Mom, dad and the kids are adorable…but not too adorable to eat! Photos courtesy Woodhouse Chocolate.
They may be too old for Teddy bears and Winnie The Pooh, but no one is too old for these chocolate polar bears from Woodhouse Chocolate of Napa Valley, one of our favorite chocolate artisans.
Give just one bar or the whole family—all with your choice of red or blue snowflake medallions around their necks:
Five-inch tall chocolate bear, $12.00
Ten-inch tall chocolate bear, $32.00
To get a bear, point your mouse to WoodhouseChocolate.com
John Anderson of Woodhouse Chocolate was a vintner for 20 years before he became a chocolatier. So next up:
WINES TO SERVE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE
Gewürtztraminer: (Alsatian and German varieties have more sweetness than American versions
Liqueurs: cream liqueurs, creme de cacao, or fruit liquer
Mas Amiel: Vintage Blanc, from southwestern France
Muscat: (French) or Moscato from Italy
Riesling:: Alsatian (late harvest) or German Riesling: Spätlese, Auslese, Beerenauslese, Eiswein (ice wine)
Sherry: Amontillado, Brown, Cream or Pale Cream, East India, Moscatel, Oloroso, Pedro Ximénez (PX)
DON’T FORGET THE SWEETER BUBBLIES
Asti Spumante, a sweeter sparkler from the Piedmont region of northwest Italy
Brachetto d’Acqui, an Italian sparkling rosé from the Piedmont region Italy
Champagne labeled sec, demi-sec or doux
Prosecco and Valdobbiadene from the Treviso area of northeast Italy
Other Italian sparkling wines labeled dolce or amabile
If you need assistance in the wine department, don’t hesitate to ask one of the staff. That’s what they’re there for.
CHECK OUT OUR ARTICLE ON PAIRING WINE WITH CHOCOLATE.