Cozumel: Seaside Chocolate Workshop and Wine Tasting
- Duration: 2 hours
Become a Margarita expert and discover the incredible art of chocolate and margarita making with delicious fun treats that include history, tastings, demonstrations, and plenty of delightful chocolates. Discover the origins of Cacao in a lush tropical setting as the distinct flavor of chocolate will arouse your senses. Explore history's most popular food and make "Margarita de Chocolate" with the authentic Mayan chocolate bar recipe and historical utensils. As you learn about the origins of this delicious drink made with the magical touch of Mexico's exquisite spirit "Tequila,". There is no better way to combine culture and entertainment in a single day.
Come and take a journey through time with this chocolate workshop at the Mayan Cacao Company. Uncover the secrets of the ancient Mayan civilization and learn how chocolate formed such a central role in their social and religious life. Start your workshop by hearing about how Cacao figured into pre-modern Mayan society as a sacred food, sign of prestige, social centerpiece, and cultural touchstone. Then, you will be walked through the traditional chocolate-making process. Create your own chocolate bar with the cacao seeds the Mayans used in rituals and ceremonies to honor their gods. Grind them in a traditional pre-hispanic Metate, mix in simple ingredients, and take a piece of Mexican gastronomic culture with your own handmade chocolate bar. After the workshop, visit the chocolate boutique and give your taste buds a treat by trying 13 different artisanal chocolates.
Embark on an interactive chocolate workshop and wine tasting. Meet on a quiet and beautiful seaside terrace at Stingray Beach where you will be welcomed with a chocolate martini. Then, learn all about the history, ancient Aztec, and Mayan processing techniques of chocolate. Make your own chocolate bar using traditional ingredients and techniques that are still used today by the Mayans. After creating your own chocolate bar, ignite your palate as you discover the incredible pairing of different flavors of chocolate and red wine. At the end of your tour, shop from a large variety of chocolate products.
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