DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2009) - Bittersweet Café in the Rose Garden shopping center today announced it will participate in Danville's annual Art Wine Stroll, offering Bittersweet Origins handcrafted and other premium chocolates, paired with sustainably-farmed local estate grown wines from Livermore Valley's Wente Vineyards. The Danville Art Wine stroll is an annual event and takes place from 6PM to 9PM, Thursday, August 13. The $25 fee provides entry to all participating vendors.

Bittersweet Café will provide tastes of one of its handcrafted, locally made bean to bar chocolate bars as well as a high cacao content milk chocolate bar, plus a "summer chocolate" with fruit inclusions. Wente Vineyards will pour its 2007 Port and 2007 Riverbank Riesling.

"Wine and chocolate can be a sensational combination, and we are very pleased to explore unique and delicious pairings with Bittersweet," said Christine Wente, Fifth Generation Winegrower from Wente Vineyards.

"At Bittersweet we are always looking for unique flavor combinations and we are delighted to have Wente Vineyards join us for the Stroll," said Penny Finnie, owner, Bittersweet Café.

The timing of the Art Stroll coincides with the first year anniversary of Bittersweet Cafe on August 14. The café is a unique gathering place in the Rose Garden shopping center, with handcrafted comfortable furniture, original artwork and serves chocolate drinks, premium coffee, pastries and its own bean-to-bar chocolates.

About Bittersweet Café

Bittersweet Origins is a manufacturing and retailing company which creates craft chocolate and coffee in handmade, micro batches to engage the senses and the mind. Bittersweet Café retail stores' ambience and furnishings reflect the one-of-a-kind nature of its chocolate bars, chocolate drinks and coffees. The warm and welcoming spaces furnished with unusual tables, benches, carts and artwork from local craftspeople and artists create a gathering place for the community to savor locally made chocolate and other chocolate delicacies. The Bittersweet Cafes are located in San Francisco on Fillmore Street, College Avenue in Oakland and the Rose Garden Shopping Center in Danville. For more information, visit www.bittersweetcafe.com or call (925) 837-9900.

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