Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

August

Aug23

Making Mozzarella Cheese

In this workshop, we'll discuss the basics of cheese science, what milk to use and how to make your own mozzarella cheese at home! We will get hands-on as we move through the stages of cheesemaking: fermenting the milk, cutting and stretching the curds. We will taste some of our favorite finished versions of mozzarella.

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7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Preserved
5032 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609

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Aug24

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Aug25

HANDS-ON BRIE-MAKING & TASTING WITH SOMMELIER-LED WINE PAIRING

Learn to make brie & camembert at home! Indulge in some of the most decadent cheese and wine the world has to offer while you learn about how to taste and craft your own bloomy-rinded cheese (like brie) & pair it with a sommelier-curated collection of terroir-inspired wines. "Edible homework" included. WWW.FARMCURIOUS.COM/CLASSES or 510-877-9955.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Aug25

Dine at the Farmer’s Table

Farmer and chef Rebecca King will be preparing family-style meals highlighting Garden Variety Cheese and Monkey Flower Ranch Meats with local & organic ingredients. TICKETS: $45 adults, $20 kids (12 & under) Includes farm tour and 3 course dinner.

Tickets & Information
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Garden Variety Cheese & Monkeyflower Ranch
1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
Royal Oaks, 95076

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Aug26

Weirauch Farm Visit + Cheese Tasting

Celebrate with us the end of our milking season with a casual farm visit & cheese tasting! When you first arrive we will meet some of our wooly sheep friends and take a peek into our tiny dairy where we seasonally milk the ewes. We will finish with a guided cheese tasting at communal picnic tables, under the shade canopy of Bay, Buckeye and Oak.

Tickets & Information
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Weirauch Farm & Creamery
4947 Petaluma Hill Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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Aug30

Setting Sun Sake – Sake and cheese pairing event with Smallgoods

A pairing of American craft sake and American artisanal cheese and meats. This is one of our most fun events - sake has more amino acids than other alcohol so it has more opportunity to pair and contrast.

Tickets & Information
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Setting Sun Sake Brewing
8680 Miralani Drive, Ste 120
San Diego, CA 92126

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Aug30

Setting Sun Sake – American sake & American cheese pairing with Smallgoods

Pairing is caring at Setting Sun Sake Brewing Co. Once again, we've teamed up with Smallgoods American Cheese and Provisions, to create a Sake and Cheese extravaganza. Join us for a pairing of American made cheeses and American made craft sake. Hosted by expert cheesemonger, Jenny Eastwood and sake brewer, Josh Hembree.

Tickets & Information
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Setting Sun Sake Brewing
8680 Miralani Drive, Ste 120
San Diego, CA 92126

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Aug31

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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September

Sep4

Summer Sparklers + Cheese

Everything tastes better with bubbles. But some cheeses really do sing to the tune of fruity, floral effervescence. Join us for an evening of exploring the best of summertime pairings of cheese and sparkling wine.

Tickets & Information
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cheese School of San Francisco
2124 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Sep7

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
Point Reyes_3

Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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