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Salado Chocolate and Wine Weekend

September 21, 2012 (Fri) - September 23, 2012 (Sun) from 7:30 PM - 11:00 AM

Village of Salado

831 North Main Street
Salado, Texas 76571
Phone: 2549478634
Cost: Price varies per ticket

Event Details

Event ID #430064
Wine OR Wine & Food Event    Tags:   Food   Wine   Chocolate   Walk Around Tasting  

Salado, TX___The Village of Salado invites you to its fourth annual “Chocolate & Wine Weekend.” For those who believe the four basic food groups consist of white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and truffles….the “Chocolate & Wine Weekend” is the event not to be missed.  The event will take place throughout the Village of Salado.  It’s nine great events in one fun-filled weekend.      

The three-day chocolate week-end promises to satisfy all the senses with chocolate, wine tastings, music, demonstrations, a gourmet chocolate brunch, chocolate trail throughout the town and Saturday night “Chocolate & Music.”

The weekend kickoff begins on Friday evening with an “Evening of Chocolate & Wine” from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Salado Wine Seller.  The “Evening of Chocolate and Wine” will feature the finest in artisan chocolates, and wine tastings from Texas vineyards.  This is a ticketed event for $44.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased at  www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  

Start your Saturday off with a “Chocolate for Breakfast? Why not!” with Chef Ken Wilkinson, the creative genius behind Cocoamoda Chocolates from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Longhorn Room at the Stagecoach Inn. This is a ticketed event for $19.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  Chef Ken Wilkinson will present  “Truffles & Bubbles” from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  This is a ticketed event for $19.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.

Kevin from Wiseman House Chocolates will host two Chocolate & Wine Classes.  One class is from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  This is a ticketed event for $19.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  The second class will be from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  This is a ticketed event for $19.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.

 

Enjoy a eight stop “Chocolate Trail” from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. throughout the Village of Salado.  Your 8 chocolate trail stops include Salado Wine Seller or Brookshire Brothers or Charlotte’s of Salado, Prellop Fine Art Gallery,  Side by Side, Susan Marie’s, Salado Creek Winery, and Strawberry Patch. Transportation will be provided. This is a ticketed event for $32.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.

 

Enjoy “Death By Chocolate Contest” presented by the Friends of the Salado Public Library.  This will be held at the Salado Public Library from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Enter your favorite chocolate recipe and you might win!  Entries available at the library.  Entry Deadline is 1:00 p.m. on September 22nd.  For more information please call 254-947-9191.

 

End your fun-filled Saturday with “Chocolate & Music.”  The following events are from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  You may choose from “Brownies & Folk” at the Salado Wine Seller.  This is a ticketed event for $9.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  Or you may want to rock your way with “Rock & Chocolate Indulgence” at Adelea’s where you will be served chocolate mousse and a glass of champagne. This is a ticketed event for $12.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased through www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  A new winery, Rising Star Vineyards, is offering Chocolate truffles, Chocolate covered strawberries with a glass of wine while you listen to music.  This is a ticketed event for $15.95.  Tickets must be purchased through www.saladochocolatefestival.com.  Jon Moore at Salado Creek Winery will be offering live music with a Chocolate & Port tasting with a souvenir glass.  This is a ticketed event for $19.95 per person.  Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.

 

On Sunday, September 23rd, “Chocolate & Champagne Brunch” will take place with one seating at 11:00 a.m. at Adelea’s Bistro and Inn on the Creek.  Where they will dazzle guests with their finest chocolate and gourmet recipes.  Menu selections may be viewed on the website.  This is a ticketed event for $49.95 per person and tickets must be purchased through www.saladochocolatefestival.com.

 

For festival details, update information and ticket information visit us online at www.saladochocolatefestival.com or contact the Village of Salado Tourism office at 254-947-8634 or dcharbonneau@saladotx.gov.

Posted By: Village of Salado Tourism

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