An Evening of Cheese & Wine with Alex James
Bassist of iconic British band ‘ Blur ‘and award-winning cheese maker.
Held in the magical medieval Crypt of St. Ethedreda’s in Ely Place, we will enjoy a truly captivating speech by Alex James covering his runaway success with Blur, and his transformation to becoming one of the Nation’s top cheesemakers following his move to to the Cotswolds, after purchasing a farm house and renovating it into a burgeoning cheese farm. Then taste a selection of cheeses by Alex James paired with exceptional wines from New Zealand’s award-winning vineyard, Trinity Hill.
£65 per person / Starts 6:30pm
Tickets include: Welcome glass of bubbly, speech by Alex James, Cheese and Wine tasting and group / table photo opportunity.
* Enjoy dinner at Bleeding Heart Bistro or Tavern after the event and receive 15% off your total food bill.
The Crypt of St. Etheldreda’s, 14 Ely Pl, London EC1N 8SJ
Gold award winner at the world cheese awards, this is a delectable semi-soft cheese made with rich Guernsey cows’ milk.
Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Trinity Hill – Hawkes Bay
A soft washed cheese which has a subtle citrus flavour balanced with salt, and a creamy aftertaste.
Pinot Gris Mangoaraoa 2012 – Hawkes Bay
Beautiful goat’s milk log rolled in thyme leaves. A favourite with fans of goat cheese.
Syrah 2016 Trinity Hill – Hawkes Bay
A rich pasteurised, sophisticated blue cheese with a wonderful soft, mellow, creamy texture.
Noble Viognier 2009, Gimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay