An Evening of Cheese and Wine with Alex James

The Crypt of St. Etheldreda's

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Monday 20 November 2017
18:30 - 20:30
Food & Drink, Drinks Tasting, Something A Little Different
Over 21

An evening of Cheese and Wine with Alex James - Bassist of iconic British band ' Blur ' and award-winning cheese maker.

Held within the magical medieval Crypt of Ely Place, Alex James covers his runaway success with Blur, 

and his transformation to becoming one of the Nation’s top cheesemakers after purchasing a farmhouse in the

cotswolds, and renovating it into a thriving cheese farm. 

We will then taste a selection of his most popular cheeses, matched with outstanding wines from Trinity Hill, NZ.

Tickets include: Welcome glass of Champagne, speech by Alex James, Cheese and Wine tasting and group / table photo opportunity.



Gold award winner at the world cheese awards, this is a delectable semi-soft cheese made with rich Guernsey cows’ milk.

Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Trinity Hill - Hawkes bay

Little Wallop

A soft washed cheese which has a subtle citrus flavour balanced with salt, and a creamy aftertaste.

Pinot Gris Mangoaraoa 2012 - Hawkes Bay

Farleigh Wallop

Beautiful goat's milk log rolled in thyme leaves. A favourite with fans of goat cheese.

Syrah 2016 Trinity Hill - Hawkes Bay

Blue Monday

A rich pasteurised, sophisticated blue cheese with a wonderful soft, mellow, creamy texture.

Noble Viognier 2009, Gimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay

* Enjoy dinner at Bleeding Heart Bistro or Tavern after the event and receive 15% off your total food bill. 


The Crypt of St. Etheldreda's
14 Ely Place, London, EC1N 8SJ

Nearest station:
Chancery Lane (Tube)


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