Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

Jun30

Achadinha Cheese Co., Family Farm Tour

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road. Meet the girls & tasting

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11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Jul1

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

Learn to make three types of cheese (mozzarella, burrata, and chèvre) in three hours in this hands-on workshop. The perfect date or night out – sample cheeses all along the way while sipping expertly paired wines. 21+ only. For more information: farmcurious.com/classes or call (510) 877 - 9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Jul6

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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1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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Jul7

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

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2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

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Jul8

Hands on Cheesemaking Class with Award Winning Cheesemaker Sheana Davis

Cheesemaker Sheana Davis breaks down the barriers to cheesemaking, making it accessible, easy and fun with energetic, hands-on classes that teach participants how to craft a fresh, warm ricotta cheese that is ready to serve and enjoy within 90 minutes. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with locally crafted wine and artisanal cheeses.

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Epicurean Connection
400 West Spain Street
Sonoma, CA 95476

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Jul13

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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1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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Jul14

Learn to make chevre, mozzarella, burrata and ricotta at home!

Learn to make chevre, mozzarella, burrata and ricotta at home! All of these cheeses are very easy to learn and are covered by culinary teachers Gabe Jackson and Kathy Laurie in this 3 hour course. All the cheeses will be made in class. Class takes place on Saturday, July 14, 2018, 1 - 4 PM in The Beverage People classroom.

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1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Beverage People 1845 Piner Rd Santa Rosa CA 95403

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Jul14

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

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2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

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Jul14

Avant Restaurant Wine & Cheese evening

An evening of wine and cheese with Smallgoods American Cheeses & Provisions at San Diego, Avant Restaurant, at the Rancho Bernado Inn. Cheesemonger and CCP, Jenny Eastwood will lead guests through an evening of American, small-batch cheeses alongside Avant Restaurant's sommelier, who will guide guests through the wines. Fun! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.  Email cfregulia@jcresorts.com for questions or to sign up.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Avant Restaurant
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, CA 92128

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Jul15

Cheesemaking Bootcamp: Learn to Make 7 Cheeses in One Day!

Learn to make seven of the best beginner cheeses in one all-day, hands-on workshop: mozzarella, burrata, chèvre, ricotta, feta, yogurt & paneer. You'll enjoy a sampling of bubbly, red and white wines as you explore the history of cheesemaking, important facts about milk and the complex biology and chemistry behind turning milk into tasty cheese.

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FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Jul15

Cheesemaking 101: Feta, Ricotta, Yogurt & Paneeer

Learn to make 4 of the best beginner cheeses in one fantastic, hands-on workshop: ricotta, feta, yogurt & paneer. You'll enjoy a fun sampling of wine as you explore the history of cheesemaking, important facts about milk and how to fit cheesemaking into your life. www.farmcurious.com/classes or 510-877-9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Jul15

Straus Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Take a walk in the pastures, with stunning views of Tomales Bay, meet the heifers (teenage cows), and hear tales (not tails!) of growing up on the farm, followed by an artisan cheese tasting at the ranch’s recently renovated 150-year-old barn. Geared to adults.

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2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Straus Home Ranch
22888 Shoreline Highway 1
Marshall, CA 94940

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Jul15

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

Learn to make three types of cheese (mozzarella, burrata, and chèvre) in three hours in this hands-on workshop. The perfect date or night out – sample cheeses all along the way while sipping expertly paired wines. 21+ only. For more information: farmcurious.com/classes or call (510) 877 - 9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

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4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Jul18

San Pasqual Winery – Cheese & Wine tasting with Smallgoods

Join us as we sample artisan small-batch hand-crafted cheeses from across the country, expertly paired to San Pasqual's award-winning wines. Featuring Jenny Eastwood, American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional, alongside award-winning San Pasqual Winery's winemaker, Linda McWilliams, who together will guide you through these delicious pairings.

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6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

San Pasqual Winery
8364 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942

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Jul19

Taste the Nation

Join Janet Fletcher for this cheesy road trip as you sample world-class wheels from seven states. Thirty-five years into America’s artisan cheese renaissance, the nation is chockablock with amazing cheeses that win international awards. On this evening, you'll be introduced to some of the creations Janet admires most. Vermont, Missouri, Georgia, Indiana, Oregon…who knows where we’ll go?

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5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Trefethen Family Vineyards
1160 Oak Knoll Ave West
Napa, CA 94558

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Jul20

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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Jul21

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Tickets & Information
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

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Jul27

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

Map
Jul28

Achadinha Cheese Co, A Family Farm

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

Tickets & Information
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

Map
Jul28

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Tickets & Information
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

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Jul28

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.

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4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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