What are Cheese Curds?

Cheese curds are separated from natural whey and pressed into molds to make cheese. Different types of cheeses are produced by treating curds in different ways. These curds can also be eaten straight. In the American Midwest, cheese curds are very popular, especially curds obtained during the process of making cheddar cheese.

Wine Pairings with Cheese: The 29 Most Popular Cheeses

Wine Pairings with Cheese can be particularly challenging. So here is an alphabetical listing of 29 of the most popular cheeses in the United States and suggestions for wines that pair well with them. This list should easily print to two pages so it can be used as a handy guide. Hopefully it will help you impress you friends at your next gathering.