How do you serve cheese and wine?

Soft cheese pairs well with sparkling wine or white wine that’s light on oak flavor, such as Chardonnay. Sharp cheese or aged cheese—six months or older—are best served with full-bodied wine to compliment the bold flavors.

Do you eat cheese first or drink wine first?

First, sip the wine to know what it tastes like; then, have a bite of cheese. Finally, sip the wine again to see what the cheese’s taste does to the wine’s taste.

How do you set up a wine and cheese table?

  1. Step #1: Pick a base for your Cheese Board.
  2. Step #2: Pick your cheese and arrange them.
  3. Step #3: Add Charcuterie (Cold Cuts) and Nuts.
  4. Step #4: Add salty nibbles from your fridge/pantry.
  5. Step #5: Add sweet things and fruits.
  6. Step #6: Add crackers and breads to scoop things up.
  7. Step #7: Choose your Wine to go with the Cheese.

How do you cut cheese for wine?

Cut cheese into even slices from the center of the point to the rind or outer edge. If it’s a softer, gooier cheese, cut off a small triangle piece near the point to avoid making a mess—although Thomas says that a wise tale makes Brie an exception to this rule.

How do you drink red wine with cheese?

These cheeses can stand up to the extra tannins red wine has, compared to white wine. If you’d like to pair more delicate cheeses like baby swiss or even a light creamy blue, pick a light to medium-bodied red wine like a Beaujolais or pinot noir. Does red wine and cheese pair well? Absolutely!

What kind of cheese goes good with wine?

12 Classic Wine and Cheese Pairings

  • Pinot Noir and Gruyere.
  • Champagne and Brie.
  • Moscato d’Asti and Gorgonzola.
  • Tempranillo and Idiazabal.
  • Sauvignon Blanc and Goat Cheese.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon and Aged Cheddar.
  • Provence Rosé and Havarti.
  • Riesling and Raclette.

What do you put on a graze table?

Food to include:

  1. Shaved meats and cheeses.
  2. Fresh fruits.
  3. Crackers, fresh breads and other dippable items.
  4. Dips and spreads.
  5. Olives and pickles.
  6. Sweet treats (chocolate, mini pastries, tarts)

How much cheese do you need for a cheese and wine party?

The rule of thumb is to have about 6 cheeses (depending of the number of people), serving 25-60g / 1-2 ounces of each type of cheese per person, as well as 60-140g / 2-5 ounces of meat (cold cuts and/or seafood) per person.

What finger food goes with wine?

Best Finger Foods For Wine Pairing

  • Cheese.
  • Goat’s Cheese Appetizers.
  • Nuts.
  • Sushi.
  • Sashimi.
  • Cold Cut Meats.
  • Veggies and Hummus.
  • Deviled Eggs.