Clark Wolf: Wine & cheese? Don't break the bank.
Over at Gilt Taste, writer Clark Wolf takes on the classic combo:
I had to confront this unfortunate reality when I was writing a book about American cheeses. My editor wanted me to add wine and cheese pairing notes, and I had to tell the truth: That our obsession with the perfect wine and cheese pairing was always a kind of well-intentioned mistake.
...Wine and cheese have gone together for hundreds of years, mostly because it’s what was on hand in the rustic agraria still living large in our fantasies of simpler (read: dead at 35) times long gone. Most wine is just fine with most cheese, but exhaustive, precise, and expensive pairings?
Read the full story at Gilt Taste.
photo by thezartorialist.com