Jam Pairings for Cheeses and Wines

Jam and Cheese Pairings

Apple Lemon Ginger: Soft, fresh cheeses such as Mascarpone and Neufchatel to sharp, pungent cheeses with crumbly textures such as Bleu, Cheddar, and Gorgonzola

Blueberry Maple: Soft, ripened cheeses such as Brie or fresh Mozzarella

Elderberry Apple Raspberry: Delice (triple crème cheeses), Caprifeuille St. Marie (aged goat cheese), or other soft, creamy cheese

Gooseberry Spice: Soft, ripened cheeses such as Brie or fresh Mozzarella

Lingonberry Orange: Mild, smooth cheeses such as Camembert and Monterey Jack

Plum Cardamom:  Mild, smooth cheeses such as Camembert, Monterey Jack, and Muenster

Raspberry Red Currant: Rich, nutty cheeses such as Gouda, or sharp, salty cheeses such as a Bleu cheese

Rhubarb Cinnamon:   Slightly tangy cheeses such as Swiss, Gouda, or rich, nutty-tasting cheeses such as Neufchatel

Strawberry Cranberry:  Mild, buttery-flavored cheeses such as Monterey Jack and Muenster

Strawberry Rhubarb:  Mild, buttery-flavored cheeses such as Monterey Jack and Muenster

Jam and Wine Pairingsjamwine

Apple Lemon Ginger: Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Vouvray

Blueberry Maple: Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah, Shiraz

Gooseberry Spice: Muscadet, Vinho Verde, Sancerre

Lingonberry Orange: Chardonnay, Gruner Veltliner, Riesling

Plum Cardamom:  Beaujolais, Merlot

Raspberry Red Currant: Aged Vintage Port, White Zinfandel, Zinfandel

Rhubarb Cinnamon:  Rose, Zinfandel

Strawberry Cranberry:  Merlot, Riesling, Viognier

Strawberry Rhubarb:  Chardonnay, Gamay, Rose