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Chocolate Lover's Weekend
February 11, 2017 - February 12, 2017
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 11-12, 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 several delectable treats. Blue Velvet Cake with a cream cheese frosting, Samoa Brownies, Orange Cheesecake Brownies, Winter White Chocolate Fudge and Key Lime Melt Away cookies. Perfect pairings will be offered by tasting room staff, or pick some of your own favorites!
BROWN COUNTY WINERY
will be offering chocolate cupcakes made with Brown County wine by local baker Icing on the Cake. Also featuring chocolate popcorn made by a local Nashville, IN candy store, Nashville Fudge Kitchen.
will be featuring Bloomington-based BLU Boy Chocolatier's Chocolates. Purple Hand-painted Heart-Creme de Cassis, Red Hand-Painted Heart-Raspberry Rose, Pink Hearts-74% Dark Chocolate Ganache and Paisley Hearts-Hazelnut Chocolate Ganache. Additionally featuring lots of handmade chocolate treats made with Butler wines, like Chocolate Cherry Bombs made with the Terra Rossa.
FRENCH LICK WINERY
is serving select chocolates from Stephen Libs Fine Chocolates in Evansville: Undipped Meltaways (tempered chocolate with that melt in your mouth taste), Dark Chocolate Fudge Smoothies (rich and gooey with a dark chocolate fudge center), and Milk Chocolate Cream Cheese Grahams (a graham cracker topped with smooth cream cheese, covered in milk chocolate). All will be offered with suggested wine pairings, or feel free to mix and match to find the best tastes!
will feature 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. The chocolates are complimentary with all paid tastings. As always, our Huber Wine Club Members receive complimentary tastings and can enjoy the chocolates with the wines they select.
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 Mini Chocolate Carignan Cupcakes from Bloomington's Underground Cupcakes (suggested pairing - Old River Red). Dark Chocolate and Sea Salted Caramel Fudge from Gosport-based Nate's Candy Jar (suggested pairing - Petite Sirah or Zinfandel Barrel Reserve). And a trio of treats from Spencer-artisan Diamond K Sweets: Amaretto Fudge O'Bits, Blueberry Bonanza Fudge O'Bits and White Chocolate Butter Rum Fudge O'Bits.
TURTLE RUN WINERY
will be offering assorted chocolates of all kinds, highlighted by our traditional Chocolate Turtles. Available in white, dark, and milk chocolate, our handmade chocolate turtles are made with delicious caramel inside and a pecan on the bottom.
is serving select chocolates from Stephen Libs Fine Chocolates in Evansville: Dark Double Chocolate Coffee Beans, Milk Chocolate Covered Red Grapes, Semi-Dark Chocolate Hearts. And working on creating a special white chocolate offering, too!