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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.

Calling All Blues


For a cheese with such a stinky reputation, blues are incredibly accommodating when it comes to drinks.

Put Down the Grater


Give your grater a break and add this Italian favorite to your cheese board. Parmigiano can be paired with plenty of beverages that will satisfy any guest.

Teleme drink pairings

Teleme Drink Pairings


Teleme, a funky, creamy cheese hailing from the West Coast, finds its perfect beverage pairings with coffee, wine, gin, and more.

Wine with Cheese: Limburger Makes a Comeback


Long dismissed as a “stinky” cheese, Limburger shines with these wine pairings.

Wine with Cheese: Cozy Khachapuri


This Internet-famous Georgian cheese bread is a natural match for the country’s white wines.

spanish manchego

The Best Spanish Wines to Pair with Manchego


Manchego’s inherent Spanish-ness makes it an excellent excuse to delve into the world of Spanish wine.

Wine with Stilton

Four Wines to Pair with Stilton


Skip the big reds (no, really).

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