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Cheese

Alp and Dell Cheese Store

Monroe, WI

Come and take a tour to watch cheese being made. Sample the variety of our specialties and many other cheeses. Cheese is being made Monday-Friday. Call ahead to (608)328-3355 at the store for large group tours. In addition to a wide selection of cheese and cheese products, ice cream, sandwiches, meats and gifts are also available. Bulk cheeses in wheels and loaves can purchased or can be cut to your specifications. Orders may be placed at 1-608-328-3355. We ship cheese anywhere in the USA! Please visit www.alpanddellcheese.com for more information, as well as store hours!

Website: www.alpanddellcheese.com

Apple Holler

Sturtevant, WI
Apple Holler

"Pick Your Own Memories Year Round" at Apple Holler, a family farm, orchard, farm to table restaurant, bakery, and gift shop. Pick-your-own apples, peaches, pears from over 30,000 trees, plus pumpkins. Visitors will enjoy four seasons of family fun and activities including; orchard and farm tours, field trips, birthday parties, company events, hayrides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, festivals, pony rides, train rides, farm park fun, barnyard animals and outdoor garden displays. Apple Holler is a perfect indoor/outdoor rustic farm wedding venue and group ag-venture destination. Experience the Magic of Apples of Apple Holler!

Website: www.appleholler.com

Barron County Economic Development Corporation

Barron, WI
Barron County Economic Development Corporation

Barron County EDC is responsible for business growth and Tourism in Barron County.

Website: www.visitbarroncounty.com

Benoit Cheese Haus

Ashland, WI
Benoit Cheese Haus

The Benoit Cheese Haus is anoOld fashion Specialty Cheese Haus that carries Wisconsin's finest. The store has been open with its current mission statement since 1973 and has been a place where you can come in for great service and great cheese. Today the store has expanded to include many other items with a Wisconsin charm including locally produced maple syrup, jams, relishes, and much more... Benoit Cheese Haus takes pride in custom making cheese & sausage trays and also specialty gift boxes for any occasion. Call or order online, we ship. So bring your family, friends or significant other and come sample cheese!! It is a great destination for all ages. Monday - Saturday, 9am-5pm.

Website: http://www.benoitcheese.com

Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail

Westby, WI
Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail

Introducing Wisconsin's premiere wine and cheese trail that welcomes you to enjoy agritourism at its delicious best! Tour southwestern Wisconsin's stunning natural beauty while enjoying award-winning wine and cheese at seven estate wineries and seven creameries. You're invited to visit these businesses year round, but especially on two event weekends per year, when each stop will include product tastings, specials, etc. This is your chance to meet the wine makers, cheese makers and families you support by buying local. These amazing businesses are conveniently located roughly between the Madison Area and La Crosse, Wisconsin. Plan your trip now: Trail debuts October 12, 13 & 14, 2018.

Website: http://www.driftlesswinecheesetrail.com

Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

Ellsworth, WI
Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce supports the Ellsworth business community and areas beyond, through economic, industrial, professional, cultural, educational and civic initiatives. We embrace our agricultural roots, leveraging the strengths of our region's ag businesses and agritourism attractions for their economic and quality of life benefits. Home of the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, official Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin, and the annual Cheese Curd Festival, which takes place each summer in June, and the Pierce County Fair, which is held each August. In addition, you'll find many farm to fork restaurants, orchards, community gardens, vineyards, event barns, and other agritourism destinations and attractions along the back roads, bluffs and valleys of our area.

Website: www.ellsworthchamber.com

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center

Manitowoc, WI
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center

The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center showcases the unique story of Wisconsin's internationally recognized agriculture industry. Key features include a discovery center with 10,000 square feet of hands-on, interactive, educational exhibits; a birthing barn where visitors can watch calves being born, a 300-person conference center, a café, and a country store featuring Wisconsin products. Follow us on Facebook to learn about current programs, events, and other fun activities.

Website: https://farmwisconsin.org/

Feltz's Dairy Store, Inc.

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

Feltz's Dairy Store is a dairy retail store with viewing windows where visitors are able to watch the robots milk the cows. We have a children's educational area with a cow carousel and a life size fiberglass cow that the kids can actually milk.

Website: http://www.feltzsdairystore.com

Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

Appleton, WI
Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

We invite you to visit the Fox Cities, greater Appleton area! Enjoy a weekend of Wisconsin's Best Shopping, a fun family getaway or a relaxing couples retreat. With an abundance of cultural activities, dining and nightlife in our downtowns and surrounding areas, you're sure to fall in love with all that our 19 communities along the shores of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River have to offer. We hope to see you soon!

Website: http://www.foxcities.org

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

Green County Ag Chest

Monroe, WI
Green County Ag Chest

Events sponsored by the Green County Ag Chest include Breakfast on the Farm and Dairy Days. The organization also sponsors the "queen program" with a young lady from each Green County community selected as an agricultural ambassador. The Green County Ag Chest was organized in 1958 when the Green County Dairy Promotion Committee and the Green County Agricultural Foundation merged. Their objective is to promote Green County, its products, its resources, and its people - especially youth and youth activities involved with home economics and agriculture.

Website: http://www.greencountyagchest.com/

Juneau County Visitor Bureau/Castle Rock Petenwell Lakes Assn.

Mauston, WI
Juneau County Visitor Bureau/Castle Rock Petenwell Lakes Assn.

We are pleased to introduce you to FUN in the Castle Rock - Petenwell Lakes Region of Juneau County. There are numerous possibilities for loading FUN on your memory wall.  Water, Woods, Fields, Trails and Streams are synonymous to our Wisconsin landscape.  Whatever suits your palette our Agriculture and Tourism venues are among the finest.  We are proud to share this region with our visitors, friends and residents.  Make the most of your days as you pour on the FUN!

Website: www.castlerock-petenwell.com

Kickapoo Orchard, Inc

Gays Mills, WI
Kickapoo Orchard, Inc

80 acres of apple and cherry orchards, bakery, cider mill, corn and sunflower maze, bus groups welcome.

Website: http://kickapoo-orchard.com/

Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market

Fish Creek, WI
Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market

Since 1955, the Lautenbach family has been planting, harvesting and producing quality fruit products in Door County, Wisconsin. Situated on 100 acres of blossoming orchards and lush vineyards, the family estate is home to a winery, cider mill and farm market. Established in 1985, the winery resides in a restored dairy barn and produces most of its award-winning wines from fruits grown on the property. Estate-grown fruits include cherries, apples, grapes, raspberries, and pears. Several styles of wine are offered for complimentary tasting and purchase, ranging from dry to sweet, pure fruit and grape varietals, in addition to sparkling and spiced. The spacious farm market offers hundreds of Door County and Wisconsin-made products, featuring the popular tart Montmorency cherry. Also available is fresh bakery, artisan cheese, jam, salsa, pie filling, wine accessories and more. Bob Lautenbach currently owns and operates Orchard Country Winery & Market with his daughters Carrie Lautenbach-Viste and Erin Lautenbach. SPECIAL EVENT DATES Feb 3, 2018: Winter Wine & Cherry Fest July 21, 2018: Summer Harvest Fest Sept 22, 2018: Fall Harvest Fest

Website: www.orchardcountry.com

Marieke Gouda

Thorp, WI
Marieke Gouda

Marieke Gouda is an award-winning cheese handcrafted on our farm in beautiful Thorp, Wisconsin. We are open year-round for tours, cheese samples and dining. Come visit us on the farm! Taste of Summer Event - Last Saturday in July

Website: http://www.mariekegouda.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

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 newly added cheese production plant to create a variety of cheeses. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.pagelsponderosa.com

Pearce's Farm Stand

Walworth, WI
Pearce's Farm Stand

Pearce's Farm Stand is located on the corner of County F and Hwy 67 midway between Williams Bay and Fontana. Four generations of family own and operate our farm. We strive to grow, harvest and deliver fresh quality produce. Our farm stand is open mid-July through October daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We offer homegrown vegetables, local honey, Amish jams, relishes and so much more. We are best known for our "Super Sweet" sweet corn and our amazing varieties of pumpkins. We also offer fresh, made on site donuts and kettle corn on the weekends. Our Fall Festival takes place the third weekend in September with free music, free cooked corn on the cob and hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Come check us out for quality produce and stay for the family fun! Handicap accessible.

Website: http://www.pearcefarms.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: www.renardscheese.com

Rock N Wool Winery

Poynette, WI
Rock N Wool Winery

A family owned and operated winery/vineyard on 40 acres in Poynette. Free tours and wine tastings. Feel free to pack a picnic and enjoy wine and a meal in their pine forest. A Wisconsin winery proud to make Wisconsin wine

Website: rocknwoolwinery.com

The Cheese Nook

Whitelaw, WI
The Cheese Nook

The Cheese Nook is a cheese store located inside Country Visions Convenience store in Branch.

Website: http://www.countryvisionscoop.com

Widmers Cheese Cellars

Theresa, WI
Widmers Cheese Cellars

Observation hall, 50 varieties of cheese, sausage.  Widmer's Cellars are known 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

Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese Co.

Rudolph, WI
Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese Co.

Generation after generation we are setting new standards and continue the tradition for high-quality cheeses made in Wisconsin. The superior milk supplied by our dedicated dairy farm families and our master cheesemakers artistry allow us to produce an excellent and unique cheese product. Our thanks goes out to you for your loyal patronage and joining us in enjoying an outstanding cheese product from the state of Wisconsin.

Website: http://dairystatecheese.com/

Wisconsin River Meats

Mauston, WI
Wisconsin River Meats

Wisconsin River Meats is a family owned company offering locally raised Wisconsin beef, pork, lamb, poultry, buffalo, elk, and venison at its Mauston Store. We have a large variety of our own sausages, including summer sausage, snack sticks, bratwurst, jerky, bologna, and game processing along with catering. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.wisconsinrivermeats.com

Wisconsin State Fair Park

West Allis, WI
Wisconsin State Fair Park

The Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend. The state's largest agricultrural showcase also features 30 free stages of entertainment, exciting rides and games, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information visit www.WiStateFair.com or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and /theWIFair on YouTube.

Website: http://www.wistatefair.com/