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Vella Cheese Company

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Address: 315 2nd St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-5710
Phone Number: 707-938-3232
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must stop in Sonoma

Great selection of cheeses.All kinds of cheese great butters too. We stopped in our first day after wine tastings and they recommended some great cheese to have with our wine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of cheeses.All kinds of cheese great butters too. We stopped in our first day after wine tastings and they recommended some great cheese to have with our wine.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cheese is incredible. We got cheese for the days in Sonoma so we could enjoy it by the pool. There is a small selection of meats as well but the fresh cheese at an good price is why you stop.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as part of a bike tour- see that review separately- and found it interesting. Haven't visited a cheese factory and being a lover a cheese, it fit in with our wine vacation. Some yummy cheese and good prices. Enjoy for the remainder of your trip with a good bottle before dinner.. As we are doing right now... Tip-... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited via the Sonoma Segway tour, and received a great tour around the facility, including the aging area. After that, we got to the good part...tasting a number of cheeses! It seemed each one was better than the last! We purchased quite a few blocks, as it was vacuum sealed and will easily survive the trip back to Chicago.... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were introduced to Vella cheese last year during our visit to Joseph Phelps winery. Since we were back on a visit we made a point to go back to the quaint tiny store attached to the factory. The dry MontereyJack cheese is not only delicious and goes well with wine but is available in small pieces that is vacuum... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These creative makers of cheese know what they are doing. What a treat for the palate. Award winners they are and not surprisingly. After tasting and deciding on which are your favorites, I recommend buying the cheese right then and there as the prices are so reasonable compared to stores. One place to return to every trip.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our group of 4 got to stop here on our Sonoma food & wine tour and we were so glad! We got to try 6 different cheeses. I absolutely loved them all, my favorite being the Mezzo Secco. I highly recommend stopping in for some tastes and to take your favorite with you to go and enjoy on the square... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Completely fascinating small cheese manufacturing plant. Has to be seen to be believed. We have now visited probably 25 times and shared these visits with dozens of friends visiting Sonoma. Make it a must end to a beautiful bike ride around the local Sonoma vineyards. Loved the Jalapeno Monterey Jack and the Mezzo Secco. The cooling room smells great and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I wasn't quite sure about a cheese tour but I ended up at the place twice. I found the most delicious cheese ever! We tried a variety of cheese and were super impressed with the quality as well as the reasonable price. We ended up purchasing cheese to bring home during our 2nd visit. This is a very sweet place... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Tasted several different cheeses which were made here. All were excellent & unique. The people working here were very friendly & informative. Great prices on great cheese!

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