An evening with Academy of Cheese and WSET School London


Academy of Cheese presents: a sense of place – terroir in cheese and wine

Event details

Beginner wine tasting

The Academy of Cheese are back at WSET School London this October for a fantastic tasting of cheese and wine.

Join food journalist and cheese writer Patrick McGuigan to take a look at how factors such as soil and climate in particular cheese and winemaking regions influence style and quality. Taste through an exceptional array of cheeses, perfectly paired with six great wines.

About the speaker:

Patrick McGuigan is a Brighton-based freelance food journalist and cheese writer, who contributes regularly to titles including The Telegraph, The Financial Times, Harrods Magazine and Restaurant, among many others.

As one of the country’s leading cheese writers and communicators, Patrick has interviewed many of the world’s best cheesemakers, affineurs and mongers, writing extensively on the subject for the Telegraph, among others, and appearing on BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme.

He hosts regular talks and tastings for the public, trade and press, and is a senior judge at the World Cheese Awards and the Cheesemonger of the Year award. He also runs training courses at the School of Fine Food and has studied cheese at the School of Artisan Food, the Cheese Guild and the Academy of Cheese.

Cheese and wine pairings:

  • Barrel aged Greek Feta with a crisp white wine from Santorini
  • Golden Cross with Sussex rosé
  • Torta sheep’s milk cheese from Spain with Amontillado Sherry
  • Westcombe Cheddar with Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Comte with Cotes de Jura Savagnin
  • Cave aged Roquefort with Malvasia Madeira 10yo

The event starts at 6:30pm and tastings will finish between 8.00 and 8.30pm.

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