December 2019

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Our 2019 Round-Up! What a year!

2019 has been a jammed packed year for all of us here at Wensleydale Creamery. From the opening of our new Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience Demonstration Room which has shown our 350,000 visitors how our award-winning Yorkshire Wensleydale is handmade, to helping our number one Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese fans; Wallace and Gromit celebrate their 30th Anniversary. Not to mention BBC’s Songs of Praise coming to the creamery and filming how our cheese is made inside the factory – definitely not one to forget. Our show season has certainly been a... Read More


The White Rose Awards 2019

We’re celebrating after taking second place for the Taste of England Award and being shortlisted in the Large Visitor Attraction category. The White Rose Awards took place on Monday 25th November at the First Direct Arena, Leeds and was attended by the cream of the crop of Yorkshire tourism businesses. This year’s event was the biggest and best yet with more awards up for grabs than ever before. We were honoured to feature alongside such prestigious venues, The Star Inn at Harome and The Pheasant Hotel, Harome in the Taste... Read More


A new Wensleydale in town!

As part of our ever-growing selection and love for local produce in our Cheese & Gift Shop, we now stock delicious Old Roan cheese from ‘The Home Farmer’! The Home Farmer’s Old Roan is a Wensleydale cheese, made in small batches by hand on their farm. Using a traditional recipe, and their unpasteurised milk , they describe their cheese as creamier and less crumbly than the typical Wensleydale that you may be more familiar with! The Home Farmer and their team have been a friend of Wensleydale Creamery for a... Read More


Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese & Fruit Cake…the story continues!

We proudly champion the flavoursome match of Yorkshire Wensleydale & Fruit Cake, and as previously mentioned on a previous blog, we commissioned a nationwide survey with Opinion Matters to explore other Christmas traditions and secret festive pairings. The research found half of Brits say they are really open to finding new Christmas traditions (48%), with almost a quarter up for trying a slice of Yorkshire Wensleydale on their fruit cake (23%). Amongst other less known traditional pairings, with one in three are open to trying bratwurst sausage pigs in blankets... Read More


Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese & Fruit Cake: The Perfect Christmas Combination

As the festive season fast approaches, one food pairing that is set to excite the taste buds of the nation and get everyone talking is Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and fruit cake – a popular Christmas pairing, which sits proudly amongst the long-standing traditions of God’s Own County. The combination of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese with fruit cake is a renowned Yorkshire delicacy, with the creamy, crumbly flavour of the cheese complementing the rich, sweet fruit cake. The intriguing and special flavour combination is enjoyed all year round but is especially popular... Read More