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Cheese factories/tours - Sonoma, etc.

Chowpatty Aug 9, 2009 12:06 PM

I'm driving from Berkeley to Santa Rosa with my daughter who loves cheese -- I've been to the Marin French Cheese Factory which I'm sure she will like, but is there any other place to stop and taste cheese at a farm or similar in the Sonoma country area?

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  1. Robert Lauriston Aug 9, 2009 12:54 PM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/422719

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston
      Chowpatty Aug 9, 2009 02:02 PM

      Thanks! I think Matos is the one I remember visiting when I went to SSU many moons ago.

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        wolfe Aug 9, 2009 02:35 PM

        If you go be prepared for a pleasant surprise. It hasn't changed since I first went there 30+ years ago.
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/642105#4926376
        http://www.chow.com/places/2230

    2. Melanie Wong Aug 9, 2009 02:45 PM

      There's a new cheesemaker, bohemian, that's making really excellent product. http://www.chow.com/places/45414 The cheese counter at Oliver's is very good, as is The Cheese Shop in Healdsburg to fill in the range for local cheeses.

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        DavidT Aug 9, 2009 04:12 PM

        Be sure to check out the Sonoma County Farm Trails website:

        www.farmtrails.org

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