Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

July

Jul18

San Pasqual Winery – Cheese & Wine tasting with Smallgoods

Join us as we sample artisan small-batch hand-crafted cheeses from across the country, expertly paired to San Pasqual's award-winning wines. Featuring Jenny Eastwood, American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional, alongside award-winning San Pasqual Winery's winemaker, Linda McWilliams, who together will guide you through these delicious pairings.

Tickets & Information
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

San Pasqual Winery
8364 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942

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Jul19

Taste the Nation

Join Janet Fletcher for this cheesy road trip as you sample world-class wheels from seven states. Thirty-five years into America’s artisan cheese renaissance, the nation is chockablock with amazing cheeses that win international awards. On this evening, you'll be introduced to some of the creations Janet admires most. Vermont, Missouri, Georgia, Indiana, Oregon…who knows where we’ll go?

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5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Trefethen Family Vineyards
1160 Oak Knoll Ave West
Napa, CA 94558

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Jul20

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Jul21

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Tickets & Information
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Garden Variety Cheese & Monkeyflower Ranch
1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
Royal Oaks, 95076

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Jul27

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Jul28

Achadinha Cheese Co, A Family Farm

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

Tickets & Information
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Jul28

Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting

Come out and meet the flock of 100 dairy sheep and see where and how Garden Variety makes their award-winning cheeses and yogurt. You will tour the milking parlor, cheesemaking facility and aging cave, and visit with the sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs and cats. The tour concludes with a cheese tasting. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Tickets & Information
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Garden Variety Cheese & Monkeyflower Ranch
1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
Royal Oaks, 95076

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Jul28

Dine at the Farmer’s Table

Farmer and chef Rebecca King will be preparing family-style meals highlighting Garden Variety Cheese and Monkey Flower Ranch Meats with local & organic ingredients. TICKETS: $45 adults, $20 kids (12 & under) Includes farm tour and 3 course dinner.

Tickets & Information
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Garden Variety Cheese & Monkeyflower Ranch
1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
Royal Oaks, 95076

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August

Aug3

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Aug10

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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