Archive for August, 2019

Celebrating Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

31st of August- 15th of September

The 31st August – 15th of September marks the annual Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight. Two weeks to showcase the spectrum of Scotland’s impressive food and drink artisans, its local produce and unique contribution to global gastronomic culture.

There’s no more fitting way to celebrate Scotland’s world-class culinary craftsmanship than with Iain Burnett – Scotland’s most awarded Chocolatier…

Unenrobed Velvet Truffles

Originally created only for Michelin Starred and AA Rosetted Chefs, these pure, naked Velvet Truffles have become Iain’s signature chocolates. Unenrobed, silky smooth ganache made with single origin chocolate and fresh Scottish cream.

Various sizes and selections available here.

Whisky and Chocolate Pairing Boxes

Truly inspired companion chocolate selections to enjoy with Scotland’s most iconic and beloved spirit!
Iain has carefully curated chocolate his pairing boxes to beautifully enhance the flavour of your favourite single malt whiskies.

Browse the full range here.

Award-Winning Selection Box

Iain’s best-selling box, and the ideal selection for a supernal taste tour of Iain’s Velvet Truffles.  A symphonic range of fruits, spices, caramel and infused chocolates.

Various boxes sizes are available here.


A Quick Trip To Grandtully

Take a quick look behind the scenes at The Highland Chocolatier and what goes into making Iain’s artisan products…


Elegant Summer Gift Guide

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Memorable Gift Inspiration for Meaningful Occasions 

Summer is often brimming with events – from weddings and anniversaries, to family reunions and exotic getaways. It can be a challenge to think of fresh and unique gift ideas to suit each special moment.
Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett provides renewed gift inspiration for diverse summer occasions – bringing you refined chocolate experiences that continue outside the box…

NEW Box of 36 Velvet Truffles 

Iain’s signature award-winning pure ganache is now available in a large box size of 36 Unenrobed Velvet Truffles.
Ideal for gifting, events, parties or simply sharing with friends (or not, we won’t tell.)

See the range here.

Dark or Milk Chocolate Lover Gift Bags

The definitive gift idea for any chocolate aficionado! Filled with a carefully selected range of Iain’s creations – these ornate gift bags are tailored to either milk or dark chocolate lovers and include two branded mugs and audio-guided milk or dark Chocolate Tasting Flights for 2. This truly is an unmissable offer- saving you over £25!  

Chocolate Pairing Experiences

Iain has expertly paired his gourmet chocolates with an exclusive range of Scottish malt whiskies, as well as gins, champagnes teas and coffees.  The result is a dance of carefully balanced flavours that complement the unique characteristics of the cocoa beans and the drinks with which they’re paired. Shop all Chocolate Pairing Boxes here. 

Gift Cards

It’s a matter of taste! Iain Burnett giftcards let your loved ones choose their own chocolate gifts to be delivered. Gift Cards are sent electronically within hours of purchase, 365 days a year. Buy a Gift Card here.

Chocolate Tasting Flights

Let Iain Burnett, Master Chocolatier guide you through a flight of award winning Velvet Truffles. You will receive a beautiful red and gold magnetic box of chocolates, complete with tasting notes and a link to an audio guide in which Iain introduces you to the world of artisan gourmet truffles. Choose between Dark Velvet & Fruits or Milk Velvet & Caramels. Learn more here.

Insights from Iain

Why are Iain’s Tasting Flights unique? What makes a Chocolate Experience? Iain explains in his recent interview with BBC Scotland…