Artisanal Cheese

Our Featured Gourmet Artisanal Cheese
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Browse our superb selection of Artisanal or Artisan cheeses. Cheeses that are lovingly handcrafted by cheese makers in limited quantities, using old world traditional craftsmanship, creating new, sometimes complex tastes and varieties. One type of Artisanal Cheese is also known as Farmstead Cheese, a designation given to those cheeses made with milk from the producers own herds of cows or sheep or goats. Sample from our fine selection of Artisanal Cheese and find out why this gourmet cheese classification is garnering well deserved respect among critics and connoisseurs alike.

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  • Bathing BellaVitano Gold in balsamic vinegar Sartori's cheesemaker Mike Matucheski has given this gourmet cheese a sweet coating that paid of in a fantastic cheese with multiple awards, among which a first place in the 2010 American Cheese Society Competition. Imagine the sweet, nutty, fruity flavors of a BellaVitano Gold blessed with a few prized drops of Modena balsamic vinegar. Sound delicious ... MORE INFORMATION
  • Small eyes dot the rich, ivory interior of Grand Cru Original and the complex flavors include nutty, earthy, and fruity undertones. While Grand Cru Original pays homage to the Swiss tradition of cheesemaking, it also captures the distinct Southern Wisconsin terroire of lush pastures and pristine air, making it a shining example of American artisanal cheesemaking. Grand Cru Original from Roth Chees... MORE INFORMATION
  • Oregonzola, as the name reveals, is a Gorgonzola style cheese. This blue cheese is made from pasteurized cow's milk of Brown Swiss and Holstein cows and enriched with cream. Like the Italian Gorgonzola, the Oregonzola from Oregon has classic veins and a creamy, buttery texture, after aging for one a minimum of 120 days in Rogue Creamery's caves. We cut and wrap this cheese in wedges of 1 pound an... MORE INFORMATION
  • San Joaquin Gold is a farmstead cheese made in style of an Italian Fontina. San Joaquin Gold is named after the rich San Joaquin Valley of Central California, nestled between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the California Coastal Range Artisan San Joaquin Gold has a natural, thin rind with a tawny buttery color. Mildly sweet and mellow when young, it develops a darker golden hue and nuttier flavor... MORE INFORMATION
  • Dry Monterey Jack cheese is a true masterpiece of American cheese-making and an exclusive with Vella Cheese Company. This artisanal Californian cheese is firm with a yellowish paste that has a sweet nutty flavor. The cheese is made like the traditional Monterey Jack but aged longer; around 7 to 10 months. If you like a Partially Dry Jack, you should try the Mezzo Secco from Vella Cheese Company ... MORE INFORMATION
  • Truffle Tremor is another delicious and beautiful cheese from Cypress Grove Cheese and is a combination of the classic flavor of truffle and the velvety perfection of ripened goat milk cheese. The flavor of this gourmet cheese is earthy, elegant, and sophisticated, it's sure to make even the most distinguished taste buds shake. Once the cheese is cut the layer immediately under the rind starts ooz... MORE INFORMATION
  • Purple Haze is one of the small fresh goat cheeses from Cyprus Grove in Northern California. The artisanal cheese is made in 3-inch round disks, and is flavored with wild fennel pollen and lavender; a combination that reminds you of the French Provence. The cheese has a smooth, creamy texture and a unique flavor that will be appreciated by many. Each disk weighs about 4 ounces. Purple Haze receive... MORE INFORMATION
  • Humboldt Fog is a very impressive cheese, not only because if the cheer beauty, but also because of the numerous awards in cheese competitions. Mary Keens at Cypress Grove, California, is the creator of this young goat's milk cheese with its impressive appearance and superior flavor. The texture is creamy and luscious with a subtle tangy flavor. Each handcrafted wheel features a ribbon of edible v... MORE INFORMATION
  • The Marin French Cheese company knows how to make a Triple Creme Brie, in 2005 and 2010 the received a Gold Award for the 'Best Pasteurized Brie' in the World Cheese Awards in the UK, beating the French and that is something to remember. Winning awards is something the California-based Marin French does on a regular basis. The Triple Creme Brie can be described as delicious, slightly sweet with an... MORE INFORMATION
  • Classic Blue cheese is a unique, 4.5-oz., slightly aged goat's milk cheese log; the flagship cheese of Westfield Farm in Massachusetts. There are not so many blue goat's milk cheeses in the world and certainly not many external blue goat cheeses. This good looking small log would do great on your cheese board or would give an additional dimension to your recipes in which you traditionally use... MORE INFORMATION