Wyfe of Bath

Buttery. Nutty. Elegant.

Regular price £7.45
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Pairs well with beer or cider Contains cow's milk PPasteurised Pairs well with red wine Suitable for vegetarians Pairs well with white wine

Size
OriginEngland, Somerset
Style and textureGouda, firm
MilkCow
Milk treatmentPasteurised
RennetVegetarian
DrinkMedium white wine, rosé wine
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Wyfe of Bath was crowned Supreme Champion at the International Cheese Awards 2019 and this superb cows’ milk cheese England’s answer to the Dutch gouda.

Wonderfully deep-golden in colour, its paste is firm and dense with occasional holes. Wyfe of Bath has a rich and nutty in flavour redolent of "buttercups and summer meadows", that tends to linger leaving a pleasant buttery aftertaste. Enjoy with elegant red or medium-bodied white wines.

Wyfe of Bath is made at Park Farm where they take a traditional approach both to how they raise and graze their small herd of 160 mainly Holstein Friesian cows and to their artisan, handmade, hands-on cheesemaking.

The farm is entirely organic and registered with Organic Farmers and Growers. That means no fungicides, pesticides or artificial fertilisers are used on the land. Instead they use manure and organic compost: the environment, the land and the waterways remain uncontaminated. The milk and cheeses are produced in a way that protects our natural world and lets every farm animal feel the sun on its back.

Due to the relatively small scale of our cheese and condiment producers, occasionally some cheeses and condiments may be unavailable and we will have to substitute them with similar products. Please state in the notes on the Cart page, if you do not wish to have any substitutions.

DELIVERY

The delivery charge is worked out based on the postcode.

SCOTLAND

EH39-EH42 postcodes (Haddington, Gifford, Dunbar, North Berwick, East Linton, other areas within 5 mile radius of the shop): Orders over £35 - free delivery; orders under £35 - delivery charge £4.50.

Other EH and FK1-16 post codes (East Lothian, Edinburgh, Fife) : Orders over £60 ‐ free delivery; orders under £60 ‐ delivery is £4.50.

Central Scotland: Order over £60 ‐ free delivery; order under £60 ‐ £6.99;

Northern Scotland and Highlands: £6.99 (2-5 day service).

REST OF BRITAIN

England & Wales: Order over £60 ‐ free delivery; order under £60 ‐ £6.99.

Northern Ireland and Islands (Isle of Man, Scilly, Skye, Wight, Jersey, Guernsey): we currently do not ship to.

Most of the mainland UK gets a next day delivery service. However, certain areas of the UK get a longer service. Our boxes are designed to be safe in transit for up to 48 hours.

When placing an order, please make sure to provide:

  • an alternative delivery instruction, in case you’re not in to receive the order (such as “leave on porch, leave in a shed, leave with neighbour”)
  • complete post code and mobile number (will be used for courier notifications)

SHIPPING INFORMATION

Our checkout system allows you to pick a date in the future to receive your delivery. If you are buying cheeses for a special occasion, please allow an extra day or two for your cheeses to arrive, in case of unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

During December and other peak periods, we may require additional days to process and
deliver your order and will inform you of any unusual delays.

PACKAGING

We take great care in packaging and delivering your order.

  • Cheeses are wrapped in specialist cheese paper that will allow them to breathe and not suffocate.
  • Cheeses and condiments are then packaged in a cardboard box (reusable and recyclable) with an insulated foil pouch and ice packs to ensure the correct temperature is maintained for a minimum of 24 hours (up to 48 hours, if required).

GIFT MESSAGES

A personalized gift note can be included with all of our products at no extra charge.

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