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Valentine’s Day often is viewed as the unofficial start to wine touring season in many parts of the Northwest. A growing number of winery associations stage Valentine celebrations during the weekends around Feb. 14.

In nearly all instances, the theme is of red wine with chocolate. While folks love both components, it can be a tricky pairing. That’s why Telaya Wine Co. in Garden City collaborates with Kay Johnson’s Dream Chocolate in Boise on three bars to pair with three of Telaya’s most popular wines.

“Kay was among our first 25 wine club members,” said Carrie Sullivan, co-owner and co-winemaker at Telaya. “He came up and told us he was a local chocolatier and said, ‘If you are ever interested in custom chocolate bars, I’d love to work with you.’”

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