Pairing Cheese & Wine for All Occasions

Finding the right wine to accompany your favourite cheeses does not have to be a daunting task...

Follow this simple guide to create delightful wine and cheese pairings for your next gathering.

Cheeses

Brick, Brie, Caciocavallo, Mild Cheddar, Colby, Cream Cheese, Farmers', Monterey Jack, Neufchâtel, Mild Provolone.

Wines

Dry white:

Region/appellation: Entre-deux-mers, Orvieto, Val-de-Loire, Chablis.

Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon, Muscadet.

Dry rosé:

Rosé de Pays, Rosé de Provence

Light red:

Region/appellation: Beaujolais, Sancerre, Morgon

Varietal: Gamay, Pinot Noir

Cheeses

Brie Double cream, Brie Triple cream, Caciotta, Camembert, Casata, Medium Cheddar, Emmental, Friulano, Gouda, Havarti, Le Cendré, Le Clos St-Ambroise, Le Douanier, Le Mamirolle, Le Migneron de Charlevoix, Mont Saint-Benoît, Noyan, Pastorella, Raclette, Saint-Paulin, St-Pierre de Saurel, Canadian Swiss, Munster, Tomme.

Wines

Light red:

Region/appellation: Beaujolais, Bourgogne regular, Bordeaux regular, Mâcon supérieur, Valpolicella

Varietal: Gamay, Merlot, Pinot NoirFull-bodied white:Varietal: Chardonnay (oaked), Gewürztraminer

Full-bodied white:

Varietal: Chardonnay (oaked), Gewürztraminer

Cheeses

Bleubry, Borgonzola, Bénédictin, Ermite, Cantonnier, Old Cheddar, Empereur, Miranda, Oka, Sir Laurier d'Arthabaska, Le Providence d'Oka, Aged Provolone, Vacherin, Le Saint-Damase.

Wines

Full-bodied or medium red:

Region/appellation: Bourgogne individual appellations, Chianti, Côtes-du-Rhône-villages, Médoc, Porto

Varietal: Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel

Dessert wines:

Region/appellation: Icewine, Cider wine, Late harvest, Sauternes

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