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Wine Craft: Easter Candy and Wine Pairings Guaranteed to Make You Hoppy


The Best Easter Candy and Wine Pairings

Some people think Easter candy is just for the kids. Those people are wrong. While the kids are out in the backyard hunting for Easter eggs, reward yourself for staying up all night to dye those slippery little buggers and pour a glass of wine (or three – we won’t judge!). Certified Sommelier Mario Luna feels your pain, or maybe he just really, really loves wine and candy? Either way, he’s put together 5 innovative Easter candy and wine pairings that’ll have your taste buds hopping for joy! Okay, that’s the last bunny pun we’ll make, we promise…

Mario’s Easter Wine Suggestions


Jelly Beans & Moscato d’Asti – Saracco Moscato d’Asti, 2014 – $15

Chocolate Turtles & Sauternes – Chateau Rieussec Sauternes, 2011 – $50

Malted Chocolate Eggs & Pedro Ximenez – Osborne Pedro Ximenez – $25

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup/Egg & Tawny Port – Graham’s 20-Year-Old Tawny Port – $53

Marshmallow Peep & White Zinfandel – Beringer White Zinfandel – $4



Mario Luna sommelier

Mario Luna is a Certified Sommelier and owner of Mario Luna Somm, a company dedicated to “Developing the Sommelier in You” through online wine courses, blogs, and other user-friendly content. He lives in Las Vegas where, in addition to working on the famous Las Vegas Strip, he serves as a consultant for large-scale wine events, specialty shops, and all kinds of wine tastings. You can contact Mario at his website or check out his courses, including the top-selling Wine for Beginners, here.



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