Top Five Holiday Pairings
A nimble host is prepared for surprises, so, it never hurts to have a few extra magic tricks up your sleeve (especially when holidays and havoc so often go hand-in-hand). Forget about making separate before and after-dinner wine selections, when these five bottles are stellar paired with cheese and chocolate both:
ADELSHEIM PINOT NOIR, 750ml
This rich, medium-bodied red delivers a satisfyingly long finish.
Henri Hutin Brie Couronne and Dalmatia Sour Cherry Spread
Milk Chocolate Espresso Truffles
BUGLIONI VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO, 750ml
Baby Amarone; this rich, supple red adds welcome warmth to the palate.
Spanish Manchego and Spanish Fig Cake
Dark Chocolate Almond Bark
BUEHLER ZINFANDEL, 750ml
Assertive, juicy, and deeply layered—a dynamic red showstopper.
Kerrygold Dubliner Cheddar and Pate
Dark Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels
JEIO PROSECCO SUPERIORE, 750ml
This vivacious sparkling white is a pairing powerhouse, especially with brunch fare.
Fromager d'Affinois and Dalmatia Apricot Spread
WARRE'S OTIMA TAWNY PORT, 20 Years Old, 500ml
Warm, spicy and complex—a well-balanced, rich and delicate digestif.
Colston Basset Stilton and Dalmatia Fig Spread
Deluxe Bridge Mix