Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Wine and Cheese Pairing Party (includes Pairing Guide)

Say farewell to long summer nights and invite friends over for a casual wine and cheese pairing party... after all wine and cheese are two of life’s greatest culinary pleasures!! You can have your guests bring wine and you can set up a decadent cheese table using wood, glass and stone for an eclectic earthy look! Love how they use cake stands to display cheeses and grapes using different heights! You can get creative with cheese place cards or purchase a nifty slate cheese tray, which allow you to etch cheese names in chalk.
When it comes to pairing..treat cheese as food...lighter cheeses are better with lighter wines - fresh goat cheese with a crisp Sancerre, for instance. Richer cheeses, like Camembert or Tête de Moine, need a more full-bodied wine, such as white Burgundy or a Pinot Gris from Alsace.

Here is a complete cheese and wine pairing guide:  
 {Images via Martha StewartPinterest}


ordinette said...

these pictures resemble a Caravaggio painting. superb!
I am a convinced wine and cheese addict! A glass of Chianti accompanied by some savoury Parmiggiano Reggiano or Pecorino Romano!
have a great day

The slow pace said...

Great post! Thank you so much for this post, it's going to be really useful for me!!!

Niki Caron said...

Thank you for the guide! I love my slate cheese tray - it's so fun!

Annika Reusch said...

Thank you for the post. I was looking for ideas for an upcoming birthday party. This is just perfect! This should be fun :)


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great! easy guide thanks! gigi. food and beauty blogger @ www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

The Fashionistyle said...

Thank you for sharing! The pairing guide is fantastic!

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