The Ultimate Cheese 101

A Cheese Tasting Masterclass by Le Fromage Yard

Calling all French cheese lovers! Whether you are a Roquefort expert or a Comte rookie, Cheese 101 is the place to be.

Let Pierre Lantourne of Le Fromage Yard guide you through a tasting of six fine and prestigious French cheeses, from fresh to delicious blue vein and everything in between. You will leave armed with the knowledge you need to approach even the most daunting of cheese counters and create a perfect cheese course of your own. Each of these incredible cheeses has a story and we will explore each one.

In 2019, Ultimate Cheese 101 participants will be served French wines from Voila! Wine Company to enjoy alongside their delicious cheese tastings.

Saturday 6 July 2019

2:45pm to 3:45pm


Sunday 7 July 2019

2:15pm to 3:15pm

Only 4 tickets left!

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(Behind The Wheel of Brisbane)

South Bank


Pierre Lantourne of Le Fromage Yard specialises in bringing high quality French cheeses to Australian consumers online and in markets across Brisbane.

Inspired by his native knowledge of French cheese , Pierre established Le Fromage Yard in 2015 with co-director Stephanie Stevenson. They celebrate the unique and delicious taste of cheeses from the different regions and traditions of France, stocking over 40 lines of cheese, including goat, sheep and cow's milk. While French cheese remains closest to their hearts, Le Fromage Yard  also sources a variety of the finest cheeses from elsewhere in Europe and Australia.

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Voila! Wine Company is the product of an alliance between Borderac Crus et Vins, a successful merchant based in Bordeaux, France – and a young French man originally from Provence with a similar passion for wine. It was established in June 2017 to introduce the classified wines that made Borderac Crus et Vins a worldwide recognised wine expert.

Visit their Instagram page for more info.

    • Date Saturday 6 July 2019  Time 2:45pm to 3:45pm
    • Date Sunday 7 July 2019  Time 2:15pm to 3:15pm
    • Duration 60 Minutes
    • Location Masterclass Pavilion, South Bank Forecourt (next to the Brisbane Wheel)
    • Ticket from $55.25
    • Presented By Pierre Lantourne from Le Fromage Yard
    • Class Capacity 30

Class Includes:

    • 60 minute French cheese tasting talk
    • Tastings of six sensational cheeses with baguette
    • A glass of wine to accompany.


  • 18y+ only
  • ID required

All sales are final - no shows will be charged the full amount without refund
All Masterclasses tickets include free entry Le Festival ticket for the day of the Masterclass


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