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11 Wines to Pair with Halloween Candy

So, you raided your kids’ Halloween candy stash. NBD. Here, the best wines to wash it down with—whether you snuck a Kit Kat or mini pack of candy corn.

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Kit Kat: Prosecco

Crisp bubbles are the perfect match for crisp wafers. Plus, the citrus notes of the sparkling wine draw out the creamy flavors of the chocolate. Yum.

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup: Port Wine

You’ll need something with a bit of acidity—but also sweetness—to balance the peanut butter filling.

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Gummy Bears: Rosé

Hey, there’s a waiting list for rosé-flavored bears for a reason. This light and semisweet wine perfectly complements the gummies’ fruity flavors.

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M&Ms: Cabernet Sauvignon

When it comes to chocolate, you can’t go wrong with a medium-bodied red. A great match for this candy whether you nab the regular or peanut kind.

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Candy Corn: Chardonnay

The buttery notes in this white wine somehow mute the sugary taste of this Halloween favorite.

Red Licorice: Moscato

No matter how many Red Vines you eat, the chewy texture calls for something that’s slightly sweet.

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Sour Patch Kids: Champagne

A candy this sour requires a chaser that’s acidic enough to cleanse your palate, but fancy enough to savor each bite.

Snickers: White Zinfandel

Mmmm, nougat topped with caramel and peanuts. You’ll need something nutty—with a hint of spice—to draw out the range of flavors packed into the bar.

Butterfinger: Pinot Grigio

The roasted peanut butter layer is sweet, which is why this wine (and its citrusy notes) is the perfect pair.

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Skittles: Sauvignon Blanc

The dry and zesty flavors cut right through the sweetness in this candy so you can really taste the rainbow.

Starburst: Pinot Noir

The berry flavors in this red elegantly match the cherry, raspberry and fruity flavors of this mouthwatering (and easy-to-unwrap) treat.

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