Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fromage of the Day, 03.20.11: Pecorino Tuada

Fromage of the Day, 03.20.11: Pecorino Tuada.  Buttery, vegetal, and salty, this firm Italian sheep’s milk cheese is from Lucca.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Nebbiolo, a Hoften Dormaal Amber, or almost any well behaved white wine.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.19.11: L’Amuse Aged Goat Gouda

Fromage of the Day, 03.19.11: L’Amuse Aged Goat Gouda.  Lean, tangy and very sweet, this small producer aged goat gouda from Holland is the next step up after Midnight Moon and Arina.  It pairs well with really hoppy west coast … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.18.11: Appenzeller Beeler

Fromage of the Day, 03.18.11: Appenzeller Beeler.  Nutty, dense, and sweet, this Swiss alpine classic is made from cow’s milk.  It pairs well with your favorite northern Italian red wine, a porter or stout, and a select number of dry … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.17.11: Drunk Monk

Fromage of the Day, 03.17.11: Drunk Monk.  Sweet, intense, and smelly, this rendition of Cato’s Corner Hooligan, the renowned cow’s milk cheese from Colchester Connecticut, is washed in brown ale.  It pairs oddly enough with your favorite brown ale (that … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.16.11: Mrs. Kirkham’s Lancashire

Fromage of the Day, 03.16.11: Mrs. Kirkham’s Lancashire.  Buttery, crumbly and delightfully complex, this Enlgish cow’s milk classic is made in Goosnargh.  It pairs well with your favorite hand drawn English Porter, a Pinot Noir, or a pear cider.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.15.11: Robiola Roccaverano

Fromage of the Day, 03.15.11: Robiola Roccaverano.  Tangy, velvety smooth, and alluring, this sumptuous wonder is usually made of goat’s milk in the Piedmont.  It pairs well with anything sparkling and sweet, your favorite Chablis, and anything brewed by Rodenbach … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.14.11: St. Marcellin

Fromage of the Day, 03.14.11: St. Marcellin.  Elegant, tangy and smooth, this cow’s milk cheese comes in a ceramic crock; it is made in the Rhone Alps.  It pairs well with your favorite Cornas (I mean everyone has a favorite … Continue reading

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Free Wine @ Monday Night’s Tasting

From Stefan, the owner of Custom American Wine Bar, the host venue of this Monday’s Joy of Cheese Event. That’s right fellow Wine & Cheese fans… THIS Monday, March 14th at 7:30 PM, Custom will be offering 7 of America’s … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.13.11: Frere Fumant

Fromage of the Day, 03.13.11: Frere Fumant.  Smokey, balanced, and herbal, this firm sheep’s milk cheese is made at 3 Corner Field Farms in Shushan NY.  It pairs well with your favorite lager, a Chenin Blanc, or a Pear Cider.  … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.12.10: Cato’s Corner Drunken Hooligan

Fromage of the Day, 03.12.10: Cato’s Corner Drunken Hooligan.  Potent, aromatic, and musty, this awesome washed rind cow’s milk cheese is from Connecticut.  It pairs well with your favorite Doppelbock, a particularly forward Riesling, or anything else firmly on the … Continue reading

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