While some disagree that wine and cheese make the perfect pairing, it is very traditional to pair them together with a platter. Finding the perfect match can actually be a lot of fun, so it's important to set out a wide selection of cheeses, including blue cheese, fresh, spreadable cheese, hard and sharp cheese and some creamy varieties. When pairing wines, there are a number of considerations, including the tannins in the wine, the acidity, the texture and the fat of the cheese.
Here's a guide to help you plan your next wine and cheese party by setting out a nice variety of cheeses to go with your selection of wine.
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I like this information. I love wine and cheese but wouldn't have a clue as to what goes together.