Perfect wine and chocolate pairings

Today is World Malbec day! Malbec is one of the lesser know wines, but no less delicious than the more popular varieties. A red wine, which originated in France, it is now becoming a popularly grown grape in Argentina and Chile. There is no better way to celebrate this day than with some wine and chocolate pairings. No matter which wine is your favorite there is a great chocolate pairing for it.


dark chocolate and wineMalbec pairs great with the darkest chocolates. The Purist collection chocolate truffles is the perfect pairing. Featuring nine pure dark chocolate truffles make from the finest bittersweet. If you are looking for a little more variety the Dark chocolate collection chocolate truffles is a great choice. The raspberry and hazelnut truffles feature our fine dark chocolate with unique expertly blended centers while the dark chocolate truffle is the same found in our Purist chocolate truffles.


Champagne is for those who enjoy the finer things in life, making the Prestige collection chocolate truffles the perfect pairing. Featuring champagne, cigar, and dark chocolate truffles this collection is the ultimate chocolate luxury. The bitter dark chocolate in this collection is the perfect pairing for this sometimes too sweet drink.




wine and milk chocolate


For those who prefer white wine I’d suggest pairing a glass of your favorite bottle with a milk chocolate. The two flavors are mild enough to not overpower each other. The Milk chocolate collection chocolate truffles will pair well with a variety of wines. Featuring caramel, peanut butter, and the classic milk chocolate truffle this collection is the perfect mix of sophisticated and sweet.






Want to take the guesswork out of mixing your wine and chocolates? Try Delysia’s Wine collection chocolate truffles featuring vintages from Becker Vineyards. Featuring Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Port wines encased in our fine dark chocolate. One taste and you’ll instantly understand why these award-winning truffles are so popular.


What is your favorite wine and chocolate pairing?

Nicole Patel

Nicole Patel is the proprietor of and chocolatier for Delysia Chocolatier. In 2006 while pregnant with her first son, Nicole made a batch of chocolate truffles as holiday gifts. To the delight of friends and family, she continued to create chocolates as a way to relieve stress from her corporate engineering job. In 2008, a chance trip to Becker Vineyards led to Nicole being the first in Texas to make truffles using local wines. Within five years, what started as a hobby turned Delysia into one of the Top Ten Chocolatiers in the Americas, as selected by the International Chocolate Salon.