To try and describe the inside of the Parish Hill cheese caves is almost like describing the inside of a museum. Every wheel of cheese is like a piece of art. To tell you what you’ll see could never match the actual feeling you get from seeing it. And so, for this last post from our visit to Parish Hill, there will be few words.
The caves (Parish Hill has two) are where the cheeses are brined, rubbed, flipped, and watched until they become the greatest versions of themselves. As with the rest of the process, this part requires attention, patience, skill, and insight—all things Parish Hill shows to its cheeses in abundance.
Here’s a look:
And the cave that was once a root cellar:
All Photos: Daniel J. Clapp