Our guests here at the Farmhouse sometimes think Sonoma County is only about the wine - especially after a crazy weekend of Barrel Tasting along the wineroad. This next weekend is the second of the scheduled Barrel Tasting weekends and we shall report further on that later...there are sure to be some highlights reported by our guests.
But there are so many more reasons why we live here...so here is
Beyond Wine Tasting in Sonoma County
1. Cheese - A guest from Rhode Island mentioned what a great experience they had at Joe Matos Cheese factory (appt. only) and it got me to thinking of all the wonderful cheese makers in the area. Our guests love Soyoung's cheeses from Andante Dairy but she is small and not open to the public.
Take a look at this week's Press Democrat article.
right, of Valley Ford Cheese Co., and her son Joe Moreda separate curds from whey as they make Estero Gold cheese."
And right around the corner is the Artisan Cheese Festival March 25-27th. More great cheese at Springhill Cheese, Cowgirl Creamery, Bellweather Farms, and Redwood Hill. And those you can visit.