Cheese & Beverage Pairings

Courtesy of Sargento Cheese

  • Anejo Enchilado Beer, such as lager or pilsner
  • Asadero Madeira or Sangria
  • Asiago - Zinfandel or Petite Syrah; Nut brown ale or pale ale
  • Blue -  Madeira, Sherry or Port
  • Cheddar -  Mild cheddar-Champagne or Chardonnay; Sharper Cheddars-Cabernet, Rioja and Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chipotle Cheddar -  Mexican Pilsner or Bock Beer
  • Colby - Cabernet Sauvignon or Burgundy; Lager
  • Colby Jack -  A fruity red, like Pinot Noir
  • Fontina - Merlot or Riesling; Bock or pilsner
  • Gouda - Dark beers; red wines; sweet white wines like Riesling or Champagne
  • Gruyére - Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay; Nut brown ale or Hefeweizen beers
  • Havarti - Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir or Chardonnay
  • Jarlsberg - Pilsner beer; dry white wine like Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay
  • Manchego - Shiraz or Rioja
  • Monterey Jack - Sauvignon Blanc or Riesling
  • Mozzarella Spicy Chianti
  • Muenster Zinfandel or Beaujolais
  • Parmesan  Chardonnay or Barolo
  • Pepper Jack Pinot Noir; English pale ale
  • Provolone Chardonnay, Chianti or Barolo; Stout or porter
  • Queso Gallego - Sweet wine like Sauternes; Port
  • Queso Quesadilla Full red wines, like Barbaresco; Pilsner or lager
  • Ricotta Muscadet or Sauvignon Blanc
  • Romano Chardonnay or Barolo; Amber lager beer
  • Swiss - Riesling or Barolo; Pale ale or lager