In the video below, New York Chocolate Sommelier Roxanne Browning chat about the difference between great chocolate and candy, pairing it with wine, Fair Trade and serving tips.

Roxanne’s life-long search for the “ultimate bar led her down to the Ecuadorian Amazon rain forest where she helped with the cacao harvest …

Here’s part two of our wine and chocolate conversation …

 

 

2007 Masi Costasera Amarone Classico, Veneto, Italy
A full-bodied and richly flavoured red with aromas of black cherry liqueur, cigar box and dark spices. Hedonistic and satisfying. Food matches: dark chocolate, hearty meat dishes. Drink: 2015 – 2020 317057 15% XD 750 ml $38.95 Score: 92/100.

 

 

 

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Roxanne Browning
Exotic Chocolate Tasting
New York