Trail Graze Signature Masterclass
📅 22nd - 23rd April 2023 | 📍 Tasting Trail Tasmania
Hosted by Ashgrove Cheese Managing Director and Head Cheesemaker, Richard Bennett, the Trail Graze Signature Masterclass was a delightful journey into the world of Ashgrove Cheese. Richard's expertise and passion for the craft were evident throughout the entire experience.
The event kicked off with a warm welcome and an introduction to the rich history of Ashgrove Cheese, setting the stage for an immersive exploration into the art of cheese making. Richard, with his affable demeanour and vast knowledge, engaged participants in a captivating dialogue about the intricacies of crafting the perfect wheel of cheese.
Participants had the unique opportunity to learn about the cheese-making process, from the careful selection of premium Tasmanian milk to the meticulous aging and maturation techniques that contribute to Ashgrove's distinctive flavours. Richard's hands-on experience allowed attendees a keen insight into the craftsmanship behind each wheel of Ashgrove cheese.
A highlight of the masterclass was the exclusive tasting session, where participants were treated to a curated selection of Ashgrove's finest cheeses. From the creamy and decadent to the sharp and tangy, each bite was a sensory delight, showcasing the diverse range of flavours that Ashgrove Cheese has become renowned for.
But it wasn't just about savouring the cheeses – Richard shared insightful tips on pairing cheeses with complementary accompaniments, offering a crash course in the art of creating the perfect cheese platter. Attendees left not only with a newfound appreciation for Ashgrove's artisanal cheeses but also armed with the knowledge to elevate their own cheese-tasting experiences at home.
The Signature Cheese Masterclass by Richard Bennett at the 2023 Trail Graze event was truly a celebration of craftsmanship, passion, and the unique flavours that make Ashgrove Cheese a standout in the world of artisanal dairy. If you missed this year's event, be sure to keep an eye out for future opportunities to delve into the world of cheese with the maestro himself.