Host an Expert Cheese Party at Home

Welcome to the unique experience of charlieturnbull.com Cheese Parties.

Charlie Turnbull, cheese expert, casselier, founding direct of the Academy of Cheese can help you host expertly guided cheese and wine events.

Charlie’s menu of parties are for you to host in your own home, venue or business using Charlie as an expert on cheese and wine pairings.

Find out more? This is how it works.

Charlie Turnbull’s pre-recorded presentations and tasting notes are

  • Expert
  • Affordable
  • Fun
  • Fascinating

You can host where you like, when you like, confident it will be a success.

Charlie’s combination of professional expertise, humour and enthusiasm work every time to educate and entertain your guests. There is no easier way to get a high profile professional international cheese specialist to your party.

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Each party is 3 or 5 cheese paired wines, spirits, cocktails, mocktails or beers.

What is in the Classic Cheese & Wine Party? here is a demonstration

Pairing 1: Goats Curd & Lightly Oaked Chardonnay

The oldest cheese in the world, fresh goats’ curd, paired with a very modern smooth slightly creamy Californian Chardonnay.

Pairing 2: Taleggio & Californian Sauvignon Blanc

Soave, from the uniquely Italian Garganega grape, produced north of Venice, paired with a sharp crisp Californian Sauvignon Blanc, bright with notes of lemon and apple.

Pairing 3: Pinot Noir & Brie

Pinot Noir, light, young and full with red fruits such as strawberry and cranberry pairs with a gooey, earthy, mushroomy, ripe brie.

Pairing 4: Zinfandel & Gruyere

The Californian home grape Zinfandel paired with Gruyere, the classic alpine “Swiss” cheese with smooth rich satisfying sweet and savoury notes.

Pairing 5: American Port & Stilton

An American version of the Portuguese classic Port, paired with English Stilton. A staple combination in fine dining since 1740.

Supporting your party: Your Party Portal

You will receive two courses in your charlieturnbull.com Party Portal:

  1. A Preparation Portal, giving you all you need to prepare for your event including how to source your cheese and wines.
  2. Your Party Portal showing you pairing media for your event. You can share you Cheese Party Portal with your guests for them to learn to. 

Both your Portals will be available in your MyStudy in the menu bar of charlieturnbull.com.

You Purchase Options:

You can choose a:

  • 5 Cheese and Wine Party, which includes all the above options…or
  • 3 Cheese and Wine Party, which includes Goats Curd & Lightly Oaked Chardonnay, Gruyere & Zinfandel and Stilton & Port.

Pop-up and Professional Events

Pop-up events
Perfect for:
  • One-off events
  • Smaller groups of friends or family
  • Colleagues for a smaller Team event
  • Smaller private functions and parties
  • Get to know you/networking sessions with clients
Your package
  • Buy your Cheese Party Portal for 3 weeks
  • Book now and activate when you choose
  • Share with up to 12 Guests on your Party Portal
  • Preparation Portal available from your time of booking

Professional: Large or repeat events
Perfect for:
  • Large or repeat events
  • Professional event organisers
  • Events at wineshops, vineyards, cheeseshops, farm shops and more
  • Larger groups of friends or family
  • Colleagues for a large Team event
  • Cookery schools and colleges
  • Unlimited private functions and parties
  • Larger getting to know you/networking sessions
Your package
  • Buy your Cheese Party Portal for 6 months
  • Book now and activate when you choose
  • Have as many parties as you like in three months
  • Share with an unlimited number of Guests on your Party Portal
  • Preparation Portal available from your time of booking

We are Real People..

Please talk to us.

If you have questions, want to use our Parties in a different way, or want to contact Charlie about something else, just chat. We are real people, no bots. Email or WhatsApp using the chat buttons on the bottom right of your screen.

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A quick Teaser..

Your videos will be 3-4 minutes per pairing, with an introductions to the cheese, the wine and then why they go so well together.

Here is an example of of Charlie’s Champagne and Brie to get your mouth watering.

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No other training provider makes learning so comprehensive, so enjoyable or so convenient, whether you are in the UK or any other country in the world.