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Vella Cheese Company

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Address: 315 Second St. E., Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: 707-938-3232
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Cheese Perfection!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jessbeck30
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Cindy M
Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for over 10 years... great cheeses, staff today was very service oriented and knowledgeable. The prices are always reasonable and great value for the quality of the cheeses offered. Definitely a stop if you are in Sonoma.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cheese is unique and delicious. It is made from milk sourced locally, from cows treated humanely. The cheese is packed with flavor and there is a large variety available. The butter is to die for.

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Monterey, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we are in Sonoma, we always are sure to take a walk off the Square to Vella Cheese. It's nice to visit the horses or walk the bike path to their location. The staff is friendly and the cheese is great! Love the basil jack....

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Snohomish, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Wonderful, wonderful cheeses, and the helpful ladies hosting the counter let us try everything. It's a couple of blocks off the town square but definitely worth the venture. Highly recommended to us by a Napa resident and quite possibly the best cheeses I've ever tasted. Great for gifts, too.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We stop by several times a month while walking the trail next door. No brainer. We like the long aged varieties but everything purchased has been great. Look over the selections and sometime specials and pick.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Vella doesn't make the widest selection of cheeses, but there's enough variety, and what they do, they do superbly. They'll let you taste (like any good cheese place) before you buy, and offer their expert adice. I never miss the opportunity to stock up on Vella cheese when I'm in Sonoma.

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