Wine Pairing with Bloomy-Rinded Cheeses

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2018 | By Nicole Easterday |

Thanks to my bloomy-rinded cheese-making class I have the opportunity to taste lots of amazing wines paired with all my favorite bloomy-rinded cheeses. The wine are selected by my favorite sommelier Melissa Smith from Enotrias.

Below are pairings from our most recent class:

Wine listed first and then the cheeses with which Melissa paired them:

  • 2015 Denis & Florence Dubourdieu Clos Floridene Grand Vin de Graves 
    • Petit Camembert by Marin French
  • 2016 Mourvèdre Rosé  from Tercero in Santa Barbara County
    • Dirt Lover by Green Dirt Farms
  • 2014 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre
    • Couronne de Fontenay by Rodolphe Le Meunier
    • Besace de Berger by Fromagerie Le Chèvrefeuille
    • Robiola Campagna by Gianni Cora Formaggi
  • 2016 Tessier "Allegria Vineyard" Cabernet Franc
    • Harbison by Jasper Hills Farms