Drink, witches! 5 wines that will make Halloween scream
Halloween is as famous for its scares as it is for its certain amount of indulgence. Endless bowls of funsize treats, and for us at Drink Me!, wines that put the BOO in Boozy on Halloween and stay delicious until they run out.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect pairing with candy and pumpkin dishes, an adults-only surprise (with an emphasis on the treat), or the signature bottle for your Halloween party, we’ve got you covered . spooky and delicious options.
Le Vice Orange Wines from Gewurztraminer, 2022
An orange wine for Halloween? Sign us up! This top-scoring wine from Napa Valley will not only amaze Halloween party guests with its orange hue in the glass, but it is heavier than a typical white wine and offers floral and tropical spices intense with high amounts of spice, making it a delicious fall sip and perfect pairing with pumpkin dishes, roasted vegetables and poultry.
Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo, 2019
Looking for a spooky story to tell your wine-loving guests this Halloween? In the 19th century, Concha y Toro founder Don Melchor discovered that his winemakers were abusing his greatest wines. To discourage this action, Don Melchor spread the rumor that his deepest and darkest cave was the Casillero del Diablo (Devil’s Cave), successfully deterring people from entering it. Today, this legendary winery continues to hold the best wines from the Casillero del Diablo estate. With intense cherry and dark fruit flavors and hints of vanilla and toast, this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect toast to spooky Halloween stories.
Vampire Vineyards Merlot, 2016
Do you feel extra? You can’t get more than a decadent Merlot dressed in a vampire cloak. Vampire Vineyards also offers its Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon with vampire capes, as well as tasting kits and Halloween party kits.
The Prisoner Chardonnay, 2021
A rich, full-bodied white for fall nights and a label that’s appropriate for the Halloween season, this Chardonnay features notes of vanilla, crème brûlée, baked apple, pineapple, toasted oak and caramel buttered. Pair it with candy or enjoy it on its own.
Tasteful, Wild Child Pinotage, pack of 8 minis
Looking for something for adult treats this Halloween? In Good Taste’s Wild Child Mini Bottles will amaze and delight younger adults while the kids enjoy their candy.