Pairing Guide

Cheese for every palate.

Want a creamy finish or flavorful rind? We've got the cheese you've been craving.

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Merlot BellaVitano®

By marrying creamy cheese to the berry and plum notes of Merlot, we’ve created a rich union of flavors.

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Merlot BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz

Beer

Dark Malty Ale, IPA

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Merlot BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Dried Fruit

Gold BellaVitano®

Inspired by traditional, Italian farmstead cheese, the nutty, fruity flavors give way to a rich, creamy, texture. No wonder it's a celebrated gold-medal winner.

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BellaVitano Gold with drink pairings

Wine

Chianti, Port, Light Italian Red

Beer

Dark Malty Ale, IPA, Sweet Cider

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BellaVitano Gold with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts

Sweet

Dried Pineapple, Pears

Espresso BellaVitano®

As a delicious treat for any time of day, we hand rub freshly-roasted espresso into sweet, sugary BellaVitano® wheels aged to creamy perfection.

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Espresso BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Barley Wine, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sherry, Shiraz

Beer

Fruit Beers, Porter, Stout Beer, Trappist Style Beer

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Espresso BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Bagels, Dried Nuts

Sweet

Chocolate, Dried Apricot, Sweet Pastries

Balsamic BellaVitano®

The sweet, nutty, and fruity flavors of our beloved BellaVitano® become even more desirable when bathed with drops of Modena balsamic vinegar.

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Balsamic BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Asti Spumanti, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sherry

Beer

American Pale Ale, Porter, Weizenbock

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Balsamic BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Almonds, Crusty Artisan Bread, Smoked Turkey

Sweet

Dates, Raisins

Black Pepper BellaVitano®

The fruit of the black pepper vine has been used in European cuisine for ages. With just the right pinch of cracked black peppercorns, our rich, nutty, and creamy Black Pepper BellaVitano® is nothing to sneeze at.

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Black Pepper BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Chardonnay, Chianti

Beer

American Pale Ale, IPA, Trappist Style Beer

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Black Pepper BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Roast Beef

Sweet

Berries

Raspberry Ale BellaVitano®

Soaked with handcrafted Raspberry Tart ale, our nutty, creamy award-winner yields bright notes of ruby-red raspberries and hazelnut and brown-butter flavors to make a deliciously complex cheese.

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Raspberry Ale BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Light Italian Red, Riesling, Sherry

Beer

Porter

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Raspberry Ale BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts

Sweet

Chocolate

Tennessee Whiskey BellaVitano®

Full of spirit with a smooth & smoky sweetness, Tennessee Whiskey meets our rich, creamy BellaVitano®.

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Tennessee Whiskey BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Chardonnay

Beer

IPA, Porter

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Tennessee Whiskey BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Almonds

Sweet

Dried Fruit

Chardonnay BellaVitano®

Bright and buttery Chardonnay complements our creamy BellaVitano® in this wine-inspired creation that sends your taste buds on a trip straight to France.

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Chardonnay BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Chardonnay

Beer

IPA, Belgian White

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Chardonnay BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Pistachios

Sweet

Dried Apricot

Garlic & Herb BellaVitano®

Beautifully blended with herbs and spices, and just the right measure of garlicky goodness with a hint of savory, sweet, and an extra pinch of love.

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Garlic & Herb BellaVitano with drink pairings

Wine

Pinot Noir

Beer

Dark Malty Ale, Wheat Beer

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Garlic & Herb BellaVitano with food pairings

Savory

Dried Salami, French Bread

Sweet

Dried Fruit

MontAmoré® Cheddar

Is it Cheddar that tastes like Parmesan or Parmesan that tastes like Cheddar? Even though it's indescribable, we know you'll fall in love with this creamy white wonder.

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MontAmoré Cheddar with drink pairings

Wine

Beaujolais, Chardonnay, Light Italian Red, Pinot Noir

Beer

Bock, IPA, Stout Beer

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MontAmoré Cheddar with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Green Olives

Sweet

Chocolate, Dried Pineapple

Old World Cheddar

Old World Cheddar delivers a unique flavor with sweet & savory notes and finishes with a buttery touch. Delightful sharpness highlights and brightens this robust, flavorful white cheddar.

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Old World Cheddar with drink pairings

Wine

Malbec

Beer

Stout Beer

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Old World Cheddar with food pairings

Savory

Almonds, Baguette

Sweet

Apples, Cherry Preserves

Heritage Cheddar

Heritage Cheddar delivers a wondrous flavor that profiles sweet, buttery notes. Inspired by Old Italy, complex nutty notes make this a very special artisan white cheddar.

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Heritage Cheddar with drink pairings

Wine

Pinot Grigio

Beer

IPA

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Heritage Cheddar with food pairings

Savory

Herbed Crackers, Peppered Salami, Pesto

Sweet

Apricot Preserves

Farmhouse Cheddar

Inspired by our dedicated local family farms, Farmhouse Cheddar delivers a perfect combination of sharp, savory, and buttery notes in an experience that is rich and full of flavor.

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Farmhouse Cheddar with drink pairings

Wine

Bordeaux Blanc, Côte Du Rhône, Pinot Grigio, Tempranillo

Beer

Brown Ale, Citrus IPA, Semi Dry Hard Cider

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Farmhouse Cheddar with food pairings

Savory

Italian Sopressata, Pita Chips, Sesame Crackers, Summer Sausage

Sweet

Currant Preserves, Warm Apple Pie

Cherrywood Smoked Cheddar

Our MontAmoré® Cheddar is naturally smoked, creating a symphony of sweet smoky notes

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Cherrywood Smoked Cheddar Drink Pairing

Wine

Light-bodied red wine, Full-bodied white wine

Beer

Light Beer

Non-Alcoholic

Sparkling water

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Cherrywood Smoked Cheddar Food Pairing

Savory

BBQ ribs, Bacon, Pita chips Popcorn

Sweet

Grilled pineapple, Anjou pears, Dried cherries, Dates, Cherry preserves

Classic Parmesan

We’re grateful for the sweet, mellow, and nutty flavors of this Sartori favorite. We love it so much we offer it in every form you could ask for.

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Classic Parmesan with drink pairings

Wine

Beaujolais, Chianti, Madeira

Beer

Brown Ale, Dark Malty Ale, Lager, Porter, Trappist Style Beer

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Classic Parmesan with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Savory Crackers

Sweet

Chocolate, Dried Fruit

SarVecchio® Parmesan

Fruity, with hints of lightly-roasted caramel and aged to crumbly perfection, it's our most highly-decorated Parmesan.

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SarVecchio Parmesan with drink pairings

Wine

Asti Spumanti, Chianti, Port, Sherry

Beer

Dark Malty Ale, IPA

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SarVecchio Parmesan with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts

Sweet

Chocolate, Dried Pineapple, Red Grapes

Classic Asiago

This is a wonderfully-mild and versatile grana-style cheese. Famous for its nutty flavor and creamy finish, you’ll find it enhances just about everything from soup to nuts.

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Classic Asiago with drink pairings

Wine

Beaujolais, Chianti, Sherry

Beer

Brown Ale, Porter, Trappist Style Beer

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Classic Asiago with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Savory Crackers

Sweet

Dried Pineapple

Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago

Hand-rubbed rosemary and Italian olive oil provide the perfect savory high note for this rich, nutty, and fruity taste sensation.

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Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago with drink pairings

Wine

Chardonnay, Chianti, Sherry

Beer

American Pale Ale, IPA, Porter

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Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Olives, Savory Crackers

Sweet

Dried Fruit

Tuscan Blend

If you’ve ever seen how sweetly the town of San Gimignano sits atop its surroundings, you’ll know how perfectly this fine mix of Parmesan and Fontina will grace even the simplest dish.

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Tuscan Blend with drink pairings

Wine

Chianti, Merlot, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc

Beer

American Pale Ale, IPA, Lager

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Tuscan Blend with food pairings

Savory

Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Nuts, Olives, Prosciutto

Sweet

Dried Fruit