Give the gift of cheese for the Holidays!

December 12, 2019 | CheeseTrail

California cheesemakers have great gifts for the holidays. Here’s a list of them. Get your orders in before Christmas! Central Coast Creamery – Holiday Gift Box This selection features five of our cheeses with accompaniments: Holey Cow Seascape Ewereka Ewenique Dream Weaver Rustic Bakery Olive Oil Sel Gris Flatbread Crackers Rustic Bakery Artisan Crisps Marcona […]

California Now Podcast – Cheese Vacations

December 1, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Our founder Vivien Straus joins host Soterios Johnson, veteran radio journalist and former host of NPR’s Morning Edition, on the latest episode of the California Now Podcast. Episode Info A Trio of Interviews beginning with Soterios talking with Ryan Friesen, head distiller at the Blinking Owl distillery in Santa Ana. Friesen is also the vice […]

Seasonal Cheeses

November 21, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Ah the holidays are here. That also means our favorite seasonal cheeses are back! Cowgirl Creamery’s winter seasonal cheese, Devil’s Gulch, starts with organic Holstein milk from John and Karen Taylor’s Bivalve Dairy. The rich, bloomy rind wheels are dusted with a mixture of sweet and spicy ground heirloom peppers from Allstar Organics. Flavor notes: […]

Central Coast Creamery’s New Shop in Santa Cruz

November 10, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Come check out the cheesiest new spot in Santa Cruz, California. Santa Cruz is known for it’s scenic coastal views, surf spots and of course its famous boardwalk. Now you can find some of California’s best cheese in town. Last month, Central Coast Creamery opened its fantastic shop in Abbott Square Market. There you can […]

Grateful to our Community

November 6, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Our hearts go out to all those this week affected by the California fires. It’s always heart-warming to see community to come out to support each other; from opening homes to evacuees, to finding room for livestock (yes!) and feeding those who are hungry. We are grateful to the firefighters and all that helped during this […]

Cheese & Wine Ice Cream

October 25, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Find Wine & Cheese Ice Cream in Humphry Slocombe shops starting Nov. 4 – Nov. 30 Sonoma County, CA (Oct. 15, 2019) — Celebrate two of NorCal’s favorite flavors when California’s original goat cheese creamery teams up with another California creamery known for its outrageous ice cream flavors and creative collaborations. Sonoma goat cheese producer […]

Get inspired with these beautiful cheese cakes!

October 16, 2019 | CheeseTrail

For you cheese lovers out there getting ready to tie the knot or just have any occasion to celebrate, get inspired by these gorgeous cheese cakes! It’s the ultimate way to celebrate your love for cheese, we mean, each other! Epicurean Connection Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. Pedrozo Dairy & Cheese Co. Cypress Grovers Nicasio […]

If you ever wondered why blue cheese is blue, wonder no more.

Abroad: Toulouse, France

September 22, 2019 | Philip Jison

Next stop on my summer tour I ventured to the wonderful city of Toulouse. Just from word of mouth – I quickly discovered that if you are on the hunt for cheese, you must make an essential stop at Fromagerie Xavier. Located in the Victor Hugo district, it is easily accessible by foot. It is […]

Dairy Cows of California

September 3, 2019 | CheeseTrail

Ever wondered how many different diary cows there are? The California Milk Advisory Board helps explain the differences between them! What is the California Milk Advisory Board? It’s an instrumentality of the California Department of Food and Agriculture with the main purpose of promoting the extraordinary dairy products made with Real California Milk! All info-graphics […]