Artisanal Cheese

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
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Vella Cheese has been around for a long time, since 1931 when the cheesemaking began. Vella Cheese Co. is know for its dry jack cheese and this Dry Monterey Jack cheese is an example of the masterpieces produced by the Vella family. This artisanal Californian cheese is a hard cheese, a wonderful substitute for Parmigiano Reggiano, it has a yellowish paste that has a sweet nutty flavor. The cheese is made like the traditional Monterey Jack but aged longer; around 7 to 10 months. Due to its age this gourmet cheese is great for grating, shredding, curling, but don't forget to enjoy it as it is, or on a cracker with a nice glass of your favorite drink, some fruit and nuts. We hand-cut and wrap this cheese in wedges of 1 pound and 8 ounces. read more...
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  • The first wheel of Flagship, Beecher's signature cheese, was handcrafted in November of 2003. Flagship is a semi-hard cow's milk cheese with a uniquely robust, nutty flavor. It is made with pasteurized milk, carefully aged for 1 year under the watchful eye of the cheesemaker to fully develop its complex flavor and ever-so-slight crumble. At the first annual American Cheesemaker Awards in Californi... read more
  • A Sartori-family original, this gourmet cheese is a multiple award winner; Merlot BellaVitano, a unique Cheddar-Parmesan inspired Italian farmstead cow's cheese immersed in fine Merlot wine to give it extra tang and a delicious merlot flavor. The combination of the fine wine and the rich and creamy Reserve BellaVitano is a wonderful end result that you will enjoy. Merlot BellaVitano cheese tastes ... read more
  • Imagine the savory taste of BellaVitano Gold touched with the fruity flavor of Modena balsamic vinegar, paired with your favorite wine and warm crusty bread. By soaking BellaVitano Gold in balsamic vinegar, Sartori Cheese has created a US Championship and World Cheese award winner with a sweet balsamic glaze that enhances the legend of BellaVitano Gold. This five time first place cheese winner can... read more
  • Cypress Groves' Midnight Moon is a hard artisanal goat's milk cheese that is made in Holland exclusively for Cypress Grove and has been aged for at least 6 months. This gouda-style cheese has an ivory color interior that is slightly darker closer to the rind. The cheese is smooth with a dense texture and you will experience little crunches of protein crystals and these crunches participate in the ... read more
  • At Roth Kase they are still crafting thru Alpine cheesemaking methods along with Southern Wisconsin terroire and Gran Cru Original is a prime example. To make this award-winning cheese imported copper vats are used to transform fresh milk from family farms into this American artisanal cheese. This cheese used to be called Gruyere Grand Cru, but in recognition of Swiss AOC rules, Roth Cheese droppe... read more
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