Wine and chocolate are perfect for any special occasion or romantic date night. Thankfully some great local places are serving the best pairings around. Whether you're looking for a decadent dessert to finish your evening or something sweet to accompany a glass of vino, these six places are sure to satisfy your cravings for wine and chocolate.
Camerata at Paulie's
Located in Montrose, Camerata is a rustic-chic wine bar with an extensive rotating wine list. Their chocolate selection includes flavors like almond toffee crunch, honey lavender, and passionfruit.
1834 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas / 713-522-VINO
Winfield's Chocolate Bar
The sister store of the famous Chocolate Bar, Winfield's offers a gamut of choices for chocolate lovers. They also offer wines that pair well with any of their treats including decadent chocolate cakes and hand-crafted truffles.
2411 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098 / 832-810-0479
CRÚ Food & Wine Bar
Cru offers an upscale, posh atmosphere with an extensive selection of wines by the glass. Order their chocolate fondue for two for the perfect pairing, served with macaroons, marshmallows, and fresh fruit.
2800 Kirby Dr B-130, Houston, TX 77098 / 713-528-9463
Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier
Cacao & Cardamom's chocolates are visually stunning and offer unique flavors like cardamom rose and garam masala pistachio. Book a private tasting experience or grab a box to pair with your own wine at home.
5000 Westheimer Rd Suite 602, Houston, TX 77056 / 281-501-3567
Red Dessert Dive
This Houston gem serves desserts baked fresh daily with the freshest ingredients. Pair a chocolate cupcake or a salted caramel brownie with a nice glass of wine to top off your experience.
1045 Studewood St, Houston, TX 77008 / 832-649-2977
Named after the temperature they chill their wines, 13 Celcius offers a unique, high-quality collection from around the world. Order some Coco Ginger Truffles to complete the pairing experience.
3000 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004 / 713-529-8466
Sonoma Wine Bar
With an elegant and quaint atmosphere, Sonoma offers wine flights, tapas, and small plates. In addition to their extensive food and wine selections, you can also order dark chocolates to finish the evening.
2720 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77098 / 713-526-9463