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Lucerne Cheese is another of our local selections, made in Charm, Ohio by the original producer Guggisberg Cheese. Some of Our other Signature local cheeses include Swiss, Baby Swiss, Sharp Swiss, Amish Butter Cheese, Yogurt Cheese, and several variations of each. Lucerne Cheese is a young, semi-soft cheese with small holes, similar to Baby Swiss. Lucerne Cheese is lower in fat and sodium and has smaller holes and a milder flavor. Lucerne Cheese has a light and smooth flavor, a delicious favorite for those counting calories or watching their sodium intake.
History of Lucerne Cheese
Lucerne Cheese is another fine product of the Guggisberg Cheese Company which was started in 1967 just outside of Charm, Ohio by cheese connoisseur Alfred Guggisberg, an alumnus of the famous Swiss Federal “Molkereishulle” (cheese maker’s institute). Lucerne Cheese is a newer addition to their family of cheeses which began with the original Baby Swiss. In response to many of their patrons who are choosing healthier lifestyles, they added this cheese that contains less fat and sodium than most cheeses.
Wine Pairing for Lucerne Cheese
Lucerne Cheese pairs very well with numerous wines. The most popular pairings are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Beaujolais and Pinot Noir are also great matches. If you prefer white wine, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc pair well with Lucerne Cheese. And for the beer lover, Lucerne Cheese goes well with Lager, Pale Ale, and Weiss Beer.