Today's Paper Search Latest stories Legislature Newsletters Most commented Obits Traffic Weather Puzzles + Games
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

The spider webs are tangled, the pumpkins are carved, and our candy dishes are overflowing with chocolate treats. Our house is no different from the average American's — we celebrate Halloween with treats, costumes and of course, parties.

The National Retail Federation’s 2018 annual survey predicts retail spending for this year's holiday will be $9 billion.

For many adults, wine is undoubtedly part of the festivities. The following wines not only taste great, but also stick to the eerie theme.

THE VALUES

2016 Ghostrunner Ungrafted Red, California (about $16 retail)

2016 Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot, Washington (about $15 retail)

2016 Concha Casillero Diablo Devil Red, Chile (about $14 retail)

2016 Apothic Red Crush, California (about $12 retail)

2016 Spellbound Petite Syrah, California (about $14 retail)

THE SPLURGES

2016 Owen Roe Sinister Hand Red Blend, Washington (about $29 retail)

2016 Ghost Pines Winemaker's Blend Chardonnay, California (about $18 retail)

2016 The Divining Rod Cabernet Sauvignon, California (about $20 retail)

2016 Bogle Vineyards Phantom, California (about $20 retail)

2016 Michael David Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon, California (about $20 retail)

2016 Flora Springs Ghost Winery Malbec, California (about $60 retail)

2016 Witchery Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, California (about $96 retail)

2016 Hahn Family Boneshaker Lodi Zinfandel, California (about $20 retail)

2016 Klinker Old Ghost Zinfandel, California (about $20 retail)

2016 Austin Hope Troublemaker Red Blend, California (about $18 retail)

Lorri Hambuchen is a member of London's Institute of Wines and Spirits. Contact her at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203, or email:

uncorked@thewinecenter.com

Food on 10/31/2018

Print Headline: Scare up the wine for big Halloween festivities

Sponsor Content

Comments

You must be signed in to post comments
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT