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September 9, 2021 | Andréa McBride

How to: Build The Perfect Charcuterie Board

Hosting season is right around the corner. From our Family Tell-All Virtual Tasting (details on how to reserve your spot below!) to having our friends and family over as the holidays approach, we’re ready to entertain! It’s time to elevate your charcuterie board prep skills & have the wine pairings ready to go. 

We’re hosting a virtual event on National Family Day, coming up on Saturday, September 26th, and you’re invited! Get the wines we’ll be sipping on ahead of time with our Feelin’ Myself set of 6 McBride Sisters Collection wines and picture your perfect charcuterie board to enjoy and share during the event.

Family Tell-All Virtual Wine Tasting | September 26th at 4pm PST

RESERVE YOUR SPOT: Text FAMILY to 64827 to reserve your complimentary seat for the event

How To: Build Your Board


Our Go-To Wine Pairings:

Crisp, dry white wines

Crisp, lighter-bodied white wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris or a bubbly Sparkling Brut pair well with fresh, unripened cheeses such as mozzarella, feta and burrata. Fresh, young and soft cheeses are perfect with our crisp McBride Sisters Collection Sauvignon Blanc, our new McBride Sisters Collection Pinot Gris or the McBride Sisters Collection Sparkling Brut Rosé — turn any vibe into a celebration!

Fruit forward, medium bodied white wines

White wines that are more fruit forward and medium bodied with subtle oak pair well with creamy cheeses like Brie or Camembert or with your salty charcuterie, like salami or prosciutto.  We highly recommend our McBride Sisters Collection Chardonnay from Central Coast, California to pair with your soft, buttery cheeses + aged, cured meats. 

Medium-heavy bodied, fruit forward red wines

Aged cheeses pair perfectly with the medium to heavy bodied red wines with complex tannins. Wines with ripe fruit profiles such as a Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot. These cheeses include Cheddar, Manchego or Parmigiano-Reggiano, with a bite of berry jam or chutney. Reach for our McBride Sisters Collection Red Blend, a balanced blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Sip on this with one of these hard cheeses and jam, thank us later! 

Shop the wines we'll be tasting for National Family Day & we hope to see you at the virtual tasting on the 26th. Don't forget to show up with charcuterie!







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