Saturday at 5pm was the perfect experience. Sixty soignee friends of chocolate came to my presentation talking about wine and chocolate pairing. We tasted five chocolates and 5 wines. The answer??
Everyone’s palate is different, there is not a matter of right or wrong only a preference to find the chocolate and wine that you like. It’s exploratory
However white wines are not a great match. Champagne does best when paired with fruit and chocolate to bridge the two tastes together as the strong acid backbone of champagne overwhelms the tannins and sugars in chocolate.
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A Q & A with the best of chocolatiers, Oliver Kita, where he explains his passion for chocolate and what brought him to where he is now.
Chocolatier Oliver Kita invites you to his chocolate shop in the Hudson Valley where he is ready to serve his delightful chocolate-covered goodies to unsuspecting ghouls!
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