Make it a Cheese-Centric Weekend

Enjoy creative pairings like these Honeydew Bites at the upcoming Artisan Cheese Festival.
(Photo by Karen Pavone.)

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese,
known for its beloved Original Blue,
is one of the event sponsors.

Indulge in a delightful exploration of all things cheese at the Artisan Cheese Festival in Santa Rosa. Dig in and enjoy tastings, farm tours, chef demos and pairings, and educational sessions led by industry experts. Meet a variety of California’s top cheesemakers, chefs, authors, brewers, and cheesemongers. Seminar topics range from pairing artisan cheese with sparkling wine to tasting the ultimate mac and cheese. The nonprofit California Artisan Cheese Festival educates people about artisan cheese, supports the artisan cheesemaking community and its sustainability, and celebrates the creations of cheesemakers. Cost $25–$135. Tickets and info: here

12th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival
Friday–Sunday, March 23–25
Sonoma County Event Center
1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa