The 13th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival is a weekend long celebration of the wonderful world of artisan cheese happening Saturday, March 23 – Sunday, March 24! The festival promotes broad awareness of the artisan cheese making community and delicious products. Along with farm tours, lessons and seminars and pairing demos, Saturday night features Cheese, Bites & Booze! at the Jackson Family Wines Hangar at Sonoma Jet Center! and Sunday you can enjoy a Bubbles & Brunch prior to the is the widely popular Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace, that brings together more than 100 artisan cheese and food producers, winemakers, brewers, cider makers, distillers and chefs who will offer their hand-crafted cheeses, and delectable products that complement cheese. Grab tickets and details here!
CHEESE, BITES & BOOZE!
Sat 3/23 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$80 per person
Jackson Family Wines Hangar at Sonoma Jet Center
5900 Flightline Drive, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA
Our final approach Saturday night is Cheese, Bites & Booze! at the Jackson Family Wines Hangar at Sonoma Jet Center. Get your tickets for this nonstop adventure and delicious competition where the Cheesemakers, Chefs and Cheesemongers’ flight plan includes the creation of their “best bite” of California artisan cheesy goodness. Standby, because there’s more… this tasty, light-hearted walk-around tasting will have you in holding pattern as you sample the amazing creations and must choose just one cheesy bite as your favorite. No need to bring a credit card or drink coupon, samples of regional artisan wine, cider, spirits, and beer are on the house! But, you will want to bring a hearty appetite and include Cheese, Bites & Booze! as part of your travel itinerary! Guests 21 and over only. **All sales are final and event takes place rain or shine.
ARTISAN CHEESE TASTING & MARKETPLACE
Sun – 3/24 – 12 noon to 4 pm
Grace Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA
$50 per person, $25 for kids 12 and under
In this banquet for the senses, the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace brings together more than 100 artisan cheese and food producers, winemakers, brewers, cider makers, distillers and chefs who will offer their hand-crafted cheeses, and delectable products that complement cheese. Discover the next wave of interesting cheese products, books and recipes. Taste, sip, and explore! Bring your wallet as there will be an opportunity to purchase your favorite cheeses and artisan products. Every guest brings home a coveted Artisan Cheese Festival insulated cheese tote bag as well as a festive wine glass. Live entertainment included. (Baby strollers are not permitted in the Marketplace.) **All sales are final and event takes place rain or shine. Parking is complimentary.