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Wine and cheese: How to get the perfect pairing every time (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic ea...

Use this easy guide to help match the perfect wine with the perfect cheese

Creating the perfect pairing of wine and cheese seems like such a sophisticated skill, doesn't it? Knowing what to pair with what can actually be quite intimidating — or at least it used to be. We've come up with 10 easy wine and cheese combos to help make entertaining effortless.

When matching wine and cheese, there are a few things to take into consideration when making your selection. You want to pick two flavors that complement one another rather than overpower each other's flavor.

For example, you don’t want to serve a super-salty, pungent cheese like gorgonzola with a wine that's super-sweet like Moscato. Try to find balance, and remember reds can be a little heavy while whites tend to be more light.

One thing I've always found makes things easier is to create a simple cheese board with a few different varieties of both wine and cheese. Since not everyone is going to have the same desired taste when it comes to flavor, having several options allows guests to decide what they like.

Use this easy guide to help match the perfect wine with the perfect cheese

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