Monthly Archives: June 2010

Fromage of the Day, 06.10.10: Torta La Serena

Fromage of the Day, 06.10.10: Torta La Serena.  Vegetal, tangy and slightly salty, this soft Spanish sheep is ideal for parties.  It pairs well with rich Spanish red wines, sweeter  whites, Red Ales and conventional ciders.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.09.10: Vermont Shepherd

Fromage of the Day, 06.09.10: Vermont Shepherd.  Subtle, grassy, sweet, with gentle hints of rosemary, this is arguably the best cheese made in America.  It pairs well with lighter red wines, drier white wines, pale ales, and farmhouse ciders.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.08.10: Beenleigh Blue

Fromage of the Day, 06.08.10:  Beenleigh Blue.  Sweetly vegetal, peppery, and clean, this British blue is made from sheep’s milk and with vegetarian rennet.  It pairs well with many white wines, port and sherry, West Coast IPAs and a good … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese June Events: Born in the U.S.A

The Joy of Cheese Presents Born in the U.S.A. It’s really nice. You can talk about American cheese these days without referencing Kraft. American hand crafted cheeses are gaining international renown both for their high quality and for their fearless … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.07.10: Beemster XO

Fromage of the Day, 06.07.10: Beemster XO. Tangy, crumbly and sweet, this aged gouda is full of butterscotch-like overtones at the finish. It pairs with real Lambics (i.e. not Lindeman’s but real, sour ones), dry wines, and IPAs. If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.06.10: Rupert

Fromage of the Day, 06.06.10:  Rupert.  Firm, balanced, and nutty, this cow’s milk wonder is from Consider Bardwell Farms (they’re on FB) in West Pawlet VT.  It pairs well  with drier roses, Sauvignon Blancs and Sancerres, dark ales, lagers and … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.05.10: Queso de Mano

Fromage of the Day, 06.05.10:  Queso De Mano.  Sweet, tangy and concise, this firm goat’s milk cheese is made in Colorado.  It pairs well with Chenin Blancs and other likeminded white wines, crisp ales of many stripes (even west coast … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.04.10

Fromage of the Day, 06.04.10:  Burata.  Creamy, dense and special, this mozzarella di bufala has a cream core.  It pairs well with off dry white wines, adult roses, very light fruity red wines, farmhouse ciders, and a Chiostro Piccolo.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.03.10: Wilde Weide

Fromage of the Day, 06.03.10:  Wilde Weide.  Tangy, sweet and crumbly, this aged gouda is made by hand in Holland.  It pairs well with dry white wines and roses, IPAs, farmhouse ciders and maybe even a kolsch.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.02.10: Holzhofer

Fromage of the Day, 06.02.10: Holzhofer.  Dense, nutty, and grassy, this alpine cheese is aged by Caroline Hostettler in Switzerland.  It pairs well with a good Sancerre, lighther red wines and darker largers and ales.  If it was a Pat … Continue reading

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