Stamper Cheese Company
The holidays are coming up. Parties, family gatherings, cheese plates, wine, fruit. But what cheese with what wine? What about cheese and beer? Here, we've compiled a simple wine and beer pairing guide. Not every cheese is included here. However, ALL CHEESES pictured on the "Cheese" page have descriptions with specific food pairings.
Not confident in this whole pairing thing? Hey, fake it 'til you make it. These are just a handful of surefire wine and beer combinations that can do the work of entertaining. If you want to impress your guests, get some good cheese. If you want to make an impression, pick a couple of favorites from one category or the other and make some magic.
Cabernet Sauvignon - 4 or 8 year Cheddar, Mindoro Bleu, Chipotle Cheddar
Champagne - Apricot Brie, Marieke Gouda, 4 or 8 year Cheddar
Chardonnay - Apricot Brie , Aged or Amish/Baby Swiss, Parmesan, Asiago, Belle Vitano,
Pleasant Ridge Reserve, 4 or 8 year Cheddar
Chianti - Parmesan, Asiago, Belle Vitano
Malbec - Marieke Gouda, Mindoro Bleu, Bleu Affinee, Asiago, Chipotle Cheddar, Tilston Point
Merlot - Marieke Gouda, Havarti, Chipotle Cheddar, Habanero Jack, Manchego
Pinot Grigio - Havarti, Pleasant Ridge Reserve
Port - Mindoro Bleu, Tilston Point, Bleu Affinee
Sauvignon Blanc - Bleu Affinee, Pleasant Ridge Reserve, 4 or 8 year Cheddar, Asiago, Blue Brie,
Aged or Amish/Baby Swiss, Havarti
Sherry - Mindoro Bleu, Bleu Affinee, Raspberry Bellavitano, Manchego
Zinfandel - Aged Swiss, Pleasant Ridge Reserve, Mindoro Bleu, Smoked Gouda
IPA - 4 year or 8 year Aged Cheddar, Tilston Point, Bleu Affinee, Mindoro Bleu, Manchego
Bock - 2 year Nut Sweet Aged Swiss, smoked gouda
Stout - Marieke Gouda, Cheddar
American-Style Brown Ale - Pleasant Ridge Reserve, Morel and Leek Jack
Cheeses that go with Anything
Midnight Moon (Goat Gouda)
Pleasant Ridge Reserve
White wine match best with soft cheeses and stronger flavors.
... and, we do not sell alcohol.