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Bucherondin - ripened large goat log from Poitou which is home to many of the best goat cheeses. Our go-to goat cheese
Buche de Lucay - ripened artisanal medium goat log with a bit more intensity than our regular Bucherondin 
Tomme de Chevre 
 - wonderful ash ripened approx 2lb medium wheel, sold as whole, half, or quarter wheel
Chabichou du Poitou - small individual tower ripened cheese, adorable and delicious
Drunken Goat - firm smooth  wine soaked cheese from Spain, surprisingly mild and loved by children 
Beemster - Dutch gouda - young, mildly sweet and creamy yet firm. A great snacking or melting cheese
Midnight Moon- Dutch gouda - medium age and strength with firm creamy texture. An obsession for many
Garrotxa - Classic Spanish rustic, hard cheese in small 2lb wheel with natural rind. Sold as whole, half or quarter.
Gjetost - Sweet fudgy textured Norwegian cheese.( Pronounced yay toast),
Chef Chevre from Laura Chenel - Fresh Chevre - The better version of the tangy fresh creamy cheese for spreading on everything
Delice de Bourgogne triple creme - fluffy, creamy,  the favorite!
Brillat Savarin - 1 lb wheel, luscious & creamy, sold as a whole or half 
D'Affinois double creme, perfectly spreadable mild cheese loved by children young and old
Saint Angel - triple creme, dense, rich, silky texture and less salty than most triple cremes. 2lb square, sold as whole, half or quarter
Brie Fermier -( earthy Camembert flavor)
Brie Mon Pere - A classic basic mild French Brie with loads of nuanced flavor.

Buffalo Mozz - Individual container with 2 quarter lb balls, , USA
Burrata - Individual container with 2 quarter lb balls, USA
Fresh Mozzarella - Individual container with 2 quarter lb balls, USA
Cacciocavallo - shreddable mozzarella type
Halloumi - Cow/sheep/goat
(great  for grilling and serving with fresh lemon juice or herbs and  olive oil)

Taleggio - from Italy and loved for a thousand years
Diva - local CT cheese from Arethusa
Oma from Von Trapp Farm
Raclette - the perfect melting cheese
German Tilsit - firm and oh so stinky 
Prufrock 
Red Hawk
Cave Aged Gruyere - An authentic AOC grass fed Swiss Gruyere, not to be confused with tasteless American knockoffs. Rich, strong, and nutty with layers of onion and herbal flavors. This cheese packs a delicious punch.
Comte - Marcel Petite Fort Saint Antoine. Our favorite Comte, mild, buttery with layers of intricate flavor
Other Alpine Cheeses  (we bring in different ones each week)These cheeses are all wonderful variations on that rich, nutty, floral or herbal grass fed flavor that originates only in the Alps
       Challerhocker
       Schnebelhorn
       Guntensberg
       Schallenberg
       Hornbach    
       Appenzeller


Fontina Val D'Aosta - the real Fontina, a wonderful eating cheese, but an essential ingredient in so many Italian dishes
Rahmtaler Emmenthaler - the real Swiss grass fed with a natural rind
French Emmenthaler - simple emmenthaler from France
Leerdammer Jarlsberg Type with better flavor
Non AOC Gruyere type- Switzerland




Sapore del Piave - Very hard sharp cheese from Italy
Piave Vecchio - Blue or Red - Blue is aged over 6 months and Red is aged over a year. Beefy, buttery, clean, sharp, tangy 
Picante Provalone - the real Provolone from Italy, super tangy and sharp. This is a great cheese and bears no resemblance to a typical tasteless deli provolone
3 Year Parmigiano Reggiano - The favorite Parm in our shop, ...so flavorful
Vacce Rossa - Red Cow Parm - considered by many to be the best eating Parmigiano
Parrano - Dutch gouda, semi aged, simple and good
5 year aged VSOC Gouda - Hard, sweet strong nutty and loaded with crunchy crystals. A huge favorite 

Sottocenere Truffle Cheese - Firm and tender truly unique cheese from the Venice area of Italy with truffle, hints of sweet spices such as  cinnamon, cardamon and nutmeg, and coated in ash
Roquefort (sheep milk) - Full flavored intensity and a French classic
Colston Bassett English Stilton - the best example of this earthy, firm, complicated staff favorite and an English classic
Dolce Gorgonzola - creamy, a bit sweet and an Italian classic
Bleu D'Auvergne - Firm, rustic and earthy. Think bread and cheese picnic
Cambozola Black - relatively mild and creamy, a crowd pleaser
Saint Agur - assertive flavor in a creamy base, very popular
Cashel - Decadent, complex, earthy. A great Irish artisanal cheese.
Buttermilk Blue - Tangy and clean tasting, think.... great Buffalo wings
Point Reyes - Tangy, complex and with a touch of earthiness
Maytag Blue - Lemony, punchy, an American classic and fantastic on a salad 
Huntsman - English double Gloucester Orange Cheddar & Blue Stilton layered. A great combination  of flavors and pretty on a platter
Le Secret de Compostelle - Ossau Iraty, complex artisanal French Basque cheese
Petit Basque - Young tender Ossau Iratty
Pecorino Toscano nuanced- mild with hints of olives and nuts
Tomme Corse - Corsican medium firm cheese with a slight tang and earthy natural rind
Sfizio Pecorino - medium strenth artisanal cheese from southern Italy
Moliterno Sardo - medium strength, not so salty Sardinian cheese and a perfect accompaniment to all things Mediterranean 
Moliterno Tartufi - (Truffle) - Truffle lovers rejoice! one of the worlds most popular cheeses.
Pecorino Romano Rex - a great authentic Italian version of the strong salty sharp cheese
Manchego 1 year- Quintessential Spanish sheep cheese with undertones of toasted almonds  
Rosemary Manchego - The exterior is coated in a thick layer of rosemary and that flavor is infused into the cheese
Lambchopper - Dutch gouda, rich firm mildly sweet lovely cheese
Ewephoria 1 year Dutch gouda
100% Sheep Feta - Greece, the real deal
7 Year Quebec Cheddar - the sharpest
Prairie Breeze - sharp & sweet, very   popular
Avonlea of P.E.I. Farmhouse Cheddar- layers of well balanced flavor
Shelburne Farms Vermont Cheddar- simple and good
Flory's Farm Truckle _ A beautifully reimagined English style farmhouse cheddar from a family farm in Missouri. Sharp, nutty, a little earthy and a little sweet
Cotswald - creamy double Glouster orange cheddar with chive, a wonderful melter and addition to eggs, baked potatoes, chili, etc.
Cabot Pepperjack -not too spicy..
Four Alarm Cheddar - spicy with hints of smokey chipotle
Ford Farm Smoked Cheddar - real English cheddar, and real smoke
Sommerdale with caramelized onion
Red Dragon with mustard seed & ale
Harlech with sweet horseradish
Bloomy and soft cow cheeses
Goat Cheeses
Buttery Firm Alpine Cheeses and Alpine Types
Washed Rind and Pungent
Sheep Cheeses
Blue Cheeses
​Cheddars
Firm, Hard and Sharp Cow Cheeses
At this time, for your safety and ours, we cannot allow anyone to enter the shop. We are offering zero contact pickup. We have a limited staff at this time as well, and are therefore filling orders in chronological order. We appreciate your understanding at this time.

Please order ahead via email  madaboutcheese@ymail.com and please include your phone number so that we may call to arrange a pick up time, and to gather your credit card info

Or, order well ahead via phone 203-245-5168, and if calling, be aware that the line can be overwhelmed sometimes, particularly at lunch time, please wait a few minutes and then try us again. Unfortunately, we do not take orders via voicemail.
Please order in:      small 1/3lb    average 1/2lb    medium 3/4lb    large 1lb     or larger...

Some cheeses change from week to week, so please let us know if substitutions are acceptable. Be well!

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Dairyere Reserve - aged one year
Womanchego - aged 3 months
Cheese Spreads
Hot Horseradish Cheddar Spread
Port Wine Spread