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Address: 315 Second St. E., Sonoma, CA
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+1 707-938-3232
09:30 - 18:00
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Best Cheese around.

We have be coming here for over 30 years, still a must stop and shop for friends and family back home.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
John I
Auburn, California
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Auburn, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have be coming here for over 30 years, still a must stop and shop for friends and family back home.

Thank John I
Sonoma, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local and get my weekly blocks of cheese here. Our favorites are the Sharp Cheddar and the Jalapeño Jack. It's a pleasant walk from the Plaza and the nice folks in the sales office offer samples.

Thank Sharon G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so glad to have found this place on the California Cheese Trail, because I would have never found it from walking around downtown Sonoma- it is stucked away in a quiet beauty of a corner, with stonewall and trailing flowering vines- it is a beautiful though tiny, shop. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating, even when at... More 

Thank crabulous1
Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This be the best! Short walk from Sonoma Plaza, do yourself a favor and stroll over. Wine tasting over-rated...come to Sonoma for the cheese!

Thank tallguyshortgirl
Lee's Summit
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Almost every time we visit wine country we visit Vella Cheese. We love the Dry Jack cheeses. If you visit the cheese factory in Sonoma, the cost of the cheese is about half of what you would pay when you can find it in the store.

Thank heartlandmo
Bay Area SF
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Best ever jack cheese--especially the softer version off the wheel. Samples of all available. Winner of awards. Just off the main square. Try the flavored cheeses (pesto, rosemary, etc.) and their cheddar. Get a monterey jack wheel for a special party. Great for gifting. Will ship, too.

Thank funinthesunBayAreaSF
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We ended our bike tour at this Local Cheese Shop. They craft all the cheeses there. Amazing soft and aged cheeses. Can sample and taste anything. A must try in Sonoma. About a 3 minute walk from the center of sonoma near the bike trail. Friendly staff and great prices.

Thank Jeffrey F
Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I found this place on trip advisor. I have been to Sonoma a number of times and had never heard of this place. It is not on the square so it is a little off the beaten path. The staff here are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. You can sample any cheese they make which is quite a few. Bought the... More 

Thank DaisyPatch1970
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Got to do a tasting as part of Sonoma Segway package and bought a bunch of cheese! Delicious and reasonably priced. Love that the cheese is made with tradition and the human touch and is not mass-produced

Thank val k
Castleton, Vermont
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed a nice selection of cheese during our food tour of sonoms. My personal favorite was the golden bear. I would highly recommend this stop while in Sonoma!

Thank Cathy R

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