MADISON, Wis., July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Wine and Cheese Day is this Saturday so whether you're gathering at home, or venturing out for a picnic in the park, Wisconsin, the State of Cheese™ is sharing tips from experts to help you avoid the most common pairing blunders.
"Even though pretty much every day is National Wine and Cheese Day in my house, I'm thrilled to be shining the spotlight on Wisconsin cheese on Saturday, the official day," says Laura Werlin, a James Beard award-winning author. "After all, what better way to celebrate than with cheeses from the state of cheese? With so many cheese varieties to choose from, that means I can open up my wine fridge, choose almost any wine, and know I'll find a great match."
Avoid these three classic mistakes and you'll be on your way to wine and cheese pairing bliss:
Wisconsinites love wine pairings almost as much as cheese, and any wine certainly loves Wisconsin cheeses. That's because Wisconsin artisan cheesemakers have been making cheese for more than 175 years, before Wisconsin was even a state. All that time spent mastering old world traditions and developing new innovations makes Wisconsin the State of Cheese™.
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About Wisconsin Cheese: The tradition of cheesemaking excellence began more than 150 years ago, before Wisconsin was recognized as a state. Wisconsin's 1,200 cheesemakers, many of whom are third- and fourth-generation, continue to pass on old-world traditions while adopting modern innovations in cheesemaking craftsmanship. For more information, visit WisconsinCheese.com or connect on Facebook.
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