Cheese for Schioppettino

by Joe Colosi This week we tasted a delicious bottle of Schioppettino, a wine making a comeback after nearly being destroyed by a debilitating insect epidemic in Europe over a hundred years ago. The grape produces a medium-bodied dry table wine. We attempted as many pairings as were needed to find the right combination of
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Does Cheese Go Bad?

Are you gearing up for festive gatherings where cheese plates will play a starring role? To help make your cheese shopping the most joyous experience, we’ve put together this quick guide on buying, serving, and storing artisanal cheeses. Planning Ahead – Early Bird Gets The Cheese Our cheese counters are stocked with a dizzying array of
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Cheese for Chardonnay

by Joe Colosi The warmer seasons are fast upon us, and a chilled white wine in the sunlight is just the thing to make the most of the weather. Chardonnay fits the bill, especially with an accompanying cheese. As usual, Hunter and I sampled two bottles, one Chardonnay from California, the other from Burgundy, in
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Cheese Plate of the Week April 16th, 2008

Ardrahan: Cow Milk, County Cork, Ireland-The history of Ardrahan cheese begins in 1925 with the establishment of the Lullaby Milk Company. Their herd of pedigree Frieshians routinely gave award-winning milk Ireland throughout the 20th century. However as competition from larger milk companies grew, the Lullaby Milk Company was forced to find alternative profit sources. In
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