Browse through the different cheese pairing ideas below and you’ll be on your way to creating the perfect cheese plate or tasting event.
Fruit & Cheese Pairings
One of the best and most common ways to enjoy the variety of delicious cheeses available is to pair them up with fresh fruits. Pairing cheese with fruit is not only makes a great appetizer, but it’s a simple and satisfying snack that can be enjoyed any time.
If you’re hosting an upcoming holiday or special celebration, be sure to include cheese pairings on your menu. If you’ll be serving a variety of foods or having a formal dinner, creating a cheese plate is a great option. For guidance on creating a cheese plate, check here.
Thinking more along the lines of a party that centers around cheese pairings? Depending on your preference, you’ll want to check out our beer & cheese pairing page or our wine & cheese pairing page and infographic. These are great ways to try different varieties of cheese and to learn more about wine or beer in a fun, relaxed environment.
Be sure to also check out our Ultimate Cheese Pairing Guide. This is your go-to resource for finding cheese pairings you’ll love. Just select the type of cheese you want and then the pairing category (e.g. produce, wine, meat) to discover the best matches. This guide will become your best friend and you’ll have a blast trying out various pairings.
Pairing wine with food helps to showcase a wine’s full flavor potential. Cheese is great to pair with wine, as it can help really bring out certain flavors and reveal other flavors that might have been locked away.