Our Featured Artisanal Cheese
In our artisanal cheese shop we are proud to offer many of the cheeses from The Pampered Cow, which views the Hudson Valley Region of New York as one of the most significant and beautiful gastronomic destinations in the world. They are dedicated to promoting the region’s rich agricultural history, working farms and value added farmstead producers. They represent some of the finest cheese makers in the region including their own licensed creamery at Twin Maple Farm.
Artisan cheese falls under the general heading of specialty cheese, according to industry lingo. Specialty cheese has unique qualities including exotic origin (sheep or goat milk for instance), special processing (handcrafted, traditional techniques, on-farm production), design, limited supply, unusual application, and/or extraordinary packaging. A category of specialty cheese, artisan cheese is a cheese is produced in small batches, primarily by hand, often using traditional production and aging techniques. Farmstead cheese is artisan cheese produced on a farm using only milk from the farms’ herd.
Platters of Cheese for Every Occasion
Next time you’re in our Blue Mountain Bistro please ask about the cheese platters from our gourmet food store - we’re happy to put together a beautiful assortment of our finest artisanal cheeses along with fruit, nuts, crackers and flatbreads for any occasion.
In our artisanal cheese shop you will find the finest variety of local organic cheeses. These aged and ripened artisan cheeses are sure to compliment any meal as an appetizer or simply stand alone as a snack. We feature a selection of cow, sheep and goat milk cheeses, sure to delight anyone’s palette.
At any time you may find these artisanal cheeses:
• Nettle Meadow goat cheeses
• Vermont Creamery
• Adirondack Cheddar
• Harpersfield Farmstead cheeses
• Old Chatham Sheephearding Company
• Twin Maples Farm