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A Local Treat.

Whilst I have not personally visited the premises of “Alba Chocolate “in the run up to Christmas my... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
glenquoich
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Newtonmore, United Kingdom
Truffle making

A really good fun half day learning about chocolate, its origins, and how to make truffles. A small... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
achandunie1
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Alness, United Kingdom
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Get creative making deliciously ethical chocolates in our workshops. You could learn about making chocolate bars, truffles, or seasonal products such as Christmas Trees. Gemma will help you use your favourite types of Fairtrade chocolate to create...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Road | Unit 2B2, Industrial Estate, Newtonmore PH24 3BN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst I have not personally visited the premises of “Alba Chocolate “in the run up to Christmas my wife,daughter,and my two grandsons did visit to attend a demonstration on chocolate making etc. The impression left by all my family was one of real enjoyment such...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A really good fun half day learning about chocolate, its origins, and how to make truffles. A small group of six, with some local folks and some on holiday from Australia. Would recommend for anyone who wants to know more about chocolate and get a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun as a holiday activity (booked from Australia). Gemma was a lovely host and imparted her knowledge well. Have a go as it’s really an enjoyable way to spend a morning or afternoon.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue L
Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks very much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope (at least some of) your truffles made it safely back to Australia with you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun making lots and lots and lots of delicious truffles and bonus education about chocolate origins, harvesting and processing. Great activity for groups of family or friends. Gemma and Mehmet were lovely company. Lots of truffles to take home which will be perfect for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming to our Truffle Workshop and for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed the extra chat about chocolate. We discuss chocolate in even more detail on our Chocolate Tastings. I hope you have lots of...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Gemma and mehmet visited our ladies group in Kingussie last night and gave a talk and tasting on their fabulous chocolates. A lovely pre Chrismas experience. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming to our talk and for taking the time to give us such a good review. It was a pleasure meeting all of you and hopefully we'll see you again soon. Good luck with your new group.

Reviewed 12 December 2018

The truffle workshop absolutely exceeded expectations! Gemma is lovely! Clearly knowledgeable, a great teacher and really makes you feel very welcome and at ease. She lets you be as creative as you want and is super fun! The truffles we made are so yummy -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on the workshop. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much and felt so at ease. It would be great to see you again next year. I hope you have a nice Christmas and New Year.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Gemma & Mehmet gave an very interesting and enlightening talk on chocolate production. Will remember them for gifts in the future and look forward to enjoying my homemade marzipan chocolates at Christmas.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for inviting us along to give a tasting. We had a great time and I'm glad you did too. You're more than welcome to come around at any point in the year to buy presents but please contact us to make...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A fantastic evening with Mehmet and Gemma explaining about the history of chocolate and tasting the chocolate they use to make their wonderful products including some wonderful fresh truffles. I can’t wait until Friday to pick up our Christmas order.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Rachel. Thank you for coming to our tasting and for coming to see us yesterday. I hope everyone will enjoy your Christmas chocolates and you will enjoy your upcoming truffle-making workshop. Have and nice Christmas and New year and see you soon!

Reviewed 8 December 2018

We did the truffle making workshops this afternoon, Jemma was a lovely host who gave us a talk on chocolate and the process of making it from the raw cocao bean, as well as an extensive training on how to make truffles at home using...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

It was a pleasure doing the workshop and chatting about chocolate. I hope you've been enjoying some of the truffles you made and that you can put some of your new skills to use at home. Thank you for taking the time to write your...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Myself, older niece and nephew and older sister did a truffle workshop the other week and it was fantastic, we got to select what flavours we wanted to make, we also made lactose free ones too, Gemma the owner and teacher was lovely welcoming and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gemma_AlbaChocolate, Owner at Alba Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you for your visit and taking the time to give us such a good review. I hope you enjoyed your chocolates.

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Jean B
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Response from Gemma_AlbaChocolate | Property representative |
Hi, Jean. Thanks for asking. Our usual visitors are adults, although we are happy for children older than 10 to take part as long as someone is with them. If you make a group booking, such as for a birthday party, we can... More
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