Chocolate Wrap Blog

Stranger in a strange candy land…

Hello everyone! I’m Lauren, the new research and development assistant here at Lake Champlain Chocolates. I just recently graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY with a degree in baking and pastry arts and moved north to help create some new chocolately deliciousness for all of you! It was a long […]

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Grace Potter, Our Hometown Diva

Our favorite hometown diva and chocolate lover Grace Potter crushed it last night on VH1’s Divas Salute the Troops. Holding her own with the likes of Katy Perry and performing an amazing duet with Heart, we’re pretty sure Grace picked up a few new fans last night. (so many, in fact, her websitemomentarily crashed right […]

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Lake Champlain Chocolates in the Low Country: Tips for your next Cocktail Party

You wouldn’t expect to find Lake Champlain Chocolates at Palmetto Bluff’s Music To Your Mouth Festival – a week long celebration of the Low Country cuisine and lifestyle.  I was fortunate to attend the fourth annual event this year and joined Jim, as host of the Chocolate Decadence Cruise Aboard the Grace. On a beautiful, […]

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Send Chocolates now and Check off your List!

Thanksgiving is just a few days away which means the holiday season is officially upon us.  Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates we want to reward our long time customers and any new customers by offering $5 flat rate standard shipping on any order until November 29th!Taking advantage of this promotion will save you money and […]

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A Time for Thanks with Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you call and order Lake Champlain Chocolates, you typically just speak to those of us in Sales. We take the orders, tell you when they’ll ship, when they’ll arrive and how much it is going to cost. What we don’t tell you is what goes on behind the scenes. You wouldn’t even imagine what […]

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Top 5 Corporate Gifts under $50

If you haven’t noticed, the gift giving season has begun.  And sending business gifts are in a category all its own. Your gift must be appropriate and thoughtful, and send the right message of thanks.  You don’t want to send too much, nor too little- in other words, sending a business gift requires special care. […]

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Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival!

What a treat for Lake Champlain Chocolates be a part of Epcot’s 15th annual Food & Wine Festival the other weekend! On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, I taught an “Authentic Taste” Seminar – a free class that gives participants the chance to get to better know a food or wine. LCC has been involved with […]

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The Link between Taste & Place- Vermont Terroir

Can you taste the essence of Vermont in our gourmet chocolates?  To get the answer, keep reading….. On the heels of our very successful “Learn to Taste” event with Slow Food Vermont, this weekend, we are hosting a free talk about the connection the Vermont landscape has with flavor and the fascinating issues of taste, […]

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Gobble Up Our Chocolate Turkeys

Nothing beats autumn in Vermont. The beautiful fall colors, the snap of cold in the air, and the wonderful fall treats that come with a Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it is one of the few times a year where my enormous extended family crams into one home for a […]

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World Cocoa Foundation Conference

The opening “gala” celebration for the World Cocoa Foundation‘s 10th Anniversary Conference was appropriate in more ways than intended. The US Botanic Gardens in Washington, DC was a beautiful site for a cocktail and familiarizing with representatives en masse from the cocoa industry. The lone exotic theobroma cacao tree sat front and center in the […]

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