Learn the Do’s and Don’ts for Valentine’s Day

Before you run to your local shop or grocery store to pick up some temptingly convenient Valentine’s items, consider this New York Post article that breaks down the do’s and don’ts for Valentine’s shopping.  Instead of battling the masses for a generic and predictable box of chain-store chocolates, opt for one of Jacques custom, hand-crafted confections for a unique gift that is sure to surprise your Valentine — in a good way!

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Fear Not, All You Valentine’s Gift Seekers!

The expert on all things chocolate (and by association, all things romantic), has imparted some gift-giving wisdom to the readers of MadeMan blog.  In a world where chocolate is synonymous with romance in the female mind, Jacques contends that shopping early and favoring quality over quantity should be the chocolate buyer’s mantra.  Research shows that the cacao in chocolate has mood elevating qualities, so why not get a gift that is guaranteed to please?  Head out to your local Jacques Torres location early to avoid the rush and ensure the flavorful and passionate happiness of your Valentine!

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Champagne, Port & Jacques’ Valentine’s Day Chocolate Tasting

Saturday, February 11th, 2012
Jacques Torres Dumbo & Chelsea Market

In preparation for this weekend’s last minute Valentine’s Day shopping, May Matta-Aliah, Champagne & Port Ambassador, will host special wine & chocolate in-store tastings featuring Taittinger Prestige Rosé NV and Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port – our choices for most seductive libations. For a double whammy, the wines will be paired with Taittinger Prestige Rosé NV and Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port filled Jacques Torres bon bons. Sweetening the deal, retail partners Blanc et Rouge and Chelsea Wine Vault, will be offering a 10% off discount on both wines all day. Both tastings are free to the public.

Saturday, February 11th 2012 – 12:00-2:00pm
Location: Jacques Torres Dumbo – 62 Water St., Brooklyn NY / 718.875.9772
Special: Hand dipped chocolate strawberries will also be available for purchase
Retail Partner: Blanc et Rouge wine store will offer a 10% off discount on both wines all day – 81 Washington St., Brooklyn NY 11201 / 718.858.9463

Saturday, February 11th 2012 – 3:30-6pm
Chelsea Wine Vault – 75 9th Ave NYC 10011 / 212.462.4244
The store will offer a 10% off discount on both wines all day