Wine and Candy Pairings That'll Haunt You Past Halloween
Halloween shouldn't just be for kids. Candy and wine can be delightful together, especially if you know what you're doing. Save some of the goodies you're handing out for yourself, and try it with these wines…
Skittles and Sauvignon Blanc
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The slight hint of citrus and other fruits makes these rainbow-colored favorites a sublime match for the 2016 Au Haro New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Taste the flavor, indeed!
Caramel Apples and Espumante
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The apple flavor found in the NV Abalone Vinho Espumante is a perfect partner for, well, an actual apple, while its effervescence cuts through that sticky caramel like a sickle. You'll never be able to eat caramel apples without a glass of bubbly again.
Twizzlers and Rosé
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The natural berry flavors of the 2016 Flamboyance Languedoc-la-clape Rosé suit the not-so-natural fruit flavors of the Twizzler to a tee, once again proving that rosé is more than just a summertime quaff.
Fun-Size Snickers and Zinfandel
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No red complements chocolate quite like rich, ripe Zin. The 2015 Mulberry Road Cellars Paso Robles Zinfandel more than does the trick with your fun-size chocolates – and it works just as well with full-size bars.