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“Finest Cheese in California”

Vella Cheese Company
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

Long time owner Ig Vella has passed away, but the quality is still outstanding. The finest Sonoma Jack Cheese ever, plus a lot more.

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Reviewed January 11, 2013

TINY spot but sweet. The outside is great to look at for a minute. If you walk from the Sonoma Square, you pass the old barns with the Clydesdales which is even better. This roundtrip walk will take you about 20 minutes.

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

Historic cheese factory, family run for generations. Cheeses, butter made on site and 1/2 the price of the trendy markets in town. Just 2 blocks off the Sonoma Plaza square.

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Tiny place with great locally made cheeses, available for sample and purchase. Many are unique and types you find elsewhere.

Thank Margie B
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Ig Vella's place is amazing! We are there like once a week to stock up. My favorite is the Mezzo Secco, a jack cheese that has won awards nationwide - beating out wisconsin cheese makers! (This stuff is G-O-O-D!!) Other favorites of people in my family are the Toma (a soft somewhat creamy italian style cheese), and i also like the smoked blue cheese they bring in. Plus, in season, the parking lot is ringed by blackberry bushes! Skip the plaza places, just go here, its worth the walk. Take the bike trail, its literally like 2 blocks from the plaza.

Thank Mike R
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