4 Foolproof Wine and Cheese Pairings Even Connoisseurs Will Love
Certain foods are unquestionably better together: tomatoes and basil, French fries and ketchup, peanut butter and jelly, and wine and cheese. Can you guess which is our favorite combination? Seriously, they're a perfect pair: The aromas and acidity in wine serve as a palate cleanser between bites of cheese, helping cut the fat that coats the mouth.
We'll take any excuse to throw together a solid cheese platter, so here's an expert guide to pairing wine and cheese like a pro. To make sure our list was legit, we consulted Wisconsin Cheese certified expert, Elena Santogade. Here, she dishes on the foolproof wine and cheese pairings to have at the ready when entertaining—or not. "Pairing artisanal cheese with the right wines can elevate the flavors and take your tasting experience to the next level, so be sure to select varieties that complement each other for optimal indulgence," she says.