Genius Wine and Cheese Pairings

October 31, 2011 | Food & Drink News

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine is one of Chicago’s top purveyors of specialty foods.

Whom do you sell cheese to?
LISA FUTTERMAN: More than 50 restaurants around the city, including Telegraph, the Publican, and Old Town Social.

What pairings do you like for fall?
LF: Cabot Clothbound cheddar balances out a light beer. Rosemary Manchego goes well with a nice tempranillo from Rioja. Pungent Rogue River Blue calls for a full-bodied, off-dry white wine, like a Chardonnay from Burgundy. And stinky Ardrahan goes with a full-bodied Chenin Blanc, or even a beer.

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