Take a cheese tour in 2019
Are you missing that Christmas cheese board already? Us too! Howeber you can get that savoury fix AND learn about traditional clothbound methods with a special tour of Home Farm with Quicke’s.
Cheese Tour itinerary:
9.30am – Meet at Home Farm in time for a 10am start. Welcome talk from Stuart Dowle.
10.30am – Take a tour of the dairy, watching the cheesemakers craft each truckle by hand.
11.00am – Whizz around the cheese stores and see how Quicke’s ages its clothbound cheddar.
11.30am – Tuck in to a tutored tasting.
12pm – Take a guided tour of Home Farm and meet the world famous Quicke’s cows.
1pm – Explore the farm shop and then visit The Beer Engine for lunch.
2019 tour dates:
Friday 26 April
Friday 31 May
Friday 28 June
Friday 19 July
Friday 26 July
Friday 30 August
Friday 20 September
Friday 27 September
Tickets to the Quicke’s Cheese Tours cost £35 and can be booked online at www.quickes.co.uk/pages/cheese-tours or by calling 01392 851 222.
Devon-based cheesemaker Quicke’s promises curd nerds a once-in-a-lifetime experience to witness cheddar being made first-hand and explore the closely guarded ‘Cathedral of Cheese’ where the huge truckles age gracefully.
Visitors will learn about grass, the art of grazing and the unique macrobiotics of Home Farm’s soils, discovering how Quicke’s cheese is made from the ground up to become a true expression of the land from which it came.
And as a grand finale, guests finish the tour with lunch at The Beer Engine in Newton St Cyres, with plenty of Quicke’s clothbound best on the menu.
Ideal for a day out with a difference or as a gift for the cheese lover in your life.
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