Favorite Cheese Pairings
Chef Michel recommends 3-4 different cheeses for your wine tasting, one from each category (Bold, Medium, Light)
Choose a cheese from each category and you will have the perfect wine and cheese pairing for your tasting!
Types of Cheeses: Aged Cheddar | Blue | Cotswold | Manchego | Parmigiano-Reggiano | Stilton
Wine Pairings: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel and French Bordeaux, Ports, Muscat, Late Harvest
Brie | Comté | Camembert | Gruyère | Humbolt fog | Jarlesburg
Medium cheeses pair with medium bodied wines and almost all wine varietals. Medium bodied wines include Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah and French Burgundies.
Cream Cheese | Cambozola | Goat cheese | Gouda | Pecorino | Triple-Crème
Lighter and creamy cheeses pair well with lighter bodied wines such as Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sparkling wines, and French Burgundies.