Affineur of the Year 2023 | Meet The Maker & Competitors Live! 30th March

Meet Mary Quicke MBE, award-winning cheesemaker of the Hard Cheese Category of Affineur of the Year 2023, when she will be joined by competitors to chat about the affinage tips and techniques they are using for her clothbound cheddars. Join this free webinar to learn more about the art of affinage and how it applies to ageing a cheddar cheese.

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30th March 2023


6pm – 7pm GMT



Meet the competitors of Affineur of the Year 2023 and cheesemaker Mary Quicke, MBE.

Join us on this first of four live webinars to Meet The Maker & Competitors for your chance to listen to some of the biggest names in the cheese industry.  Over the series, we will meet all four cheese makers and 14 competitors and learn how they have approached the competition this year.

At this first round table event, we will have the pleasure of welcoming cheesemaker, Mary Quicke, and sponsors of the category, Chiswick Cheese Market, as they chat to the competitors and find out how the clothbound cheddars have been behaving in their cheese caves over the past nine months.

This is your chance to hear first-hand the techniques being used by the affineurs; what drove them to enter the competition and how they envisage their cheddars will turn out after a year in their maturing rooms.

Joining the panel will be sponsors of this category, Chiswick Cheese Market, as they share with us their reasons for sponsoring this event.

Join us, FOR FREE, on what is sure to be a lively conversation on the subtleties of affinage and what it’s like to take part in this unique experiment in cheese maturation. 

Dates to be confirmed for the other category webinars: make sure you subscribe to keep updated on all of our other events.

Guest Line Up

Mary Quicke, Quicke’s Cheese
Lucy Cufflin, Chiswick Cheese Market, Sponsors
James Grant, No2 Pound Street
Jonathan Pearcey, The Crafty Cheese Man
Andy Swinscoe, The Courtyard Dairy
Svetlana Kukharchuk, The Cheese Lady
Michael, Paxton & Whitfield

All dates and panellists are subject to change.  Stay informed by following us on our social media channels

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