charcuterie board and bottle of Ilsley wine on a wooden table overlooking a green vineyard

Recipe credit: Ron Stainer

Chef’s Notes

When preparing a cheese platter for our wine tasting guests, we have found that the following cheeses and thinly sliced meats pair nicely with the Ilsley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Seis Primas.

Elegant Cheese Platter

Course Appetizer

Ingredients

Cheese

  • Peppercorn dry jack
  • Piave
  • Sharp aged cheddar
  • Mimolette
  • Parmesan
  • Blue cheese: Point reyes, Maytag
  • Tripple cream brie

Thinly Sliced Meats

  • Coppa
  • Roast beef
  • Peppered salami

Breads

  • French bread, sliced
  • Flat bread
  • Artesian crackers

Fresh seasonal fruit can also be added

  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes

Notes

When preparing a cheese platter for our wine tasting guests, we have found that the following cheeses and thinly sliced meats pair nicely with the Ilsley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Seis Primas.

Sliders

Enjoy these mini burgers with a glass of Ilsley vineyards Seis Primas or Cabernet Sauvignon. You can use a biscuit or a cookie cutter to help form the meat.