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In Queso You Missed It June 17th


Photo Courtesy of Rogue Creamery Good morning cheese friends, and happy Father’s Day! We hope you’re gathering around the grill, or maybe the TV for some good ol’ fashion football. You’ve waited four long years to fill your days and nights with another World Cup, and the time has finally arrived! But between games, we […]

It’s a (Cheese) Marathon


Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]

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Planet Cheese: Calling it Quits


Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]

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Planet Cheese: Risk-Taking Rancher Reaps Rewards


An economics graduate, Jack Rudolph opted for making cheese at home and revived his grandfather’s 750-acre cattle ranch.

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Planet Cheese: Flower Power


Cloaked in dried mountain herbs and flowers, this new avatar of Austrian cow’s milk cheese, now called Alp Blossom, is a big hit

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Planet Cheese: Waiting for Ripe


Flora, the newbie, joins the other distinguished goat cheeses from Capriole, Judy Schad’s pioneering Indiana creamery.

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Planet Cheese: Lightning Strikes Twice


Tarentaise Reserve, a raw cow’s milk cheese from Vermont, strikes gold for the second time at American Cheese Society awards conference

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Planet Cheese: How Do They Do That?


A look at Château Heitenried, the latest offering from Swiss affineur Lustenberger and Dürst