Our Favorite Fall Wine Tasting Themes

Our Favorite Fall Wine Tasting Themes

Summer has come to a close, and fall is here! At Traveling Vineyard, fall signifies great new wines, fall food pairings, and of course, themed wine tastings! We’ve selected some of our favorite themed tastings for your free wine tasting all season long. Get ready to get inspired, creative and hungry!

Pumpkin Everything Wine Tasting

If you’re anything like us, we’re pumpkin obsessed the minute it becomes fall! From pumpkin treats, to pumpkin themed wine cocktails, and even pumpkin crafts – the options for your pumpkin wine tasting are endless. Gather your pumpkin loving friends and favorite fall decor, and you’re ready to explore all things pumpkin.

When it comes to wine for your tasting, be sure to ask your Wine Guide to sample our 2020 Screaming Goat, Gewürztraminer. This spicy white wine is the perfect compliment to the savory, spiced flavor of all your favorite pumpkin treats that will have you stocking your rack for fall, holidays and beyond.


Fall Cocktail Wine Tasting

What’s better than a Traveling Vineyard wine tasting? A wine cocktail tasting, of course! Whether you’re a sangria fan or love a blended drink, there’s so much to explore with your guests. Our Wine Guides love to get creative, and we have so many fun themed drinks for you to choose from that will have you sipping fall all season long.

Preview your wine cocktail tasting with our favorite drink of the moment: Caramel Apple Sangria. Try this recipe with a crisp white wine like our 2021 Zapatazo, Torrontés or 2021 Caballeria de Luna, White Wine


  • 1/2 cup caramel vodka
  • 1 bottle crisp white wine
  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 3 diced apples


  1. Combine ingredients into a pitcher and chill.
  2. Serve in wine glasses and enjoy!
  3. Optional: Garnish glass with cinnamon sugar rim and cinnamon stick.
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Mystery Host Wine Tasting

Spooky season is here, and we’re ready to throw a little mystery into the mix! Our Mystery Host events are a unique way to experience your next wine tasting. Normally, a Host would be selected prior to the event but with the mystery Host you don’t know the Host until the tasting begins!

Each Wine Guide reveals the Mystery Host in their own unique way, but with a mystery even the idea is to gather as a group for your tasting (did someone say potluck?) and once the event begins a guest will be picked from the group, and that is your new Host! As a Host, you could earn our exclusive holiday Host rewards, discounted wine, and our Host exclusive electric wine opener. Don’t worry, being a guest rocks too! We have special guest rewards for all – like discounted accessories and wine, and free shipping on 6 or more full priced bottles.

Halloween Candy Wine Pairings

Fall just isn’t complete without a Halloween wine tasting! Grab your leftover candy, and get ready to pair with your favorite treats. Your Wine Guide will guide you through how to pair your candy with our exclusive Sommology tools, sampling, and selecting the perfect pairings for your 5 bottle tasting.

We asked our team at HQ for their favorite spooktacular Halloween wine and candy pairings this spooky season. These spooky combos are something you don’t want to miss! When it comes to mint chocolate, you need to try it with a Cabernet Sauvignon like our 2020 Heist, Cabernet Sauvignon. More of a peanut butter cup fan? Reach for a Syrah/Shiraz like our premium 2016 Activist, Syrah. For the sweet lovers, you can’t miss all the fruit chews with Double Date, Sweet Rosé. Bone appetit!

Leaves are falling and wine is calling. Ready to Host your own fall themed tasting event? Book now with your Wine Guide or click here to connect with us!

This post was updated September 26, 2022

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