Cheese Department

Mad River BlueOur cheese department is filled with local, artisanal, and unique cheeses, from handmade burrata to sheep's milk cheese to Shelburne Farms aged cheddar. Each month, we have a "Cave to Coop" special, highlighting and promoting a local cheese and wine pairings. Keep an eye out for this sign in our Beer and Wine Department:

Don't know which cheese to pair with your bread or wine? As always, our Cheese Department staff would be happy to help you choose!


April's Cave to Co-op Special:

By Dave Lauber, Cheese Buyer

Von Trapp Farmstead
Waitsfield, VT

  • Natural rind, aged 3 months
  • Raw cows’ milk
  • Mild blue bite, complex flavor, and creamy texture
  • Won a 2015 Good Food Award, which celebrates producers who combine great flavor with environmental and social responsibility
  • Pairs well with sweet white wines with bright acidity like Kung Fu Girl Riesling and light and fruity red wines like a Gamay - try with Domaine duPeuble Beaujolais

Von Trapp Farmstead local producer profile