5 More Reasons Wine & Cheese Are The Perfect Pairing
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An illustrator living in California, Geraldine Adams has a passion for French cuisine and beautiful kitchen decor. Her hand-drawn print features 21 types of French fromage with their names in both French and English. It's a beautiful -- and delicious -- way to learn the language and improve your cheese plate.
The husband-and-wife team behind Words with Boards strives to bring a little more life to the everyday objects around us. Using the highest-quality wood, they cut each of their pieces by hand, so no two are exactly alike. It's a showstopping way to serve your cheese and crackers, with a great story on the side.
The beautifully fragrant Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from Grochau Cellars has been infused directly with Jacobsen Salt Company's classic flake salt. While it's perfect on steak or a burger, we also like it sprinkled over a little chocolate as sweet way to conclude your cheese plate.
For the best balance and presentation, serve your guests slices of savory charcuterie from Charlito's Cocina. Influenced by the curing traditions of Spain, and a Good Food Awards winner, Charlito's Cocina handcrafts all their products in small batches and includes a handwritten batch number on every item.
Fig jam pairs perfectly with cheese -- especially a good aged Manchego. Even better, add ambience to your next wine-and-cheese party with a handcrafted and poured Sweet Magnolia & Fig candle from Graybill & Downs. With a 65-hour burn time, its sweet scent will last long after the cheese is gone.