Norman Love Confections’ Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon is now offering Bubbles & Bites, a special offering that includes a mimosa, choice of one breakfast pastry and coffee for $12. In addition, Norman Love Confections is offering wine and chocolate pairings, also exclusively at the McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon. With the purchase of a glass of wine, guests receive two free artisan gourmet chocolates, hand selected and perfectly paired with the selected wine.
The Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon offers a variety of white, red and sparkling wines by the glass. White wines include Abbazia di Novacella’s Sudtirol-Alto Adige Pinot Grigio, Voss Vineyards’ Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Jam Cellars’ Butter Chardonnay, Benovia Winery’s Russian River Valley Chardonnay. Red wines include Light Horse’s Carneros Pinot Noir, Coltibuono’s Chianti Classico, Tom Gore’s Cabernet and Ca’Momi’s Napa Valley Cabernet. Sparkling wines complete the selection with Tiamo’s Prosecco Extra Dry and Le Grand Courtage’s Brut Rose.
“Customers are always asking us which wines pair well with which chocolates, and this offers a simple way for guests to experience wine and chocolate pairings for an enhanced guest experience,” said Norman Love, founder and president of Norman Love Confections. “Our new line of freshly baked pastries pair perfectly with mimosas and coffees too, so we anticipate that our Bubbles & Bites will appeal to those looking for a quick breakfast, anytime snack or light brunch experience.”
Founded in 2001 by Norman and Mary Love, Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from its corporate headquarters at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd. in Fort Myers. The award-winning Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded more than a dozen times by a leading consumer ratings magazine, including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates in the nation. Forbes.com included Norman Love Confections BLACK line on its list of the nation’s top 10 truffles; The Huffington Post listed it among the six best U.S. destinations in its Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide; and USA Today named Love as one of its top 10 entrepreneurs for 2014. Love has recently been named as the inaugural inductee of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Chocolatier Hall of Fame, partnered with local chefs to present a six-course meal at the James Beard House in New York and Norman Love Confections was ranked among the top 10 shops in the world for chocolate lovers by U.K. media outlet Daily Telegraph.
Norman Love Confections has Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, Estero and Naples, and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love is next door to the Fort Myers salon, off Daniels Parkway east of I-75. Chocolates, gift baskets, sipping chocolate and Love’s book, “Artistry in Chocolate, A Story of Love,” also can be ordered online at www.normanloveconfections.com. In addition, Norman Love Confections chocolates and desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership and at independent retail locations throughout the U.S. For more information visit www.normanloveconfections.com or call 239-561-7215.