Juliet Harbutt leads British cheese invasion at Sobeys

Sobeys supermarkets in Ontario have added an exclusive line of award-winning English artisan cheeses especially selected by Julia Harbutt to their already impressive cheese offerings.

They are Special Reserve Stilton, Special Reserve Shropshire Blue, Creamy Lancashire, Smoked Lyburn, Double Gloucester, and Red Leicester.

Juliet Harbutt

Juliet Harbutt is one of the world’s leading authorities on cheese, author of 11 cheese books, founder of the British Cheese Awards and a cheese consultant around the world.

Sobeys is hosting Juliet in Ontario for her first-ever public Canadian appearances next week. Cheese lovers are invited to join her for a guided tasting of her British cheese selection, Simply the Best, a personal collection of traditional and modern cheeses that reflect Britain’s rich culinary history. Here’s the schedule:

Monday, November 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Sobeys Ira Needles
235 Ira Needles Boulevard
Tickets $25 per person at 519-743-9491

Tuesday, November 29, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
The Cookbook Store
850 Yonge Street
Tickets $20 per person at 416-920-6220 or cookbook@ican.net

Wednesday, November 30, 6:00-7:15 p.m.
March Road Sobeys, Kanata
840 March Road
Tickets $25 per person, in person at service desk or at 613-599-8965

Wednesday, November 30, 7:30-8:45 p.m.
Stittsville Sobeys, Stittsville
6315 Hazeldean Road
Tickets $25 per person, in person at service desk or 613-836-7295

Andy Shay, widely known in cheese circles in Canada, is the cheese category manager at Sobeys Ontario.