Gone are the days when chocolates and wine are merely two of the guilty pleasures many are afraid to indulge in. Now, various health reports have shared how these two sweet and exciting treats can be beneficial in proper moderation.
This October, Resorts World Manila (RWM) sets a whole month of indulgence for those nurturing a sweet tooth while complementing it with the finest wine through its annual Chocolate and Wine Festival.
Now on its third year, chocoholics will experience special events and sweet creations from participating outlets namely Café Maxims, Bar 180, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Crisostomo, Johnny Chow, Johnny Kahuku, Mr. Kurosawa, The Italian Market, TWG Tea, Villa Del Conte, and FIC.
At The Plaza in Newport Mall, the Chocolate & Wine Market will happen from October 15 to 18 wherein a wide selection of chocolate and wine pairings will be available for guests including renowned artisan, commercialized, local and international brands.
Until October 12, art will be incorporated in the festival through the Chocolate and Wine Gallery. It is a fair of exquisite chocolate carvings set off by wine oaks and art installations on display at the ground floor of Newport Mall. A related event featuring music and paintings also will take place on October 16 and 17.
Finally, everyone is invited to French restaurant Impressions as its hosts its Chocolate and Wine Pairing Night on October 22. Delectable blends will be crafted by no less than Maitres Cuisiners de France (Master Chef of France) and RWM Director for Culinary Arts Cyrille Soene with the help of Philippine Wine Merchants.
For more information, visit www.rwmanila.com, or call the hotline 908-8833.