Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Do you want some cheese to go with that wine?

I really don't know that much about wine, nor do I have the taste for it. However many of you do like wine and are just learning about wine. So here is a little wine/cheese lesson for you!

Wine/Cheese Pairings

Hard Cheese

Aged Asiago/ Chianti, Sangiovese

Dry Jack/ Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc

Gruyere/ Bordeaux, Chardonnay, Zinfandel

Parmesan/Chianti, Barolo, Merlot, Reisling


Swiss/ Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc

Soft Cheese

Brie/ Shiraz, Maderia, Sauterne

Feta/ Beaujolais

Mozzarella/Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

Ricotta/ Reisling, Chardonnay


Gorgonzola/ Champagne, Bordeaux, Shiraz

Roquefort/ Syrah, Port, Sherry, Cabernet Sauvignon


Cheddar/ Burgundy, Chardonnay

Gouda/ Merlot, Zinfandel, Reisling

Provolone/ Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah


Colby/ Merlot, Pinot Noir

Fontina/ Reisling, Rhone

Havarti/ Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay

Muenster/ Pinot Noir

Monterey Jack/ Zinfandel