open up a bottle of wine and grab some cheese ...

 

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Apple Pie

Wine- Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet

Cheese- English Cheddar, Mozzarella, Goat, Fontina, Grana Padano

 

Apricot Lavender

Wine- Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Zinfandel

Cheese- Parmagiano Reggiano, Monterey Dry Jack, Manchego

 

Blueberry Mojito

Wine- Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Sangiovese, Merlot, Tempranillo

Cheese- Goat, Brie, Triple Cream, Stilton

 

Fig Newton-ish

Wine- Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Syrah, Sangiovese, Chianti

Cheese- Brie, Boursin, Mascarpone, St. Andre

 

Strawberry Balsamic or Chipotle

Wine- White Grenache, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscat

Cheese- Goat, Cream Cheese, Brie

 

Salted Plum Caramel

Wine- Merlot, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir

Cheese- Goat, Cream Cheese, Brie, Smoked Gouda

 

Trio Pepper or Scorpion

Wine- Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Gewürztraminer, Bordeaux Rosé, Champagne, Chardonnay

Cheese- Cream Cheese , Brie, Triple Cream, Camembert


Other suggestions and pairings

Kick up your favorite Grilled Cheese with Manchego or English Cheddar and Apple Pie or Spicy Cowgirl.

Use a tablespoon of Lemon Lavender with fresh lemon or lime juice and a double shot of vodka in your favorite shaker for a cocktail that’s sure to impress. 

Make a refreshing Blueberry Limeade using three tablespoons of Blueberry Mojito, ½ cup of fresh lime juice, 4½ cups of water. Mix in a pitcher and serve over ice. Garnish with fresh berries and mint.

Grill shrimp or scallops and brush with Trio Pepper or Scorpion- if you dare!

Stir a spoonful of Carrot Cake or Apple Pie into your favorite hot cereal in the morning, or spread it on a bagel with cream cheese.