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National Wine and Cheese Day is a great occasion to enjoy a noble drink and a sumptuous snack. Agree, it’s nice to realize that in the calendar – July 25 – there is a holiday dedicated to this amazing combination, known since ancient times. So, stock up on exquisite glasses, a special cheese knife and a good mood.

The History

There is no exact information about who and when invented such a holiday, but there is enough information about the origin of wine and cheese in the history of mankind. Wine appeared in Ancient China approximately 7 thousand years BC, 5 thousand years BC. the drink was discovered in Persia, and for 4 thousand years BC. – in Sicily. Cheese appeared earlier – about 12 thousand years ago, and some sources indicate an older date. According to one version, the first cheese was formed in the stomach of an animal as a result of mixing milk and gastric juice.

Interesting Facts

  • The first varieties of wines were made from rice or a mixture of rice and grapes, using the fermentation method.
  • The leading producers of the best varieties of wine are France, Italy, Spain, and the USA is also included in this list. The top ten world exporters also include Germany, Argentina, South Africa.
  • Most of the wine in America is produced in the states of California, New York.
  • It takes about 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of cheese.
  • In America, there are some types of cheese that are banned from sale for safety reasons. These are Reblochon, Brie de Meaux, and also Balance.
  • 25% of all cheese comes from Wisconsin.
  • Cheese, which was stored at the end of the last century in Missouri, was in special caves.

How to celebrate

Start the day by choosing your favorite wine and cheese, and be sure to throw a party. Of course, you can enjoy an exquisite set alone, but in the company of friends it is much more pleasant to wish for. Share the holiday on social media using the #NationalWineAndCheeseDay hashtag.

When is National Wine and Cheese Day Celebrated in 2018?

National Wine and Cheese Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 25th each year.

Observations

WeekdayMonthDayYear
MondayJuly252022
TuesdayJuly252023
ThursdayJuly252024
FridayJuly252025
SaturdayJuly252026