Yorkshire Food & Drink have teamed up with Wensleydale Creamery to offer people the chance to win a Christmas cheese and fruit cake hamper

As the festive season approaches, one custom that is set to entice the taste buds of the nation is fruit cake and Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese – an increasingly popular Christmas pairing, which sits proudly amongst the long-standing traditions of God’s Own County.

The pairing of fruit cake and Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese dates back to at least the 19th century, and the combination has won many plaudits from Yorkshire Greats as a well-known festive treat.

William Hague, Former UK Foreign Secretary, Leader of the House of Commons, flies the flag for the seasonal match: “For me, there is no greater delicacy in the world than Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and fruit cake.”

This Christmas, the Wensleydale Creamery have teamed up with Yorkshire Food & Drink to  give away a hamper of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and fruit cake to a lucky reader.

To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you have to do is to follow us @foodyorkshire and the Wensleydale Creamery @wensleydale and retweet the competition posts.

The winner will be the first correct entry chosen at random after the closing date of  5pm Thursday December 17

To find out more or to purchase the Wensleydale Creamery’s full range of cheeses and accompaniments, visit www.wensleydale.co.uk

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