Tips on hosting wine and cheese events/tastings/parties.
Pairing Jensen's products with wine & beer:
- Late Harvest Vidals or Rieslings
- Sparkling Wines
- Light, Fruity Wines
- Petit Sirah
Other Suggested pairings
Pair soft cheeses such as Brie, Camembert, Marscapone, and plain Boursin with Ontario wines like Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Aligote, Riesling, Vidal or Pinot Grigio (Gris).
Semi-Soft cheeses include Oka, St. Paulin, Havarti, Monterey Jack and Mozzarella and they go well with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Pinot Grigio (Gris) from Ontario.
Old Cheddar, Edam, Gouda, Emmental, Gruyere, Reggiano, Appenzeller, Romano, Jarlsberg and Asiago are considered to be hard cheese and may be paired with Ontatio wines such as Pinot Noir, Baco Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz.
Try some of Ontario's Late Harvest Vidals with blue veined cheeses like Danish Blue, Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Cambazola, Cashel Blue and Stilton .
Try eating Manchego cheese dipped in honey.