What Wine Can You Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy??

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Halloween is less than 2 weeks away and that means it's almost candy time. It doesn't matter if you raid your kids' trick-or-treat bag, or have candy of your own, the only thing better then enjoying some sweets is having a great glass of wine to enjoy with each piece of candy. But how do you know which wines to pair with your candy? You don't, but now you can.

  • Butterfinger + Sauvignon Blanc- The salty sweetness of the Butterfinger goes well with a wine that balances sweet with a little sour.

  • Candy Corn + Chardonnay- Go for an oaky, buttery bottle to balance the extreme sweetness of the classic candy.

  • Gummy Bears + Rosé- The light body and strawberry/peach flavor of the wine complements the fruity gummies.

  • Kit Kat + Merlot- The chocolate in the candy bar pairs perfectly with a smooth, rich Merlot.

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups + Oloroso Sherry- The toasty, nutty, caramel notes in the sherry are an ideal match for the chocolate and peanut butter perfection.

  • Snickers + Syrah- This wine is nutty with notes of chocolate and a hint of spice, so it’s great to sip with a Snickers.

  • Sour Patch Kids + Riesling- The sweet and sour of the candy works well with a brightly acidic and citrusy wine like Riesling.

  • Starburst + Moscato- Fruity Starburst flavors will taste delicious with a sweeter Moscato that has notes of honey, apricot and/or green apple.

  • Swedish Fish + Lambrusco- This red has berry-cherry notes, just like Swedish Fish.

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