Best Cheese & Wine Pairing

By Gayot Editors

Wine and cheese pair very well together.

While there are certainly no rules to uphold, matching wine and cheese carefully can bring out the best flavors in both.

Harder types of cheese

.Such as Pecorino can stand up to a wine with a lot of tannins, like a Cabernet Sauvignon.

Creamy cheeses

Like Brie, pair better with wines that have crisp, fruit flavors.

Salty cheeses

Go best with a sweet wine partner like Muscat.

Which Wine to Serve with Goat Cheese?

Soft: Brut or Rosé Sparkling Wine, Sauvignon (Fumé) Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir

Hard: Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon

Pairing Cow & Sheep Cheese with Wine

Medium: Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah

Hard: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Port Blue, Late-Harvest Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Muscat, Zinfandel