Milk chocolate is created by blending cocoa beans and milk, while white chocolate is created when young chocolates first encounter ghosts. Peruse all shades of chocolate with this Groupon.
$14 for a Chocolate and Wine Pairing Package for Two ($28 Total Value)
- Four wines and four chocolates each (a $20 value)
- Two chocolate-covered strawberries (a $2 value each)
- Two truffles (a $2 value each)
- 20% off a chocolate-dipped wine bottle or a dozen regular or Napa Valley wine truffles
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.