Gourmet Blue Cheese

Our Featured Gourmet Blue Cheese
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The French gourmet cheese Bleu d'Auvergne has a wonderful aroma, a rich taste; the saltiness increases with the incidence of veining. The overall flavor is piquant but not overly sharp. Bleu d'Auvergne started life as an imitation of Roquefort, using cow's milk in place of sheep's milk. Legend has it that a peasant, around 1845, decided to inject his cheese with a blue mold that he found growing on his left-over bread (the motto being, waste not, want not). And thus, the gourmet cheese Bleu d'Auvergne was born. This French gourmet blue cheese comes from the region of Auvergne and the cheese is made from raw milk of Salers and Aubrac cows and is aged read more...
Browse our great selection of International and American Blue Cheese including French, Italian, English, Australian and the finest of American. We offer Roquefort, Roaring Forties Blue, Shropshire Blue, Maytag Blue, Crater Lake Blue, Cambozola and Blue Stilton and many others. Remember not all blue cheeses are the same, the variety and tastes can astound you, so explore our blue cheeses, we are confident there will be one or more blue cheeses that will intrigue your palate.

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  • Blue Stilton or just Stilton is England's only name-protected cheese. The name-control law stipulates that the cheese can only be manufactured in a specific area with milk from that area. Recipe and aging guidelines are laid down by the Stilton Cheese Makers' Association. The finished product is however not controlled and therefore Stilton's of various qualities can be found. The interior of our h... read more
  • In 1872 Gabriel Coulet had the intention to start a wine cellar under his house when he found that the caves had natural ventilation which was great for aging cheese ... 'the rest is more history'. The Gabriel Coulet Roquefort is a multiple award winner and a great Roquefort. This white semi-soft cheese is elegantly garnished with green patches and it is a weeping cheese, producing a lot of moistu... read more
  • Cambozola Black Label® is a Masterpiece from the German company Käserei Champignon. This gourmet cheese is a triple cream soft-ripened blue cheese that is matured in special cold cellars (cold ripened). The cheese has a unique natural gray mold on the outside and an exquisite blue veining on the inside. The flavor can be characterized as nutty with a sweet note. Serve the Cambozola Black Label® wi... read more
  • Cashel Blue was the first Irish blue cheese, named after the Rock of Cashel overlooking the pastures close to the cheese farm of the family Grubb. This great gourmet cheese is wrapped in gold foil. Cashel Blue has a beige rind, which develops a pinkish cast as it matures, and the paste moves from firm to soft texture. At six weeks of age, when the cheese is first available in the shops, the ivory ... read more
  • Already in 1941 the Maytag Dairy Farms began producing world famous Blue Cheese in Iowa. Now several generations later the Maytag family is still producing the same high quality blue cheese as in the earlier 1900s. Maytag Blue is made with unpasteurized milk from Holstein cattle; the hand-made cheese is made in small batches and is aged for months in the Maytag curing caves. Maytag Blue Cheese i... read more
  • Danish Blue is also known as Danablu, the Danes invented this blue gourmet cheese in 1927 as an alternative to Roquefort. Though quite unlike Roquefort, Danish Blue cheese has been a huge commercial success and is sold worldwide. Danish Blue cheese is factory made from pasteurized milk which has been homogenized to ensure a smooth curd and clear taste. It is rindless and comes in foil-wrapped shap... read more
  • Cambozola® is a triple cream blue-veined cheese made in Germany by Kaserei Champignon. This gourmet cheese is perfect for those looking for a blue cheese that is neither pungent (like a Stilton), nor crumbly (like a Roquefort); it's a creamy combination of the white mold rind, like a Camembert with the blue veins like a Gorgonzola. A soft-ripened blue-veined cheese is also a great starting po... read more
  • Smokey Blue is the first smoked blue cheese in the world. Smokey Blue was inspired by a chef, and is a cold smoked very delicious and interesting blue cheese. The cheese is cold smoked for 16 hours with hazelnut shells and cave aged a minimum of 6 months; the result is a cheese that has a sweet flavor of caramel and hazelnuts that mellows the sharpness of the blue cheese. Even if blue cheese is no... read more
  • There are many tales about Gorgonzola cheese's origin. This great Italian gourmet cheese from Lombardy was simply known as 'stracchino' or 'stracchino verde' in the early twentieth century; an Italian gourmet cheese made from the milk of cattle tired from their long spring and fall treks to and from the Alpine pasture. As the cheese grew in popularity, a more specific name was needed and the choic... read more
  • Buttermilk Blue is one of the great big blue cheeses of the United States. The Roth Kase cheesemakers begin with the freshest raw milk from herds of predominantly Jersey cows. The homogenized raw milk is inoculated with a secret blend of cultures and cured for at least 2 months while being rotated regularly to insure a perfect cheese. The first cut of a Buttermilk Blue wheel reveals abundant yello... read more
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