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CHEESE & BEVERAGE PAIRING GUIDE

Light cheeses complement light flavors. Balance heavy cheese with more vibrant flavors. Below are some of our favorite pairings, trust your palate and experiment.

Aged Cheese & Beverages

AGED CHEESE WINE BEER
Bijou
Gewürztraminer
Belgian Tripel
Bonne Bouche
Rosé
Saison
Coupole Oregon Pino Dry Kreik
Cremont Riesling Amber Cider
St Albans Un-Oaked Chardonnay Sour Beer


Fresh Cheese & Beverages

FRESH CHEESE WINE BEER
Creamy Goat Cheese
Vernaccia
Lambic
Crème Fraîche
Orange Muscat
Weiss
Cultured Butter
Prosecco
Sparkling Mead
Fresh Crottin
Barbera
Stout
Fresh Goat Cheese
Rosato
Sparkling Cider
Fromage Blanc
Vinho Verde
White Wheat
Mascarpone
Pink Champagne
Mead
Quark
Crisp White/Cortese
Witbeir

 

CHEESE PAIRING GUIDE

Looking for the perfect accompaniments for your cheeseboard? Discover our favorite crunchy, sweet, savory and fruity pairings to compliment every cheese and every occasion.

Aged Cheese & Accompaniments

AGED CHEESE CRUNCHY SWEET SAVORY FRUIT WILD CARD
Bijou
Roasted hazelnuts
blueberry jam
roasted olives cranberry bacon praline
Bonne Bouche
almond thins
maple cream
prosciutto elderberry chocolate almonds
Coupole warm pistachios
maple syrup
pickled beets persimmon dilly beans
Cremont hazelnut thins
fig jam
pancetta pickled cherries duck prosciutto
St Albans
sweet & sour pickles
wildflower honey
saucisson sec granny smith apple potato chips


Fresh Cheese & Accompaniments

FRESH CHEESE CRUNCHY SWEET SAVORY FRUIT WILD CARD
Creamy Goat Cheese ginger snaps
blueberry honey chile peppers kumquat cocoa nibs
Crème Fraîche
biscotti
roasted fig syrup
ramps rhubarb compote stone ground grits
Cultured Butter seeded baguette
pomegranate molasses
watermelon radish grilled peach pickled eggs
Fresh Crottin maple crakcers
cranberry honey
artichokes watermelon cardamom poached plums
Fresh Goat Cheese ginger snaps Marcona honey Marcona honey cider jelly quinoa salad
Fromage Blanc olive oil torta truffle honey pequillo peppers dates fennel pollen
Mascarpone amaretti piloncillo gremolata star anise poached epars ras el hanout
Quark fig anise toast lavender syrup pea shoots meyer lemon endive spears

 

A few pairings we love

Game Day: Snack Attack Cheese Pairings

Customize your own cheese board using a theme, different serving trays, and fun toothpick holders and spreaders.

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Be My Valentine Cheeseboard

This cheeseboard is packed with fun Valentine's Day treats to share with your loved ones. Fresh and aged cheeses are paired with rich caramels and chocolate truffles, fresh strawberries, hazelnuts, and cocoa crisps.

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Vermont & Chill Cheeseboard

This cheeseboard by Pastorals own Jordan Edwards was inspired by his ideal day off. Keep it simple, fun, and balanced with crisp granny smith apples, sweet kettle corn, and a fresh baguette.

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