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“Great fun and great cheese!”

Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Room
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$50.37*
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Amsterdam and Holland Sightseeing Pass: Free...
Ranked #8 of 79 Food & Drink in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Tasting centre for some of the finest Dutch cheeses. The historic ripening process of the Reypenaer cheeses is unique in the Netherlands. In the 100-year-old warehouse on the Oude Rijn river in Woerden, the Reypenaer cheeses are matured in an entirely natural way. Over time, this process leads to the distinctive and complex taste with its exceptional aroma that characterises these artisan cheeses.In the Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Rooms in the centre of old Amsterdam, you can personally test and evaluate the flavour, the aroma and the qualities of the Reypenaer cheeses, all under the guidance of an expert cheese taster.Each cheese tasting session lasts approximately one hour, and caters for a maximum of 20 people per tasting. Tasting workshops take place every Monday and Tuesdays from 13.00H till 15.00H Wednesday to Sunday throughout the day from 12.00H to 17.00H. The Connoisseur workshop costs €15.00 Per person. There is also an Special Tasting where you get a Reypenaer present, costing €20.00 Per person.We also cater for private groups, corporate events and private parties for groups of up to 20 people.Opening Hours: Sunday 11.00H to 18.00 And Monday to Saturday 10.00H to 18.00H.Getting there: Printable map...By Public Transport: From Amsterdam Central Station with Tramline 1,2,5,13 or 17 or Bus 142, 144 or 170. Get out at stop Dam/RaadhuisstraatBy foot: From Amsterdam Central Station 10 minutesBy Watertaxi: VIP Water Taxi...Parking: De Kolk, Amsterdam Centraal P1, Bijenkorf
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Nice friendly atmosphere, great cheese, knowledgeable staff. Suitable for friends, or family groups. They aren't stingy with the cheese or wine either.

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Reviewed March 30, 2014

I found this a very enjoyable activity - whats not to like cheese & wine. Good stress free day time activity.

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

perfect place to taste cheese made in the Netherlands. skip those shops in the tourist market on Singel, come over here to this shop. They offer an hour of cheese tasting, with instructions and wine pairing. At euro 15, that gives 15% discount on all purchase and with add 5 euro you can get a round-the-canal ticket, it's a 1.5 hrs ride. Most important of all, this shop supplies to high end restaurants in Europe!

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Ron P, Guest Relations Manager at Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2014

Dear meawmeaw, thank you for your very good review. The combination ticket is a good deal indeed! Unfortunately there are many other cheese shops opening at the moment, many of them not aware of quality at all. We love good products, and so do the gastronomy restaurants who buy our Reypenear cheeses.
All the best in Amsterdam, Please visit us again when you have the trip to TH again.
For the mean time, you can order our cheeses from our webshop.

Kind regards,

Reypenaer Tasting room,

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you like cheese Definately do this. The staff are friendly and funny. You will learn a bit about how cheese is made and sample a variety of cow and goats cheese. Wine is also provided and opportunity to ask questions.

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

This was a really fun experience. I learned a lot about cheese making and most importantly got to taste some truly delicious cheeses. The wine and port were an excellent addition. I went by myself, but I would also recommend this experience to small groups, families, couples, etc. A nice respite in between museum visits.

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