Exploring terroir in cheese and wine with Patrick McGuigan and Lydia Harrison MW
Patrick McGuigan, cheese writer and educator for the Academy of Cheese, teams up with our own Lydia Harrison MW once again for their next cheese and wine pairing webinar. In this hour-long session, they'll explore the concept of terroir and the impact of climate, soil, topography, agricultural practices and the human touch on both cheese and wine. A variety of pairings will be explored which are noted below, with some suggested alternatives in brackets.
Unfortunately, due to a technical error, the recording only features the slides and audio, the presenters were not recorded.
Banon Goats cheese (soft goats cheese)
Appleby’s Cheshire (Caerphilly or crumbly cheese)
Isle of Mull Cheddar (Cheddar, Comte, Gruyere)
Roquefort (Gorgonzola, other strong blue cheese)
English still rosé (another rosé wine from a cool climate)
Central Otago Pinot Noir, New Zealand (Pinot Noir from California, Chile etc)
Sweet botrytised wine eg Sauternes, Tokaj etc.
"Although WSET School London's building has had to close in light of the coronavirus pandemic, courses are still available online. In addition, while we are unable to deliver our usual packed programme of evening tasting events, we are hosting webinars on a variety of topics for you to expand your wine, spirits and sake knowledge. Visit and go to our Tastings and Events page to find out more."