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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Our Featured Gourmet Artisanal Cheese
Harbison is another award-winning cheese from the Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, VT. The cheese gets its name from Anne Harbison, held by many to be the grandmother of Greensboro.
Harbison is a bark-wrapped bloomy-rind cheese that balances a sweet, nutty flavor alongside a complex herbal and woodsy note from the small strip of bark from the spruce trees at Jasper Hill Farm. There may be some blue-green mold on the bark strip. The paste is spoonable but not runny, and represents a flavor and textural contrast to the rind. The variety of flavors represents the quality of the milk and the unique influence of the terroir. This cheese was the result of a wonderful experiment combining Moses Sleeper and Winnimere.
Try this gourmet cheese with some rustic bread and enjoy with sparkling wine, apple cider of a fresh IPA beer. The bark around the cheese read more...