Wicklow Blue 150g



A mild, creamy blue brie cheese, balancing the strength of a blue cheese perfectly with the character of our own Irish milk.

A deliciously creamy seductive brie cheese, with distinct blue veins causing an exciting flavour to the pallet to be enjoyed. Wicklow Blue is best eaten from 5 weeks of age for the pre-pack and 6 weeks for the wheel. Suggestions for servings include breakfast cheese, deep fried or melted served with chutney and is delicious paired with a full bodied wine and perfect for a cheeseboard. This popular cheese has won numerous awards since it was first produced in 2005 most notably Best Irish Cheese in the World Cheese Awards and The Du Pont Danisco Trophy for Best Vegetarian Cheese in the International Cheese Awards.

About the Producer

Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese is a small family business in the South East of Co. Wicklow. The Hempenstall family have been milking cows on a small dairy farm at Curranstown, Arklow, Co. Wicklow for the past 50 years.

John established Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese in 2005 to supplement farm income. He milks approximately 150 cows and has developed a distinctive range of cheeses using his own pasteurised milk from his herd of Friesian cows. The cheeses are handmade in a purpose built dairy on the farm by the Hempenstall family, overseen by John and his daughter Mary. They have won Gold, Silver and Bronze awards at numerous national and international competitions and Wicklow Blue has especially enjoyed critical acclaim since arriving on the market.