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Achadinha Cheese Company

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A Once a Year Treat

The Achadinha Cheese Company makes "broncha", which I can't resist whenever we travel to... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Cheese making class

We just took a cheese making class with our 2 teenage children and it was awesome! Donna, the... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Potomac, Maryland
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Achadinha Cheese Company makes "broncha", which I can't resist whenever we travel to California's Bay Area. This year, I found it at the Castro Valley Farmers Market and was wise enough to buy a double portion -- one for immediate consumption, and one for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We just took a cheese making class with our 2 teenage children and it was awesome! Donna, the owner/tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable, like-able and made all of us, city dwellers, appreciate how much work and skill goes into the high quality, artisanal cheese that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Wanted the kids to see how cheese was made. Even though they were not making cheese when we were there, we toured the facility and were walked through all the steps it takes. We saw first hand how they store the cheese, what it looks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful tour of a small, family run, high quality, sustainable, hard-working cheese company. It is an in-depth tour, so set aside sufficient time - almost two hours, especially if you have questions afterwords! Our hostess greeted us outside and told us about...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Mary B
Reviewed November 30, 2017

I went to one of the cheese classes, taught by Cheese Expert and one of the family members, Donna Pacheco. I also was able to jump in on milking of the cows on another day. Making cheese and tending to the cows and goats are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This is a small family farm so you must call Donna first to arrange a visit. We were able to watch the small crew make fresh cheese while we were there. Also took a walk to see the "girls" (dairy cows) and goats, including the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

We had an appointment for a tour with another couple. They didn't show, but Donna still took us. And what a fantastic tour it was. We saw the cheese production, the animals, and the farm. Donna knows all the cows and goats by name and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed July 16, 2017

My friends and I were in Sonoma for a bachelorette party and chose Achadinha as our big activity for the day. Donna was super accommodating, despite fluctuations in the number of guests we were planning on bringing, and we had a wonderful time hearing her...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We visited with 3 teenagers. Donna is the owner of the farm and she gave a great tour of the farm including the grounds, the cheese making area and cow milking area. We even witnessed a cow giving birth! Donna gave us lots of interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for a family vacation. Seemed unfair to take the kids - 16 and 19 on a wine tour so I stumbled upon the cheese trail in the area, I did some research and booked a tour with Donna. We all...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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June 11, 2017|
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