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What Wines Pair Well With Cheese Here's A Quick & Easy Guide

2017
01 June
2017-06-01 00:00:00
2017-06-01 00:00:00

What Wines Pair Well With Cheese? Here's A Quick & Easy Guide

Ahhhh. Smell that? No, it’s not the scent of florals wafting through the springair… it’s a pungent cheese smell, and that can only mean one thing: NationalCheese Day is right around the corner! There’s no better way to celebrate this funky holiday than with a hunk of aged cheese and a glass of fine wine. But ifyou’re new to the cheese game, you might be a little uncertain about which winespair well with cheeses. Fear not! I’ve got your quick and dirty guide to fine wines
and stinky cheeses right here.

If pairing wine with cheese sounds like a bit of mystery to you, you aren’t alone.But, there are a few shortcuts to remember that can help you out if you’re in a pinch. The best pairings usually come from the same regions, so look for a wineand cheese that hail from the same country. Cheeses with higher fat contentsusually pair better with smooth, oily wines, while acidic cheeses are normally best suited for sweeter, more alcoholic wines. And if you’re going for a salty
cheese, choose a wine with a high acidity.

A couple notes before we dive in: when it comes to wine and cheese tasting, halfthe battle is finding something that suits your palette. Not everyone will love thetanginess of a funky blue cheese, or the liquid gold that is epoisses. Similarly, ifyou hate white wine, don’t pucker your way through it in the name of National Cheese Day. Instead, stick to what you love, and ask your local cheese-mongeror sommelier for suggestions.
 

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