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Wensleydale

09/08/2017

A Wensleydale Welcome for our US Partner

We recently welcomed our business associate and friend, Hannah Thompson, to The Wensleydale Creamery, to show off all things Wensleydale! Hannah is Director of Business Development for All Nations Cheese Organisation (ANCO), our US distribution partner. We’ve been working with ANCO for eight years, and approximately 50% of our cheese that is exported, is sold in the US. En-route to Wensleydale from the airport, Hannah, accompanied by Phil Jones (Wensleydale Creamery Director) visited a number of retailers, to see our products on shelves here in the UK. Upon arrival at... Read More

11/07/2017
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THE WENSLEYDALE CREAMERY INTRODUCES BUTTERTUBS CHEESE TO RANGE

The Wensleydale Creamery, the famous cheese-maker set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has announced the launch of Buttertubs; a new buttery, creamy-textured cheese, full of flavour with citrus, lemony notes. Named after the iconic Yorkshire Dales landmark, ‘The Buttertubs’; a group of fluted limestone potholes, on the Buttertubs Pass, just five miles from The Wensleydale Creamery, Buttertubs cheese is handcrafted at The Wensleydale Creamery using milk from local farms. Using the skill of its cheese-makers, great care has been taken to achieve the buttery, creamy texture and flavour... Read More

26/04/2017
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Food and drink to play starring role in Tour de Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s finest food and drink producers will be showcased to the world’s media during the Tour de Yorkshire. Journalists from across the world will descend on Yorkshire for the international cycle race, which begins in Bridlington on Friday 28th April with the finale in Fox Valley on Sunday 30th April. Media centres will be in place at all the finishes in Scarborough, Harrogate and Fox Valley where journalists can keep up with all the racing action, file copy and feast on delicacies from some of Yorkshire’s best loved food and... Read More

02/02/2017

Yorkshire Pudding Day

Yorkshire Puddings are a British icon – something enjoyed with the Sunday roast by families across the nation. The origin of this delicacy can be traced back at least as far as 1737 (then known as a “dripping pudding”) when cooks would serve the pudding with a thick sauce or gravy ahead of the main roast dinner, in an effort to stem the appetite; meat was a very expensive commodity. As the years have gone by, love for the Yorkshire Pudding has grown, and one of its most famous fans... Read More

04/11/2016

Christmas Lunch in Calvert’s Restaurant

Our popular Christmas Lunches return from Monday 28th November. Served seven days a week, every dish is home-made & locally sourced, and features our award-winning cheeses. From just £12.95, booking is advisable!   See the full Christmas Lunch Menu here.

16/10/2016
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The Wensleydale Creamery Showcases Range at International Trade Show in Paris

The Wensleydale Creamery, famous for its European protected Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, will showcase its range of handcrafted cheeses as it heads to SIAL in Paris (16-20 October), the world’s largest food innovation exhibition bringing together over 7,000 companies from 100 countries around the world. The exhibition showcases products from all over the world and looks at the latest emerging culinary trends. The Creamery will be showcasing its range of sliced blended cheeses at the event, which recently launched in France, and unveil their new Mature Cheddar with Black Sheep Riggwelter... Read More

01/08/2016

Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Lovely Yorkshire

Today is one of the most special, the most wonderful days of the year. Whether it’s sunny, cloudy, snowy even (!) – you won’t find a better day! Today we celebrate God’s Own County – Yorkshire. Legendary for its stunning landscape, including coast and countryside, sporting heroes, flat caps, and amazing food, including of course Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, we explore ways in which The Wensleydale Creamery and Visitor Centre is connected to this incredible county. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is the home of The Wensleydale Creamery. Set in the... Read More

23/05/2016

Raydale Preserves Sampling

We welcome Raydale Preserves to our Visitor Centre on Monday 30th May, who will be sampling their range of delicious jams, jellies and chutneys between 11am and 4pm.

23/05/2016
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Award-winning Yorkshire food producers collaborate to create a delicious NEW chutney

Two of Yorkshire’s award-winning food producers have collaborated to produce a delicious NEW chutney. Rosebud Preserves and The Wensleydale Creamery, who both use simple ingredients, traditional recipes and time-honoured techniques, have created a Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney. • Yorkshire Wensleydale Chutney (£3.40/198g) A classic combination of fresh Bramley apples, plump sultanas and traditional spices. Perfect with Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese. Bramley apples 50%, onions, sultanas, unrefined sugar, malt vinegar (barley), spices, sea salt. Elspeth Biltoft, owner and founder of Rosebud Preserves, says: “We wanted to work with a local cheese-maker to develop... Read More

28/04/2016

Our Head Chef – Gwen Lambert

Gwen is our head chef and is responsible for ensuring that the wide range of food served daily in our popular Visitor Centre Calvert’s Restaurant and 1897 Coffee Shop is of outstanding quality, being home-made, and locally sourced, and of course great value, all of which Gwen has a great passion for. Our Visitor Centre food offer is unique, being is inspired by the use of our range of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese milk & butter; Gwen and her team champion this and have developed a fantastic range of dishes and... Read More