Virtual Wine Tasting - Brandy and Cognac Pairings With Chocolate

Savor a sweet session that merges the best of brandy, Cognac and fine chocolate selections.

If you're curious about which liqueurs pair well with different types of chocolate, this virtual wine tasting class with Sommelier Carolyn can clue you in. She'll explore the distillation process used in making Cognac and various brandies from around the world. Then, she'll teach you how to taste these fine liqueurs as you learn which go best with fudge and other fine chocolates to create fantastic flavor combinations.

  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the host using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 6 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 1 hour
  • Labels Tasting Parties


1 bottle of aged brandy
1 bottle of Cognac XO
1 bottle of still mineral water
1 piece of Grannies Fudge
1 piece of salted caramel toffee
1 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
1 chocolate brownie
1 Snickers Bar

Kitchen Equipment

2 brandy snifters
Platter for fudge and chocolate

Reviews guests left for this experience



28 Jun 2022

Carolyn is a fine wine and brandy specialist. She is based in South Africa but is world traveled. If you are looking to learn more about wines and brandy look no further!

Reviews Sommelier Carolyn received outside of Cozymeal



26 Aug 2022

I found Carolyn very easy to follow and she shares her enthusiasm for the recipe choices as well! Her enthusiasm is contagious! She presents with confidence and ease and is great about encouraging (and answering!) questions as well. She checks in with each guest often and is very interactive. I would highly recommend an experience with her

Meet your sommelier

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With 25 years of global wine experience, Sommelier Carolyn has traveled to the world’s wine-growing regions and built a wealth of knowledge of wine styles and varietals. At home in South Africa, she has worked as a fine wine and brandy specialist at the oldest producer in the country. With a life-long love of wine, Sommelier Carolyn is excited to share this passion through tastings, explorations and food pairings.

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