The Perfect Twist: Wine and Cheese Pairing
Standard and creative takes on matching wine with one of its favorite partners.
Published on Oct 10, 2012
By Jeanette Hurt
Brie with Champagne; Cambozola with sparkling Shiraz
Wine and cheese have been paired together for centuries, but—let’s face it—not every wine goes with every cheese. Cabernet Sauvignon with fresh chèvre or Pinot Gris with Limburger? Perhaps not.
But just because some wine and cheese are smack each other in the face, that doesn’t mean your pairings have to be boring. With a little know-how, you can be a bit more daring with your pairings. Check out these classic matches—and modern variations—on wine and cheese pairing.