Top 10 Spooky Halloween Wines

halloween wine suggestions

After shopping for the candy, finding the perfect costumes for the kids, decorating the house and spending the evening dispensing treats, adults goblins with a trick of their own can uncork a bottle of wine with a devilish, ghoulish or scary label to unwind with.

Here are ten spooky Halloween wines to uncork on October 31st:

  1. 2012 Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot ($12) – Columbia Valley, Washington.
  2. 2010 Bogle Phantom ($14) – Yolo County, California.
  3. 2010 7 Deadly Zins ($15) – Central Valley, California.
  4. 2009 Dracula Syrah ($16) – Paso Robles, California.
  5. 2012 Ghost Hill Cellars “The Spirit of Pinot Noir” Dry Rosé ($18) – Willamette Valley, Oregon.
  6. Ash Hollow Legends Headless Red NV ($18) – Walla Walla Valley, Washington.
  7. 2012 Owen Roe Sinister Hand ($28) – Columbia Valley, Washington.
  8. 2010 Twisted Oaks River of Skulls ($39) – Calaveras County, California.
  9. 2007 Slaughterhouse Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon ($50) – Napa Valley, California.
  10. 2011 Black Cat Cabernet Sauvignon ($55) – Napa Valley, California.

Here are some of our favorite New Jersey wine shops selling some of these Halloween wines:

  • Gary’s Wine – Bernardsville, Madison and Wayne
  • Heights Beer & Wine Emporium – Hasbrouck Heights
  • ShopRite Liquors – Rockaway, Lincoln Park
  • Bottle King – Hillsborough
  • Buy Rite Liquor – Milltown, Pompton Plains

Veronique DebloisFood & Wine Chickie: Veronique is a food and wine writer based in Morris County, NJ. As the author of the popular blog, Food & Wine Chickie Insider, Veronique shares recipes, wine and restaurant reviews and insight into the travel industry of which she’s a 15-year veteran. Follow Veronique on Twitter or like her Facebook page.