Chocolate Wrap Blog

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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Stay Cool!

It’s official.  Here in Vermont we’re having a heat wave.  It’s been 7 years since our last heat wave so it takes us a bit to adjust to 90 + degrees.  And for many people, eating in hot weather is not at the top of the list.  Taking a cold shower? Yes. Turning on the […]

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It’s not what’s on the inside….

Here at LCC, it’s just as important to us what is on the outside as on the inside.  You all know the care we take and the fresh, all-natural ingredients we use to make our chocolates.  Well, almost as much care and time is taken when creating the packaging to house our delicious chocolates. Our […]

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Scientifically Proven: Chocolate & Music are Aphrodisiacs

By now most of you have probably heard about our awesome new rock ‘n roll chocolate bar Grace Under Fire.  It was even mentioned on Good Morning America last week!  Plus lots of great mentions in the blogosphere. The dark chocolate bar with red peppers and pistachios celebrates our fellow Vermonter and rock star Grace […]

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School’s (almost) Out!

There is a gift giving season that people seem to overlook – which is shocking when you think about how many “hallmark holidays” we have these days – but end of the year teacher gifts is serious business.  No one deserves a gift at the end of the school year more than your child’s teacher […]

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Grace Under Fire

As if working with chocolate isn’t cool enough, we are thrilled to announce our first collaboration with a rock ‘n roll band!  Vermont-based Grace Potter & the Nocturnals came to us a few months ago wanting to create their own chocolate bar and we were more than happy to oblige. It was a true partnership […]

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We Won the Bride’s Choice Award!

We just got word from our friends at Wedding Wire that Lake Champlain Chocolates has been selected to receive the WeddingWire 2010 Bride’s Choice Award!  This means we are in the top five percent of all vendors in the WeddingWire Community, which includes over 100,000 wedding professionals across the US and Canada.  Let’s say that […]

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Behind the Scenes

I’m Emily Jones, the resident chocolate sculptress for LCC.  I recently had the pleasure of shooting a chocolate picture frame demonstration for HowtoHeroes.com.  They are a site where you can go to watch all kinds of videos on how to make food creations.  People often ask me how I make chocolate sculptures.  Now you can […]

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