November 2, 2011 – Experience Sips and Sweets with a “Taste of the Season” at Confections for Any Occasion

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Taste of the season


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Experience Sips and Sweets with a “Taste of the Season” at Confections for Any Occasion

Free Holiday Tasting and Sampling of Wisconsin Foods, Fare and Flavor for the Family

Theresa, Wis., November 2, 2011— Indulge in holiday fare and flavor with a free tasting of local foods celebrating all things Wisconsin with a “Taste of the Season” at Confections for Any Occasion in Theresa, Wis.  From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th, this specialty chocolate shop and restaurant welcomes the entire family to sample local, award-winning seasonal favorites from chocolates and wines to artisanal cheeses and sausages.

Wisconsinites of all ages can indulge in homegrown holiday favorites from the finest delectable chocolates and wines produced locally.

“Enjoy the ultimate gourmet tasting experience featuring more than 20 local foods to sample,” says Joel Bernhard, owner and candy maker of Confections for Any Occasion. “It’s a family event celebrating the tastes of the season that has something for everyone including the finest wines, artisanal cheeses, specialty chocolates, award-winning sausages, soups, dips, mustards, jam, jellies and many other food samples from across Wisconsin.”

While tasting local foods also experience firsthand the art of chocolate making, learn new recipes and shop for great gifts and Wisconsin foods to entertain family and friends this holiday season.

The free tasting and sampling of Wisconsin foods will feature more than 20 holiday favorites, including:

• Collection of luscious chocolates made fresh from the kitchen of Confections for Any Occasion featuring mouthwatering truffles to chewy caramels, chocolate covered cranberries and toffee for an irresistible taste.

• Award-winning Wisconsin cheeses and spreads from Widmer’s Cheese and     Sartori Cheese.

• Delectable Wisconsin Wines from Door County, Three Lakes Winery, Cedar Creek Winery and more.

• Sausage and gourmet meat snacks crafted by Silver Creek Specialty Meats and sample a popular favorite, Jim’s Blue Ribbon Sausage.

• Confections for Any Occasion Berry Bogs™ — unique blend of Wisconsin cherries, cranberries, almonds, and luscious caramel, covered in velvety chocolate.

• Enjoy Sassy Cow Creamery Egg Nog — made fresh using high-quality milk from the cows at the Baerwolf family farm and within hours of milking made into egg nog at their Farmstead Creamery.

• Locally made mustards — sure to spice up a holiday dish or appetizer.

• Warm Door County cocoas and specialty holiday coffees — a smooth and creamy taste straight from the peninsula.

• Aspen’s Cider Spices — the perfect ingredient to use in baking or add spice to cider, tea and coffee.

Sipping and indulging in sweets is a great way to find the perfect gift for that special someone or learn new ways to flavor up a holiday meal this season for family and friends.

For more information on the “Taste of the Season” at Confections for Any Occasion call 920.488.9269 or

Visit the Confections For Any Occasion website at to find unique, one-of-a-kind hand-made gourmet chocolates, truffles, toffee, caramels and other confections, sure to be the perfect gift for a special someone, event or holiday celebration.


Confections For Any Occasion founded in 2000 by Joel Bernhard, a young blind entrepreneur, is a gourmet showcase of the finest chocolates, truffles and specialty confections. Specializing in uniquely hand-made chocolate creations customized personally for holidays, wedding to baby celebrations and everything in between, to one-of-a-kind designed chocolates for a special someone to corporate gifts. Using the finest Swiss-style chocolate and freshest dairy and fruits sourced locally, Joel’s interest in baking and candy making inspired him to become an entrepreneur in the confectionary industry.