Published On: April 12, 2018

Flavor: Mild and sharp
Texture: Crumbly and firm, yet soft and creamy
Country: Italy

Gorgonzola is a soft, blue veined cheese, produced primarily in northern Italy, dating back centuries. It has a rich, creamy and strong flavor with characteristic blueish/green veins throughout. The blue veins evolve during the aging process, when holes are poked into the cheese wheels to allow air to enter and mold to develop.

Gorgonzola is a versatile cheese; it can be enjoyed as a simple snack with bread and walnuts, as part of a meal or even as a dessert, with melon or seasonal berries. Try drizzling it with honey. Gorgonzola is widely used in salads; try it with dried cranberries and pears.

Enjoy Gorgonzola with with an Amarone, a rich, dry Italian red wine or other warm, full red wine like Brunello or Barolo.

Origin: Italy
Flavor: Rich and strong
Eat with: Steaks, on salads, with bread and seasonal berries. Drizzle with honey and serve on a cheeseboard.
Drink with: Rich, dry reds such as Amarone or Barolo.
Try our amazing Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cranberry Gorgonzola Gremolata