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Wensleydale Blue

17/09/2020
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Maturing our Wensleydale Blue for Christmas

Our artisan cheesemakers have been busy over the past couple of weeks making the Wensleydale Blue that you’ll be eating this festive season. Our award-winning cheese matures for 10 weeks, to be perfectly aged in time for Christmas. 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’. Things have... 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