A Spooky Halloween Themed Pairing Party

If you’re looking to have some fun at this year’s Halloween party, consider doing a spooky wine and dessert pairing party. With just a few tweaks to a traditional pairing party, you can give your guests a great time.

Haunted Wineries in the U.S.

America’s wineries are young compared to those in the rest of the world, but they have a rich, vibrant, and haunted history. Yes, there are wineries across the U.S. that are inhabited by ghosts! Some of the ghosts are benevolent presences that protect the wineries; others cause mischief by moving objects around and making messes. These are some of the most haunted wineries in the U.S.

20 Delicious Ways to use Leftover Halloween Candy

Some people may dread November 1st because that’s when they (or their kids) will want to eat all the candy in the house. I look forward to it because…I get to eat all the leftover candy. If you’re like me, the beginning of November is great- there’s the leftover candy at your own house, there’s the candy people take to work to get it away from their kids, there’s the discounted candy at the grocery store…life is good. But if you fear your kids on yet another candy fueled sugar high, don’t worry. I have a round-up of some of the best recipes to use up the leftover Halloween candy. Make a couple of these recipes and you won’t have another piece of candy to contend with, and you’ll have some great desserts to eat at home or share with friends!

Spooky Wines for Halloween

It’s almost Halloween. Are you still looking for the perfect wine for your party? There are a lot of wines out there perfect for Halloween. They have creepy labels, spooky names, and fully embrace the dark side. Today I have five wines for you, all available at your local grocery store and under $20. Any of these wines will give your Halloween party the spooky vibe you’re looking for!

Wine and Pumpkin- Sweet and Savory Pairings

As I mentioned last week, we are all about pumpkin this month. Why? Pumpkin is wildly popular in the fall. I am guessing you or someone you know is just crazy for pumpkin right now. You might have been haunting Starbucks in September, waiting for the PSL to arrive; or you might be drooling in your sleep, dreaming of the pumpkin pie you’ll have on Thanksgiving. You don’t have to wait for your pumpkin fix, though! This month, I’m sharing two great pumpkin recipes, including one very reminiscent of pumpkin pie. Plus, today I’m reviewing the wines that I think go best with pumpkin sweets. So stat tuned and get all the pumpkin you crave this month!

Halloween Sips and Sweets

Halloween is one of the best days in a kid’s year. When else can you dress up, run around after dark, and get tons of candy from random strangers, then terrorize your parents while on a sugar high? At some point as you age, society starts frowning on you if you try to...