Our favorite White pairing is Oaked Chardonney.
Our favorite Red pairing is Primitivo or Zinfandel.
Semi-hard cheeses need medium bodied White Wines:
Young semi-hard cheeses need light Red Wines:
Aged semi-hard cheeses need fruity Red Wines:
Semi hard-cheeses also like Sparkling Wines:
Edam is a semi-hard Cow Cheese from Edam in North Holland.
Edam is traditionally sold in round cylinders, yellow inside and with a rind of red paraffin wax outside.
Edam has been one of the world's most popular cheeses for many centuries.
Gouda and Edam are both Dutch cheeses made from cow milk.
Edam is made from part-skimmed milk, while Gouda is made from whole milk.
Edam has about 40% fat content, while Gouda has about 50%.
Generally Edam is lighter and dryer than Gouda.
Pairing locally is a great way to learn more about wine and cheese.
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