The AOC course is designed for professionals & enthusiasts alike. The course is devoted to tasting cheeses at various stages of the ripening process, discussing and understanding the structured approach to tasting (SATC) & the Academy of Cheese proprietary cheese classification system, the Make-Post Make model. 

The course is taught by Max Melvin, one of our senior cheesemongers and educators. He has written and presented many cheese workshops that take a multidisciplinary approach to this fascinating subject. They take in his interests in science, politics, philosophy and education. He is especially interested in the science of milk and cheese, and makes our beautiful homemade cultured butter. 

Included in the price are the cheese for the course and access to the Academy of Cheese materials and online level one exam. We will give you everything you need to pass Level One and gain your level one accreditation. Delegates will also receive a £10 instore gift voucher to purchase cheese when they’ve completed the course.