Wine Types

What wines and cheese go together?

exploring different types of wine and cheese pairing

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Cheese types
Fresh
Examples include cottage cheese, cream cheese, curd cheese, queso fresco, and fresh goat’s milk chèvre. Such cheeses are often soft and spreadable, with a mild flavour.

Wines: Crisp, dry and young, Albariño, Soave, Pinot Blanc, Verdejo, Arneis, Sauvignon Blanc, young Chardonnay
Young, fruity unoaked reds, Cabernet Franc (Loire), Pinot Noir, Gamay
Dry Rosé

Soft
Brie, camenbert
Wines: Dry traditional Sparkling wines, light bodied Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Gruener Veltliner, Pinot Blanc
Light bodied, fruity dry red, Pinot Noir, Dolcetto, Barbera, Gamay

Medium hard – semi-soft to firm
Gruyere, Swiss, Gouda, edam
Wines:

Hard
Cheddar, colby, Monterey Jack, Parmesan
Wines: traditional style sparkling whites, Oaked Chardonnay
Reds with some age and maturity, nebbiolo, Sangiovese,Rioja, Bordeaux blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec

Blue
Roquefort, Gorgonzola, stilton
Wines: Noble rot and late harvest wines, Sauternes, Barsac, Riesling Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese
fortified wines, Port, Sherry

Processed
Easy cheese, squeeze cheese, canned cheese
Wines: Box, jug, neighbor’s homemade wine

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