Brebis and Bordeaux – the traditional pairing

What's the connection you may ask between the ewe's milk cheese made in the Pyrenees mountains and Bordeaux? (and it goes without saying of course the sweet milk fed lamb speciality of the Medoc region around Pauillac marry superbly with the fruity red rich wines of Bordeaux) Traditionally in the winter when grass is covered … Continue reading Brebis and Bordeaux – the traditional pairing

Matching Wine with Cheese, is it really that scarey?

I have to admit that cheese and wine matching has always scared me a little. I have a friend who has his own cheese stand at the local market in Libourne and he has just opened a shop in the Chartrons La Fromagerie (the epicureal centre of Bordeaux). His name is Pierre Rollet-Gerrard. He swears by … Continue reading Matching Wine with Cheese, is it really that scarey?