Cheese Shop Nantwich Events & Experiences

Our Tasting Room

Our Tasting Room accommodates 18 people in a bright, modern setting that is designed to learn in a fun and interactive way. The rooms structure dates back to the 17th century and many of the beams are still visible in the tasting room.

The room is located above our shop, the curved metal stair way leads to a small landing with several steps through a non standard height door to the large tasting room. The landing also accommodates a kitchen and a unisex toilet.

As the building dates back to the 17th century and steps connect the various rooms plus the metal curved stair case, we are, sadly, unable to welcome our less able friends to the second floor. However, we are happy to discuss alternatives, such as tastings in the shop or at your home. Our apologies again.

An Evening at Home or Work.

For an extra special touch for your family, friends or colleagues we can organise a tasting in your home or business. Let us know your theme or let us plan the tasting, either way we will work with you to make the evening very special; a night of Blues, a slice of the French Alps, a walk through the Spanish Pyrenees or the very best of British Artisan cheeses.

We can organise the wines, cheese, biscuits, chutneys, plates and glasses. The event will last about 90 minutes, following which we will quietly pack up and take all the dirty glasses with us and leave you with any remaining cheese and wine to enjoy yourselves.

You’ll have to decide what number of guests works best for you, but think about your seating and what you can provide.  Six to twelve is said to be a good number of guests for a tasting party.

Forthcoming Events

As the pandemic restrictions are lifted, we will publish the Experience type and dates in the shop, on our website and in social media or you may like to be placed on our mailing list for forth comping events; if so click HERE.

Experience Gift Voucher

Any of the events shown below can be a remarkable and memorable gift. Purchase the voucher and the lucky recipient has up to a year to use the voucher.

Exclusive Artisan Cheese Experience Package for 2

Tour our maturation room and enjoy a private cheese and wine tasting with our Exclusive Cheese Experience package.

We have an amazing selection of cheeses and the private tasting allows you to come into the maturation room and see the large truckles of cheese up close. Nick, our cheese expert, will take you through the maturation process then you will move to our tasting room where the experience will continue.

That experience will include a selection of Artisan cheeses including some that are unique and not available for sale in our shop yet. Biscuits and chutneys will be served, as will, a selection of wines to bring out the best in the cheese.

To express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted please register here, we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Artisan Cheese Tasting Night

Join us at The Cheese Shop Nantwich for some fun and informative cheese tastings in our store.

Indulge in a night of cheese where a showcase of artisan and farmhouse cheese is carefully selected by our cheese expert; Nick.

Start with a glass of fizz on arrival, then taste your way through a range of Artisan cheeses based around a theme for the evening. Which may include; World Cheeses, European Cheese, Blue Cheese, Cheshire Cheese etc.

Cheeses are served with a presentation on their background, style and production method.

The night is filled with lots of laughs and information.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting Night

Join us at The Cheese Shop Nantwich for some fun and informative cheese and wine nights in our store.

Indulge in a night of cheese and wine supplied by our Vintner parters. A showcase of artisan and farmhouse cheese is carefully selected by our cheese expert; Nick.

Start with a glass of fizz on arrival, then taste your way through Artisan cheeses and hand picked wines.

Cheeses are served with a presentation on their background, style and production method. Our sommelier will discuss the pairing and how to match wine with cheese.

The night has always been one to remember.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

The Artisan Cheese Experience; A Night with an Artisan Cheese Maker

Ever wondered how cheese achieves that glorious taste? Want to hear first hand what it takes to make the perfect cheese? Ever wanted to know why use cloth and not wax to cover cheese? What is Vegan cheese?

Join us at The Cheese Shop Nantwich for an evening with a local Artisan Cheese maker. Our guest speaker(s) will guide you through the A to Z of their cheese production. Nick, our Affineur, will be on hand to provide tastings of cheese that reveals the magic of making cheese.

It’s a fun night of learning with plenty of time for questions and answers.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Artisan Cheese & Toms Tap House Ales

Toms Tap House is a micro brewery based in Crewe. With years of experience in brewing, Sean, will take you trough his handmade ales and beers whilst our Affineur, Nick, will use the beers and ales to bring out the best of the artisan cheese.

They’ve worked together for a while and its always of night of fun, questions and amazement.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Artisan Cheese & Cider

If Cheshire cheese makes you smile, or you’re a Stilton stalwart, the The Cheese Shop Nantwich Cheese and Cider Nights are a match made in heaven!

With cider makers nearby and Nantwich the centre of Cheshire Cheese production and Artisan cheese makers aplenty across Cheshires lush green pastures, a Cider and Cheese night will provide the chance to sample several cheeses and have them paired with the best of ciders by our cider house guest presenter.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Camembert Vs Brie & Stilton Vs Cheddar

Generally speaking the difference between cheeses are the levels of fat.

But which has the higher fat content? How does the higher fat content change the taste. Why does age change the structure of the cheese? What is the blue in cheese? Why is some cheese not suitable for pregnant woman. What is vegetarian rennet?

Build your knowledge of the differences between each cheese; taste as you gain knowledge and ask questions as you please.

It’s a very informative night that has always been a great success for those who want to gain an insight to Artisan Cheese.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

The History of Cheese and Nantwich

Cheshire Cheese is the oldest recorded English cheese, supposedly mentioned in the Doomsday book. Why is Nantwich so closely linked to the history of cheese production. Why was Cheshire Cheese production the mainstay of the Royal Navy in the 17th Century.

Want to learn how Nantwich and salt are integral to cheese, then join Nick and his guest as we take you through the history of cheshire cheese. With lots of time for questions, tastings and even a glass of mead or two.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

A Cheshire Cat, Pork Pie & Cheshire Cheese Experience

Local brewed ale, the perfect hand raised pork pie and some Cheshire Cheese. The origins of the ploughman’s lunch!

Our guest presenter from the Brewers of the Cheshire Cat will take you through the production of this popular and unique ale. Whilst the maker of our hand raised pork pies; Powells Pork Pies, demonstrates her skills at making this staple of the ploughman’s lunch.

The final component being the Cheshire cheese. Nick, our cheese expert, will take you through the history and production of this historic cheese and how it was the basis of the Ploughman’s lunch.

Tastings of the ale, pork pie and cheeses included.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

Champagne and Artisan French Cheese Experience

Oooh La La! Champagne and Artisan French Cheese.

Our Vintners will take you through the A to Z of Champagne; from production to storage. The Sommelier will explain the subtle differences of terroir and sunshine.

Our Artisan French cheeses are begging to be paired with Champagne. Champagne goes beautifully with buttery cheese, a number of which form part of the tasting. They are delightful and decadent. The buttery cheese lingers on your palate and the effervescence of the Champagne cuts through the creaminess, leaving you with a delicious, well-balanced taste.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.

This Years Christmas Cheese & Wine Choice

Learn from our guest Sommelier, who takes us through the minefield of wine selection for Christmas.

For instance, whilst it is customary to continue with the red wine for the cheese course, why is that the custom?

To follow your celebration feast, Nick, our Affineur, will take you through the process of preparing the perfect cheeseboard and selecting the very best accompaniments.

At the end of the evening you will be able to take 10% of any purchases made.

It’s a night designed to put the fun into Christmas wine and cheese selection by tasting before you buy.

Click HERE to express an interest in this experience and when the pandemic restrictions are lifted we will contact you by email. Thank you.