Chocolate Week, 12-18 Oct 2009

Chocolate Week, 12-18 Oct 2009

Chocolate Week is with us again, with events around the UK and the UK’s first fine chocolate exhibition – Chocolate Unwrapped.

Find out all about Seventypercent’s events during the week and follow our bloggers coverage of their Chocolate Week adventures

Origin Chocolate Destination

Origin Chocolate Destination

Announcing our new partnership with The Elmfield, a family boutique hotel on North Devon’s unspoilt coast.

Situated in what’s becoming a stylish foodie retreat, The Elmfield offers a true gourmet experience to its guests and is the perfect choice for our very first first Origin Chocolate Destination

Chocolate and cheese matching with La Cave à Fromage

At first seemingly odd bedfellows, the range of possible combinations and flavours from fine cheese and chocolate make for fascinating, at times challenging, but often sublime results. In this joint event with London cheese shop La Cave à Fromage, we take chocolate matching to another level by pairing fine chocolate and artisanal farmhouse cheese, with a little wine thrown in for good measure

Growing county chocolate – Santander, Colombia

This month’s featured chocolate made in a growing country is Santander of Colombia, a lesser known cacao origin, but one with some great beans.

Following a recent visit to Santander’s beautiful highland experimental cacao farm, Martin Christy will introduce fine chocolate and give a talk with photos and samples from his trip, all accompanied by Melt’s Santander house truffle, a glass of wine and a goody bag to take away

Growing country chocolate – the Grenada Chocolate Company with Mott Green

The first of a series of joint tastings with Seventypercent.com and Melt Chocolates, featuring special guest Mott Green of the Grenada Chocolate Company. Includes talks by Martin Christy and Mott Green, tasting of bars and truffles, complimentary glass of wine and take away goody bag

Growing country chocolate with Melt Chocolates

Growing country chocolate with Melt Chocolates

A new season of joint monthly tastings celebrating fine chocolate made in cacao growing countries, in partnership with London chocolatier, Melt Chocolates.

Each month we’ll explore a new chocolate maker or country, with a talk, samples, specially made chocolates, glass of wine and guest speakers, in the fashionable surroundings of Melt’s Notting Hill shop

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – March 2009

Tues 24 Mar 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – April 2009

Tues 21 Apr 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – May 2009

Tues 26 May 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – June 2009

Tues 23 Jun 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – Sep 2009

Tues 22 Sep 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Monthly tasting – growing country vodka and rum matching

Tues 13 Oct 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Seventypercent.com monthly chocolate tasting – Nov 2009

Tues 24 Nov 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Matching wine and chocolate the Swedish way – tickets still available

£38.50 per person, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Weds 21 May 20089 Adam Street London WC2N 6AA (5 mins from Charing Cross station) Sweden has become a hotbed of enthusiasm for fine chocolate, with a multitude of festivals and events and a flourishing connoisseur scene. One of the rising stars of the Swedish fine chocolate scene is Maja Berthas, ..