Sweet and Boozy Pairings for the Holidays

Snag a local bottle of wine or dark beer to pair with chocolate goodies.
sweet chocolate

Photography by Angel Tucker

From top left: Justino’s Madeira Reserve port, $19.99, Campus Fine Wines, Providence. Sweenor’s box of nine truffles, $8.25, Sweenor’s Chocolates, Cranston and Wakefield. Chocolate pretzels, $5 per package, Chocolates by Emily, @chocolatesbyemily. Holiday Rice Krispies treats pops, $4.95 each; penguin Oreo cookies, $3.95 each, Betty’s Candies and Baskets, Cranston. Vin du Bugey Cerdon Renardat-Fache, $22.99, Campus Fine Wines. Almond butter toffee, $12, Anchor Toffee, Newport. Chocolate caramel pretzel rods, $3 each, Yummy Yum Edibles, yummyyumedibles.com. Laughing Gull Chocolates, $20, Olive Del Mondo, Providence. Marenco “Pineto” Brachetto D’Acqui, $19.99, Bottles Fine Wine, Providence.

sweet chocolate

Photography by Angel Tucker

From top left: Heavy Seas Siren Noire, $9.99, Bottles Fine Wine. Chocolate-covered Oreos two-pack, $3.50, Yummy Yum Edibles. The Perfect Sweet Macarons, $12−$15 per five-pack, Tom’s Market, Warren. Beer tasting paddle with four engravable glasses, $17.99, Bottles Fine Wine. Mayflower Brewing Company Porter, $10.99 for six-pack; Left Hand Brewing Co. Nitro Milk Stout, $10.99 for four-pack; Kostritzer Schwarzbier, $5.99 for four-pack, Bottles Fine Wine. Chocolate dump truck and ballerina, $2.95 each, Sweenor’s. Solid chocolate Christmas tree, $9.99, Betty’s Candies and Baskets. Chocolate candy cane heart pops, $3.50 each, Chocolates by Emily.

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