Cheese and wine

Friday 18 June 2021

Wine and beer pairing for our June trio of cheeses

In a recent catch up with Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover, we asked for pairing suggestions for our June cheese selection that includes Westcombe Cheddar and Duckett's Caerphilly.

Wine and cheese selection with fruit and charcuterie

Monday 10 May 2021

Wine matches for our May trio of vegetarian cheeses

For this month's wine pairings, our friend Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover, has cast the net a little further afield to include some wines made outside Britain, and indeed Europe, with a delicious South African suggestion.

Vibrant beer and cheese pairings with Lacons Brewery

Thursday 29 April 2021

Vibrant beer and cheese pairings with Lacons Brewery

Fermented friends, cheese and beer make a great combination. Each with complex flavour profiles, delicious complimentary and contrasting pairings. We enjoyed matching our cheese to the multi-award winning trio of Lacon Brewery's core range.

Legendary wine matches for our April trio of English treats

Thursday 8 April 2021

Legendary wine matches for our April trio of English treats

In honour of the dragon-slaying knight, Saint George, our April Cheesemonger Special Selection brings you a trio from the world of English cheese: with wine pairing suggestions from Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover.

Patron Saints and perfect cheese & wine pairings

Thursday 11 March 2021

Patron Saints and perfect cheese & wine pairings

In honour of St. David and St. Patrick, our March Cheesemonger's Special Selection showcases a trio of fantastic cheeses from Wales and Ireland.In this blog we are delighted to share ideal drinks matches from Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover.

Bring on the bagpipes: wine pairings for your Burn's Night cheeseboard

Thursday 21 January 2021

Bring on the bagpipes: wine pairings for your Burn's Night cheeseboard

We suggest a trio of exceptional Scottish cheeses as an alternative Burn's Night feast, accompanied by a wee dram of single malt whisky or these delicious wine pairings from Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover.

Wine Pairings for December's Cheesemonger's Special Selection

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Wine Pairings for December's Cheesemonger's Special Selection

We have chosen to end the tumultuous year of 2020 with a reassuringly classic Cheesemonger's Special Selection of fine English cheeses, showcasing this country's cheese-making heritage.

Wine and cheese on a board

Thursday 29 October 2020

Grand matches for the Slate wall of cheese

A trip across The Channel may be tricky at the moment but enjoying a glass of Domaine du Grand Mayne wine can bring flavours of their French vineyard to your cheese board. Recently I was delighted to receive a mixed case of Grand Mayne wine to enjoy with some British favourites from our Slate wall of cheese.

Wine and cheese

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Wine pairings for our October Cheesemonger's Special Selection

Our October trio brings a celebration of autumn to your cheese board, with a selection of cheeses that evokes the colours, tastes and sounds of the new season: vibrant pumpkin orange, earthy mushroom flavours and crunchy leaves underfoot!

Wine pairings for our September Cheesemonger's Special Selection

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Wine pairings for our September Cheesemonger's Special Selection

Our September Cheesemonger's Special Selection is a classic trio of British artisan cheese, offering balance, textures and cheese styles. Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover, has pairing suggestions for each one to best enhance its unique qualities.

Wine matches for our August trio

Thursday 20 August 2020

Europe on your cheeseboard: wine matches for our August trio

With all the new quarantine rules, possibility of travel to Europe feels like it's fading fast. Instead, bring a taste of Alpine mountains and Mediterranean sunshine to your cheese board with our August Cheesemonger's Special Selection. In this blog we are delighted to share with you pairing suggestions chosen to enhance the beautiful flavours of these European favourites.

Chalk and cheese: wine pairings for our July trio of East Anglian favourites

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Chalk and cheese: wine pairings for our July trio of East Anglian favourites

With holidays abroad a little trickier than usual, this month we are celebrating staycations by the Suffolk seaside with three of our favourite East Anglian cheeses, all with a Continental twist. Katie Goodchild dipWSET, Suffolk-based wine expert and cheese lover, has the perfect wines matches for these local cheeses made to a French-inspired recipe.