Whether you're celebrating with girlfriends or with your significant other, sweeten your Valentine's Day plans by pairing two holiday staples: chocolate and wine. Wine Director Brooke Matthias shows us the best ways to pair chocolate and wine—so you can spend Valentine's Day with the other loves of your life.
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Amp up your favorite milk chocolate with this bubbly rosé.
Tasting notes: Rose petal, strawberry, and watermelon
This delectable combination works because the syrah complements the similarly rich dark chocolate.
Tasting notes: Coffee, dark chocolate, and red cherry
If your taste buds are craving savory and slightly sweet, sip this wine alongside bittersweet dark chocolate.
Tasting notes: Clove, pink pepper, and pomegranate
The creaminess of white chocolate allows the wine's floral and citrusy notes to pop.
Tasting notes: Lemon rind, pink grapefruit, and rose
Offset a decadent chocolate truffle with a nice light pinot noir.
Tasting notes: Cherry, clove, and oak
Bite into a raspberry-filled chocolate while sipping on this sweet-meets-spicy variety for the ultimate experience.
Tasting notes: Baking spice, cherry, and mint
Prefer your chocolate packed with dark cherries and almonds? Opt for an earthy and fruity red blend to please your palette.
Tasting notes: Anise, black cherry, and cocoa
If your favorite chocolate treat is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, then wash a pair down with a glass of this cabernet sauvignon.
Tasting notes: Black cherry, oak, and spice.
This easy-to-drink red wine marries herby and fruity flavors—both of which balance the nutty taste of your favorite hazelnut chocolate.
Tasting notes: Pink pepper, red cherry, and rhubarb
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