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Vella Cheese Company: Tours & Tickets

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315 2nd St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-5710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all know about wine tasting in the Napa Sonoma region but cheese tasting? Yep, in downtown Sonoma there is a 80 year old cheese company that makes cheese from local cows. They specialize in dry jack cheeses but have something for every palate. Great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 272clay
Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

Less than a regular cheese store. Nothing to see, nothing special. Not a factory, not any friendly staff. Not a lace to visit at all.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank D516OPcarlosr
Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

When we saw a cheese company, I thought it meant we could see how cheese is produced, and learn about methods. It is not about any of that. The building is historic but there is no tour. There is a small store where you may...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iowaer
Reviewed September 3, 2019

We went to the Vella Cheese Company as part of a culinary tour of Sonoma. I've been before and I love their cheese! I like to purchase Vella Cheese at the Sonoma store and also at my local, Bay Area grocery store. My only complaint...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Leslie R
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Great cheeses and shipped milk to them when I was kid milking cows for the Castagnasso's on the old Grace Ranch, up behind Temelec. The Castagnasso's were well known for their Clydesdale Horses.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank vft32
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Vella Cheese Company is across the street from the Sonoma Plaza and free parking is available on the street or in lots behind the buildings. They literally have 100's of versions of cheese. Better yet you can wander the display cases and toothpicks are available...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank WillieMacfan
Reviewed July 1, 2019

As a local tour guide, this is one of my favorite stops, and truly a Sonoma gem. My guests always enjoy this little stop and always buy some delicious cheese to take home.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jillleone
Reviewed June 7, 2019

Pretty much just the retail storefront of a very good cheese factory. They have a nice assortment of cheeses, all of which can be sampled. We had the jack with pesto and thought it was great. Bought some for our picnic lunch and later found...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 176josej
Reviewed March 27, 2019

I sought this place out after having samples at a wine-cheese pairing class at Corner 103. By looking at the small counter with all the ribbons hanging on the walls, I'd say this place is more serious about making a great cheese than being a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Loved the cheeses! Very gracious about giving samples. Dry jack cheeses are a special treat and worth tasting. Priced reasonably. Nothing much else in the shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BarryandJackie
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