AVV’s Wine & Cheese Tasting Menu for Home New Years EveChristmasFathers DayAppetizers Seated Wine & Cheese Pairings are a welcome treat after a tour and tasting at AVV. Even if you can’t visit us, you can re-create the experience at home. Your biggest challenge might be narrowing down the wine to two, three or even five glasses! Print our suggestions and take them with you to the market – AVV Cheese Pairings Dry Rose’ of Sangiovese – Le Roule’ (fresh, soft, seasoned with herbs & garlic) Fresh goat cheese Estate Chardonnay – Laura Chenel Goat cheese rolled with fresh herbs Marin French (triple cream brie) Estate Syrah – Beehive Cheese Seehive (cheddar rubbed with ancient sea salt & honey) Point Reyes Blue Cheese Mouse Homestead Red Blend – Marin French Brie with truffle salt Sin Zin – P.A. Bowen Chesapeake Cheddar (classic aged cheddar, creamy texture) Cotswold with chives (whole milk, similar to cheddar, not as hard) Redemption Zinfandel – Holland Ewephoria (aged Gouda – you want one cheese to use – this is it) Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – Shaker Bleu (Roquefort style sheeps milk blue) Jasper Farms Clothbound Cheddar (crumbly texture, nutty aroma) Estate Merlot – Teleme (soft creamy, tangy soft cheese) Bellwether Farms Crescenza (soft cows milk, similar to stracchino) CYRUS – Humbolt Fog (classic French Morbier) Cowgirl Creamery Barely Buzzed (cheddar style with nutty flavor & smooth texture) Bellweather Farms San Adreas (similar to a Tuscan style pecorino) Select two or more wines, pick up a three or more of our recommended cheeses, add your favorite crackers or bread, almonds, pecans and dried fruit. If you can’t find the exact cheese we list, ask your market for suggestions or use our description and see what you can find that is similar.