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why pair cheese and wine together

Cheese and wine is one of the most well-known food pairings. What is the reason for this and why is it so popular? In this article, we take a look as to the reason why we pair cheese and wine together, and what makes this combination so good. Why do We Pair Cheese and Wine Together? Historically, for hundreds of years, cheese and wine from the same locations were paired together. This is because they were produced on the same farm or the local village, and exporting/ importing products was not common practice. Therefore, people ate and matched products that were available to them.Cheese and wine from the same areas were subject to the same ingredients, for example, minerals in the soil or the amount of rainfall produced.As a result, this has led to the saying “What grows together, goes together”. A useful phrase for when cheesemongers or sommeliers are…

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