How to Pair Wine with Candy This Halloween

by Siti Zawani @ 30 Oct 2015
How to Pair Wine with Candy This Halloween In practice, the sweetness of a candy makes a glass of wine taste like sour grapes. Speaking with Tess Rose Lambert, a Brooklyn-based sommelier with a soft spot for the odd couple, she claims wine and candy are meant to be – as long as you pair them correctly. Her basic rule of thumb is, "You want the wine to be sweeter than whatever you're eating and to match the intensity of the wine with the intensity of the candy."

For example, full-bodied, rich wines pair well with sour candies. She explains that with sour candy, "you have so much intensity hitting your palate that you need something big to match that intensity." Discover more about her pairing recommendations here: http://