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Past Event

Epic Cheese Fest

Meet the makers and industry icons behind some of our favorite cheeses, including Albert Kraus (Alex, Alp Blossom), Norbert Sieghart (Red Casanova, Alpengouda), Walter and Annelies Räss (Chällerhocker), Frederic Van Tricht (OG Kristal, OG Goat), and Gregory Egger (Gruyère 1655). Our friends from Ghost Town Brewing and NON will offer samples of beer and non-alcoholic beverages.
When: 11:30am–1:30pm, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024
Where: Rockridge Market Hall Oakland

We're excited to host Epic Cheese Fest, a tasting event featuring the makers and industry icons behind some of our favorite cheeses. Meet cheesemaker Albert Kraus of Hofkäserei Kraus in Ebersbach, Germany; Norbert Sieghart, founder of German cheese affineur and broker, Kaeskuche; cheesemakers Walter and Annelies Räss of Käserei Tufertschwil in Switzerland, cheese affineur and chef Frederic Van Tricht of Kaasaffineurs Van Tricht in Belgium; and cheese expert Gregory Egger, representing Swiss Gruyère 1655. This is your opportunity to shop, taste and learn from the best in the cheese world!

Oakland brewery Ghost Town will be on hand, offering tastes of their Geisterfaust Pilsner, and Los Angeles-based maker NON will join us with samples of their non-alcoholic wines. Free admission.