For Mild Provolone, our favorite pairing is Dolcetto or Barbera.
For Aged Provolone, our favorite pairing is Chianti or Primitivo.
Semi-soft cheeses need medium bodied White Wines:
Semi-soft cheeses need light Red Wines:
Semi-soft cheeses also like Sparkling Wines:
Provolone is an Italian semi soft Cow cheese with a white to straw color.
The name "Provolone" comes from the Neapolitan word prova (later provola), referring to the ball-shape of the product.
Provolone Valpadana DOP is produced in the North (Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia‑Romagna, and Trentino-Alto Adige).
Provolone del Monaco DOP is produced the South (Campagnia, Naples).
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