Fall marks a season for scenic colorful autumn hikes, fall sweaters, crisp air and pumpkin spice. A new season calls for new wines. With the harvest season upon us, it doesn’t always mean heavy reds. There is a spectrum of red, whites, roses and even cocktails that scream the fall season is finally here. You will find that these wines capture the spirit of autumn in your glass.
A Mini Getaway
If you’re already longing for next summer, whisk yourself to Provence with a bottle of Château La Coste “Château Rosé 2022 — a refreshing, pale-pink delight that’s guaranteed to give you a dose of sunshine in a glass.
With stacked schedules— kids sports, work events, holiday planning—everyone needs a little uncomplicated “me time.” Twist open a bottle of Geyse
When you’re craving an easy, delicious cocktail with a seasonal twist, reach for Larsen Cognac Aqua Ignis. This lively and layered spirit instantly elevates any cocktail recipe. For a quick treat, combine warm apple cider with a splash of Larsen Cognac and garnish with a cinnamon stick, et voilà.
From apple pie to pumpkin cookies, the smell of fall goodies baking is tantalizing. With notes of cinnamon, allspice and ginger, Leon Manbach Alsace Gewurztraminer 2020 is equally aromatic and complements the flavors in your favorite desserts.
While the kids carve menacing smiles into their pumpkins, partake in your own dark delight with Bodegas Muriel Rioja Fincas de la Villa Reserva 2017. With a rich palate of black cherry, coffee and spices, there are no tricks, only treats with this pour.
Cold snaps call for a relaxing night in with a warming meal. A crisp Ancient Peaks’ Chardonnay 2022 is a counterpoint to rich turkey chili or their bold Renegade Blend 2020 is a match for Pasta Bolognese.
Break from Tradition
Don’t wait until the New Year to make a resolution. Commit to trying something new and open an unexpected blend from Paso Robles. Known for their varied terroir, innovative winemaking practices, and unique character—these distinct blends are sure to surprise and delight. The Caelesta Apogee 2019 is a bold blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah that will delight the palate and have you exploring more from Paso Robles. The ONX Reckoning 2018 is a Syrah blend that expresses the unexpected from this cool-climate terroir.