- Cheez-It and House Wine collaborated on a limited-edition box with one-half Cheez-It original crackers and one-half House Wine’s original red blend wine.
- It will cost $US25 on House Wine’s website starting Thursday.
- The box is portable, making it ideal for summer events.
- House Wine’s winemaker, Hal Landvoigt, said he specifically chose the brand’s original red blend to pair with the cheesy flavour of Cheez-It crackers.
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This summer, you can enjoy cheese, crackers, and wine on the go – no corkscrew or fancy cheeseboard required.
Cheez-It and House Wine are releasing a portable split box that combines red wine and cheesy crackers, perfect for summer picnics.
Starting Thursday, the limited-edition House Wine and Cheez-It box will be available to purchase for $US25 at OriginalHouseWine.com.
The red wine is supposed to complement the flavour of the Cheez-It crackers
This split box contains original Cheez-It crackers and a dispensable red wine blend – 50% cabernet sauvignon and 50% merlot – from House Wine. The box of wine equates to four bottles, or 20 glasses of wine, according to the box.
This pairing was specially chosen by House Wine’s winemaker, Hal Landvoigt, who said the red currant and fruit flavours of House Wine’s original red blend complemented the cheesy flavour of Cheez-It’s original baked crackers.
The brands also shared other custom wine-and-Cheez-It pairings for people to try at home
If you don’t manage to snag the split box of red wine and original crackers before supplies run out, House Wine and Cheez-It have other custom pairings you can try at home.
House Wine recommends pairing rosé with white cheddar Cheez-Its, and sauvignon blanc with Cheez-It’s “extra toasty” flavour.
The brand also says a glass of chardonnay perfectly complements the flavours of Cheez-It Duoz sharp cheddar and Parmesan crackers.
These brands aren’t the first ones to pair wine and Cheez-Its
People have been sharing their wine and Cheez-It pairings for years.
Last year, Grub Street published an article called “How to Pair Wine with Cheez-Its” that included a small list of recommendations.
In 2017, Vinepair published an article about pairing a variety of cheese-flavored snacks (including Cheez-Its) with wines.
And in 2015, Eater published an “Ask a Somm” column in which a sommelier was asked how to pair Cheez-Its and other snacks with wine.
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