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What wine goes best with Edam, Brie, Camembert, Feta ?...

A Fine Wine and Cheese Pairing

A wine and cheese party

What a lovely wine and cheese party. Such parties are always a pleasure. But whether you are throwing the party or just a guest there is always the question: Wine and cheese, cheese and wine which wine with which cheese? Or perhaps you ask which cheese with which wine? We offer some popular pairings. Whether you select your wine or your cheese first, check our tables to get a great match that brings out the best in the cheese and the wine. There's nothing like the right wine and food marriage

Choosing a Wine to Match Your Cheese

If you don't see your favorite wine or cheese here remember that usually you can pair a wine with a local cheese, for example Italian wine with Italian cheese. For more ideas click on my French, German, or Italian wine articles in which we review a wine with food including one or two imported cheeses. The rule is that there are no rules. Enjoy!

Wine cheese information guide icon The following table presents food and wine pairing information, sorted by beef dish. When you click on any cheese dish a new page pops up telling you more about that dish and providing additional wine suggestions. Wine cheese information guide icon

Cheese Recommended Wines
Asiago (Italian) Bardolino
Bel Paese (Italian) Chardonnay
Blue Brunello, Cabernet Sauvignon
Brie Pinot Noir, White Burgundy
Camembert Cabernet Franc, Soave
Cheddar Beaujolais, Sauvignon Blanc
Creamy Blue Beaujolais, Provenšal RosÚ
Edam Riesling, Pinot Noir
Feta Sauvignon Blanc, Sparkling
Goat Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc
Gouda Pinot Noir, Valpolicella, Chardonnay
Muenster Barolo, Cabernet Sauvignon
Parmesan Chianti, Barbera
Provolone Barolo, Chardonnay
Smoked Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Swiss Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon


Wine cheese purchase guide iconThe following table presents wine and food pairing information, sorted by wine, rather than by cheese. When you click on any wine a new page pops up telling you what you need to know about that wine. This short page makes specific purchase recommendations, usually in three price ranges. Wine cheese purchase guide icon
Wine Wine Type Recommended Cheeses
BarberaRed Variety Parmesan
BardolinoLight Italian RedAsiago
BaroloPowerful Italian RedMuenster, Provolone
Beaujolais Fruity French Red Cheddar, Creamy Blue
Brunello di Montalcino Powerful Italian Red Blue
Burgundy (White) Classic French Wine Brie
Cabernet FrancRed Variety Camembert
Cabernet SauvignonRed Variety Blue, Muenster, Swiss
ChardonnayWhite Variety Bel Paese, Gouda, Provolone, Smoked
ChiantiLight Italian RedParmesan
MerlotRed Variety Swiss
Pinot Noir Red Variety Brie, Edam, Gouda, Smoked
Provenšal RosÚFruity French RosÚ Creamy Blue
RieslingWhite Variety Edam
SancerreFruity French White Goat
Sauvignon BlancWhite Variety Cheddar, Feta, Goat
SoaveLight Italian WhiteCamembert
SparklingSparkling WineFeta
Valpolicella Fruity Italian Red Gouda




For my food pairing experiences with French wine read

My French wine articles

For my food pairing experiences with German wine read
My German wine articles

For my food pairing experiences with Italian wine read
My Italian wine articles

If you are looking for information on the best wine to accompany cheese, if you want to know which wine goes with a specific cheese dish or which cheese dish goes with which wine, this is your site for cheese and wine pairings.

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