The Story

In March of 2008 I decided to move to Rochester and open a Chocolate and Wine bar.

Renovated the first floor of a 1907 home and inserted a dream.

During those 18 months of sawdust and chainsaws, painting and pointing, and at some points waiting out the blizzards (both figurative and literal) I was given the needed time to taste and blend, pair and compare and finally create a menu of local and imported desserts, artisan wines, craft beers, and cheeses that blend and complement each other elegantly and above all tastefully.

The assortment of mix and match elements that evolved into what are now our menu offerings are each special and amazing in their own ways.

To finally be able to offer this concept is exciting and surreal.

Proud to be a part of the surrounding ARTWalk community and this building’s history.

Thank you for your interest – Look forward to serving you,


Chocolate and Vines