Sommelier's Choice A Wine and Cheese Flight of Fancy with Laithwaites Wines Laithwaites Arch, Borough Market
Wednesday, February 22nd, 6:30 for 7 pm To open this year's series of tastings with Laithwaites wines, I have decided to surrender control to my favourite sommelier, the delectable and talented Grant Hedley. The theme for this tasting is simply this: Grant's favourite wines. He's going to pick them and I'm going to find cheeses from Britain and the rest of Europe to
My name’s Ned, and I’m an affineur, the cheese equivalent of a sommelier. Its a great job that I love because I get to share my fascination for cheese with all the wonderful people who come to my cheese tastings. When I’m hosting a cheese tasting, there are two questions I always get asked. One is ‘what’s your favourite cheese?’, a subject that requires a series of posts to answer. The other is ‘how did you get into this?’ ‘This’ being talking about cheese for a living, a job
I was at the cheese counter in Tesco’s today — not a sentence you ever thought you’d read here...
Fear not my faithful fromage friends I remain true to my principles: I was merely picking up some of their Stilton for a tasting I was doing at Neal’s Yard called ‘All Blues’.
I thought it might be instructive to compare it with the NYD recipe Colston Bassett and the Stichelton. How do I think that’s going to go? Not for me to say here. Better come to a tasting if you want to