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Bespoke Culinary Experiences: For the Love of Cheese

McLaren Vale is home to world-class wines and culinary experiences. This unique marriage of a premier wine region and beach lifestyle makes McLaren Vale a melting pot for some amazing restaurants, eateries and casual dining options. From farm-fresh, sustainable produce, award-winning wines and premium dining spots there is a wonderful range of options to choose from. The region also plays host to a variety of bespoke culinary experiences.

One such producer offering a unique culinary experience is SloWhey School of Cheese. SloWhey is a celebration of a slower way of living, a life of seasonal abundance, capturing a snapshot of time and place. Led by Cheese Maker Caleigh Hunt SloWhey invites you to join the slow food movement. Caleigh brings a diverse range of knowledge to her classes. She has worked in various roles within the industry from judging at dairy competitions to travelling overseas to hone her skills as a Cheese Maker.

Celebrating sustainable cheesemaking and a slower way of living SloWhey offers a range of workshops where you can learn the artisan skill of Cheesemaking; from Camembert, Fromage Frais and Halleloumi to making butter. Why not spend a day in the region slowing down, laughing, learning the bespoke art of cheesemaking. SloWhey hosts workshops throughout the year. Please click here to find out more.

The McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association acknowledges the Kaurna people as the Traditional Owners of the Country where the McLaren Vale Region is situated today, and pays its respect to Elders past and present.