A Perfect Pairing from Europe


When it comes to perfect pairings, there’s no better match than the sparkling wines of Garda DOC and cheese from Piave DOP. Together, they combine European quality with handcrafted passion. Join Wine Enthusiast ’40 Under 40’ influencer Matthew Kaner for an in-depth look at these two gastronomic icons.

Matthew Kaner, Wine Industry Consultant and Host of SommTV

In the first video, explore the grape varieties and production methods that go into making the sparkling wines of Garda DOC. Also in this episode, Matthew will uncover the history behind the cheeses of Piave DOP as well as the different aging terms and requirements.

In the second video, get your taste buds—and imagination—ready as Matthew takes you through different recipes using Piave DOP cheeses. From appetizers to main courses, there’s no limit to the delicious dishes that can be created using cheeses from Piave DOP. He’ll also offer suggestions of which Garda DOC sparkling wine to pair with these delectable creations. With a wide range of sparkling styles that carry the Garda DOC designation, there’s a perfect wine for every bite.

Whether you’re looking for holiday dinner party inspiration or the perfect thing to serve during a casual night in with friends, Garda DOC sparkling wines and Piave DOP cheeses are guaranteed to delight.

Watch Episode 1

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Published on October 13, 2021