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Address: 315 Second St. E., Sonoma, CA
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Not all cheese is created equal

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!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
tallguyshortgirl
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Sonoma, California
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Sonoma, California
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Lee's Summit
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

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Thank heartlandmo
Bay Area SF
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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.

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Thank funinthesunBayAreaSF
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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.

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Thank Jeffrey F
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
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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 

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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

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Castleton, Vermont
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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!

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Thank Cathy R
Highland Village, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Came here on a food tour. Cheeses are delicious, staff pleasant and knowledgable. Brought cheese back to Texas!!

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Thank cdgpt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This place is fantastic! The cheese is outstanding, and the prices are so reasonable. Our Sonoma Adventure on the segways included a tasting of many of the delicious cheese made here at Vella!

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Thank Lisa S
Stanmore London
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68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The cheese factory has a lovely shop selling cheese and a variety of other foodstuffs. Order a sandwich to your own specification and wander around with a pager which tells you when your order is ready to collect. Unless you are really hungry share a sandwich-they are very generous.

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