Cheese Fondue Recipe

It’s cheese fondue season! The recipe below is my personal favorite and I wanted to share it with you to enjoy during the holidays or anytime the mood strikes.

WineGuyMike’s™ Cheese Fondue Recipe


  • 1 loaf of crusty bread, cubed
  • 2 cups of Gruyere cheese
  • 1-1/3 cup Emmenthal cheese
  • 1/2 cup of Brie cheese
  • 1-1/4 cup Cistilino Extra Dry Cava (sparkling wine)
  • 4 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon juice from fresh lemon
  • nutmeg
  • white pepper


  1. Finely chop one shallot
  2. Add 1-¼  cup of  (sparkling wine)
  3. Combine and bring to a medium boil for 2 minutes, then turn off heat
  4. Add all cheeses (see above) and stir to combine until cheese begins to melt
  5. Mix 4 teaspoons of corn starch with 1 tablespoon of real lemon juice and add to cheese mixture
  6. Return cheese mixture to a medium heat and stir for 10 minute. Note: The mixture will melt further and begin to thicken.  At about the 8 minute mark add about 4-5 healthy shakes of nutmeg and about 4-5 generous shakes of white pepper
  7. Continue to stir and all ingredients. Once mixture thickens, pour into a fondue pot and keep heat at a consistent medium-low

Grab your fondue fork and poke a piece of cubed bread to dunk in the fondue. Apples are also great with this fondue. Perfect for enjoying during fall and winter!



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