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CALIFORNIA’S 8TH ANNUAL ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GRAND CHEESE TASTING & BEST OF CHEESE COMPETITION

CALIFORNIA’S 8TH ANNUAL ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL BRINGS WORLD-­‐CLASS CHEESE EXPERTS TO PETALUMA FOR SEMINAR SERIES

Previous Year’s Articles

California’s 7th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival Announces Sunday Brunch and Marketplace Participants
Featuring “Let the Cheese Shine” brunch by James Beard Award nominee Mark Stark, cooking demonstrations and over 70 cheesemakers and artisan food and beverage purveyors.
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California’s 7th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival Announces Saturday Night Participation Lineup
Top Bay Area restaurants and cheesemakers join forces to compete in the Grand Cheese Tasting & Best in Cheese Competition during this weekend-long gastronomic tour de force.
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California’s 7th Annual Cheese Festival Brings World Class Cheese Experts to Petaluma for Seminar Series
The United States’ premier artisan cheese event, the 7th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival has announced this year’s roster of experts leading seminars and workshops on Saturday, March 23, 2013.  From cheesemaking to cheese and beer pairing, chefs, authors, cheesemakers and industry experts share their know-how with attendees.
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7th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Announces Event Lineup for March 22-24, 2013
Be it brie, chèvre, blue, crescenza or Dry Jack, one thing’s certain: California’s Artisan Cheese Festival will celebrate all things cheese for the seventh year in a row March 22-24, 2013, at the Sheraton Sonoma County in Petaluma…
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Newsworthy Articles & Events

Celebrate Cheese with Nick’s Cove
In honor of the thriving artisan cheesemaking community in Sonoma and Marin Counties and the upcoming 7th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival, Nick’s Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar & Cottages today announces Cheese Appreciation Month this March.
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Sunset magazine – A very merry festival of cheese, 2 weeks away
Sometimes I say to myself, “I’m so lucky to be living right here, right now, in America during this golden period of good food.”
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Press Democrat – Chenel moving cheese production to new plant
French-owned company planning to expand its line of artisan goat cheese
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California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Sponsors are Crowned with Awards for World-class Cheesemaking
California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Sponsors came home with gold, silver and bronze medals and bushels of respect from around the world for their fine cheesemaking.
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Videos from the previous festivals

The festival was a huge success, and culture was there.
Check out some of these interviews with faces you may know from the world of artisanal and farmstead cheese.

Inside Sonoma
Wine Country Unfiltered featuring lifestyle ambassador Daedalus Howell.