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Wensleydale

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: England

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Texture: creamy and crumbly

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Aroma: rich

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Wensleydale Creamery

  • Synonyms: Yorkshire Wensleydale

Wensleydale, originally made in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, is now predominantly produced in numerous creameries across the United Kingdom. The designation "Yorkshire Wensleydale" is reserved for cheese made in Wensleydale.

Yorkshire Wensleydale, a hard cheese is created at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes, Yorkshire, England. Known for its creamy, crumbly texture and rich flavour, Yorkshire Wensleydale is handcrafted by skilled cheese-makers using locally sourced cow's milk from nearby farms. Adhering to a time-honoured recipe, it stands as a classic British territorial cheese suitable for vegetarians. Notably, the cheese received a gold medal at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards in 2023.

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