This "lumberjack cheese" is made by Ernst Diriwächter, a 2nd-generation cheesemaker. A complex, runny washed-rind, it smells quite woodsy and pungent. Serious caseophiles love this one - it's up there with Vacherin Mont d'Or.
Don't be duped by the name; in German it means 'wine cheese,' but this unusual tomme is actually from northern Italy. Soaked in Lagrein wine and spices, it's creamy, lightly peppery, and a bit garlicky; like super-fancy beef jerky. Read More