The California Cheese Experience

October is American Cheese Month!  Celebrate with the Guild on 10/23 and join us for The California Cheese Experience.  This will be a very special, exclusive afternoon on the farm showcasing a selection of our award-winning California cheesemakers in celebration of American Cheese Month from 1-4pm on Sunday, October 23.

Start your afternoon with a strolling farm tour of the scenic Giacomini Dairy, home of Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese.  You’ll meet the cows in their closed Holstein herd and learn about the history of the family, the farm, and agriculture in the region.  Following the farm tour, you’ll enjoy an intimate, focused cheese tasting full of the rich history and stories behind each as told by the cheesemakers and owners themselves.  You’ll meet the founders and artisans behind some of California’s most esteemed creameries including Bleating Heart CheeseCowgirl CreameryMarin French CheeseNicolau FarmsNicasio Valley CheesePennyroyal Farmstead CheesePoint Reyes Farmstead Cheese, and Tomales Farmstead Creamery.  The speakers will present their cheeses and provide insight on their company’s place in the American cheese renaissance.  Enjoy a selection of cheese-friendly craft beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company to accompany the tasting.

Tickets are $125 and available here.  Ticket proceeds benefit the California Artisan Cheese Guild.