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Specialty Cheese Classes
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Interested in learning how to make Burrata? A Provençal-style goat cheese? Queso Blanco? Or how about Venezuelan Guayanés? Or how about learning cheesemaking at one of Pennsylvania's most famous and stunning country inns? Our Specialty cheese classes emphasize the principles of great cheesemaking by focusing on the cheeses of a particular country or region. To date, we have had classes featuring the cheeses of Italy, France, and Latin America, and we are sure to add new Specialty classes in the future. As in the Artisanal classes, we make at least seven different cheeses and focus on topics such as milk sources and how to measure milk quality, hygiene and sanitation, microbial cultures and rennet, proper equipment, the magic of cheese aging, cheese and wine pairing, salting and brining, cheese marketing, and much more. Included in all classes is lunch each day, an extensive cheese tasting, our complete artisan cheesemaking manual, and an extensive resource section which students find very valuable for their next steps in cheesemaking. In order at ensure plenty of hands-on experience, each class is limited to 10 students. Price - Varies according to location
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January 2018
Artisanal and Advanced cheesemaking classes at Caves Branch Jungle Lodge in Belize
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime cheesemaking experience in the heart of the Belizian jungle!  Spend three and a half days learning the art and science of making high-quality cheese with milk from a local Mennonite farm located only 8 miles away.

The last day of this amazing class includes a unique adventure (anything from cave tubing to visiting a spice farm to seeing the wildlife at the famous Belize zoo!).

And, for the first time ever, we are offering our popular cheesemaking "boot camp" option.  Take both the Artisanal and the Advanced classes back-to-back and receive not only a discount, but an extra adventure!

Book now to live the cheesemaker's dream!

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Luxury two-day cheesemaking class at The Mercersburg Inn in Pennsylvania
September 14-16, 2018
Join us again at this beautiful, historic inn! Learn to master the art of cheesemaking while getting spoiled in this romantic setting. The meals are incredible (and lunches include lots of wine and cheese)! Close to Washington D.C., this class fills quickly, so register soon!

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