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Cheese & Wine Paring Tips

Although peoples tastes are different, we will do our best to help you pair our cheeses with some of the local wines (we won’t use names to be fair to everyone).  This is based on our trials and those of some of the wineries we sell to.

Our Cheddar pair well with a number of wines, but what we found particularly pleasing was:

  • Really sharp cheeses pairs well with the dryer wines–it helps to bring out the flavor of the wine and the cheese

  • Down on the Beach (Extra-Sharp) pairs well with Oaked or Stainless Chardonnay, BacoNoir and Merlots.

  • Deep Seneca (Sharp) goes best with semi-dry Rieslings (the Finger Lakes Rieslings are wonderful) Johannisberg Riesling, Pinot Gris, and the semi-dry Reds.

  • Tomato Basil Flavors pair well with the Dry Reds (they go well with Pasta) and the Rose’ style wines.

  • Buffalo Curd this is traditionally a “beer and cheese” combo, but pairs well with the lighter bodied sweeter wines both red and white.

  • KTM’s Garlic Delight Flavor pairs well with any of the middle of the road wines, but goes nicely with a Ceyval Blanc or Cabernet.

These are some pairings we have done in the past, be mindful that each year’s vintage of wine will have a slightly different makeup.