The Best Cheese And Wine Gifts For Wine Lovers
If you know someone whose bucket lists consists of filling the bucket with wine, they’re going to love these cheese and wine gifts, from a wine glass to a cheese knife set. But before we focus on the wine gifts, let’s take a look at why cheese and wine are so spectacular paired together...
Wine And Cheese: How The Pairing Came To Brie
Wine and cheese are the ideal relationship, and they have been for centuries. Records show that wine and cheese that come from the same regions have been paired together for generations. Wine and cheese are a pairing that has stood the test of time. It’s not only that because a wine and cheese were located in the same small village that they were paired, because they were in the same village they may have been made for each other. The local cheesemaker probably tried to make a cheese that complimented the wine well (and vice versa). For example one of the most popular wine pairings, that of brie cheese and tannic wines such as Beaujolais, come from the French Brie region. Another example, this time from Italy, is the Asiago cheese with is often paired with Chianti or Brunello, all originating near the same Italian region.
How To Pair Your Wine And Cheese
While the history of wine and cheese pairing is interesting, what wine and cheese you pair together is even more interesting. Here are some quick tips for pairing your wine and cheese:
- A smooth, fatty cheese pairs well with a smooth, oily wine.
- Cheese with high acidity goes well with a sweet wine.
- White wine is easier to pair with cheese than red wine.
- Dry red wine goes best with soft cheeses, or even goat cheeses.
- A wine with good acidity can go well with salty cheeses.
- Cabernets and Pinot Noirs are the easiest red wines to pair with cheeses.
- Chardonnays and Rieslings are the easiest white wines to pair with cheeses.
So there are a few quick tips to help your wine and cheese pairing skills. But it shouldn’t be too difficult. After all, you’re combining two delicious things.
Wonderful Wine Gifts From A Wine Glass To A Wine Glass Holder
It doesn’t matter if the glass is half full or half empty; there’s room for more wine. And that sentiment is true for wine gifts too. It doesn’t matter if your someone has some wine gifts already, there’s always room for more wine gifts. Whether it’s a wine glass, wine bottle glass, or wine glass holder; gifts for wine lovers are sure to go down like a smooth red. Of course, we can’t forget, the best thing about giving someone a wine glass as a wine gift, is that you have a reason (or excuse) to crack open a bottle. Clearly, a wine glass is a gift that keeps giving. What’s more, there’s always a good reason to fill your wine glass. The first time you fill your wine glass is for the health benefits, and then the other times are for your clever comebacks and phenomenal dance moves.
Why A Cheese And Wine Lover Can Never Have Enough Cheese Knife Sets
You can’t judge a book by its cover, and you can’t judge cheese by its smell. Really. Smelly cheese can be bland and bland cheese can be smelly. Cheese is as mysterious as it is delicious. There’re so many types, from blue to brie, and natural rind to bloomy rind. It’s no wonder that cheese enthusiasts are equal in their passion to wine enthusiasts. But it’s a good thing they’re so passionate because it means they’ll love your presents. To them, a cheese knife set is awesome and nothing’s greater than a cheese grater (okay, that was a little cheesy!). That’s why we’ve got so many awesome cheese knife sets for those wine and cheese get togethers they love to have. And remember, cheese knife sets to a cheese and wine lover, is like an outfit—they like to have a different one for every occasion, so you know you can’t gift too many cheese knife sets.
Once you find your cheese and wine gifts, it’ll soon be time to raise a glass and celebrate. Enjoy!