745 Baywood Drive
Petaluma, California 94954

California’s Artisan Cheese Festival returns to Sonoma County with an expanded program of fun and unique educational events. Meet our celebrated cheesemakers and sample artisan cheeses from California, Oregon and Washington. This year we have added more cooking demonstrations, cheesemaking classes and special cheese country tours. Weekend activities include:

* Friday Night Meet the Artisans Welcome Reception and Tasting
* Saturday Seminars taught by renowned cheesemakers, experts, chefs and authors and starting with a special opening session led by Michael Krasny, host of KQED's Forum program
* Festival Tent – new this year on Saturday and Sunday, featuring chef demonstrations, cheesemaking classes, cheese tastings, unique products and books
* Saturday Night Artisan Gala Dinner – Luscious five-course dinner prepared by top Wine Country and Bay Area chefs, featuring artisan cheeses and pairings with specially selected boutique wines
* Sunday Artisan Cheese Marketplace and Festival Tent – a day to sample and buy handcrafted products direct from the artisans
* Monday Field Trips to artisan creameries

Advance registration is highly recommended as space is limited and several events sold out last year.

Official Website: http://artisancheesefestival.com/

Added by falling on January 30, 2008