18th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival

Indulge in a Cheese Lover's Paradise: Your Guide to the 18th California Artisan Cheese Festival
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If you're passionate about artisanal cheese and crave a culinary adventure, the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival is the gateway to a world of extraordinary flavors and unique experiences.

Use discount code CT1524 to save 15% on seminars, marketplace and child marketplace tickets.

Explore must-attend, cheese-centric activities and events including:

1. Farm Tours: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes Friday, March 22, 9am-4pm

2. Seminars and Workshops by Industry Experts Saturday, March 23 (times vary)

  • Immerse yourself in the intricate world of cheese through fun, delicious enlightening seminars and hands-on workshops, including pairings and building cheeseboards, led by industry experts. Gain valuable insights into cheese-making techniques, flavor profiles, and the fascinating stories behind different artisanal cheese varieties.

  • This years seminars: Cheese & Wine Pairing with Tracey Shepos; Cheese & Wine Pairing with Laura Werlin, Cheese & Beer: Better Together with Janet Fletcher, Aperitif & Cheese Pairing with Sam Sheehan & Sarah Simms and Cheese + Charcuterie Board Building Workshop with Alyssa Gilbert.

3. Cheese Crawl at The Barlow Saturday March 23 3pm-7pm

4. Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace Sunday, March 24, 11am - 4pm

The grand finale, and everything you dreamed of, exists in this banquet for the senses, the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace, which brings together more than 100 artisan cheese and food producers, winemakers, brewers, distillers, cider makers and chefs who offer their hand-crafted cheeses, delectable products that complement cheese, boutique wines, artisan-brewed beers and handcrafted ciders. Discover the next wave of interesting cheese products, books and recipes. Taste, sip, and explore! Bring your wallet as there will be an opportunity to purchase your favorite cheeses and artisan products. Every guest brings home a coveted Artisan Cheese Festival insulated cheese tote bag as well as a festive wine glass. Live entertainment included.

Tickets & Details:

  • Date: March 22-24, 2024
  • Location: Sonoma Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Ticket Price: $35-$175
  • Click here to purchase tickets.

Don't miss out on the ultimate celebration of artisanal cheese! Tickets sell out really, REALLY fast. Mark your calendar, secure your tickets, and get ready to savor the extraordinary


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