Next month, Londoners will congregate to celebrate their one true love: cheese.
Throughout May, the Academy of Cheese will be hosting a number of events across London; from cheese and wine tastings, to cheese and charcuterie masterclasses. This annual celebration of cheese shines a spotlight on the people and places that are driving the British Cheese renaissance.
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The Academy of Cheese is a not-for-profit that seeks to promote learning and excellence amongst cheese professionals and the wider, cheese loving public. Events taking place during the month-long festivities include:
Spanish cheese and wine tasting with Brindisa, May 1
Here you’ll try six regional cheeses from Brindisa’s range, including Torta de Barros and Payoyo, each paired with brilliant Spanish wines. The event will take place at WSET School in Bermondsey from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Join the waiting list here.
British cheese and charcuterie masterclass at Camden Grocer, May 9
Join experts Dhruv Baker of Tempus Foods and London Cheese Month’s co-founder and cheese guru, Patrick McGuigan as you learn how to make the perfect platter. You’ll leave knowing how to nail those cheese and charcuterie combos. Get your tickets here.
Learn to taste like a pro at Paxton and Whitfield, May 15
Become a cheese pro with the Academy of Cheese’s Level One Associate course. You’ll gain accreditation from Britain’s leading cheesemonger and learn a ‘Structured Approach to Tasting’ with 25 different cheeses. Get your tickets here.
To find out more about London Cheese Month, head to their website.
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