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09.10.2005

WBW13 Roundup: Wine and Chocolate

Wondering what to drink with that chocolate dessert? There's no shortage of wine pairing advice on the Internet, but you can hardly do better than the collective experiences of 55 bloggers pairing different wines with different chocolate desserts as part of this month's Wine Blogging Wednesday -- the web's virtual wine tasting party.

Hosted this month by Clotilde, at Chocolate & Zucchini, the event attracted a record turnout of bloggers from around the world who sampled a wine that they felt would be a good pairing with chocolate. Our host has posted a roundup of all the entries this month, and has nicely categorized them by type.

Check out the results, and stay tuned for next month's event.

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