Poggi Bonsi Tips for Wine & Cheese Pairings

Wine and cheese is a match made in heaven because of the natural balance of the salt in the cheese and the fruit flavor and sweet of the wine. Planning a wine and cheese tasting is a fun way to interact with your friends and learn which matches work best. Assign one cheese type and the complimentary wine to each person or couple you invite to the party and compare your favorite combinations. Here are a few suggestions.

“La Strega di Radda” (The Witch of Radda)

Roberto made some suggestions as to the perfect restaurant for our luncheon. He explained the specialities, wine selections and locations of each possible venue at length, then raised an eyebrow and said, “Or perhaps you would like to dine at an osteria in Radda that is owned by ‘una strega’ who makes an excellent bistecca di Fiorentina.”

“‘Una strega,’ a witch in Radda?” We certainly can’t pass up this adventure–Florentine beefsteak served up by a Tuscan witch. “Yes, yes, we want to go there! Is she really a witch?”

Luxurious Italian Linens from Montefalco

At www.poggibonsgifts.com we proudly carry a wide selection of Italian Linens from Montefalco– a lovely Umbrian hilltown perched high on a knoll overlooking lush olive groves and vineyards. The cobblestone streets of Montefalco are lined with linen shops, restaurants and wine bars serving the famous Sagrantino and Rosso di Montefalco wines.