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Cheese pairings for a sweet wine tasting party

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Cheese pairings for a sweet wine tasting party

mielemaiale | Apr 1, 2012 06:24 PM

We're throwing a fairly last minute wine tasting party this weekend, and I was hoping to get a quick heads up from Chowhounders about cheese deals (on specific cheeses) that you all could recommend. I'm looking to buy: blue, cheddar, some ripe cow's and sheep's milk cheeses, maybe some drier cheeses.

So here's the deal. I'd like to know if you all have seen any great in + outs at places like Costco, Grocery Outlet, TJ's. I'd like to get some larger pieces at any of these locations, and then supplement with smaller quantities of more esoteric cheeses from Cheeseboard.

I'm relatively new to Costco, and not very familiar with their cheese selection. Almost never buy cheese at Trader Joe's either.

While we're at it, any recommendations for good quality crackers from any of these retailers that you might have spied recently, would be welcome.

Thanks so much!

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