Chocolatour with Doreen Pendgracs | Chocolate Adventurist and Wizard of Words

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Celebrating Milk Chocolate

July 28 is Milk Chocolate Day! We have the Swiss to thank for inventing milk chocolate as it was Daniel Peter, a resident of Vevey, Switzerland, who is first credited with adding milk to...

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new features on the site

Welcome to the new Chocolatour site! It has the same URL as the old Chocolatour.net site but everything you find here is new or newly polished. That includes six years of blog posts that...

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers

The blogging community is a dynamic and tight-knit one. I belong to several different groups for bloggers–some focus on the business of blogging, and others are groups of bloggers who actively support the efforts...

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Cao Chocolates of Miami

I had the pleasure of meeting Ricardo Trillos and his wife Anelith Ortega last November when I was in Miami for the Readers’ Favourite Awards. I’d met “Cao” (as he is fondly called) via...

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getting around Miami

In the previous post, I showed you how easy it was to ride the Big Bus in Miami and hop on and off at the various stop to experience the city’s highlights. But Miami...

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growing the Chocolatour brand

When I embarked on the project of writing a book about the world of fine chocolate in 2009, I had no idea that chocolate would become my life. I had no idea that one volume...

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Come chocolatouring with me!

Aloha everyone: Chocolatours are small customized group tours for chocolate lovers. Taste the world of chocolate and come chocolatouring with me! We have postponed the Hawaii trip outlined below due to the recent drop in the Canadian...