THE newly-reopened Thomas of Helmsley will be running the first in a series of tasting events on Saturday.

From 10.30am, there will be a selection of cheeses and related items available to try, along with experts to help customers find the perfect product, and to offer advice on how to serve.

Thomas of Helmsley fully reopened last month following a £750,000 investment, which saw the deli undergo a complete makeover inside and out.

Simon Thomas, general manager, said “Because the renovations have allowed us to introduce new products and grow many of the ranges we offer, we’re keen to introduce shoppers to what is now in store – and what better way than letting them taste it.

"Cheese is one of life’s ‘grate’ pleasures but it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, always choosing the same variety.

"We’re hoping to help visitors find some new favourites and also some interesting new accompaniments.”

Thomas of Helmsley will be holding a series of tasting events in the run-up to Christmas.

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