Cheese

Pairing Sparkling Wine With Cheese

Pairing Sparkling Wine With Cheese

A primer on pairing cheese with sparkling wines, with tasting notes on ten great bubblies and a cheese that makes a perfect match.

Opening the Trentingrana

Opening the Trentingrana

September landed me in Trento, Italy, a guest of renowned sparkling wine producer, Ferrari. Their wines are magnificent (on which more later), but the trip…

Un Petit Repas

Un Petit Repas

There’s something exquisite about a little meal like this—un petit repas, en français. It is simple, it is complex, and its allure lies somewhere in between.

Gouda, Plus Wine

Gouda, Plus Wine

“The older the cheese, the smaller the bite.” It’s an old expression, less adage than dictum. Young, fresh cheeses have high water content, soft texture, and…