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Cheese of the Moment:

Point Reyes Gouda

Selection by milk: Cow, Vegetarian Rennet

Milk Treatment: Pasteurized

 

Aged over 18 months, this is an ideal California version of the aged Dutch Gouda: sweet, sharp, and salty. 

 

A family dairy since the 1950's founded by father Bob Giacomini, the dairy expanded into cheesemaking in 2000 to bring the daughters into the mix. 

This award-winning cheese is made from pasteurized, rBST-free cows’ milk for a creamy yet slightly crystalized texture with pops of complex flavor notes, including hazelnut, caramel, butterscotch, and cooked cream.

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. is highlighting its Gouda cheese as an excellent choice for the center of Father's Day festivity cheese boards.

Because of these flavor notes, Point Reyes Farmstead envisions the perfect cheese board to include charcuterie novelties like hazelnuts, toasted almonds, and artisanal honey, all of which complement its Gouda. The cheesemaker also suggested Scotch, bourbon, sweeter white wines, and craft beers.

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You have to be a romantic to invest yourself, your money and your time in cheese. 
-Anthony Bourdain
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Cut-to-order Gourmet Cheese!

 

Cheese Shop 831 is an artisanal cheese shop located in Capitola, California. 

 

At over 120 different cheeses, we have many international cheeses, but strive to bring focus to local and regional cheesemakers and farmsteads.

We also showcase many small batch and hard-to-come-by cheeses that you won't find anywhere else in town.

We offer tastings every day!  Our tasting menu rotates every few days, and you can also try anything in the case!

We also have to-go Grilled Cheeses every day from 11:30-2:30pm (we are closed Mondays).

Everything in the shop has been carefully and thoughtfully curated with the producers, our community and the environment in mind.

 

At Cheese Shop 831, we want you to find new cheeses to love.

 

Come on in to find your new favorite!

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