A few well-chosen offerings keep these party trays simple—an elegant presentation makes them special.
The Perfect Party Tray Cheese: Thomasville Tomme Cheese from Sweet Grass Dairy (sweetgrassdairy.com) in Georgia. Guests will find it mellow, buttery, and easy to love. (You may substitute Manchego.) Buy 2 to 3 oz. per person.
Homemade Bites: Brined Pecans, Toast Points
Grocery Pickups: Country ham and peach preserves
Wine Pairing: Beachaven Brut, Tennessee (beachavenwinery.com) or Domaine Chandon Brut Classic, California