Chocolate Wrap Blog

New Favor Boxes & Ribbons

If you’re a soon-to-be bride, you know that getting married is not just as simple as walking down the aisle.  There are details…and lots of them!  And not a single one of them seems unimportant. Besides setting a date and choosing a venue, what’s often at the top of the to-do list?  Picking a color […]

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Stout + Truffle = Milkshake

If you haven’t figured it out yet, we Vermonters love our beer.  (Ok, and our cheese, maple syrup, chocolate and apples, too).  We’re just a group of proud foodies and we love sharing our products with others.  While I’m bragging, let’s talk about Otter Creek Brewery. Wolaver’s Organic Beer is not only brewed by Otter Creek […]

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Celebrity fun on Church Street in Burlington!

It felt more like New York or LA this past Sunday afternoon on the Church Street Marketplace and I was part of the paparazzi with my camera.    Passers-by were curious what was going on as a crowd developed on the street.  Some commented “is that the line for ice cream?” (thankfully, it wasn’t!)   After an […]

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Join Lake Champlain Chocolates at the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival!

Vermont may be called the Green Mountain State, but we Vermonters are very proud of our lake as well!  Just look at the name of our chocolate company!  Lake Champlain is our state’s western border, it’s rich in recreation, culture and history, and is a huge part of our economy.  And the sunsets over the […]

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Smores with a Twist

In honor of National S’mores day, this past Sunday we decided to take our own twist on the traditional campfire treat.  Surprisingly this was my first s’mores event of the summer season – I think it’s just been too hot to even think about building a fire lately. In keeping with the localvore/organic food movement, […]

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Chocolate & Beer Pairing: A Rock Star’s Candy Bar & Some English Hops

 It’s pretty cool when you’re from the same state as a famous rock star.  It’s even cooler when she wants to come hang out and create her very own chocolate bar.  If you haven’t heard of Grace Potter & The Nocturnals yet – you can check them out here. here or here.  They’re from our own […]

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Say Something Sweet Contest

Calling all brides!  Still need favors for your wedding?  Here’s your chance to win 250 chocolate heart favors from Lake Champlain Chocolates! We’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with our friends over at WeddingWire.com for the “Say Something Sweet Contest“.   To enter, you must either create a video (no more than 30 seconds long) or […]

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Chocolate & Beer Pairing: Switchback’s Roasted Red and Honey Caramel

It’s no secret that Switchback Brewery is a local legend here in Vermont.  Their classic Unfiltered Ale is on tap in every bar in town and chances are if you try it once, you’ll be hooked.  You may remember from last year’s Chocolate and Beer Pairings at Brew Fest, we paired Switchback’s Porter with our […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairing Results!

A lot of hard work went into researching this year’s chocolate and beer pairings for the Vermont Brewers Festival and it definitely paid off. Last Friday night a group of 100 plus beer and chocolate enthusiasts made their way into the tent on the Burlington waterfront to experience 4 amazing pairings of local Vermont beer […]

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5:01 Research

Session 501 began on a Friday afternoon in July as a familiar group shuffled together to sample delicious suds made by our friends at various Vermont breweries. Many of you could probably say the same week in and week out, but this gathering’s unlikely setting (the Lake Champlain Chocolates’ kitchen) has an auspicious sidekick – […]

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