For this year's Halloween party, ditch the sophistication that comes with hosting and be creative with these festive Halloween wines! All affordable and food friendly, these wicked wines are sure to add a spooktacular glow to this season's festivities.
The Velvet Devil Merlot
Get evil this Halloween with The Velvet Devil Merlot. The wine consists of 91 percent Merlot and 9 percent Cabernet Sauvignon grapes sourced from vineyards in Yakima Valley and Columbia Valley in Washington. The Velvet Devil Merlot is affordable, smooth and silky with rich, ripe fruit. What's not to love about the producers, Charles Smith Wines, motto: "It's just wine, drink it." Just drink it this Halloween.
Vampire Pinot Noir
Don't draw bad blood with your fangs this holiday season. Instead sip the blood of the vine and try a balanced, young Vampire Pinot Noir wine. Enjoy fruity strawberry notes with elegant earth tones that create an easy drinking wine. Vampire Pinot Noir is food friendly with a structured backbone from the oak aging that adds a subtle complexity. Perfect for the bloodsuckers at your Halloween party.
It's always a good idea to serve a fan favorite at any party. 7 Deadly Zins is a popular, go-to favorite for all parties. It's sexy, endearing and invites all to confess their zins. This full-bodied wine is dominated by berry fruit flavors, black pepper with a touch of spice, a lethal combination to seduce your guests with this classic Zinfandel.
The Phantom has reappeared... and this time at your Halloween party. Bogle's fruity and spicy sensual wine has returned to haunt wine lovers. It's full bodied, food friendly and will for sure be a crowd pleaser this Halloween. Phantom is a grape blend of 52 percent Zinfandel, 46 percent Petite Sirah and 2 percent Mourvedre, adding to it's complexity. It's brooding and rich, yet silky smooth.
Ever think about trying a wine from South Africa? Why not venture out this Halloween with a red wine blend of 65 percent Syrah, 32 percent Mourvedre and 3 percent Viognier grapes, all the way from Africa. The Wolftrap is supple, smooth and spicy. It's well-balanced and unpretentious, perfect for your Halloween party guests.