Winter Trend: Wine & Hot Chocolate
Wine and chocolate go together like peanut butter and jelly, they’re just better together. Combining the two is like the ultimate in adult comfort drinks and comes highly recommended.
Now you have two big choices to make here, which wine and which hot chocolate. Traditionally this is a cocktail best made with red wine, so that narrows it down a bit. We recommend a fruitier wine to go with a darker chocolate, or a drier wine with a sweeter cocoa. Since you’re diluting the wine, this does not need to be your highest quality wine, but you’ll notice a difference if you make the hot cocoa yourself instead of using that powdered stuff. Combine equal parts hot cocoa and wine. If it’s too rich – try adding some other spices like cinnamon or nutmeg. It’s not for everyone – if you’re imbibing with a real purist, stick to eating your chocolate instead of sipping.