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Not Your Typical Wine & Chocolate Tasting
email this pageprint this pageemail usPatrick Harrison - P. Gringo Marketing & PR
September 21, 2010

Select wines and fine chocolates will be paired with the sumptuous suites of Quinta Maria Cortez and Casa Tres Vida on October 8th at 7 pm.
Puerto Vallarta - This may be the best pairing that Banderas Bay has seen in years! Local artisan chocolatera Xocodiva, are pairing their delectable chocolates with the fine wines of La Bodega de Nina, all matched with and to be served in various suites and public spaces of Quinta Maria Cortez and Casa Tres Vidas. The public is invited to join in on this tasteful evening Friday October 8, at 7 pm.

Inspired by the Mayans, Xocodiva handcrafts their chocolates daily using fresh fruits, teas, liqueurs, locally grown coffee, herbs and spices then uniquely enrobes them in fine European chocolate. La Bodega de Nina is the premium wine supplier to many of Banderas Bay's finest restaurants.

On Friday, October 8th at 7 pm, five pairings will be served throughout Quinta Maria Cortez and their neighboring property Casa Tres Vidas. Receiving Frommer's "Highest Recommendations" and called "Mexico's most memorable Inns", the spaces will be the perfect setting to enjoy the finest chocolates and wines, all overlooking the Conchas Chinas beach.

Tickets are $350 Pesos and include light appetizers and five wine and chocolate pairings. Space is limited. To reserve your space today, email your reservation request along with credit card pre-payment details and the number that will be attending, to PVWineAndChocolate(at) A confirmation email will be sent with a confirmation number, balance due (if not prepaying) and driving instructions.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at Trattoria Michel, on the corner of Olas Altas and Rodolfo Gomez on the South Side of Vallarta. Trattoria Michel is open daily from 5-11 pm.

Quinta Maria Cortez Bed & Breakfast and Casa Tres Vidas, Villas in Vallarta's adjoining properties, are both located on one of Puerto Vallarta's most beautiful beaches. To find out more about these unique beachfront escapes, both "Very Highly Recommended" by Frommer's Travel Guides, click HERE or visit

Born in Seattle, WA, Patrick Harrison has been living in PV since 2003. Drawing on his experience in entertainment, radio, retail and sports marketing in major US cities, Patrick opened his own business here in Vallarta, P. Gringo Marketing & PR, a successful Public Relations Firm that targets the English-speaking tourist and local communities. You can contact Patrick at patrick(at)

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