FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

March 22 · 8:30am - March 24 · 4pm PDT

Get your ticket and grab a friend for three days of artisan cheese bliss! This weekend is filled with tastings, tours, and marketplace fun!

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18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival Schedule

March 22 - March 24, 2024

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  • Friday, March 22 – Farm & Producer Tours
  • Saturday, March 23 – Seminars
  • Saturday, March 23 - Cheese Crawl
  • Sunday, March 24 - Tasting & Marketplace

Tour A: Truly Artisan

Friday, March 22nd
9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Featuring: Bohemian Creamery, Gold Ridge Organics, Valley Ford Creamery, and WM Cofield Cheesemakers.

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Tour B: Flagship Creameries and New Boozy Purveyors

Friday March 22
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Featuring: Silver Penny Ranch, Nicasio Valley Cheese Co., Achadinha Cheese Co., Goat Rock Cider, Barber Lee Spirits
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Tour C: Heavy Cheese Hitters and Sparkling Mead

Friday March 22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Featuring: Marin French, Pt. Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co., Heidrun Meadery, Nicasio Valley

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Tour D: Approachable, Yet Refined with Cozy Lunch Vibes

Friday, March 22nd
9:00 am- 4:00 pm


Featuring: Wm. Cofield, Tomales Farmstead Creamery, Valley Ford Cheese and Creamery, Black Kite Cellars 

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Tour E: Anderson Valley – Behind the Scenes Wines & Friendly Lunch with Goats 

Friday March 22nd
9:00 am -4:40 pm


Featuring: Handley Cellars, Pennyroyal Farm, Goldeneye, Alley 6 
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Seminar 1: Cheese & Wine Pairing with Tracey Shepos

Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 am - 12:15 pm


Cheese & Wine Pairing with Executive Chef and Certified Cheese Professional Tracey Shepos Cenami at the Kendall-Jackson Wine Center
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Seminar 2: Cheese & Wine Pairing with Laura Werlin

Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Cheese & Wine Pairing with Cheese Superstar/Edu-tainer Laura Werlin
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Seminar 3: Cheese & Beer: Better Together with Janet Fletcher

Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 am-12:15 pm


Cheese & Beer: Better Together with Janet Fletcher
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Seminar 4: Aperitif & Cheese Pairing with Sam Sheehan & Sarah Simms

Saturday, March 23rd
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


We will talk all things cheese, tinned fish, vermouth, gildas, how-to’s for hosting and more!
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Seminar 5: Cheese + Charcuterie Board Building Workshop with Alyssa Gilbert

Saturday, March 23rd

Morning (Seminar 5A)
10:30am -11:45am
Afternoon (Seminar 5B)
12:45 pm-2:00 pm
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Cheese Crawl at The Barlow

Saturday, March 23
3:00-7:00 PM


Start your Saturday night off right with a fun discovery and adventure at The Barlow in Sebastopol.
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Bubbles + Early Entry to Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace

Sunday, March 24th
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


This ticket gets you into the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace at 11am, 1 hour before general admission.
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Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace

Sunday, March 24th
12:00 - 4:00 pm


Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace bringing together more than 100 artisan cheese and food producers, winemakers, brewers, distillers, cidermakers and chefs.
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