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cheese and brisket

Great 28: Cheese + Brisket


Meat meets curds in big, beefy cheese and brisket pairings.

Little Brett Credit Allagash Brewing

Pair these Funky, Fizzy Brett Beers with Stinky Cheese


For winemakers, few words are more feared than Brettanomyces. The wild yeast voraciously devours every available sugar and carbohydrate in vino, turning out tastes and aromas that, to some, can evoke a stroll through a horse stable. In the modern beer world, however, many brewers welcome Brett— as it’s colloquially called—because it offers more genetic […]

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 […]

Harbison and Rosemary French Fries

The Best Cheese Pairing You’ve Never Thought Of


When you think of French fries, the first thing that probably comes to mind is ketchup or maybe another dipping condiment. Fries are delicious on their own—but they’re better paired with cheese. My favorite? Harbison. It’s French fries’ best friend. Harbison + Rosemary French Fries Harbison from Jasper Hill Farm is a young, soft-ripened cheese […]

Cheese and Vinyl Pairings for Every Kind of Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is coming and we know that everything has to be perfect. The outfit, the plans, the companion, the food—it’s all got to be just right. If you’re like us, you’ve got your date night cheese plate already figured out. But seductive cheese deserves a flirtatious soundtrack. How can you expect to set the […]

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.

How to Pair Tea with Cheese


Pairing tea and cheese might sound unconventional at first, but it isn’t really such a new idea. If you’ve ever nibbled a delicate cucumber and cream cheese sandwich alongside a hot cup of black tea, you already know the entrancing potential of this coupling. Their compatibility makes logical sense too: Like wine, many teas are […]

barley wine

Beer With Cheese: Grape Expectations


Barley wine, which contains no actual wine, seek a robust partner such as extra-aged gouda or a bold blue.