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Vella Cheese Company

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315 2nd St E, Sonoma, CA 95476-5710
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

The Vella Cheese Company is in an old and beautiful stone building. It is just a short walk from the Square. Their cheeses are delicious and very reasonably priced. We tasted a few and of course bought some to take home. Shipping is also available.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maryann L
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We bought cheese at Vella to have with wines purchased in the Sonoma Valley/Dry Creek area. Their Jacks are what this company is all about. They sell a new Jack, one about a year old and then the jewel, a 3 year old jack which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ray T
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is by far the best pepper jack I have ever tasted. Not the dry type jack we have grown accustomed to, this jack is smooth and creamy with plenty of HEAT. Great habenero flavor

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Donald W
Reviewed August 12, 2018

My daughter wanted a cheese similar to aged gouda and we found a cheese here that they make very close to it. I would say a bit pricey, but very well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dina J
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Had an excellent time dropping in at the Vella cheese company. The staff were extremely nice and you can sample any of the cheeses that they produce. Definitely try the dry jack when you visit, a unique and delicious cheese. Prices seemed extremely reasonable and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jonathan7p
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The tour was interesting and the cheeses delicious. Able to by cheese at wholesale prices. We stocked up with cheeses to go with all of the wines we acquired.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We're from Wisconsin and really enjoyed the cheese tasting as part of our Sonoma segway tour. Great cheese and awesome prices too! We also learned a few things about cheese making from our tour guide Emily.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Not far off the main square. Small place, but lots of varieties of cheeses that they make right here - try some to see what you like. Lots of parking.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Soulefulltraveler
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We read good reviews so searched to find this little place. It was worth it! Staff was helpful and recommended cheeses to taste. Prices are surprisingly reasonable. It was a fun experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank smellace
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We visited Vella on a bike tour and fell in love with the place. The people were awesome and the cheese was amazing! The habanero is fantastic if you like spicy and the rosemary was also great! Hard to narrow it down as we loved...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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