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kombucha

Cheese + Kombucha = Unexpected, Yet Delicious


Kombucha is a lively yet funky, mouth-puckeringly bubbly drink that pairs surprisingly well with cheese. 

Curiosity is the Perfect Pairing


It’s important to understand how flavors interact, but what’s the crucial ingredient to any cheese pairing? Curiosity.

Building Bridges, Not Walls


Fish chips and Parmigiano Reggiano? Korean star cookies and blue cheese? Here are some pairings to inspire you from the international grocery store.

3 Ways to Pair Speck and Wine


Speck, a delicious smoked and cured ham from Italy, shines with these three wine pairings.

Orchard on the Moor with Marieke Fenugreek Gouda


A cocktail as crisp as an October evening, this tart drink teases the fruity notes out of this Fenugreek gouda.

vienna lager

Pack This Beer in Your Tailgate Cooler Along with Plenty of Cheese


Malty sweetness makes Vienna lagers a fine foil for spicy cheeses, while the style’s caramel complexity nicely complements a nutty aged Gruyère or cheddar.

The Best Cheeses to Pair with Belgian Witbier


Would you believe us if we told you a Belgian milkman was responsible for Blue Moon’s ubiquity? He very well may be: In the 1960s, Pierre Celis lived in the village of Hoegaarden, a region once known for its witbier (the so-called “white beer”—brewed with barley, wheat, oats, coriander, and orange peel—had fallen out of […]

Maggie’s Reserve from Cricket Creek Farm and Robert Sinskey Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

5 Wine and Cheese Pairings You Need To Try This Summer


July always feels like a month-long party: Swimming pools are open for business, our nation celebrates its birthday, and backyard patio tables everywhere are loaded to the gills with amazingly delicious seasonal food. It’s summertime, and the eatin’ is fine. If you’re anything like me, you’re going to need a couple bottles of wine to […]

5 Cheese-Friendly Wines to Always Have on Hand


With so many amazing cheeses available in specialty stores, farmer’s markets, and even local grocers, it can seem almost impossible to always have the right bottle of wine on-hand to drink with your cheesy morsels. Unless you have an extensive wine cellar, picking wines with broad pairing appeal is key. Versatility is what you’re looking […]

Cheese on Tap: How to Pair Cheese with Stout


Within the next 24 hours, you’ll likely find yourself with a pint of dark Guinness in your hand, toasting in memory of Saint Patrick. Of course, the obvious question will inevitably come to mind: would cheddar, or perhaps something more complex, pair well with that rich beer you’re guzzling? And if Guinness is not your stout […]

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