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cheese and mulled wine

Mulled wine (or better known as Glűhwein in Austria and Germany) is a great winter warming drink, full of rich sweet fruits and intense spices. Mulled wine has some great and interesting flavours, making it perfect to pair with a variety of different cheeses. In this article, we look at the best cheese pairings with mulled wine. Cheese Pairings with Mulled Wine: Mulled wine is a heavy drink and therefore requires a heavy cheese to compliment it. Light cheese may become lost in the mulled wines flavours. Bold cheeses such as strong blue cheese, semi-soft cheeses such as Brie and Camembert pair very well. Hot cheese dishes such as fondue also make a great pairing. Blue Cheeses: Strong blue cheese is the perfect pairing with mulled wine. This is because it has contrasting flavours. Examples of blue cheese to use include: Stilton, Gorgonzola and Roquefort. These strong, salty and creamy…

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