White wine and cheese pairing is a subject dear to my heart. Many people feel that red is a more natural fit, but I’m not so sure. Several areas are large cheese producers, and their most famous wines are whites. Think of the Loire Valley, its diverse white grapes, and all the delicious goat cheeses produced nearby. Picture a glass of Sancerre and a tiny, dry, powerful Crottin de Chavignol. It’s a perfect pairing, and the white wine is the key.
There are some famous white wine and cheese pairings, but I think there are many more styles to try with a glass this May.
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