Mark your calendar for the 11th Annual

California Artisan Cheese Festival

March 24-26, 2017

Petaluma, California

We are hard at work putting together the details of the 2017 California Artisan Cheese Festival, including the popular Farm, Creamery and Artisan Tours, The Best Bite Competition, NEW Cheesemaker Dinners, Bubbles Brunch, seminars, and the Artisan Cheese Marketplace and Tasting. Tickets go ON SALE on January 1, 2017. Check back for updates soon!

Thank you to Chef John Ash for hosting our 2016 Bubbles Brunch with bubbles from Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards. Click here to see his brunch recipes featuring cheese from our artisan cheesemakers!

Congratulations to Noreen Guizar of The Cheese School of San Francisco for winning the 2016 People’s Choice Award at the Cheesemongers’ Duel on Friday night. Sara Payne of Whole Foods Market won first place with our judges panel.

On Saturday night, the 2016 People’s Choice winner was Peloton Catering of Healdsburg for their Beehive Cheese Potato and Bacon Fondue.


Photos from the 2016 California Artisan Cheese Festival


Photos by Derrik Story and Victoria Webb.