Pair Big Wine with Big Cheese

Laura Werlin, author of Laura Werlin’s Cheese Essentials and noted cheese expert, shares a basic tip of wine and cheese pairing: Don’t pair a big red wine (like a Cabernet) with a delicate cheese (like a Brie). Save the bigger wines for sharper or more pungent cheeses.

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