Cheese & Wine Masterclass

Course showcasing the best of Australia s cheese & wine

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Enjoy Cheese Appreciation and further your cheese knowledge with 'Australia's First Lady in Cheese', International Cheese Expert Claudia McIntosh Bowman. During this ultimate cheese tasting experience you will be indulged in an afternoon of fabulous artisan cheese from Australia and around the world.

Upon arrival at the venue, you will be greeted by your cheese expert to enjoy a glass of bubbles before being seated for the experience.

Once all guests have arrived you will then be invited to take a seat around a fully laid table complete with fabulous cheese, wine, cheese accompaniments and tasting notes. Over an hour and a half period, we will taste cheese of various flavours, styles and milk types such as goat, sheep, cow and buffalo cheese and experiment with basic cheese and wine pairings.

We specialise in the education and appreciation of artisan and farmhouse cheeses produced by the best cheese-makers from Australia and around the world. Our unique courses showcase exceptional cheese and are accompanied by a variety of fine wines.

We offer a variety of class themes, from 'Spanish Cheese & Spanish Wine', 'Italian Cheese & Italian Wine', 'Australian Cheese & Australian Wine' to 'Beer & Cheese', 'Goat & Sheep Cheese' and our A1 course 'What Cheese is That?' Relative to the theme of the class, your cheese expert will present on the historical, geographical and sometimes even religious influences that have impacted on the cheeses showcased. International Cheese Expert Claudia McIntosh Bowman will provide a detailed account of what traditional cheese making techniques include and the importance that small scale cheese production holds in our society. As an interactive appreciation course, we move you through the experience comparing and contrasting cheese and wine pairings and tasting great new flavours and combinations. You are encouraged to ask questions and express personal preference and experience.

This experience will leave you more confident of your personal preferences with cheese & wine and wanting to impress your friends and family with your new found knowledge and inspiration!

Gift Certificate: We will email the recipient a gift certificate for the experience on the date & time of your choice. Instructions on how to redeem the voucher will be included on the gift certificate. It's never been easier to give someone a unique and enjoyable gift, that they will remember for years to come!

Venue: This experience is available in The Rocks, Sydney.

Session Length: Classes start at 1.00pm and run for approx 1.5 hours. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start of class. We recommend booking at least 2-4 weeks in advance. In the event of a cancellation your experience will be rescheduled.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Booking required in advance and subject to availability
  • Cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 24 hours applies; no-show voids voucher
  • All Vouchers are emailed to the recipient.  It is the customers responsibility to ensure the correct email address is supplied

Everything But Flowers experience vouchers are redeemable directly with the experience provider with full details provided upon purchase. Recipients have 3 years to use the full value of the voucher.