Grilled Cheese + Wine Pairings

One of our favorite things to do when we have a spare evening is to create grilled cheese pairings for our wine. We love the combination of high-brow and low-brow; dressing up a simple food and tailoring it to complement our wines is pure fun. And we love that it is an accessible way for anyone to play around with wine pairings. Maybe you can’t make pork rillettes or duck confit, but we bet you know how to grill a cheese sandwich. And there’s nothing like fancy grilled cheese sandwiches to make everyone happy. We hope you try your hand at some of these and we hope you enjoy this playful take on cheese & wine! We try to create new variations regularly so come back soon.

Syrah + Rosemary Blueberry Havarti Pancetta

Our Syrah is peppery with great notes of dark berry so we wanted to mimic those flavors in this grilled cheese sandwich. The blueberries and rosemary are a rather unexpected, but delightful pairing with the blueberries giving just a hint of sweet balance...

Merlot + Huckleberry Bacon Brie

Our Merlot highlights jammy tart sweet huckleberry and compliments the crispy bacon component of this sandwich like a dream. The original recipe was pulled from Baking Bytes and modified slightly with the optional addition of shaved dark baking chocolate....

Pinot Noir + Cranberry Orange Goat Cheese

This grilled cheese pairing for our Pinot Noir is a delightfully crunchy sandwich with a tart cranberry orange spread, creamy goat cheese, and prosciutto.The richness of the cheese and the saltiness of the prosciutto are balanced by the sharper fruit...

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