A fine chocolate is like a fine wine: full-flavored, delicately structured, and inadvisable to consume while operating a Segway. Savor epicurean elegance with today's Groupon: for $12, you get 12 assorted truffles (a $24.95 value) from Vintage Sweet Shoppe, redeemable by email, phone, or in person at their store in Napa.
Making chocolates for more than 30 years, Vintage Sweet Shoppe specializes in freshly made truffles prepared with adjusted cocoa levels to compliment fine wines. Customize your sweatmeat sampling by choosing up to 12 different flavors or select a Vintage Sweet Shoppe signature box consisting of three cabernet sauvignon truffles, three chardonnay truffles, three champagne truffles, and three port wine truffles. Hosting an array of flavors like butter pecan, white chocolate lemon, blood orange vodka, and more, customers can exercise temperance or choose chocolates that contain alcohol. Frequently fielding orders from celebrities, diplomats, and members of the illuminati, Vintage Sweet Shoppe is well versed in creating chocolate elegance perfect for wedding receptions, holiday parties, or rocket launches.
Vintage Sweet Shoppe
“My love of chocolate making came from my mother, who is from Newfoundland,” says Vintage Sweet Shoppe owner Debbie Dever. To stave off boredom during the region’s harsh winters, Debbie’s grandmother taught her children to craft candy and treats. Her mother passed the skills she learned on winter days down to Debbie, who channels her passion into her handmade truffles, flavored fudges, and chocolate-drenched nut clusters made only with fresh ingredients at the on-site kitchen. Popular favorites include lemon and dark cherry bark. Her signature wine-infused truffles pair sips of champagne, port wine, and Napa Valley vinos with complementary chocolates chosen based on cocoa content and willingness to tell embarrassing stories about their compatriots. Dever’s team of innovative chocolatiers has been making chocolates for more than 30 years and also hand-mold chocolate-covered wine bottles—featured on the Food Network—by shrink-wrapping full bottles of wine before coating their surfaces in dark or milk chocolate, leaving each label framed by an edible exterior. The shop also serves espresso coffee drinks, frozen yogurt, and ice cream.