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Cheese Pairings

By Roxy Helman - February 08, 2019

We've all heard that cheese and wine pair well together but have you ever felt stumped as to how to pair cheese with wine or different foods? We searched high and low to find pairings of popular cheese with wine, beer, and jam.

Check out our compiled list of pairing ideas! Check out Milk n More for all your locally made cheese needs!

Cheese Wine Beer Jam
Cheddar Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chianti, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel, Riesling Belgian Ale, Bock, Brown Ale, Ciders & Fruit Beers, Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Weiss Beer Huckleberry, Tomato 
Colby Cabernet Sauvignon, Champagne, Chianti, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel, Riesling Brown Ale, Lager, Pale Ale, Pilsner Fig
Monterey Jack Syrah, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon.  IPA, Kolsch, Pilsner, Witbier,  Radish
Pepper Jack Moscato, Witbier, Vienna Style, Pilsner, Pale Ale, Marzenbier, IPA  
Asiago Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc Brown Ale, Saison, IPA, ESB,  Fig
Gouda Cabernet Sauvignon, Champagne, Chardonnay, Chianti, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel, Riesling, Bock, Brown Ale, Lager, Pale Ale, Porter, Stout Plum, Peach,
Blue Cheese Cabernet Sauvignon, Chianti, Ice Wines, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel, Riesling, Syrah/Shiraz Belgian Ale, Ciders & Fruit Beers, Porter, Stout Peach, Pineapple, Pear
Brie Chardonnay, Gruner Veltliner, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Syrah/Shiraz Ciders & Fruit Beers, Pale Ale Cherry, Fig, Pear, Blackberry
       

 

Keep in mind that strong flavored cheese pairs best with strong flavored wine, beer or jams and mild flavored cheese pairs best with lightly flavored wine, beer, or jam.

Sources

https://boblipinski.com/blog/2017/10/pairing-wine-monterey-jack-cheese/

https://www.marcellathecheesemonger.com/beer-cheese-and-food-pairings-chart/

https://www.wisconsincheeseman.com/cm/cheese-pairings.html#B

https://www.cabotcheese.coop/blog/wine-cheese-pairings/

https://www.strongertogether.coop/food-lifestyle/pump-jam-cheese

https://www.sensibus.com/deli/cheese-pairings/cheese-and-fruit-jam-perfect-cheese-platter

https://www.thekitchn.com/useful-tips-for-tasty-wine-and-cheese-pairings-189524

https://www.seriouseats.com/2015/02/how-to-pair-beer-and-cheese.html

 

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