Gourmet Handcrafted Cheese

Browse our fine selection of gourmet Handcrafted cheese. The term “handcrafted” or “handmade” cheese is self explanatory; it is cheese made by hand and often means that the cheese is made in small batches; the old way, the traditional way. Handcrafted cheese is usually a little bit more expensive than mass produced cheese, but the originality and unique flavors more than compensate.

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

Our Featured Gourmet Handcrafted Cheese
Picture of fresh goat cheese pepper by vermont creamery
Vermont Creamery produces many types of goat milk cheese and this small 4 oz. log of Pepper Chevre is just one of them. We like this one because it is a nice combination of creamy tangy goat cheese and spicy colorful pepper. Wonderful on toast, crackers or a sandwich, crumbled in a salad or on a pizza. When a young Allison Hooper came back from working on a farm in Brittany, France she learned time-honored traditions of European artisanal cheesemaking. Years later, she received a lot of positive response after producing her fresh goat cheese, her chevre, for a banquet and the idea of founding Vermont Butter & Cheese Company, now called Vermont 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
  • Red Hawk is a triple-cream, washed-rind, fully-flavored cheese made from organic cow's milk. This small cheese is aged for 6 weeks and washed with a brine solution that promotes the growth of a bacteria that tints the rind a sunset red-orange. Red Hawk is named after a raptor that circles the skies in northern Marin County where this gourmet cheese is made and it has like all washed rind cheeses a... read more
  • Underneath this coating of sweetened dried blueberries you will find vanilla flavored fresh goat cheese from California. This eye catching cheese log would make a delicious combination with fresh toast or a toasted bagel. Montchevre's fresh goat cheese logs of 4 ounces are handcrafted from fresh prime quality milk, creating a soft cheese with a smooth texture and a mild and fresh tangy flavor. Eac... read more
  • Bonne Bouche, French for 'tasty morsel', is an ashed-ripened, hand-crafted goat cheese made from a traditional French recipe by the Vermont Butter & Cheese Company. It is the flagship of their signature line, consisting of Bijou, Bonne Bouche and Coupole, all aged artisanal cheeses. The flavor of the Bonne Bouche is fresh and lemony, the texture is soft and smooth. As the cheese ages, it becom... read more
  • 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 herbicid... read more
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