Brooklyn Fiat Lux with Rolf Beeler Gruyere. Dense, grassy, nutty and absolutely addictive, this Gruyere will change your notions of cheesemaking in Switzerland. Its big overtones with pair wonderfully with the refreshing sweetness of the Fiat Lux.
Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y. He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side. He blogs TheJoyOfCheese.com.