Easter Candy and Wine Pairing

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Yogurt Pretzels

I find yogurt-covered anything reminiscent of white chocolate. Either that, or my taste buds are out of whack as I plow through my Easter basket. Either way, these purple and pink striped gems provided more than just a pretty view.

Rueda - The sweet/salty factor really enhances the suppleness of the wine and lengthens the finish.

Rosé - If you are going to drink pink while hiding those eggs, this is the way to go. I even went to the extent of describing this pink, purple and white pairing “divine.”

Bubbly - Surprisingly, the sweet/salty factor was not friendly to the bubbly. Too many textures and levels of sweetness going on here.

You might also try: A moderately sweet wine, such as Moscato. The salt of the pretzel will help cut the sweetness of dessert or sweet wines.

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  • Snooth User: shsim
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    Haha sour candy and wine pairing sounds like a good challenge to take up.

    Apr 04, 2012 at 8:24 PM

  • -why not dark chocolate with a Recioto de la Valpolicella and walnuts if the Easter is rainy...

    Apr 05, 2012 at 3:21 AM

  • Snooth User: Azeredo
    536111 9

    All chocolate with Jerez or Montilla Pedro Ximenes (PX).
    Dark chocolate with Port LBV.

    Apr 05, 2012 at 6:34 PM

  • Snooth User: luv2runmom
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    The Chocolate Shop Wines from Walla Walla Washington

    Apr 06, 2012 at 9:59 PM

  • Snooth User: PLMO
    853999 20

    Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz?? It's a great wine for people trying to break the Moscato habit, and it's pretty good with spicier things, but even the thought of chocolates or Peeps with this makes me cringe. (grit teeth and shiver)

    Apr 07, 2012 at 5:19 PM

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