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Chocovore and Clay Gordon are now friends
Apr 4, 2009
Chocovore joined Clay Gordon's group


This group is for people interested in organizing tasting events and travel programs and adventures. Group members can cross-post events in the Events calendar and manage RSVP lists.
Apr 4, 2009
Chocovore replied to Clay Gordon's discussion What are your favorite adult beverages to pair with chocolates?
"I've consumed thousands of different wines and hundreds of dark bars. Periodically combining the two has not yet provided me with a worthwhile experience. Subjectively, I've found that the wine does little to improve the solo chocolate…"
Apr 4, 2009
Chocovore replied to Mindy Fong's discussion Chocolatiers = Re-melters?
"Jeff: I am lucky to enjoy world class bean-to-bar chocolate every day much of which (not most of which as you correctly note) is produced by chocolate makers (not chocolatiers/confectioners) who do monitor if not control post-harvest processing.…"
Apr 1, 2009
Chocovore replied to Tom's discussion Total Travesty
"Cadbury sources their cacao in Ghana and their toxic milk powder in China. Hopefully, the As & Ks will catch on and quality chocolate will gain market share."
Apr 1, 2009
Chocovore replied to Mindy Fong's discussion Chocolatiers = Re-melters?
"I'm a consumer of chocolate bars and prefer chocolate over chocolate confections but enjoy and consume both. Back to Mindy's original issue: the term re-melter is a blunt way for bean-to-bar producers to position themselves in a very…"
Apr 1, 2009

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Dark, Milk, White?
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Tasting high quality chocolate bars for the first time in 2003. I had ordered a selection from Chocolate Trading Company based on bars featured in Slow magazine from Slow Food International. It was a revelation to learn such products existed. It was a greater revelation to taste and share the bars from Valrhona, Michel Cluizel, Domori etc.
My favorite chocolate is:
2004 Valrhona Chuao

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