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Cheers to Chocolate & Champagne

Champagne and chocolate— a match made in heaven. But pairing these two indulgent delights requires more than just picking up your favorite bottle and a random box of chocolates.

Both champagne and chocolate have complex flavors that can complement or contrast beautifully when thoughtfully paired. The right combination can elevate your tasting experience, making it a delight for your palate.

Today, we’ll explore how to pair champagne with chocolate, ensuring you impress your guests or simply enjoy a luxurious treat at home.

Champagne is a sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region in France. Its bubbles, acidity, and range of flavors—from fruity to toasty—make it versatile for pairing with food. 

Prosecco hails from Northeastern Italy (specifically the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regions).  It is produced from the Glera grape variety and tends to be more fruit driven. Interestingly, the name of the grape used to be Prosecco, but that was changed to help avoid confusion.

Sparkling wine is with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it, resulting in fizz.

Now that we know some of the varieties let's talk pairings.  The key to a successful pairing is balance. Ensure that neither the champagne, prosecco, or sparkling wine nor the chocolate overpowers the other. 

Brut Champagne with Dark Chocolate

Brut champagne is dry and has a crisp acidity that balances the bitterness of dark chocolate. This pairing is sophisticated and perfect for those who love bold flavors. 

Euphoria's Extra Dark Classic Truffle or Dark Chocolate Hearts are a perfect flavor pairing. 

Rosé Champagne/Sparkling Wine with Milk Chocolate

The fruity notes in rosé champagne beautifully complement the creamy sweetness of milk chocolate. This pairing is playful and indulgent, making it ideal for a celebration.

Try Euphoria's Milk Assortment Gift Box or milk chocolate covered cherries. 

Demi-Sec Champagne with White Chocolate

Demi-sec champagne is sweeter than brut, making it a great match for the buttery sweetness of white chocolate. The result is a harmonious balance of flavors that’s simply delightful.  

Pairs beautifully with our Strawberry Shortcake Truffle

Prosecco with Nutty Chocolate

Prosecco is light and often has fruity notes. Pairing it with nutty chocolate, like hazelnut or almond, creates a delicious contrast that's both refreshing and satisfying.

Try our Hazelnut Classic Truffle or Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds


Don’t be afraid to experiment. Everyone’s palate is different, and what works for one person might not work for another. Try various combinations and see which ones you enjoy the most.

Pairing champagne and chocolate can transform an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, a foodie, or an event planner, understanding how to pair these two can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any occasion.

Cheers! 🥂