Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fromage of the Day 08.31.11: Roncal

Fromage of the Day 08.31.11: Roncal.  Olivey, sweet, and herbal, this firm sheep’s milk cheese is from Spain.  It pairs well with your favorite Tempranillo, an Allagash White, or a very dry cider.  If it was a post-rock group, it … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese September Events

  Three for Three: The Joy of Cheese September Events After a quiet late summer, The Joy of Cheese will launch headlong into the fall season with three events on consecutive nights. September 20 at 7:30 at Culturefix, 9 Clinton … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.30.11: Montgomery’s Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 08.30.11: Montgomery’s Cheddar.   Smooth, earthy and complex, this cornerstone cheddar is from Somerset England.  It pairs well with your favorite hand drawn porter, a northern Italian red wine or your favorite sweet cider.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.29.11: Cardo

Fromage of the Day, 08.29.11:  Cardo.  Aromatic, lean, and buttery, this washed rind goat’s milk cheese is from England.  It pairs well with your favorite dessert wine, ice cider, or a hand drawn porter.  If it was a Charlie Parker … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.28.11: L’Amuse

Fromage of the Day, 08.28.11:  L’Amuse.  Crumbly, sweet and very direct, this cow’s milk cheese from Holland may be the very best aged gouda on the market.  It pairs well with your favorite Sancerre, a Gaffel Kolsch, or a very … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.27.11: Humboldt Fog

Fromage of the Day, 08.27.11: Humboldt Fog.  Flaky, light and just a little citrus-ey, this popular bloomy rind goat’s milk cheese is from California.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Chablis, a Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre, or an Ishitagi Cider. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese Comes to Premier Cru

The Joy of Cheese Goes Uptown! As part of the new slate of Joy of Cheese autumn events, we are pleased to announce a series of cheese and wine pairings at Premier Cru, the prestigious wine shop at 1163 Madison … Continue reading

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