Rose Petal & Cocoa Infused Red Wine

Because another Chocolate Workshop is coming up and I am making this right now so it can be ready for sampling in class. 😉

Bella Vista Farm

Did that title intrigue you? Wine and roses and cocoa…..all in one drink? Delicious!

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It was incredibly easy to do and I did not have a specific recipe but I will show you what I did. Also read more about the medicinal benefits of each ingredient besides the sweet deliciousness.

Rose Petals(Rosa Rugosa)

The rose was one of the most valued medicinal plants in the monastery gardens of medieval Europe. Rose petals suitable for medicinal purposes must yield a deep rose-colored, astringent, and fragrant infusion when boiling water is poured upon them.(Annie’s Remedies)

Roses are known for their beauty, their perfumey scent and their ability to calm. They are also :

  • cooling
  • astringent
  • uplifting
  • anti-inflammatory
  • helpful for pms and menopausal symptom

Cocoa Nibs (Theobroma cacao)

Cacao beans and nibs have a long and colorful history, beginning in Central and South America before 1500 BC. The entire cacao fruit was…

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