Exceptional cheeses need accompaniments that will complement their individual flavours. We’ve taken great care to select products that pair perfectly with the cheeses we sell. Remember, if you would like any advice or recommendations for planning a cheeseboard, we’re always happy to help.
If you’re looking for crackers, crispbreads and oatcakes that won’t compete with subtle delicate cheeses, you’ll find the crispiest handbaked choices here. If you like to contrast silky soft cheeses with sweet flavours and palate-pleasing textures, why not try some delicious artisan fruit and nut studded toasts?
We stock outstanding chutneys and preserves. Make sure you try Eastgate Larder’s medlar cheese, produced from locally grown medlars. We’re also very proud of our very own award-winning chilli jam, made in our Aldeburgh kitchen.
Beyond the cheeseboard we have flavoursome provisions to enjoy alongside cheese for lunch or pre-dinner nibbles. Create a classic ploughman's spread with Westcombe Cheddar, fig chutney and a meaty pork pie from Norfolk's Bray's Cottage. Or tempt your tastebuds with thinly sliced Manchego accompanied by authentic Spanish charcuterie and mouth-watering olives smoked locally here in Suffolk.
Cheese and wine is a classic combination. The right choice in your wine glass can elevate exceptional cheeses to new deliciousness! In collaboration with the experts at Heritage Wines we are delighted to bring you a special collection of English wines, hand-picked to match the flavours and textures of artisan cheese. Add a bottle to your basket to create a decadent cheeseboard or treat friends and family to an indulgent gift.
Enjoy Bolney Estate Pinot Noir with the mushroom flavours of Baron Bigod and Brie de Meaux. Red fruits compliment the earthiness of these bloomy rind cheeses whilst high acidity refreshes the palate after each mouthful of creamy, mouth-coating cheese. Made on the edge of the South Downs in West Sussex, this is an excellent example of a cool climate Pinot Noir, well balanced with soft tannin, juicy strawberry and red cherry. Leather, spice and chocolate complement fresh plums and a smooth finish. Read more
Made here in East Anglia by Flint Vineyard near Earsham, this English Bacchus is the perfect wine for those looking for an interesting twist on new-world Sauvignon Blanc. This wine displays many of the wonderful characteristics of Bacchus: fresh lime peel and lavender perfume underpinned by elderflower and a peppery spice. It is crisp yet refined making for a refreshing choice. Keeping it local with our East Anglian cheeses, this is a particularly delicious accompaniment for delicate St. Jude. Read more
Bring memories of lunch in the French sunshine to your cheeseboard with Simpsons' Railway Hill. This delicate Pinot Noir rosé has aromas of grapefruit, lime and lychee and displays stone fruit flavours beautifully balanced by a crisp mouth-watering finish. A light Provencal style rosé, Railway Hill is a delicious match for fresh goat's cheeses. Red berry notes and its hint of acidity create a sublime strawberries and cream combination with Dorstoneand Ticklemore. Read more
The bubbles of sparkling wine create an indulgent pairing, bringing a perfect texture contrast to rich and creamy cheeses. Created from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes grown on the chalk North Downs of Kent, Simpsons Wine Estate Chalklands Classic Cuvée is the epitome of English elegance. Pale gold in colour, it has an enticing caramelised pear and floral mille-feuille nose with bright citrus flavours and impressive length. Enjoy a celebration cheeseboard with soft cheeses such as Baron Bigod and
From Beacon Down Vineyard in East Sussex, this unique English wine is a medium-sweet still Riesling. Ripened in the glorious summer of 2018 and picked in late October, the wine is soft and opulent. There are flavours of peach and mango, with lightly honeyed notes and a hint of creaminess. Bright in the glass, we think it has just the right level of sweetness to pair beautifully with blue cheeses such as Shropshire Blue and Binham Blue. Read more