Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese

by Kristin on April 26, 2012

Listening to John Hempenstall talk about his cheese is an education. Standing amongst the stainless steel tanks in the factory he designed and built himself at Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese and hearing him explain the delicate balance of enzymes, salt, acid and moisture content, he seems more alchemist than mere cheese maker. You also quickly get […]


Catherine Fulvio at Druids Glen

by Kristin on April 10, 2012

Driving south to Wicklow, when the M50 downshifts into the N11 and you leave the city sprawl behind, there’s an invisible border when you pass through the Glen of the Downs and you suddenly feel as if you’re a million miles away from it all. Not too far from that line is Druids Glen, nestled […]