Monthly Archives: September 2011

Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon Awards

We are proud to announce Monterey Chocolate Company won several medals at the 5th Annual Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon, including a Silver Medal for Best Dark Chocolate and three Bronze Medals for Best Flavored Chocolate, Best Dark Chocolate Bar … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon Update

We’re in the kitchen tonight prepping for this weekend’s Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon in Pasadena, CA. We are still making final decisions as to which of our chocolate infusions to bring for the competition. This will be the second … Continue reading

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Apple Harvest Festival at Happy Girl Kitchen

We will be celebrating this year’s apple harvest at Happy Girl Kitchen in Pacific Grove, CA on Saturday, September 17, 2011 from 12-5pm. There will be fresh pressed apple cider and apple inspired baked goodies available. We are planning on … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Valley Wines Passport Weekend

We will be sampling our chocolates at Castillo’s Hillside Shire Winery on October 2, 2011 during the Santa Clara Valley Wineries Passport weekend. Come see us there, as we are planning on featuring a few new varieties of our wine … Continue reading

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

We’re heading to San Francisco today, with a stopover at Castillo’s Hillside Shire Winery in Morgan Hill. The quick stopover is to drop some samples made from the wines Roni Jo gave us last week. We infused the Cabernet Franc, … Continue reading

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Back in the Kitchen

We’re making final preparations for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival next weekend in San Francisco, CA. We are planning on sampling a pair of our organic, chili infused chocolates, the mild Chili Chocolate, and the wild Firecracker Chocolate. The Chili Chocolate … Continue reading

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It’s Berry Season!!!

We’re nearing the end of the fresh berry harvest season here in Monterey. Already this year, we’ve infused Blackberries, Boysenberries, Loganberries and Olallieberries from our friends at Prevedelli Farms into our chocolates. The flavors have been amazing! Make sure you don’t miss … Continue reading

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Wine and Chocolate Pairing with Castillo’s Hillside Shire Winery

We are planning a wine and chocolate pairing with Castillo’s Hillside Shire Winery in Morgan Hill, CA, on either  October 15,  or October 21, 2011. The date hasn’t been set, but you can check back for more updates as we … Continue reading

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Art, Wine & Chocolate in Suisun City, CA

We will be having a booth at the upcoming Art, Wine & Chocolate Festival in Suisun City, CA on October 1, 2011. We are planning on sampling one of our wine infused chocolates for the event. This will be our … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Chocolate Salon

We are participating in the Los Angeles Chocolate Salon taking place at the Pasadena Convention Center Ballroom on September 25, 2011. This will be our second Chocolate Salon of 2011, with one more on our schedule in San Francisco, CA … Continue reading

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