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2016 Cheesemaker Ambassador Sponsors to Date

logo-bellwetherfarmsBellwether Farms is family owned and operated, located in Sonoma County, California, about an hour north of San Francisco, and a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.Their cheeses are used by chefs in many of the finest restaurants across the country, and are regularly featured in The New York Times, Martha Stewart, Sunset Magazine, and gourmet food publications everywhere. You see, good taste always travels well.

Cowgirl CreameryCowgirl Creamery was founded in 1997 and they have been producing organic cheese in Point Reyes Station, California, and promoting artisan cheesemakers throughout the U.S. and Europe. They have shops in Pt. Reyes, San Francisco and Washington DC. Visit the Cowgirl Creamery cheesemaking facility in Pt. Reyes or take a tour in of the second creamery in Petaluma.

logo-pointreyesPt. Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company began over 100 years ago in the mountains of Italy with the Giacomini commitment to producing superior quality, farmstead dairy products. Today the Giacomini family continue the family tradition with their Point Reyes Original Blue™. The secret to Original Blue™ lies in the unique combination of Grade A raw milk from a closed herd of Holstein cows that graze on certified organic, green hills overlooking Tomales Bay, coastal fog and salty Pacific breezes.

SAR-Logo-150w    Simply Artisan Reserve Following a 100 year tradition, our handcrafted artisan cheeses are born from  cultures originating in the caves of Roquefort, France using local single-source milk that is both rBST and gluten-free.

Presenting Sponsor

Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma

Sheraton - Sonoma County, PetalumaAt the gateway to the wine country, Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma is close to historic Downtown Petaluma and the area’s premium wineries, spectacular beaches, redwood forests, and a variety of golf courses, museums and art galleries – not to mention the region’s world-class artisan cheese producers. Enjoy our award-winning service while you spread out and relax. Tolay restaurant features unique regional cuisine of Sonoma County, using the freshest wild and farmed local products.


Premier Sponsors

Donald & Maureen Green Foundation

Benefactor Sponsors

Pure Luxury provides our transportation for the popular Farm and Creamery Tours. Pure Luxury was founded in 1991, providing superior customer service and dedication to the utmost in each client’s experience. Pure Luxury’s company slogan is – “Committed to Perfection.”

Industry Sponsors


California’s Artisan Cheese Festival supports products made with Real California Milk and Real California Cheese.

Pisenti & Brinker


Community Patron Sponsors


Mike Hudson Distributing




Cheese Patron Sponsors

Beehive Cheese Co.



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Redwood Hill Farm

Diplomat Sponsors




Cheesemaker Booster Sponsors




Cheesemonger Sponsors

Valley Fig Growers

Community, Media and In-Kind Sponsors