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Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese Wensleydale Cranberries (England) - is actually called "Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese with Cranberries" and is a semi-dry cheddar, but not sharp at all. It is almost crumbly if you try to slice it too thin or too quickly.
Wine Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Port

 
Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese Parmigiano Reggiano (Italy) - is a grana style cheese from the Parma area in Italy and is considered by many to be the world’s greatest cheese. It has a nutty, mouth filling flavor. Wine Pairing: Prosecco, Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Amarone

 
Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese Gruyere (Switzerland) - is sweet but slightly salty, with a flavor that varies widely with age. It is often described as creamy and nutty when young, becoming more assertive, earthy, and complex with age. When fully aged (five months to a year) it tends to have small cracks which impart a slightly grainy mouth feel.
Wine Pairing: Champagne, Reisling, Pinot Noir, Beaujolais

 
Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese Manchego (Spain) - is known as Queso Manchego and is a rich, golden, semi-hard to hard cheese that has a full, buttery flavor that's still somewhat piquant.
Wine Pairing: Cava, Rioja, Dry Sherry

 
Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese St Andre (France) - is a soft ripened cheese that's very rich and has a full, buttery taste. It is a pasteurized cow's milk cheese, covered with a satiny, edible rind. St Andre is produced in the shadow of the mystical island of Mont Saint-Michel.
Wine Pairing: Champagne, White Burgundy, Beaujolais, Bordeaux

 
Stew Leonard's Deli and Cheese Point Reyes Original Blue Cheese (United States) - is made within hours of milking, and then ages for a minimum of six months. The result? A creamier style, full-flavored blue cheese. Stew found this cheese himself; it's one of his favorites...
Wine Pairing: Wavelength Riesling, Escala Malbec, Laurel Cellars Zinfandel, Sauternes, White Knight Moscato