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Cheese

Benoit Cheese Haus

Ashland, WI
Benoit Cheese Haus

Benoit Cheese Haus is a cheese lovers' dream come true! We are an old fashioned specialty retail cheese shop that carries Wisconsin's finest cheese. And the best part is, you can sample them! We are a destination for friends, co-workers, your significant other or a family day out! You can get a taste of all over Wisconsin under 1 roof. So if you have a favorite cheese, stop in! We more than likely have it or we will try to get it for you! Benoit Cheese Haus is a country destination! The store has over 150 varieties of cheeses, fresh-cut to order and prepackaged. We carry everything from FRESH CURDS to 16 year-old Cheddar! We also have a wonderful variety of locally made items, such as: honey, syrups, specialty meats, soaps, candles, knick-knacks, wine and organic oils. We offer made-to-order cheese trays and gift boxes. Call or order online. WE SHIP IN US ONLY. Come sample some great cheese!! Monday - Saturday, 9am-5pm

Website: http://www.benoitcheese.com

Feltz's Dairy Store, Inc.

Stevens Point, WI
Feltz's Dairy Store, Inc.

Feltz's Dairy Store is a family friendly destination experience offering a large variety of cheeses, ice cream, black angus beef and many other local products. We have an education corner with a cow carousel, life size fiber glass milking cow and offer tours of our farm and robotic milking facility May through October. We also have a Corn Maze & Petting Zoo throughout the Fall.

Website: http://www.feltzsdairystore.com

Gramma Miller's Market & Cafe

Hancock, WI
Gramma Miller's Market & Cafe

Family owned store and cafe featuring home-style cooking, fresh bakery, plants, shrubs, vegetables, and novelties. Also, available - wine, cheese, meats, and hand dipped ice cream! Open May - October 7 days a week.

Website: www.grammamillersmarket.com

LaClare Farms

Malone, WI
LaClare Farms

LaClare Family Creamery is one of the most awarded goat cheese producers in the country - making cheese and milk up to exacting safety and quality standars, pleasing consumer's most discerning palettes. Our recently renovated production facility allos for a "bird's eye view" of our soft goat cheese (chevre) operation from maturation tank to final packaging.

Website: www.laclarefarms.com

National Historic Cheesemaking Center

Monroe, WI
National Historic Cheesemaking Center

The National Historic Cheesemaking Museum is located at the southern gateway to Wisconsin, just a few miles north of the Illinois/Wisconsin line. The staff eagerly awaits your visit to tell you the story of early cheesemaking which earned Monroe the title of the "Cheese Capital of the USA." During your visit, step inside the century old Imobersteg Cheese Factory to witness how cheese was made over a century ago. Each year on the second Saturday of June, join Master Cheesemakers and retired cheesemakers as they make a wheel of Swiss cheese, right before your eyes. Enjoy a video showing the cheesemaking process in today's cheese factories. For a complete listing of events and times that our delectable Masters grilled cheese sandwiches and cream puffs are available throughout the year at events and in Downtown Monroe, refer to the FAQs on our site.

Website: www.nationalhistoriccheesemakingcenter.org

Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy LLC

Kewaunee, WI
Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy LLC

From cow to cheese is our motto at Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy! come see the cows, visit our on-site cheese production facility and of course, taste a squeaky fresh cheese curd. Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy is the largest single family owned dairy in Wisconsin. The farm was established back in 1946 when John Pagels father Carl Pagel borrowed the money from a neighbor to buy the farm. Since then the farm has stayed in the family and is thriving with many generations to come! Take a tour of the Ponderosa and learn all about the latest innovations in milk production (735 - 750 cows are milked per hour!) and alternative energies. Watch the milk from our cows go to our cheese production plant to create a variety of cheeses. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: http://www.pagelsponderosa.com

Renard's Cheese

Sturgeon Bay, WI
Renard's Cheese

Renard's Cheese is a family owned and operated business since 1961. Master Cheesemaker Chris Renard is a third generation cheesemaker crafting cheese the old fashion way. Fresh cheese curds daily and a wide variety of handcrafted artisan cheese - Cheddars, Colby, Farmers, Muenster, Brick, Marble, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella string, Smoked string and over 50 flavor infused specialty cheeses. We offer Door County Gourmet products. Deli - dine in or take out. Factory tours are available by reservation.

Website: http://www.renardscheese.com

Widmers Cheese Cellars

Theresa, WI
Widmers Cheese Cellars

Observation hall, 50 varieties of cheese, sausage. Widmer's Cellars areknown for their Brick cheese - made the traditional way in the same open vats that cheesemaker Joe's grandfather bought in 1922. Joe is one of Wisconsin's Master Cheesemakers. The factory store and viewing area are open daily Monday through Friday between 6:30 am to 5 pm. Saturdays 7 am to 5 pm. During June through October open Sundays 10 am to 4 pm. Call ahead for guided tours - offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 am.

Website: www.widmerscheese.com