818 Tequila and Compartés Chocolatier Launch Must-Have Gift For the Holiday Season - Food & Beverage Magazine

818 Tequila and Compartés Chocolatier Launch Must-Have Gift For the Holiday Season

818 Tequila, the award-winning Tequila brand founded by Kendall Jenner, and Compartés Chocolatier, the famed LA-based chocolate purveyor, have partnered to create an exclusive chocolate bar for the holidays, available for purchase starting today.

 

The partnership was inspired by both brands’ dedication to quality ingredients and focus on life’s celebratory moments. The chocolate bar, aptly named Toffee and Tequila, is the first-ever to be infused with Tequila for Compartés and features a milk chocolate base with bits of toffee and rounded out by flecks of sea salt. The bar is infused with 818’s award-winning Tequila Reposado, whose hints of vanilla and caramel pair perfectly to enhance the sweet and salty flavors in the chocolate.

 

As the fastest-growing spirits category in the US, Tequila is no longer just for summer margaritas. Now, Tequila fans and chocolate aficionados have a new way to enjoy this delectable flavor combination in a tasty chocolate bar this holiday.

 

The design of the bar highlights the agaves and landscape of Amatitán, Mexico, where 818 is produced. The chocolate bar retails for $9.95 and is available now at compartes.com.

 

“We are thrilled to partner with Compartes to create this Toffee & Tequila chocolate bar this holiday season,” said Kendall Jenner, founder of 818 Tequila. “As tequila continues to grow in popularity, this collaboration showcases how perfect our delicious 818 Reposado is both for gifting and for gathering with people you love.”

 

“We are so excited to debut Compartés’ tequila-infused chocolate bar in collaboration with our friends at 818 Tequila,” said Jonathan Grahm, Compartés Creative Director and Chief Chocolate-Maker. “Handmade using the highest quality ingredients just like our chocolates, 818 felt like the perfect natural fit to partner with on these deliciously decadent tequila-infused chocolates that’ll make for the most memorable gift this holiday season…this toffee and tequila bar is warming, festive and evokes thoughts of a magical holiday eve in each bite.”

 

Available just in time for the holiday season, the Toffee and Tequila chocolate bar is meant to be enjoyed alongside 818 Reposado with friends and family.

 

About 818 Tequila:

Founded by Kendall Jenner, 818 Tequila is an award-winning, hand-crafted tequila brand. Produced using traditional methods in Jalisco, Mexico at a family-owned-and-operated distillery, the brand has won 32 blind tasting awards across 11 major industry competitions, including Best Reposado Tequila from the World Tequila Awards, Platinum Award from the SIP Awards, Chairman’s Trophy from the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, Triple Gold from the MicroLiquor Spirit Awards, Top 100 Spirits from the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, and Innovation Award from the SIP Awards.

 

From its 1% for the Planet giveback, to partnering with S.A.C.R.E.D. – a nonprofit that supports Mexican communities where heritage agave spirits are made – and to working with local, family-owned businesses in Jalisco, Mexico and sustainable suppliers, 818 Tequila embodies an emerging consumer ethos.

 

Sustainably produced from one hundred percent Weber Blue agaves, 818 Tequila features three variations – a Blanco, Reposado and Añejo. Most recently, 818 reached another milestone with their release of Eight Reserve by 818 – an ultra premium Añejo Reserve. This officially expands 818’s portfolio into the ultra premium Tequila category. For more information, follow @drink818 on Instagram or visit drink818.com.

 

About Compartés Chocolatier:

Compartés is the legendary, award-winning, gourmet chocolate brand handmade in Los Angeles for almost 75 years. Traditional chocolates with a modern spin on classic flavor combinations and nostalgic tastes, Compartés has sold over 20 million chocolate bars and garnered a celebrity following that includes Oprah, Elton John, Mindy Kaling, and Billie Eilish and late celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and Winston Churchill. Known as the world’s best chocolates, Compartés started as a small, family business in 1950 and was reimagined 15 years ago by their son, chocolate prodigy Jonathan Grahm – Forbes 30 Under 30, Creative Director and Head Chocolatier. Handcrafted from scratch every day by a small team of chocolatiers and artists in their Los Angeles kitchen, Compartés (meaning “to share” in Spanish) are made to be treasured, experienced, savored, and most of all, shared with loved ones. Compartés chocolates are available in retailers globally and online at compartes.com.

 

Press Contacts

818 Tequila: 818@hunt-gather.com

Compartes: compartes@dreamday.la

 

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