Pairing Guide

Fondue Pairings

 Food Pairings

Crust & Cubed Bread, Cubed Ham, Boiled Shrimp, Meatballs, Cherry Tomatoes, Roasted Red & Green Peppers, Apples, Pears & Grapes

 Beverage Affinities

White Wine (Riesling or Chardonnay), Red Wine (Cabernet or Merlot), Non-Alcoholic (Sparkling Apple or Hot Tea)

Kaltbach Pairings

Kaltbach Le Gruyère AOP

 Food Pairings

Toasted Pecans, Fig or Pear Mostarda, Cherry Jam & Rustic Bread, Over French Onion Soup, Melted on a Ham Sandwich with a Sweet Jam, in a Creamy Pasta Sauce, Baked into an Apple Pie Crust, Served with Cured Meats & Olives

 Beverage Affinities

Cabernet, Syrah, Full Bodied Beer, Herbal Spirits (Scotch & Gin), Black Tea


Kaltbach Emmentaler AOP

 Food Pairings

Cheese Plates, Omelets, Gratins, Casseroles, Cubed with Dried Apricots and Skewered Rosemary Sprigs, Pizzas with Caramelized Onions, Bacon & Thyme, Panini Sandwiches with Cured Ham & Mushrooms.

 Beverage Affinities

Cabernet Franc, Burgundy (Red or White), Syrah, Grenach, Single Malt Scotch, Full Bodied Beers (Amber Ale or Stout)

Swiss Exclusive Pairings

Der Scharfe Maxx

 Food Pairings

Makes the perfect grilled cheese (pair with sweet raspberry jam and smoked ham on rye bread), also memorable grated over soups or salads


Der Scharfe Maxx Extra

 Food Pairings

An outstanding melting cheese, browned and bubbling over bread or vegetables with a side of sour cherry jam and pickled vegetables.


Alter Schweizer

 Food Pairings

Excellent served with toasted nuts, dried cherries, and cured meats, also melts beautifully.


Füürtüfel

 Food Pairings

Incorporate in a cheese sauce or fondue, garnish a creamy potato or other vegetable soup or add to a grilled cheese sandwich with roasted red peppers.

Nachtwächter

 Food Pairings

Excellent with fuller red wines, like Zinfandel or Rhone blends. Serve with berries, blackberry or fig jam and cured meats.

Traditions Pairings

Le Gruyère® AOP

 Food Pairings

French onion soup, Omelets—try with bacon, spinach and mushrooms, Sweet potato and fig jam grilled cheese

 Beverage Affinities

Alsatian white wines such as a Riesling either dry or sweet, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Cote du Rhone red wines such as Grenache or Syrah, Medium-bodied beers such as Blonde ale, Amber or Wheat


Le Gruyère® AOP Réserve

 Food Pairings

Grated on fresh popped popcorn with truffle salt, Croque Monsieur sandwich, Roasted sweet potato and fig jam grilled cheese

 Beverage Affinities

Alsatian white wines such as Riesling, Cote du Phone red wines such as a Grenache or Syrah, Medium-bodied beer such as pale ale


EMMENTALER® AOP

 Food Pairings

Sautéed mushroom burgers, Grilled cheese sandwich with caramelized onion, arugula and bacon

 Beverage Affinities

Oaked Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gin & Tonics, Dark Lagers, Pale ales or Pilsner beers


APPENZELLER®

 Food Pairings

Caramelized pears topped with cranberry compote, Sandwiches with hard salami and peppered jam, Omelets with smoked salmon or smoked trout

 Beverage Affinities

Gewürstraminer, Sake, Pale ales, Amber or Belgian style beers, Ginger ale / beer


Tête de Moine AOP

 Food Pairings

As an appetizer, As a garnish on a Caesar salad, As a garnish in pumpkin soup, Atop a blueberry tart

 Beverage Affinities

Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Belgian, Lambic or Sour beers