Artisan cheese makers use love, experience and patience to produce some astounding hand made cheeses. From small creameries and farms come fresh cheeses, washed and bloomy rind, blue, hard and semi hard artisan cheeses. Handcrafted by the best cheese makers in Tasman into Blues, Bries, Edams and Camemberts.
Making a unique range of ethical and modern cheese in East Takaka, where they source cow milk from a neighbours’ farm that uses sustainable organic methods. With over 80 years of combined experience Alan and Gabrielle have well deserved international reputations; as artisan cheese makers, producing exceptional kiwi artisan cheeses.
Amazing Italian style cheese made with New Zealand ingredients. Hailing from Rome, Flavio and Flavia love good food with natural provenance. They built ViaVio Cheese into a quality artisan cheese producer using local NZ ingredients, and some Italian cheese smarts.
The Wangapeka family dairy knows all about providing the best of the best! Karen and Darryl Trafford, Deb Wagner and Rannae Drummond all combine their entrepreneurial, holistic, farming and cheese making skills to create a variety of hand-made cheeses that will delight every cheese enthusiast. The Wangapeka family have extensive experience in dairy and beef farming but have thrived as their passion for cheese took flight. By being hands on in every aspect of the farm from pasture to markets and shelves these 4 experts have surpassed all expectations by creating unforgettable artisan cheeses from mozzarellas to flavoured feta, haloumi and a massive variety of creative soft cheeses and cheese products.