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Cheese Plate: Perfect Harmony


Photographed by Mallory Scyphers Louise Converse’s first cheese memory is of Stilton. That seems appropriate for Artisan Cheese Company’s proprietor, who is originally from England and Scotland. And while Converse doesn’t recommend Stilton in particular on the following cheese plate, she does include a Swiss blue. That’s also not surprising for this monger, who thinks […]

How to Pair Cheese with Sparkling Wine


Whether you opt for capital-C Champagne or a sparkling white from elsewhere in the world, bubbly is our favorite thing to pair with cheese.

An Expert Pairing Guide to Syrah and Cheese


Rich yet approachable, syrah is having a moment in California right now. And guess what? It’s perfect with cheese.

How to Pair Wine and Cheese


With these five guidelines (and a little creativity), you’ll be a wine and cheese pairing expert in no time.

Curiosity is the Perfect Pairing


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

Rediscover Currants on Your Cheese Plate


Fresh currants deliver a lightning bolt of tart fruit flavor, followed by an herbaceous finish. Here’s how to pair them with cheese.

The Best Chefs of the Year: Sushi Meets Cheese at Chizu


In downtown Portland, this trendy cheese bar looks to Japan for inspiration.

The Best Cheese Events for Winter 2018


From a 400-pound wheel of cheese paraded through the streets to a beer and cheese festival in Wisconsin, these are the best Winter cheese events this year.