Gourmet Farmstead Cheese

Our Featured Gourmet Farmstead Cheese
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Grayson is a soft, finely textured cheese with a orange-brown sticky rind, a golden semi-soft paste, a pungent aroma and a rich, beefy taste with nutty overtones. Virginia's Feete family says it is reminiscent of an Italian Taleggio or a French Livarot. Grayson is made with raw milk of Jersey cows and aged longer than their Italian and French counterparts, around 60 days; no pesticides or herbicides are used in the fields where the cows are pastured. This washed-rind gourmet cheese is made in the mountains of southwestern Virginia at the Meadow Creek Dairy; a small family farm dedicated to sustainable agriculture. Grayson is only produced when the read more...
Browse our fine selection of gourmet Farmstead cheeses. Farmstead or farmhouse (fermier in French) cheese means that the production of the milk and the making of the cheese occurs on the same farm and that the same company or family is in charge of both. Farmstead is not necessarily artisanal nor visa versa, but a single source is often regarded as high quality because the milk is controlled by the same people who make the cheese.

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