Friday, April 2, 2010

Sweet Grass Dairy Tasting Today at Dairymaid Warehouse!

Lately we've been opening our warehouse in the Heights on Friday afternoons for those of you who want to try and buy cheese before the weekend. On hand we have excellent baguettes from Slow Dough bakery and other foodie treats.

Come by today to taste cheeses from Sweet Grass Dairy in Georgia. Like all good cheesemakers, the Wehners believe great cheese comes from fresh grass and happy cows. Escapees from the traditional dairy industry, in 1993 Desiree and Al decided to buy a farm in southern Georgia and practice New Zealand's rotational grazing methods. By 2000, with a healthy herd of Jerseys, they started making cheese in earnest.

They have now expanded to two farms: Sweet Grass, which focuses on goats, and Green Hill, which handles the cows. With the help of their daughter and son-in-law, their cheese selection continues to increase and improve, earning them repeated recognition from the American Cheese Society.

We love their delicate, bloomy-rinded Green Hill. The size of a Camembert, it has a buttery, straw-colored paste that tastes of fresh cream.

We also have two of their raw milk cheeses: the understated and elegant Thomasville Tomme and the deliciously brash Asher Blue. We are very excited to try a new arrival made from goat's milk, the precious heart-shaped Lumiere.

Join us!

Friday, April 2 (3-6:30)
2201 Airline Drive (At Nadine, Next to Tampico Seafood)

Cows in Repose on Veldhuizen Family Farm. Dublin, TX