This Bay Area Cheese Was Named The Best In California

From Cowgirl Creamery in the North Bay to Cypress Grove up in Arcata, Northern California is a cheese lover’s paradise.

The Bay Area, in particular, is home to scores of lactose-laden treasures, a fact underscored recently when the California State Fair named the best cheeses in California.

Earlier this month, a council of cheese experts convened, as they do each year. They evaluated cheeses for aroma, texture and body, appearance (color/rind/paste) and flavor. Only one cheese could be named California’s best in show cow’s milk cheese. The cheese in question? The Bay Area’s own Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company Aged Gouda.

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