We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vella Cheese Company

315 Second St. E., Sonoma, CA
707-938-3232
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #5 of 22 Attractions in Sonoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
7 visitor photos
Write a Review

115 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    85
    24
    4
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in to check out this cheese shop. At first I was disappointed at the small size of the store. It was quite busy. Once we made our way to the counter, the employee asked us what types of cheese we would like to sample. The cheese was really good. My favorite was the Rosemary flavored cheese. They also... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I but most of my cheese and butter at Vella. Old world style Italian in an old stone building. Much better cheeses than other shops on the plaza. Vella is just a couple of blocks off the plaza and you can probably walk by some working Clydsdale horses on your way.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sun Lakes, Arizona
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stopped here as part of our Segway Tour, Hunt gave us a tour, however, we were unable to see the actual process because the "earthquake", they had no electricity! We tasted 17 varieties, and purchased around 30 blocks of cheese to savor when we return home. Great experience!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brownstown Township, Michigan
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
44 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stopped in while in the area on vacation, Andrea greeted us, was very helpful answering questions, gave us samples, and we made a purchase after. In a very nice shopping area in dtn Sonoma, we would definitely go back again, thanks Andrea.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mobile, Alabama
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was one of our stops on our Segway tour. We saw some of the behind the scenes and sampled about 17 cheeses! Good stuff!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We ended a wonderful Segway tour at the Vella Cheese Company. They have a vast array of cheeses made on site. Very reasonable prices.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grand Cayman
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Scrumptious!!!!!! Award winning cheese factory owned by long time CA family. Generous with samples. Reasonably priced

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Denver
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped here on our Sonoma Segway tour and LOVED it! So many delicious cheeses and they let you sample them all too. A must visit in Sonoma!

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Fresno, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you like good cheese then this is the place for you! Vella Cheese Company offers samples of all of their MANY cheeses as well as a wholesale price compared to your local grocery. These cheeses have unbelievable flavor and come in an incredible array of styles. We highly recommend Vella Cheese Company!

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Maitland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The cheese is well worth the price and the old building is very cool. We enjoyed our cheeses and salami from this shop! The employees allowed us to taste whatever we wanted to decide what to buy. Would definitely go back!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Vella Cheese Company also viewed

Sonoma, Sonoma County
Sonoma, Sonoma County
 

Been to Vella Cheese Company? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Vella Cheese Company, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing