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Robert Burns – the part-time cheesemaker

21 January 2022 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers

Robert Burns, of Burns’ night and ‘Auld Lang Syne’ fame was an excise officer by day and poet by night, but in fact also dabbled in cheesemaking on his dad’s […]

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Stinking-Bishop

Stinking Bishop: The Story of a Masterpiece

21 December 2021 — Cheesemakers, Features

Stinking Bishop is a legendary cheese, so famous that most cheese lovers are fully aware of the story of its origin… Charles Martell first produced his perry-washed rind cheese in […]

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Torrylinn Creamery

A Focus on… Isle of Arran Cheddar

20 December 2021 — Cheesemakers

Often called  ‘Scotland in miniature’ the picturesque island of Arran is home to Torrylinn Creamery. Here, Isle of Arran cheddar is lovingly hand-crafted by a small team of artisan cheese-makers, […]

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Mull of Kintyre Cheddar

A Focus on… Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar

30 November 2021 — Cheesemakers

In the historic Campbeltown Creamery on Scotland’s craggy west coast, the Mull of Kintyre creamery insist on using time-honoured methods to craft their Cheddar. The creamery has been producing cheese […]

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Vacherin Mont d’Or Cheese Season is Upon Us!

19 September 2021 — Cheesemakers, Events, Features

The Vacherin Mont d’Or season is upon us once more! Traditionally the launch of this incredible cheese is marked with a festival where locals and cheese tourists gather in the […]

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Black Cow Cheddar

A Focus on… Black Cow Deluxe Cheddar

30 March 2021 — Cheese and Wine, Cheesemakers

Something almost magical is happening at the Black Cow farm in West Dorset. From the milk of the 250-strong herd of dairy cows that graze in the surrounding fields, the […]

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Applebys Creamery

A Focus on… Appleby Creamery

15 February 2021 — Cheesemakers

Nestled in the Eden Valley in Cumbria, Appleby Creamery produces a wide range of distinctive and characterful cheeses ranging from soft cheeses, such as blue, brie and smoked brie to […]

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Quicke Clothbound Cheddar

A focus on… Quickes Mature Clothbound Cheddar

19 October 2020 — Cheesemakers

Quicke’s clothbound cheddar is part of an award-winning range of artisan cheese, each with a unique set of flavour profiles. From brothy, to cows-breath, caramel complex to fatty, the cheese […]

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Nettlebed Creamery

A focus on… Nettlebed Creamery

5 May 2020 — Cheesemakers

Perched on the outskirts of the beautiful Oxfordshire village Nettlebed near Henley-on-Thames is Nettlebed Creamery, home of award-winning cheeses Bix, Witheridge and Highmoor. The business was established in 2015 by […]

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