Genesis of Bliss in a Bottle

Genesis of Bliss in a Bottle

Welcome to the exquisite world of Bliss in a Bottle, where luxury indulgence meets unparalleled craftsmanship.

Welcome to the exquisite world of Bliss in a Bottle, where luxury indulgence meets unparalleled craftsmanship. Established in Columbus, Ohio in November 2013 by visionary entrepreneur Cheryl Sher, our brand has redefined the art of pairing sumptuous beverages with delectable Belgian chocolates.

At Bliss in a Bottle, we curate an extensive collection of wines, craft beer, Champagne, mead, low-proof spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages sourced from renowned local distributors and global markets. Each bottle undergoes a meticulous selection process, ensuring a harmonious fusion of flavors and textures that elevate your tasting experience to new heights.

Our journey began with a simple yet revolutionary concept: to offer perfectly-paired chocolate-covered bottles of refreshments. Cheryl's unwavering dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients and exploring diverse flavor profiles has culminated in a trademarked brand that embodies sophistication and innovation.

We take pride in our partnership with Callebaut Belgian chocolates, renowned for their unparalleled quality and rich heritage. From our humble beginnings as a mall kiosk concept to our present-day online and in-store presence, we remain committed to offering a diverse range of options catering to every palate and price point.

Whether you're a connoisseur seeking the perfect gift or an enthusiast eager to indulge in a sensory journey, Bliss in a Bottle invites you to savor life's most exquisite pleasures, one sip at a time. Experience the epitome of luxury and sophistication - shop with us today and elevate your moments with Bliss in a Bottle.

The trajectory of expansion and advancement was swift and robust across Ohio, with significant milestones marking our journey. In 2015, we proudly inaugurated our second store in Beachwood Place, Cleveland, swiftly followed by a franchisee venture in Kenwood Mall, Cincinnati. By 2017, our footprint expanded further with the establishment of company-owned stores in Dayton, Toledo, Strongsville, and Canton, affirming our commitment to serving communities across the state.

The year 2018 marked a pivotal moment as we ventured beyond Ohio's borders, with Tysons Corner in Virginia becoming our inaugural out-of-state mall location. This momentum continued into 2019, with the unveiling of stores in Bethesda and Wilmington, NC, signaling our ambition to captivate audiences nationwide.

Despite the evolving landscape of retail, including the rise of online shopping impacting mall foot traffic, our dedication to delivering unparalleled experiences remained steadfast. The realization dawned during the holiday season of 2019 that the soaring rents in malls no longer aligned with traffic patterns, prompting a strategic decision to recalibrate our approach.

Enter 2020, a year fraught with unprecedented challenges as the onset of the global pandemic forced the closure of malls nationwide. Undeterred, Bliss pivoted operations to our production studio in downtown Columbus, focusing on local delivery and expanding our reach to 10 states. Cheryl's expertise in crafting meticulously curated mixed cases tailored for entertainment and food pairing became our hallmark, resonating with discerning palates nationwide.

In October 2022, an exciting opportunity arose to establish a retail boutique in Easton Town Center, a thriving hub of commerce and culture. This expansion was accompanied by the acquisition of a tasting permit and the introduction of a charming patio space, enriching the retail experience for our patrons. Nestled within the mall, our boutique stands as a beacon of sophistication, offering a curated selection of specialty wines and chocolates.

Furthermore, our commitment to fostering meaningful partnerships and championing diversity has been integral to our journey. Through collaborations with Experience Columbus, the Ohio Department of Agriculture's Ohio Proud initiative, and securing certification as a women-owned business, we continue to amplify our presence and impact.

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of retail and hospitality, Bliss in a Bottle remains dedicated to elevating moments of indulgence and celebration. With gratitude for our past accomplishments and excitement for the journey ahead, we invite you to join us in savoring the essence of bliss, one sip and bite at a time.

Cheryl passionately curates the wine selection and crafts exquisite flavor pairings. Bliss benefits from consistent service by over a dozen Ohio distributors of fine wines, beers, and spirits. We frequently attend seminars with esteemed winemakers and welcome their visits to our stores, enhancing our commitment to excellence and ensuring a diverse array of beverages.

Cheryl's devotion to the Barry Callebaut chocolate line, coupled with locally and internationally sourced flavors, ensures impeccable pairings. Her travels, accompanied by her treasure trove of flavors, enrich her expertise as she samples wines for varietal integrity and infuses her magic into each bottle. Our extensive assortment caters to every palate and budget, exceeding initial expectations.

From iconic Napa Valley Cabernets like Caymus to artisanal gems like Stolpman Vineyards, Cheryl's firsthand experiences inspire sumptuous pairings like dark Belgian chocolate with raspberry powder essence, a delightful raspberry candy crush along with a smattering of Herbes de Provence. Our featured pairing showcases an orange natural wine complemented by dark chocolate with dragon fruit and passion fruit essence, adorned with a white frame and a dark drizzle, accentuated by crushed jasmine flowers and gold sprinkles for an indulgent touch.

Furthermore, our renowned Barks are offered in half-pound, one-pound, and two-pound gift boxes, providing options to suit various preferences. These can be paired with an extensive selection of gourmet items to create customized gift baskets tailored to your needs.

In addition, we offer a pareve (vegan) line of chocolates under the supervision of Buckeye Kosher, complemented by a stunning assortment of kosher wines from California, Israel, Italy, and Chile. Each wine is meticulously paired with exquisite chocolates, perfect for celebrating Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah, and Mishloach Manot.

We are delighted to offer our venue for your event needs. Whether you prefer attending one of our frequent events on the charming indoor patio of our Easton store, or if you seek a private event space at our production studio, complete with chocolate making options and sampling, we have you covered.

Additionally, for private gifting, we provide tailored solutions, including customized labels for special occasions, corporate gifts, and party favors for weddings, showers, and other events. Let us elevate your gatherings with our personalized offerings.

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