Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fromage of the Day, 12.14.10: Rogue River Smokey Blue

Fromage of the Day, 12.14.10: Rogue River Smokey Blue.  Earthy, peppery, and yes, smokey, this crumbly blue is from Oregon.  It pairs well with beers and wines on the sweet side and it makes a mean topping for a burger.  … Continue reading

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Preview: The Joy of Cheese January Events

Tickets to these will go on sale in a few days, but here’s the winter sked for now. More events will be added. The theme for January is Blue. The Events will be as follows. January 4: American Blues and … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.13.10: Lady’s Blue

Fromage of the Day, 12.13.10: Lady’s Blue.  Tangy, tangy, tangy and earthy, this goat’s milk blue is made in Holland. It pairs well with your favorite sweet Riesling or other unabashedly sweet white wine, cider or Lambic.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.12.10: Tomme Dolce

Fromage of the Day, 12.12.10: Tomme Dolce. Gently balanced, slightly sweet and gamey in the finish, this firm goat’s milk cheese is made in Petaluma California.  It pairs well with drier Rieslings, Amber Ales, and of course, your favorite saison.  … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.11.10: Brebis Blanche

Fromage of the Day, 12.11.10:  Brebis Blanche.  Creamy, sweet and light, this fresh sheeps’s milk cheese is from 3 Corner Field Farms in Shushan NY.  It pairs well with your favorite Beaujolais or saison.  If it was a singer, it … Continue reading

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Fraomge of the Day, 12.10.10: Robiola Incavolata

Fromage of the Day, 12.10.10: Robiola Incavolata. Tangy, dense and vegetal, this mixed milk Italian cheese is wrapped in a cabbage leaf.  It pairs well with gently sweet white wines, amber ales, and your favorite saison.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.09.10: Etude

Fromage of the Day, 12.09.10: Etude.  Concise, citrus-ey and tangy, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from northern California.  It pairs well with sparkling wines on the drier side, Amber Ales, and your favorite Belgian Blonde.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage ofthe Day, 12.08.10: Red Hawk

Fromage of Day, 12.08.10: Red Hawk.  Tangy, ultra creamy, and funky, this washed rind luxury is made of cow’s milk in northern California.  It pairs well with your favorite Riesling or Lambic.  If it was a singer it would be … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.07.10: Andeer Dream Bio

Fromage of the Day, 12.07.10: Andeer Dream Bio. Nutty, grassy and slightly malty, this wonderful small producer alpine cow’s cheese is from Switzerland. Itpairs well with your favorite Northern Italian red, darker ales and lagers and a minerally white wine. … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.06.10: Evalon

Fromage of the Day, 12.06.10: Evalon.  Balanced, subtle and highlighted by an overtone of chestnuts, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from Wisconsin.  It pairs well with a lighter holiday ale, a gently sweet white wine or your favorite cider.  … Continue reading

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