Our Cheese Selection

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Our Cheese Selection

At The Pear Tree, we take pride in offering a curated selection of the finest cheeses from both local producers in Dorset and the broader European region. Our cheese collection is a testament to the rich and diverse cheesemaking heritage of these areas, providing a variety of flavors and textures to delight any palate.

Local Producers:
We are passionate about supporting local artisans and bringing you the best that Dorset and the South West have to offer.

Whitelake Cheese: Known for their exceptional goats' cheeses, Whitelake offers a variety of flavors that range from mild and creamy to rich and tangy. Their Tor goat cheese is a customer favorite, with its distinctive pyramid shape and ash coating.

Greens of Glastonbury: A family-run dairy producing traditional farmhouse cheeses. Their cheddar, made from cow’s milk, is aged to perfection, offering a deep, robust flavor that truly represents the essence of Dorset.

Woodbridge Farm: Home to the award-winning Dorset Blue Vinny, Woodbridge Farm produces this unique blue cheese using cow’s milk. It’s creamy, slightly crumbly, and has a characteristic blue veining that makes it stand out.Our local selection also includes sheep's milk cheeses, which are celebrated for their rich, buttery textures and nuanced flavors.

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European Cheeses

 Complementing our local selection, we also bring you some of the finest cheeses from across Europe. These cheeses are handpicked to ensure quality and authenticity, providing a taste of the continent's diverse cheesemaking traditions.

 Montagnolo Affine: A luxurious blue cheese from Germany, Montagnolo Affine combines the rich creaminess of a triple-cream cheese with the tangy notes of blue mold. It’s a perfect choice for those who enjoy a balanced yet indulgent flavor.

Délice de Bourgogne: This French classic is a triple-cream cheese that’s incredibly creamy and decadent. Made from cow’s milk. Délice de Bourgogne has a rich, buttery texture and a slight tang, making it a sublime addition to any cheese board.

Comté: Hailing from the Jura region of France, Comté is a firm cheese with a nutty, slightly sweet flavor. Aged for several months, it develops a complex profile with hints of caramel and hazelnut, making it a versatile favorite for cooking or snacking.

Explore and Enjoy Whether you’re a connoisseur or a casual cheese lover, The Pear Tree offers a diverse selection that caters to all tastes and preferences. Our commitment to quality and authenticity ensures that every cheese you purchase from us is a true representation of its origin and the dedication of its makers.Visit us today to explore our full range and discover new favorites from both local Dorset and the finest European cheesemakers.

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BARON BIGOD is an exceptional raw milk Brie-de-Meaux style cheese from Fen Farm Dairy in Suffolk, England. Made from Montbéliarde cow’s milk, it boasts a soft, creamy texture with a bloomy white rind. The flavor is rich and complex, featuring earthy, mushroomy undertones and a creamy finish that intensifies with aging.

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A SPECIFIC CHEESE YOU'RE AFTER? If there is a specific cheese you're looking for that we don't currently stock, let us know! We are more than happy to take special requests and will do our utmost to source the cheese you want.