Host a Champagne & Cheese Party!

Host your friends and neighbors for a Champagne & Cheese Party complete with a spread of appetizers (lots of cheese, of course) and bubbly!

Champagne and Cheese Party

The Best Cheese for Champagne

No celebration is complete without cheese, so what’s the ideal cheese to serve alongside a glass of champagne?

  • Soft cheeses (triple-cream) like Brie and Camembert are fabulous choices. That’s why I used brie here with my blackberry bites.
  • Baby Swiss
  • Gruyere
  • Gouda
  • Cheddar
  • Parmesan

This is a good baseline list for getting started with your champagne and cheese party menu. Read on for a few of the recipe ideas I served at my get-together.

Champagne and Cheese Party
Host a Champagne Party with Cheese
Champagne Party Appetizers

Champagne and Cheese Party Menu Ideas

Herbs de Provence Cups – Line small canapé cups with celery leaves and chives. Fill with your favorite soft Herbs de Provence spreadable cheese. I used President brand.

Blackberry Brie Bites – Always a crowd favorite, brie is perfect for pairing with champagne. Fill phyllo cups with a small slice of brie, bake until melted, and top with a blackberry (or other fruit of choice).

Celery Almond Bites – Slice celery stalks into small 2-inch slices. Top with a soft or spreadable cheese. Top each with an almond.

Prosciutto Roll-Ups – Layer a slice of prosciutto with a soft cheese, such as a spreadable garlic and herb cheese, top with two spinach leaves, roll and secure with a toothpick.

More Appetizers for a Champagne & Cheese Party

Tips for a Champagne & Cheese Party! from Pizzazzerie.com

Champagne and Cheese Party Decorations & Tips

A bold royal blue tablecloth was topped with a whimsical black-and-white striped runner. The black-and-white stripe theme was carried out through the party with napkins, straws for drinks, vases, and holders for crackers and pretzel sticks.

Classic hydrangeas served as a simple centerpiece atop stacked white cake stands that were perfect for holding all the canapés. Welcome your guests with a tray of champagne and berries as they pick out their favorite cheese treats.

Height always creates a dramatic element so consider serving up breadsticks and pretzels in tall votive glasses. Clear glass and solid white are perfect for a whimsical party because they really allow the striped décor to pop!

Champagne and Cheese Party
Champagne and Cheese Party

I hope you’re inspired to host your own Champagne & Cheese Party! Thanks for taking a look at mine! Let me know your favorite detail below!

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11 Comments

  1. In love with every part of this. The details, the food styling and the color combo. You are killin’ it my friend.

    1. Thanks Melissa!!! Your comment made my day :) xoxo

  2. This is beautiful. I love the colors and I am getting hungry looking at the photos! Great job

  3. Courtney,
    I love all your party ideas. They are so different and I get tons of ideas. My blog is still very new and I’m learning a lot, but I still have a long way to go. Are you attending any conferences this year? I would love to get the chance to meet you. Anyway, keep up the good work.
    Sincerely,
    Jennifer Ely
    yourstrulyjenn.com

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