The month of love and Valentines makes the perfect time to partake in wine and chocolate tasting. Some local treasures to get you started are sure to strike a sweet spot.
THE BARN CIELO FARMS, MALIBU
Sample over 20 exclusive Woodstock and Estate wines, including cabernet sauvignon, syrah, merlot, viognier, petite syrah and malbec varietals. Breathtaking views and enchanting sunsets enhance the experience.
31424 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu
CHOCOLATINE FRENCH CAFÉ
French chocolate and mouthwatering, beautiful specialty truffles top the menu at this authentic French café.
2955 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks | 805.557.0561
CHOCOLATS DU CALIBRESSAN
Renowned for their delectable and unique selections of world-class chocolates—Cardamom (dark chocolate and cardamom ganache enrobed in dark chocolate, sprinkled with Tahitian vanilla sea salt), Sichuan pepper/orange (dark chocolate ganache with orange zest and spiced with Sichuan pepper, covered with dark chocolate, rolled in dried orange peel) and French Bisous (dark and milk chocolate ganache flavored with tangerine liquor, covered with white chocolate), Chocolats Du Calibressan is a trip worth taking.
4193 Carpinteria Ave #4, Carpinteria | 805.684.6900
DIANE KRON CHOCOLATIER
From her famous K truffles (three textures of dark chocolate with whipped centers) and Addictive K bears (crunchy teddy bear shapes, covered in milk, dark and white chocolate), Diane Kron exceeds expectations.
3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu | 310.248.2626
NABU WINES WINERY & TASTING ROOM
Enjoy Music, comedy and award-winning wines at NABU Wines, voted 2022 Best Of The Southland Los Angeles Times, Best Wine Tasting, Best Winery by Los Angeles Daily News 2022 Readers Choice Awards, and Best Winery by 2022 Readers Choice Awards Ventura County Star.
2649 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village | 805.778.1100