Wine-up Your Halloween Holiday With These 8 Destinations Across the US
Halloween season is creeping up at the doorsteps, you can’t wait to show the world your fancy Halloween costume and you are so ready to head out to go…wait…trick or treating?
If you are 21 and over, you can still rock out your Halloween attire while indulging your taste buds with a great selection of wine at these 8 wineries and bars that are spread across the U.S., from coast to coast.
What are you waiting for? Get your wine passport and go explore! Get away from your work stress and spend some quality time with your family, friends, or special other.
- Temecula Valley Winegrowers – Temecula, CA
Within just 1.5 hours drive from Los Angeles, wine lovers will step foot in the Temecula Valley, also widely recognized as the “jewel” of Riverside County.
In Temecula Valley, you can take a break from the crowded city and indulge your senses in the rural nature of the vineyard. Wineries in the Temecula Valley grow and produce over 50 different varietals of wine. It is a great opportunity to expand your wine taste buds.
You can embark on this wine tasting journey on your own, or you can choose the guided tours with transportation.
2. Hallo-Wine Festival – San Diego, CA
In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the non-profit organization Home Start is hosting the 10th annual Hallo-Wine festival at the Historic Burnham House in San Diego, California.
If you are a domestic violence activist, the Hallo-Wine festival is a perfect event for you to raise awareness for your cause, and at the same time celebrate Halloween with a fantastic array of boutiques wines, hand-crafted beers, and liquor, plus delicious hors d’oeuvres.
The event will take place on Saturday, October 28, from 3-6 pm.
3. Wrigley Mansion-Phoenix, AZ
Who says Halloween is only about horror nights and scary movies? Put on your finest attire and spice up your Halloween night at Jamie’s Wine Bar, located in the Wrigley Mansion.
The bar is open to the public to enjoy, no membership necessary. The sultry atmosphere in Jamie’s Wine Bar will help you unwind from the stress at work while you relish an array of premium wines by the glass that are typically only available by the bottle, thanks to the latest wine dispenser technology powered by Wineemotion.
Wait, there’s more! Jamie’s Wine Bar is also treating you to happy hour from 3pm to 6pm on Halloween night! Don’t miss the specials on wines cocktails and the food!
4. Hallowine run – San Antonio, Texas
If you don’t feel like sitting at home to give out candy but still want to spend quality time with your kids for Halloween, then you might want to check out the Hallowine Run in San Antonio, Texas. The event will take place on Saturday, October 28.
Hallowine Run is a family friendly event that offers a 5K and 10K run, as well as a fun tot trot for your younger kids. What makes this event even extra enticing for parents, besides the health benefits, is that the local beer and wine vendors will be waiting for you at the finish line.
Kids get their candy, parents get their wine, and everybody gets a fun family workout! The tickets sell out very quickly, get yours as soon as possible!
5. Hallowine trail – Grapevine, Texas
Why celebrate Halloween for one night when you can do two? The Hallowine Trail in Grapevine, Texas is a good weekend getaway for adventurous wine lovers this Halloween.
The Hallowine Trail includes eight wineries in the Historic Downtown Grapevine, where you can take a leisurely stroll between venues and explore the history behind the walls. In addition to three wine tastings and a food pairing at each winery, the Hallowing Trail also gives their guests a commemorative wine glass to keep as a souvenir.
The Hallowine trail will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29. Click here for more information about the event.
6. WOW Factory –Coconut Creek, Florida
Admit it, trick or treating is fun, until it gets repetitive with nothing new and different. Luckily for those who live in southern Florida, if you are looking for a more exciting alternative to trick or treating this year, then the WOW factory is where you might rather be.
With 10 bowling lanes, pool tables, video arcade, a craft beer and wine bar, and a cocktail lounge, WOW factory is a perfect haven for gatherings for families or friends. You can bowl the night away after a hard day at work, and then relax in the cocktail lounge where you can self-serve 16 different wines by the glass, brought to you by two Wineemotion wine dispenser systems. The fresh wine is definitely a healthy and fun treat for your heart on this occasion.
7. Flying Fish Restaurant @ Disney’s Boardwalk Resort – Orlando, Florida
Planning for an enchanting Halloween date night? Bewitch your significant other with a magical dinner at the Flying Fish restaurant at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort.
Here, you can enjoy a romantic meal under the stunning ceiling decorated with sophisticated glass fish and bubble chandeliers that give you a feeling of being submerged underwater. (Don’t worry, you won’t drown!) But you may be drowned in their abundant selection of wine to pair with your meal.
8. Niagara wine trail – New York
Are you feeling extra adventurous? If so, then get your wine tasting passport ready and head to the Niagara Wine Trail to explore the 21 wineries waiting for you!
The Niagara wine trail is minutes from Niagara Falls so you can combine your camping trip with a wine tasting trip. From wineries to farm markets, breweries to haunted hayrides, reality rooms to creative crafts, the Niagara Wine Trail has what it takes to alleviate your mind from your everyday worries.
Moreover, there will be a special Hallowine Murder Mystery event on October 21 and 22 for the Sherlock Holmes wannabes.