American Gourmet Cheese

Browse our fine selection of gourmet cheeses proudly made in the USA. Our selection includes American Artisanal, Award Winners, Blue, Soft, Hard, Goat’s, Sheep and Cow’s milk, in almost any combination or variety imaginable. Gourmands have a growing interest in enjoying locally produced cheese and the great American revival that started decades ago is still going strong.

Boutique American cheese farms with enthusiastic cheese makers are creating simply wonderful products and aid in expanding an appreciation of memorable flavors and stellar quality. Don't underestimate American Fromagiers, they are winning Gold Medals against the best Europe has to offer.

Try a sampling of our American gourmet cheese soon; we feel you will be both delighted and quite surprised. Share your opinions and suggestions in a product review.


We will be adding exciting new Gourmet American Cheeses frequently, so come back soon!

Our Featured Gourmet American Cheese
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Pleasant Ridge Reserve is an artisanal cheese made from raw cow's milk. Uplands Cheese Company adapted the old world techniques to produce a unique hand-crafted American cheese with an outstandingly delicious flavor. Only a portion of the milk is used to make cheese and only the milk from the late spring period, when the pastures are at their best. This is a first decision toward an outstanding cheese with more varied and subtle flavors. In the final stage of the cheese making process the cheese is daily turned and washed with a brine solution and stays about 4 months in the aging room. The result is Pleasant Ridge Reserve, a cheese that is compared with Beaufort, Gruy�re or Comt�; a cheese with a musty and mushroom flavor that is rather pungent and becomes creamier and milkier when reaching the center of the cheese; a complicated cheese. Pleasant Ridge Reserve has been awarded numerous prices; and again in 2007 the Gallo Gold Medal Award for Best Artisanal Dairy Product, Best Washed Rind Cheese In the first American Cheesemaker Awards. We read more...
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  • Mt Tam is an elegant, handcrafted 10 oz. triple-cream cheese from California, named after the Mt. Tamalpais just north of the San Francisco Bay. This organic gourmet cheese is made with pasteurized cow's milk and is firm, yet buttery with a mellow, earthy flavor reminiscent of white mushrooms. It is a smooth, creamy cheese with a thick, snow-white bloomy rind, that you can eat. Mt Tam won 2nd Priz... read more
  • Midnight Moon from Cypress Grove is a goat's milk cheese that is aged for at least one year, resulting in a nutty and brown-buttery flavor, with prominent caramel notes. This artisanal gouda-style cheese has a beautiful pale, ivory color, the texture is firm and dense and the taste is smooth with a slight graininess long-aged cheeses have. The wheel is finished in a beautiful black wax that a... read more
  • The first wheel of Flagship, Beecher's signature cheese, was handcrafted in November of 2003. Flagship is a semi-hard cow's milk cheese with a uniquely robust, nutty flavor. It is made with pasteurized milk, carefully aged for 1 year under the watchful eye of the cheesemaker to fully develop its complex flavor and ever-so-slight crumble. At the first annual American Cheesemaker Awards in Californ... read more
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