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NYC Whole Foods Market Will Feature Wines from South Africa, Brazil & Chocolates from Ghana

Photo Credit: Francois Millo/CIVP

Photo Credit: Francois Millo/CIVP

Whole Foods Market will bring the taste of South Africa, Brazil and Ghana to its Upper West Side location. For 72 hours, the grocery store and adjacent wine shop will feature delicious wines and chocolates direct from the regions. This cultural presentation will offer wine tasting and pairing by Heritage Link Brands, an African-American owned consumer goods company, serving customers in the Americas, Africa and Asia.
The showcase will feature a diverse portfolio of red and white wines from South Africa, an elegantly remarkable Brut Rosé from Vale dos Vinhedos, Brazil and Divine Chocolate, the only 100% Fair Trade chocolate company co-owned by cocoa farmers. Divine uses the best quality Forastero cocoa beans from Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana. Shade grown, hand harvested, and slow fermented cocoa gives Divine Chocolate its smooth and exceptional flavor.

Heritage Link Brands partners with producers to develop, promote and manage unique iconic brands. The company is passionate about diversity, entrepreneurship and social justice. It has been the conduit for introducing markets to a new era of diverse international producers. The featured wines in the showcase are available at the upper west side Whole Foods Market wine shop. Divine Chocolate is available for purchase at any Whole Foods Market grocery store nationally.

Tasting and Pairing will feature:
Brands: One World by Koopmanskloof – Shiraz; Seven Sisters – Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinotage Rosé and Pinotage Shiraz; Silkbush –Shiraz and Viognier; Casa Valduga – Brut Rosé Reserva; Divine Chocolate will feature its 4 Top-Selling Bars: 85% Dark Chocolate, 70% Dark Chocolate, 70% Dark Chocolate with Mint, and Milk Chocolate with Toffee & Sea Salt

South African, Brazilian and Ghanaian Wine & Chocolate Pairing & Tasting
Friday, November 11th through Sunday, November 13th from 2pm-8pm
808 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
Whole Foods Market Wine Shop

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