Barrie Lynn, The Cheese Impresario, a cheese expert who stages events all over the country, offers a little cheese education and shares her ideas about how to pair wine and cheese with Nancy Hawks Miller, a twenty-year veteran of the wine industry and our Director of Education.
These are the cheeses recommended by Barrie Lynn, “The Cheese Impresario” during the interview:
Roth Käse Monroe, Wisconsin
Vintage Van Gogh
A true masterpiece, Vintage Van Gogh is artfully crafted in limited quantities from fresh, full cream milk. Aged for a minimum of six months, this outstanding cheese has a rich, golden body and a nuanced flavor with pronounced caramel notes. This stunning cheese won 1st Place at the 2004 Wisconsin State Fair.
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
(pronounced lay frair) This European style cheese was developed with care to reflect the Crave BrothersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Irish-French heritage. It is a rich rind washed cheese with an earthy, fruity flavor.
Montchevre – Wisconsin
Montchevre makes a slew of amazing goat cheeses. Known for their clean and tangy flavor. Their Fresh Goat Cheese Logs come in a variety of flavors. Fresh Plain and even with PeppadewÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s…red peppers from South Africa.
A Perfect Pear from Napa Valley
Pear Fig Jam
Mustapha’s Fine Foods of Morocco
Argan oil is a deep golden oil, often with a reddish tinge that is produced from the seeds of the Argan tree, which only grows in Morocco.
Carr Valley Cheese Company La Valle, Wisconsin
Carr Valley Cheese is one of America’s finest specialty cheese plants. They produce a variety of traditional classics like expertly aged Cheddar to award-winning American Originals like Cocoa Cardona and Gran Canaria. Owner Sid Cook is one of a small handful of certified Master Cheesemakers in the United States.
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