Merry Christmas from Greg and the team

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Merry Christmas to all our wonderful Sharpham customers, consumers, friends and families.Together we have weathered another challenging year. We’ve had some fun when allowed, and we’ve tried some new things while our old favourites have found new fans. We are eternally grateful for your support and we are sorry that we can’t always keep up with demand. We wish you …

Greg’s Festive Cheeseboard Tips

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Sharpham Dairy’s Greg Parsons is a self-confessed cheese obsessive. Here are his top tips to help guide your cheese and wine selection this Christmas.  How to pair wine and cheese…Generally, creamy soft cheeses are sublime with a sparkling wine. It’s a good rule of thumb to pair cheese and wines with equal intensity. If you’re going for a cheese with …

All about our new Camembert

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Introducing an all-new cheese to our award winning line upThey say life begins at forty and what better way to mark this milestone birthday than creating a brand new member of the family. Our cheesemakers, led by Peter Howarth, have spent much of the past year refining a new cheese, Sharpham Camembert. After much tweaking and tasting Pete and Greg …

Dorothy’s Diary #3

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Dorothy’s Diary #3 AugustLife on Cooling’s Farm in East Prawle for young heifer calf, Dorothy and her sidekick, Dotty.Dorothy is out grazing with her friends and growing nicely. The Wotton family, who own Cooling’s Farm, have just finished their second cut of silage and are now getting ready for the calving season to start. We look forward to being bombarded …

Celebrating 40 years

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Celebrate with us!Multi award-winning Sharpham Wine and Cheese is celebrating a phenomenal forty years at the South Devon based Sharpham Estate. To mark the occasion there will be two very special events this September; a celebratory five course birthday meal at the Sharpham Estate and a virtual wine and cheese tasting.  Forty years ago, Maurice Ash brought his herd of …

Vacancy: Full time cheesemaker

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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team!We are looking for a cheesemaker to join our team at Sharpham in South Devon. We make award winning soft and semi hard cheeses such as Sharpham Brie, Ticklemore and Rustic to traditional ‘handmade’ methods. We pride ourselves on making the highest quality products, using milk from our own herd of Jersey …

On the beach with Ellie of Ebbtides

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The two varieties of seaweed which flavour our new Rustic, red Dulse & bright green Sea Lettuce, are sustainably hand harvested from this very stretch of pristine East Devon coastline.At the end of March we spent a fascinating few hours at the farthest reaches of Jacob’s Ladder beach in Sidmouth with expert harvesters Ellie and Tony of Ebbtides, learning to …

Dorothy’s got a new sidekick

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Dorothy’s Diary #2 We have exciting news! Dorothy has a new sidekick, Dotty!Exciting news from Coolings Farm! Dorothy the heifer calf has a new best friend called Dotty. Dotty was born on the 21st January and named by the Wotton’s young daughter, Grace. Dorothy and Dotty are currently living in a comfy barn next to some lambs. They will both …

When Julia (and her film crew) came to visit

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Julia Bradbury visited Sharpham to film her new ITV walking series and we were delighted to introduce her to Sharpham Cheese.In Cornwall and Devon Walks Julia went off the beaten track exploring Cornwall and Devon by foot, meeting the people who live and work in these two spectacular counties and sampling some of the West Country’s legendary fare. In Episode …

Dorothy’s Diary. Meet our new Jersey calf.

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Annie has been getting to know the new calf on the farm which looks after our Sharpham herd.This is Dorothy, our new heifer calf who was born on Christmas Day. She lives at Coolings Farm – in East Prawle – where the farmer, Jonny, looks after her along with our other cows.She’s fed a mixture of calf milk powder mix, …