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Chocolate & Champagne (1995)

Savor the Regions



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Louisiana, San Francisco, California, Healdsburg, California

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Date Issued: 1995-06-03

Duration: 00:25:12

Subjects: Wineries | Vineyards | Food | Flynt, D.C. | Desserts | Cake | Cooking (Chocolate) | Ghirardelli Chocolate Company | Wine


  • Flynt, D.C. Host
  • Hunter, Karen Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Pope-Johnston, Ruth Producer
  • Jane and DC Flynt Media Preservation Funding


In this episode from the “San Francisco and California Wine Country” series of “Savor the Regions” from June 3, 1995, Chef D.C. Flynt prepares Dark Chocolate Mint Velvet. He then visits the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory in San Francisco, California, to see how chocolate is made. Back in the kitchen, Chef Flynt makes Petit Pots de Crème Au Chocolate and a Chocolate Buttermilk Layer Cake. Lastly, Chef Flynt visits the Jordan Winery in California’s Sonoma Valley to learn more about their process for creating sparkling wines.