White is for cheese

As the holiday approaches, winemakers, importers and shops are offering special selections for Shavuot.

June 3, 2011 17:01
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Hakerem wine company offers a few pointers, such as matching soft mature cheeses with Chardonnay, local hard goat cheeses with Sauvignon Blanc and salty feta with dry Riesling. You may find their suggestions in wine shops around the country.

Local vineyards offer an incredible selection of whites that will complement your cheese array. Try the Teperberg Riesling Silver to match blue cheese (NIS 45) or the Sauvignon Blanc Terra (NIS 50) for soft sheep cheese and pasta. The Tabor Adama 2010 Gewurztraminer also goes very well with blue cheeses and with cheesecake.

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The Scottish company imports high-end whites like the Josef Drohin Chablis (NIS 110), which is perfect for a dairy lunch with fish, or the Pouilly-Fuisse Chardonnay (NIS 134), which goes with rich-tasting starters.

If you want to learn more about matching wines and cheeses, try attending one of the events that Derech Hayayin is holding together with Yaacobs’ dairy farm in a few of their shops today between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. (www,wineroute.co.il).

This week’s recommended reading: Adam Montefiore’s “Winetalk” article at The Jerusalem Post’s Weekend magazine (June 2) is all about matching wines with cheeses for Shavuot. The article is also available for reading on our Internet site: www.jpost.com.

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