Wine, Pear and Cheese Pairing Guide | Holiday Pear & Cheese Tray Ideas

Impress your holiday guests with your perfect selection of wines, cheeses, & pears.

Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide

Elegant and delish! Pear and cheese trays will elevate your Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties. The trick is choosing the right cheese and pears to serve together, which is why we teamed up with our friends at Sage Fruit to create this helpful video guide. We also share which wines to serve with each tray.

WATCH: Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide

Holiday Pear and Cheese Tray Ideas:

Anjou Pear & Cheese Tray

  • Anjou Pears
  • Brie Cheese
  • Almonds
  • Preserves

Serve with: Champagne 

Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide

Bartlett Pear & Cheese Tray

  • Bartlett Pears
  • Gouda Cheese
  • Seasoned Almonds
  • Sweet Mustard

Serve with: Merlot 

Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide

Bosc Pear & Cheese Tray

  • Bosc Pears
  • Blue Cheese
  • Walnuts
  • Dried Cranberries

Serve with: Late Harvest Riesling 

Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide

Follow the pairings in this guide and you’ll look like the ultimate hostess this holiday season!

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Pear, Cheese, and Wine Pairing Guide | Holiday Pear and Cheese Tray Ideas

Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms, a lifestyle media brand and community of passionate fresh produce advocates with a mission to inspire everyone, especially children, to eat more fruits and vegetables. For ten years Lori sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States. Today, Lori and her team are fully focused on educating consumers about fresh produce, introducing them to produce brands, engaging the produce industry with consumers in inspiring conversations, and promoting public policy to protect and increase the availability of fresh produce at American schools. Her work has been featured on,, Huff Post, Real Simple Magazine, US Kids Magazines, GQ Magazine, Hallmark Channel as well as ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC affiliates throughout the US. Lori is the host of The Produce Moms Podcast, a seasoned Keynote Speaker, a recipient of many produce industry accolades (including Produce Business 40 Under 40, Vance Agribusiness 40 Under 40, and The Packer 25), and is currently writing her first book. Lori resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband Chip, their two sons Joe & Mac, and their Great Dane.

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