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Cheese​ and Wine Tasting Manchester

Love Cheese and Wine?

What could be better than enjoying two of life's culinary pleasures together?Join us for our Manchester wine and cheese tasting.

We're talking about wine and cheese of course.

On our extremely popular evenings we match six carefully selected wines with our inspired choice of artisan cheeses. Finding your perfect match is a delicious endeavour. These evenings make one of our most popular gifts.

Dates for 2018 and 2019:

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 15/11/2018 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 01/02/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 01/02/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 28/02/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 21/03/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

English Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 29/03/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 12/04/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 18/04/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 03/05/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wonderful experience, highly recommended. Thanks, John.

I was given a Cheese and Wine tasting experience for my Mothers' Day present and went with a friend on the 27th July. It was a fabulous evening as we learnt some basics of wine tasting, including about different grapes, climates and terroir and production methods. Then we tasted 6 wines matched with 6 different (and delicious) cheeses. John from Northern Wine School is extremely knowledgeable and friendly and created a relaxed and fun atmosphere. He was happy to go into more detail for those who were interested and to answer any questions. We met some lovely people and there was nothing pretentious about the evening. It was all about enjoyment. And I learnt lots! German Riesling and Garstang Blue cheese? Who would have thought that would work but it does! Sadly I can only eat Comté with Champagne now!! One tip: don't have a big meal beforehand; there's loads of cheese, bread and crackers to feast on! Wonderful experience, highly recommended. Thanks, John.

Susan Dodd ... via Google

​Join Us in Manchester

Join us at our wine and cheese tasting in Manchester to find your perfect match of cheese and wine. Explore with us a range of delicious cheeses as we match them with some quality wines.

To enhance your enjoyment, we will select wines from all over  the world, both red and white to complement the flavour of the cheese.

Your Cheese Board, Wine and Cheese Tasting Manchester

Your Cheese Board, Wine and Cheese Tasting Manchester

Absolutely amazed with the spread of wines and cheeses.
It was great to learn all about the different wines and accompaniments in a relaxed atmosphere.
Very informative and interesting presentation hosted by John and I'm sure all the other attendees enjoyed it just as much.
We'll be back !!

Russ B. ... Via tripadvisor

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What can you expect on the night?

A feast of Fromage-The possibilities

The wine list

Gruyère The "Champagne of cheeses" is rooted in a region

that gives it a unique flavour and character. At first fruity then nutty & earthy.

Champagne

of course sumptuous, rich, toasty, heavily Pinot Noir based.

French Goat's Cheese Mild & creamy - we'll serve this with some fig chutney

as they do in nearly every restaurant in The Loire

A Sauvignon Blanc from Eastern Loire or maybe New Zealand. Its fresh green fruit flavours will enhance the velvety cheese.

Garstang Blue made by Dewlay's Creamery in Garstang. This is a milder style of blue cheese which is rich and mellow with a smooth creamy texture.

A Riesling the ultimate food-friendly wine, its natural sweetness

& fragrance complements the subtle tang of the blue cheese.

Mrs Kirkham's Traditional Lancashire This hand made cheese has a

buttery yoghurty flavour with a fluffy texture that melts in the mouth.

Beaujolais-a light and pleasantly fruity wine with aromas of

cherry, strawberry & raspberry brings out the delicacy of this cheese.

Manchego- mildly gamey full of hazel-nutty sweetness, this mild aged  sheep's cheese often found as part of a Tapas feast across Spain.

Rioja-well what else? It's soft silky tannins, oak spice and

savoury flavours emphasise this delicious "Umami" mature cheese.

Artisan Mature Cheddar-tangy savoury and strong with a long finish.

Has complex flavours and a gentle creamy mouthfeel.

Cabernet Sauvignon-the classic red whether from Bordeaux, South Africa, Australia or California. Deep ruby red with intense blackcurrant flavours.

A Tempting Selection of Crackers, Chutney, Olives, Garnishes & Nuts Will Complete Your Cheeseboard

If you are a true cheese fan don't miss these events:

Dates for 2018 and 2019:

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 19/10/2018 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 25/10/2018 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 15/11/2018 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 01/02/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 28/02/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 21/03/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

English Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 29/03/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 12/04/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thursday 18/04/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Friday 03/05/2019 Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR    £30pp.

Wonderful experience, highly recommended. Thanks, John.

I was given a Cheese and Wine tasting experience for my Mothers' Day present and went with a friend on the 27th July. It was a fabulous evening as we learnt some basics of wine tasting, including about different grapes, climates and terroir and production methods. Then we tasted 6 wines matched with 6 different (and delicious) cheeses. John from Northern Wine School is extremely knowledgeable and friendly and created a relaxed and fun atmosphere. He was happy to go into more detail for those who were interested and to answer any questions. We met some lovely people and there was nothing pretentious about the evening. It was all about enjoyment. And I learnt lots! German Riesling and Garstang Blue cheese? Who would have thought that would work but it does! Sadly I can only eat Comté with Champagne now!! One tip: don't have a big meal beforehand; there's loads of cheese, bread and crackers to feast on! Wonderful experience, highly recommended. Thanks, John.

Susan Dodd ... via Google

The exact selections will vary according to availability. However you will certainly enjoy six different wine and cheese combinations in the company of around twelve other wine & fromage enthusiasts. We will ensure there will be a varied selection with different wine styles and interesting cheeses to go with them. This course would also make a superb gift for someone special.

Absolutely brilliant night at the cheese and wine pairing, got to understand how the wines are made, compare colours, body etc plus matched up with different cheeses. Really nice group of people as well, really enjoyed it and now want to try the sparkling wine session!!

Joanne Lord-Birchall ... Via Facebook

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Cheese and Wine Tasting 01/02/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 1st February 2019 7:00 pm
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French Cheese and Wine Tasting 28/02/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 28th February 2019 7:00 pm
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Cheese and Wine Tasting 21/03/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 21st March 2019 7:00 pm
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Wine and Regional Cheese from England 29/03/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 29th March 2019 7:00 pm
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French Cheese and Wine Tasting 12/04/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 12th April 2019 7:00 pm
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Cheese and Wine Tasting 18/04/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
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Cheese and Wine Tasting 03/05/2019 The Castlefield Hotel
  • 3rd May 2019 7:00 pm
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