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
Marco Polo is one of the artisanal cheeses of Beecher's Handmade Cheeses and a great cheese as it received more than one award, the latest being a Gold Medal for Hard Pressed or Repressed Cheddar with Savoury Additives in the World Cheese Awards in the UK in 2007.
Marco Polo takes lightly milled green and black Madagascar peppercorns and blends them with Beecher's creamy Flagship, resulting in a cheese with bite and texture as adventurous as its namesake - the great thirteenth century adventurer Marco Polo credited with bringing pepper and other discoveries to Europe. read more...