Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Brandywine trail posts February choco-vents

Karen Cline of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail passed along this release on what's planned for February in relation to wines, cheeses and chocolates:

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to start planning that romantic getaway to the Brandywine Valley. Our wine trail members are offering various events in February with romance in mind. Create an experience they’ll never forget with these Valentine’s specials!

CHADDSFORD WINERY, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA (610)388-6221; www.chaddsford.com
WINE & CHOCOLATE RESERVE TASTINGS – Every Weekend in February!
February 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 & 28
Each day at 1:00, 2:30 or 4:00 p.m.
February is the month of romance, so pick up your sweetie and indulge your love in decadent wine & chocolate tastings every weekend in February at Chaddsford Winery. Our team of wine educators will lead you through a sit-down tasting of premium Chaddsford wines paired with premium gourmet chocolates from award-winning Éclat Chocolate in West Chester. Master chocolatier Chris Curtin of Éclat has been piling up national accolades for what Philadelphia Inquirer food columnist Rick Nichols recently called "his obscenely luscious" chocolates!
$25; by reservation only at 1:00, 2:30 or 4 p.m. Call Chaddsford Winery at 610-388-6221 to reserve your space.

KREUTZ CREEK VINEYARDS, 553 S. Guernsey Rd., West Grove, PA; (610)869-4412; www.kreutzcreekvineyards.com
February 14 & 15
Decadent Chocolate Fondue and Wine Pairings. No reservations necessary.

PARADOCX VINEYARD, 1833 Flint Hill Rd., Landenberg, PA (610)255-5684; www.paradocx.com
Saturday, February 14th and Sunday, February 15th, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00 p.m.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Chester County’s Paradocx Vineyard will host an exclusive wine, cheese and chocolate tasting, coupled with tours of the winery by our head winemaker. Cheese will be provided by Town Clock Cheeses of Gap, PA and chocolate by Neuchatel Chocolates of Oxford, PA. Each guest will receive a complimentary Paradocx Vineyard engraved Riedel wine glass. $20 in advance. $25 day of the event. Limited space available.

PENNS WOODS WINERY, 124 Beaver Valley Rd., Chadds Ford, PA; (610)459-0808 www.pennswoodswinery.com
Saturday, February 14th
~Two for the price of One Tastings
~Penns Woods wines paired with decadent chocolate treats
~Soothing music playing in the tasting room to set the mood for romance
~Holiday gift basket will be available for purchase

TWIN BROOK WINERY, 5697 Strasburg Rd., Gap, PA; (717)442-4915; www.twinbrookwinery.com
Saturday, February 14, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Evening Concert: "Sound of Roses", Admission charged.
Saturday, February 14, 10a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 15, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Complimentary tastings

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