A Guide to Local Cheeses

VARIETY FLAVOR SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Bent River Camembert

Cow’s milk cheese from Mankato, MN. Creamy, tangy, bold flavor.

Arrange the three cheeses on a platter and pair with the following:

Condiment Pairings:
– Ames Farm Honey
– Door County Dried Cherries

Wine Pairings:
– Damien Laureau Savennières
– Ventisquero Reserva Carmenere

Friesago

Sheep’s milk cheese from Nerstrand, MN. A well-balanced, Gouda-style cheese with a sweet beginning and tangy finish.

St. Pete’s Blue

Cow’s milk cheese from Faribault, MN. Aged for more than 100 days in limestone caves. Piquant, crisp flavor.

Montchevre
Cabrie

Soft-ripened, goat’s milk cheese from Belmonth, WI. Creamy, earthy, rich flavor.

Arrange the three cheeses on a platter and pair with the following:

Condiment Pairings:
– Capstone Apple Chutney
-Lunds & Byerlys Goat’s Milk Sourdough Bread

Wine Pairings:
– Morgan Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc
-Biohof Pratsch Zweigelt

Pleasant Ridge Reserve

Cow’s milk cheese from Dodgeville, WI. Alpine-style cheese similar to Beaufort and Gruyere. Earthy, nutty flavor.

Hook’s 10 Year Cheddar

Cow’s milk cheese from Mineral Point, WI. Rich, robust flavor with a smooth finish.

Lunds & Byerlys Brie

Soft-ripened, cow’s milk cheese from Belmont, WI. Creamy with a mild flavor.

Arrange the three cheeses on a platter and pair with the following:

Condiment Pairings:
– La Quercia Prosciutto
– Lunds & Byerlys Twisted Ciabatta Bread

Wine Pairings:
– Domaine de Triennes Viognier
-Chateau D’Orignac Pineau des Charentes

Petite Swiss

Cow’s milk cheese made in Monroe, WI. Buttery, sweet, nutty flavor.

Prairie Breeze Cheddar

Cow’s milk cheese from Milton, IA. Alpine-style Cheddar with nutty tones and tangy finish.