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Your guide to the ultimate summer cheeseboard

If you’ve been tasked with bringing a dish to a Christmas soirée, or perhaps you’re hosting your own, it can be difficult to know where to start.

To help, we’ve brought in the ultimate cheeseboard expert to make greeting your guests with nibbles a little less stressful.

Ruth McDonnell from Simon Johnson Providores joins Chris Smith, armed with advice… and cheese.

She tells Chris a good fatty cheese is best paired with a sparkling wine or a Champagne, perfect for the Christmas season!

Ruth gives a rundown on the different varieties of cheese, how to pick a good one and what you can pair them with.

Click PLAY below for the full interview