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The Best Wine Pairing for Your Favorite Halloween Candy

Does your kid have a ton of leftover candy? Snag a few pieces and pair it with one of these expert-recommended wines.


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What could be better than raiding the kids’ candy stash after a long afternoon of trick-or-treating? A glass of wine to go with your confection of choice! We asked Gary Pavlis, PhD, a professor at Rutgers University who’s worked in the New Jersey wine industry for 30 years, to recommend the best vino for your favorite sweets. 

Sour Patch Kids

A bubbly, fruity Moscato enhances the vibrant flavor of any sour candy.

Skittles

Not all Rieslings are super sweet. An off-dry bottle accents these colorful flavors perfectly.

Kit-Kat

Red Zinfandel’s smooth fruitiness brings out the creamy quality of an otherwise plain chocolate.

Snickers

 Nutty candies go well with the bold berry notes of Merlot. Their complexity is a perfect match for a dry red. 

Twix

The richness of a dessert wine like Port is magical when paired with a caramel-filled goody.

Mounds

The intensity of dark chocolate goes best with something robust. Savor this coconut candy with a Syrah or Cabernet.

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