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Chocolate Lover's Weekend along the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail
February 10 - February 11
Chocolate? Wine? Fine!!!! Yes, what a treat for my Valentine! Come join us for our annual chocolate and wine pairing event, Chocolate Lover’s Weekend. February 10-11, each winery on the trail will be offering delicious chocolate treats carefully paired with their wines. No tickets necessary. What better reason to plan a trip to visit...and while you’re at it bring your passport, gather winery stamps along the way and pick up your souvenir Uplands Wine Trail glass for finishing the trail!
will be featuring malted milk chocolate cupcakes, orange and chocolate ribbon cookies, and pretzel sticks with a brownie batter dip.
BROWN COUNTY WINERY
will be offering chocolate chip cookies made with our Old Barrel Port and chocolate pinwheel cookies made with our Chateau Gnaw Bone Black Raspberry. Both are baked by local Gnaw Bone Bakery, and will be complemented by a variety of gourmet chocolate bars.
will be featuring several selections from Bloomington-based BLU Boy Chocolatier. Fleur de Sel Caramels (homemade caramel, dipped in 74% dark chocolate and sprinkled with French Sea Salt), I Do/Love (solid 74% dark chocolate), Raspberry Hearts (dark chocolate shell filled with dark chocolate ganache mixed with red raspberry puree), and Blood Orange (dark chocolate shell filled with dark chocolate ganache mixed with blood orange puree).
FRENCH LICK WINERY
is serving select chocolates from Stephen Libs Finer Chocolates in Evansville: Dark Chocolate Meltaways paired with Chambourcin (tempered chocolate with that melt in your mouth taste), Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffle paired with Rhuby Razz, and Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Chew paired with Crema Dolce. All will be offered with their suggested wine pairings, or feel free to mix and match to find the best tastes!
will highlight specially made chocolates from Schimpf’s chocolatiers in Jeffersonville, IN, and they can be paired with wines suggested by our Tasting Loft Associates or with any of the wines available on our tasting menu. Featured chocolates include a white chocolate orange heart, dark chocolate raspberry heart, dark chocolate amaretto wine bottle and a dark chocolate hazelnut pinwheel, and are complimentary alongside any paid tasting. As always, our Huber Wine Club Members receive complimentary tastings and will also enjoy a special bonus tasting of a port of infusion served in a dark chocolate cup.
with every purchased wine tasting, will be offering handmade chocolate truffles from Bloomington chocolatier Peacetree Mountain Truffles to pair alongside. Guests can choose 2 chocolates from Dark Chocolate Balsamic, Milk Chocolate Strawberry and White Chocolate Creme Brulee.
OWEN VALLEY WINERY
will be offering several selections of local businesses - including Dark Chocolate and Blackberry Wine Fudge from Gosport-based Nate's Candy Jar, and from Spencer-artisan Diamond K Sweets their Vanillicious Fudge O'Bits. Also being served are cocoa-dusted almonds with Turbinado sugar, triple-chocolate Zinfandel brownies and a white chocolate mousse with tropical fruit compote.
TURTLE RUN WINERY
will be offering assorted chocolates of all kinds, highlighted by our traditional Chocolate Turtles from Schimpff's. Available in white, dark, and milk chocolate, our handmade chocolate turtles are made with delicious caramel inside and a pecan on the bottom.
will be pairing wines with a delectable lineup of Chuao Chocolates, recently named one of the top 20 chocolates in America by Food & Wine Magazine. Highlights include the Raspberry Rose (radiant raspberries sugared with rose petals in organic, fair-trade certified 72% dark chocolate), Baconluxious (delicate maple sweetness, with a sprinkle of bonfire smoked sea salt and crispy uncured bacon in 41% milk chocolate), Caramel Apple Crush (tangy green apple flirts with buttery caramel in 41% milk chocolate), and Firecracker (sea salt, a dash of chipotle and popping candy crackle in 60% dark chocolate).