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2020

Wensleydale Hamper 12/06/2020

Gift your Dad something special this Father’s Day with these cheesy present ideas!

With Father’s Day fast approaching, why not treat your Dad to some award-winning artisan cheese delivered straight to his door. The perfect and unexpected gift for every foodie! We have a variety of ‘grate’ gift ideas perfect for Father’s Day available from our Online Deli. In addition to our wide range of award-winning, artisan Yorkshire Wensleydale cheeses including Mature Cheddar & Black Sheep Ale, tangy Yorkshire Red and 15 month matured Yorkshire Cheddar. Dads can also enjoy an assortment of chutneys and pickles, baked sweet treats and cakes and more,... Read More

05/06/2020

An Update From The Team at Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre!

Dear Cheese Lovers, Our award-winning Gift Shop reopened on the 15th of June, fully stocked with brand new displays, offering our artisan range of cheeses, accompaniments, local produce, crafts and gifts. We can’t wait to see you soon! We are currently working on the reopening of our Restaurant, Coffee Shop and Cheese Shop, dates to be announced. We are working extremely hard to ensure when you do visit us, you can do so in a way that is safe for you and our staff. Here are some of the measures... Read More

27/05/2020

Friends of Wensleydale Spotlight: Stuart Clarkson

Stuart Clarkson is a professional craftsman and designer based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire. Mostly known within the furniture, interior and exhibition design industries for his unique and evolving design styles and concepts. Stuart trained at Jacob Kramer Art College in Leeds, and after leaving there, worked for a number of companies building up his knowledge, skills, contacts and portfolio. In June 2007 he started his own design consultancy business ‘Stuart Clarkson Design’ working for Global clients in all areas of design and development. The business has... Read More

14/05/2020

We’re launching ‘Crumble It!’ Live – a Series of Interactive Online Recipe Tutorials to Make Meals Extra Special!

We’re excited to be launching a series of fun and interactive online cookery tutorials set to make the nation’s at-home meals extra special. Bringing Yorkshire Wensleydale inspired recipes to your home, the four-part live cookery series will launch on Wednesday 20th May at 4pm, hosted via our Facebook Live. Videos will also be available from our website one day after the LIVE date and also on our YouTube channel! You’ll be able to create mouth-watering recipes from the comfort of you own home in just 20 minutes, joining our Advisory... Read More

10/05/2020

Cheese Grading Masterclass for The British Cheese Weekender

Wensleydale Creamery: Phil Jones cheese expert explains cheese grading and tasting of Yorkshire Wensleydale, Kit Calvert, Wensleydale Blue & Yorkshire Cheddar. Purchase our British Cheese Weekender Box here! Yorkshire Wensleydale – Creamy, crumbly & full of flavour Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. Handcrafted by our master cheese-makers at The Wensleydale Creamery, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, to a time-honoured recipe using milk from local farms. Wensleydale cheese can be made anywhere. Only Yorkshire Wensleydale is made in Wensleydale. A Gold winner at The International Cheese Awards 2019! Kit Calvert Old-Style... Read More

06/05/2020
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The secret to Wensleydale Blue

A true delicacy, inside the natural rind of the cheese, a close textured, creamy blue cheese with a delicate mellow, yet full flavour, which is notably not strong or harsh is revealed. Wensleydale Blue is steeped in heritage & provenance; it represents the original, matured Wensleydale cheese that was made throughout Wensleydale by the Cistercian monks when they first settled in the dale in 1150.  Due to the conditions under which it was made and stored, the cheese would have naturally ‘blued’. Today, award-winning Wensleydale Blue is handcrafted at the... Read More