Cheese 2018-03-29T23:10:11+00:00

Bloomy: Camembert, Brie

Bloomy cheeses have picked up earthy notes from aging in caves. They work best with sparkling wines or other dry wines.

Pinot Grigio

Ecco Domani

Chardonnay

Pacific Cruise

Prosecco

Gran Duca

Hard:  Gouda, Cheddar, Parmesan

To stand up to the nutty flavors in some of these cheeses, full-bodied whites and tannic reds work best. The nuttiness in these cheeses also pairs well with oxidative wines like sherry and port.

Red Bordeaux

Chateau Rouge

Port

Porto Cruz Ruby

Cabernet Sauvignon

Oko

Blue: Bleu, Gorgonzola

Pungent cheeses like these need rich wines with sweetness to balance their salty, savory body.

Port

Porto Cruz Ruby

Tokaji

Royal Tokaji 5 Puttanyos

Sauternes

Chateau Doisy-Védrines

Fresh: Feta, Mozzarella, Goat

Red or whites with high acidity will match the cheese’s saltiness work best with these types of cheeses.

Pinot Grigio

Nine 17

Sauvignon Blanc

La Joya

Beaujolais

Georges Duboeuf