Italian cheese and wine pairings

September 14, 2007 12:00:00 AM PDT
Impress your friends! Find out how easy it is to put together a cheese and wine tasting.

Nothing goes better with wine than cheese! But how about Italian cheese? It's a fresh twist on an old favorite. Barrie Lynn, The Cheese Impresario, gives us a lesson on what kinds of cheeses are right for that next bottle of wine you open.

Barrie Lynn's reccomendations for pairing Italian wines and cheeses:

Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina

  • Provolone
  • American Grana

Montesodi Chianti Rufina

  • Pepato Cheese
  • Creamy Gorgonzola


  • Burrata...The Big Surprise!

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About Barrie Lynn:
Barrie Lynn, who writes the "Cheese Matters" column for the Beverly Hills Times and has been featured in USA Today, Variety, the Hollywood Reporter and Daily Candy is partnering with the Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, one of Tuscany's oldest wine producers, to open a window into the Tuscan lifestyle with a new Web site -