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. Like our cheeses, these wines come with full tasting notes and details of where they are made. Or enjoy one of our carefully chosen cheese and wine selections, bringing together our suggestions for some truly delectable pairings.
Heritage Wines is an English and Welsh wine specialist based here in Suffolk. It was founded in 2019 by Katie Goodchild. Katie is passionate about the UK's growing wine industry and is an enthusiastic foodie with a soft spot for cheese. The perfect person to bring us wine matches for the Slate wall of cheese!
Our East Anglian cheese selection contains three very special cheeses made not far from Slate in surrounding Suffolk and Norfolk. Choose this selection to enjoy cheddar-style Norfolk Dapple, luxurious Baron Bigod and flavoursome Binham Blue and elevate the deliciousness with a pairing of Bolney Estate's Lychgate Red.
For a truly exceptional wine and cheese feast or magnificent gift we have chosen this wine to perfectly complement the piquant flavours of Binham Blue. This medium-bodied wine has aromas of blackberry, black cherry and peppery spice with good acidity to refresh the palate after each mouthful of cheese. Read more
Perfect for a celebratory cheese board or gift, this generous selection brings you five exquisite British cheeses and a bottle of Simpsons Wine Estate Chalklands Classic Cuvée, a superb example of English sparkling wine. From the chalk downs of north Kent, its bubbles create an indulgent texture pairing for the rich and creamy cheeses, particularly Suffolk's highly acclaimed brie-style Baron Bigod and smooth, moussy goat's cheese Dorstone. Alongside these we have also included Cornish Yarg, Vintage Lincolnshire Poacher and Colston Basset Stilton to showcase the diversity and quality of artisan cheese being produced in Britain today. Enjoy them with a box of Miller's Damsels Buttermilk Wafers, which are handmade with English buttermilk and butter. Read more
For a decadent after-dinner experience enjoy our mouth-watering blue cheese selection with a specially selected semi-sweet wine. Beacon Down Riesling is a unique English wine from East Sussex. Soft and opulent, it has 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 this selection including scoopable Gorgonzola Dolce, crumbly Stilton-style Sparkenhoe Blue and the piquant French sheep's milk cheese, Roquefort. Hand-rolled Scottish oatcakes accompany this trio. Read more
Our Goat's cheese and wine selection brings strawberries and cream to your cheeseboard! Three exquisite goat's cheeses with charcoal crackers that are perfectly complimented by the red berry notes of Simpsons Wine Estate Railway Hill Rosé.
Our trio of cheeses includes eye-catching Norfolk Mardler, deliciously creamy with just a subtle hint of goatiness; Ticklemore from Devon, a wonderfully milky and grassy goat’s cheese with citrus notes; and lastly Dorstone, an ash-coated fresh goat's cheese shaped into a turret. Alongside these enjoy Railway Hill, a delicate Pinot Noir Provencal-style rosé with aromas of grapefruit, lime and lychee. It displays stone fruit flavours beautifully balanced by a crisp mouth-watering finish. Read more
Enjoy a truly East Anglian cheese and wine feast with our deluxe selection of cheeses made here in Suffolk and Norfolk alongside local Bacchus wine from Flint Vineyard. This selection of six cheeses showcases East Anglia's finest: Baron Bigod, Norfolk Dapple, Binham Blue, Suffolk Gold, St. Jude and Norfolk Mardler offering a full range of cheese styles and milks. They are all handmade with rich, creamy milk straight from the farm.
Flint Vineyard's Bacchus is an interesting twist on a new world Sauvignon Blanc. It's a particularly delicious pairing for delicate St. Jude made at Fen Farm just a few miles away from the vines. This wine displays many wonderful characteristics: fresh lime peel and lavender perfume underpinned by elderflower and a peppery spice. It is crisp yet refined making for a refreshing cheese accompaniment. 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
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
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