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Egyptian Tablets from Italian Contingent, NY Chocolate Show, Part 2

Oct 30
Sometimes a thread finds you. Call it 1001 Nights of Chocolate if you want. After mentioning Camel Milk Chocolate, I discovered that Guido Gobino, one of the members from the Italian contingent at the 2009 New York Chocolate show has created Egyptian Tablets. Made with cocoa from Java and Trinidad blended with Muscovado sugar, sea salt and Myrrh extract, it celebrates ancient Egypt in tune with the Ancient Egypt in Torino exhibit touring Japan. It...
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The Hermit of Paradise Valley brings 'La Demarrante' to Life

Oct 31
If you check the map for Villeneuve Les Corbieres, you realize that Maxime Magnon picked an out of the way spot in Paradise Valley to bring 'La Demarrante' to life. This Vin de Pays de la Vallee du Paradis is equal parts Carignan and Cinsault from what I gathered, harvested by hand. Maxime wants to keep it natural. I don't know if many (or any) properties in the area do it any other way. Rosemary...