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.

A melted cheese feast: how to bake and enjoy Vacherin Mont D'Or

Thursday 19 November 2020

A melted cheese feast: how to bake and enjoy Vacherin Mont D'Or

It's always a memorable day each autumn when seasonal Vacherin Mont D'Or returns to the Slate wall of cheese. This luxurious cheese is an exceptional addition to any cheese board but we love it baked in the oven for an instant, indulgent fondue.

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 our wine partner at Heritage Wines, 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 from Heritage Wines has the perfect wines matches for these local cheeses made to a French-inspired recipe.

Cheese and wine

Thursday 11 June 2020

Keeping it British with wine matches for our 'Territorials' trio

Our wine partners at Heritage Wines have been nibbling their way through the June Cheesemonger's Selection which showcases three of our favourite British 'Territorial' cheeses.

Wine matches for our May trio of goat's cheese

Friday 8 May 2020

In celebration of blue skies and summer picnics: wine matches for our May trio of goat's cheese

The blue skies and sunny days of late have put us in the mood for summer picnics and fresh goat's cheese.  Our May Cheesemonger's Special Selection is a celebration of three delectable British goat's cheeses. We shared this trio with our wine partner, Katie Goodchild of Heritage Wines, for pairing suggestions that bring joy to your cheeseboard over the coming Bank Holiday weekends. 

An introduction to Heritage Wines

Thursday 30 April 2020

An introduction to Heritage Wines

Katie from Heritage Wines UK handpicks every bottle offered in their collection. Not only is Katie passionate about this country's growing wine industry, she is an enthusiastic foodie with a particular soft spot for cheese - the perfect person to bring us wine pairing suggestions for the Slate wall of cheese!