Overhead view of two charcuterie boards with different varieties of artisanal cheeses and two VQA wine bottles, one is red wine the other is white wine.

Ontario Cheese & Wine Winter Pairings

Nov 10 2021
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Ontario Cheese & Wine Winter Pairings

Savour Ontario is proud to present the FREE Cheese & Wine Winter Pairing Guide that includes classic cheese and wine pairings and recipes put together in collaboration with local Ontario Chefs and VQA!

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Winter Pairing Recipes

A round, white dish with Cauliflower, Leek Potato Gratin on top of a round wooden serving dish next to to glasses of red wine.

Cauliflower, Leek & Potato Gratin

Featured on Breakfast Television and developed by renowned Chef, MasterChef Canada judge and co-founder of Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality, Chef Michael Bonacini has gifted us this show-stopping Cauliflower, Leek & Potato Gratin, made with delicious 5 Brothers Cheese from Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese and Mountainoak 2 Year Gouda from Mountainoak Cheese!

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Double Ontario Cheese Crock in a round, handled, cream and speckled colour crock pot on top of a rectangular serving board with bread and pear slices, next to a glass of white wine to the right and small plates of cheese to the left.

Double Ontario Cheese Crock

Need an appetizer idea? Look no further! Best served with crackers or flatbread, this Double Ontario Cheese Crock made with smoked cheddar cheese is a delicious appetizer for a family dinner or party.

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Over head view of Beef Tenderloin with Ontario Taleggio & Confit Onions on a round blue plate on top of a blue napkin beside a plate of sliced cheese.

Beef Tenderloin with Ontario Taleggio & Confit Onions

Dinner is served! Made with rich and creamy Albert's Leap Le Bon Secret in Vaughan, Ontario, this Beef Tenderloin with Ontario Taleggio & Confit Onions recipe by Chef Missy Hui is the perfect dish to elevate your hosting skills.

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Over head shot of a round serving board with various types of artisanal cheeses and two glasses of wine.

Go All-In on Local for the Holidays: Give the Gift of Ontario Artisan Cheese

We’ve put together a list of some incredible gifting options from Ontario’s artisan cheese community including pre-curated or custom cheese boxes and baskets. 

Photo of chef Michael Bonacini cooking his cauliflower, leek & potato gratin recipe.

Chef Michael Bonacini on Breakfast Television

Check out Chef Michael Bonacini’s segment on Breakfast Television where he demonstrates how to incorporate Ontario-crafted cheeses into any meal, all while cooking up his incredible Cauliflower, Leak & Potato Gratin recipe!


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