Chocovine – The eighth deadly sin..

Clogs and waffles are two enjoyable exports from the Netherlands. They continue to deliver as they are bringing us a bizarre beverage known as Chocovine; combining the two most indulgent aspects of cuisine, foodies have been buzzing on this new delectable delicacy.

Cabernet red wine, dark Dutch chocolate and cream come together in our mind as a bizarre variety of Baileys. Although not yet available in the UK, our friends across the pond seem to enjoy it with over a million bottles already sold.

The Chocovine Facebook page has exploded with grateful messages from fans as well as numerous cocktail recipes including the Mint Patty Cocktail (Chocovine and Crème de Methe). Clearly this wacky wine needs to be investigated by us Brits; it can be ordered from wine-searcher.com.

Is this a stroke of genius or simply a gluttonous concoction for sweet tooth alcoholics.

 

http://www.stylist.co.uk/life/would-you-drink-chocolate-wine

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Networking Event

This morning, Through the Door Promotions attended our first networking breakfast. Arriving at the RAF Club in Piccadilly at the bright but early time of 7am.

The networking breakfast happens once a week and is lead by a company called BRX, a business development group and a leading name in business networking.

As we arrived, we were ushered to the president suite where a breakfast was waiting as well as fresh orange juice, which was greatly appreciated in this hot weather. Multiple friendly faces greeted us and handshakes introduced the person attached to them and we were seated around a long table to begin the nuptials.

We expected a less formal event with standing and mingling involved. But instead everyone gave a formal one-minute presentation introducing themselves and their company and what they were looking to gain from the networking event. However, we realised that this was a far more efficient and organized strategy as it ensured that everyone was heard and placed in front of the correct decision makers, and companies could discover what other offerings and referrals were available.

Through the Door Promotions received positive feedback from a number of companies and received two referrals – one for a recruitment company and one from a public speaker. However, the most interesting aspect of the entire morning was receiving a range of cleverly and creatively designed business cards.

Public House’s First Ever Liquid Book Club

This March 20th – will see Public House’s first ever liquid book club. You must be thinking .. liquid? What do you mean by liquid? Well…. we mean alcohol. Every month we shall meet, having read a book with alcohol related themes. We shall meet at Public House, situated in islington – and discuss the book and drink cocktails that are featured in the book.

For example, this month we are reading John Updike’s Couples:

Ten couples live in Tarbox, an out-of-the-way New England town. They form an exclusive group that feeds on petty rivalries, secrets, wordplay, entertaining, skiing, drinking and sex. Discreetly swapping partners, they conduct their rituals under the watchful eye of their self-appointed ringmaster, Freddy Thorne. but when Piet Hanema and Foxy Whitman have an affair, they reject expediency and caution, and for once the other unshockable couples are deeply shocked. Soon couples at play will become couples at war…..

If you are interested in coming a long – please contact us via a post or call us on 02034273665 or email georgia@throughthedoorpromotions.com