☰ menu   


about the author

Articles written by

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Tara Q. Thomas is the Executive Editor of Wine & Spirits Magazine and the author of the second edition of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine Basics.

Wine with Stilton

Four Wines to Pair with Stilton


If there’s a cheese deserving of a course all on its own, it just might be Stilton. In the UK, an old custom advises slicing the top off a wheel and upending a bottle of port into the paste, where it slowly drains through the fissures for two or three weeks. Yet even with a […]

alpine wine

Wine With Cheese: Alpine Wine


Looking for a more subtle wine to pair with dinner? Take a look at Chasselas, Switzerland’s most planted grape for Alpine wine.

white wines

Shades Of White


Look beyond riesling when it comes to white wines from New York’s Finger Lakes.

vineyard

Cheese + Wine: Jura Reds


Taste the refreshing reds of the Jura and pair them with fresh summer curds

sparkling red wine

The Great 28 Pairings: Cheese + Sparkling Red Wines


Who says blondes have more fun? Bubbly reds complement curds beautifully

Shochu

The Great 28 Pairings: Cheese + Shochu


Reach to the East for a fab curd-friendly tipple