the Stowe Mountain Resort – gale force winds, -20 degrees temps, snow that was coming down sideways.  In other words, a perfect storm. The heartiest of skiers & riders threw on their helmets, goggles, and a couple of extra […]

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Après-Ski with LCC!

I don’t know what could be better than a steaming cup of hot cocoa after a great day on the slopes.  Oh wait, yes I do!  A steaming cup of Lake Champlain Chocolates hot cocoa and a handmade gourmet ‘Smore after a great day on the slopes! This Saturday, join our crew from Lake Champlain […]

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Bride’s Choice Award 2011

The brides have spoken.  And when brides speak, people listen.  So what did they have to say?   Lots of nice things about working with us!  Such nice things in fact, that we won an award! WeddingWire.com recently announced the winners of their Bride’s Choice Awards.  And once again, we’re thrilled to have been selected for […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wishing everyone a sweet Valentine’s Day! XOXOXOXOXO

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Heart Throb Throw Down!

A Valentine’s Day Chocolate Challenge! Tune in tonight at 6pm to watch WPTZ‘s Bridget Shanahan take on chocolate sculptress and artist Emily Jones of Lake Champlain Chocolates to create personalized chocolate heart throbs! Using tempered white chocolate and dark chocolate raspberry hearts, Emily shows Bridget the tricks and techniques of writing with chocolate.  Check it […]

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Just in Time for Valentine’s Day – Chocolate Covered Strawberries!

Nothing says romance and elegance on Valentine’s Day like a juicy red strawberry dipped in gourmet chocolate. While we usually don’t have our strawberries in stores during the long winter months, Valentine’s Day is special enough to warrant a comeback. Chocolate covered strawberries have become a Valentine’s Day mainstay. The sweet fresh juiciness of a […]

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A Record Breaker!

We are pleased to announce that VPR’s pledge drive yesterday broke all records!  In over 30 years, nothing has been this successful.  If you missed it, Lake Champlain Chocolates and VPR teamed up to give away Valentine’s Day chocolates for anyone who pledged yesterday- and boy did people respond! Over 1000 people pledged for a […]

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Vermont Public Radio and Chocolate- A Crazy Combination.

Thirty-six years ago a group of Vermonters got together to start a public radio station in Vermont.  People thought they were crazy, Vermont was too small a state to maintain a radio station supported solely by its listeners.  Similarly, 29 years ago Jim Lampman started a small gourmet chocolate business, with the goal of rivaling […]

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