Fromage of the Day, 02.14.11: Winnimere

Fromage of the Day, 02.14.11: Winnimere.  Goupy, woodsy and tangy, this spruce bark bound cow’s milk cheese is from Vermont.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Belgian blonde ale, or a Chenin Blanc. If it was a Maya Beiser performance, it would be of “Kashmir” on WNYC’s Soundcheck, lush and intoxicating.   The Joy of Cheese is taking this week off.  Events resume February 23rd at Boxcar Lounge and February 24th at Culturefix.  Details are here.

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About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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One Response to Fromage of the Day, 02.14.11: Winnimere

  1. Holly says:

    I was introduced to Winnimere about two years ago by the lovely folks at Cowgirl Creamery in DC. It’s got everything I adore in a cheese–a blooming aroma, butterfatty goodness, oozy goozy texture, I LOVE it!

    Just found your blog through Serious Eats and I look forward to reading more of your cheesetastic posts!

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