The Culture Cheese Style Guide

The world of cheese is vast and diverse. Generally that's something to celebrate, but it also makes for a little head scratching as we try to learn about the hundreds of cheeses available to us. Like wine, the details often download slowly into our mental files, if at all. Of course, some folks enjoy just eating cheese without studying its names and nuances, but for those who want to know the subject, we offer this page as a primer on the most basic cheese categories. Start thinking in terms of these seven fundamental styles and you'll be better able to explore cheese and ask pertinent questions, arranging your cognitive discoveries in a useful way.

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