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Top Artisan Cheese Shops In South Florida

South Florida prides itself on artisan cheese shops. Far from ordinary, artisan cheese is produced by hand with skill and craftsmanship. Hard work and special attention to develop the right taste is more of a science than an art. The cheese is aged and ripened to develop flavor and textural characteristics that add up to an exceptional tasting cheese. It is just as important to find the right artisan cheese shop that carries the exact product that you desire.
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The Cheese Course
2866 North University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065
(954) 345-3771

Stop and visit The Cheese Course if you are into fine aged cheeses. The shop's handcrafted cheeses come from dairy farms in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and right here in the United States. Not only can you browse and buy various types of cheeses, but The Cheese Course also serves tasty breakfast, sandwiches, soups and salads along with their cheeses. Each month there is a "cheese of the month," highlighting exceptional cheese from around the globe. There is also a location in Weston which has periodic cheese tastings during certain evenings of the month. Just check the website for event details.

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Epicure Market
1656 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-1861

Established in 1945, Epicure Market became known as one of the finest gourmet markets in South Florida with an award-winning cheese department and sommelier-curated wine cellar. It was quite an honor when in 2014, the Miami New Times awarded Epicure Market the Best Bakery (Reader's Choice) and Best Prepared Food. There is a wide selection of imported cheeses from all across the globe. The majority of the cheeses are cut right on site and never pre-packaged. The market has everything from French Raclette, Camembert, Epoisses, Cantalet and Bries to goat cheeses from fresh Vermont logs to aged Spanish wheels. The mozzarella will absolutely make your mouth water. The Epicure Market has done so well over the years that there was a second market that opened up in Sunny Isles back in 2008.

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5392 NE 13th Way
Pompano Beach, FL 33074
(954) 426-5115

For those lovers of Italian artisan cheeses and a curiosity for new cheese and wine, Mozzarita is the place to go. Offering the freshest of mozzarella, owner Vito Volpe has been called King of Mozzarella of South Florida. He offers Mozzarella Fior di Latte, Fior di Latte (smoked), Ovolini, handmade Trecce Braid, handmade Nodini Knots, Scamorza, fresh Ricotta, Ciliegine Cherry, Sfoglia di Mozzarella, Bocconcini, Burrata and Mozzarella di Bufala. Enter the shop and the warm Italian spirit surrounds you. Tradition and care go into all the cheeses that are offered to the public. If you plan to throw a party with an Italian theme, Mozzarita is the place to pick up the perfect cheese for all your guests. Mozzarita also has some of the freshest and most delicious pasta to go with your cheeses.

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Bon Fromage
500 Brickell Ave., Suite 106
Miami, FL 33131
(786) 329-5632

Bon Fromage is the cheese shop of choice, located on beautiful Brickell Avenue. Receiving rave reviews with no less than five stars, this artisanal cheese shop takes pride in presentation. Sit in their cafe and savor fresh sandwiches or sample some of the best wine and cheese. Various types of cheese round out the selection, such as gouda, gruyere, manchego and fontina. There is nothing better than a ham and brie sandwich or a blue cheese salad with the finest choice of cheese.

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687 N.E. 79th St.
Miami, FL 33138
(305) 758-9288

Marky's has become known as a worldwide leader in the direct import, export and distribution of gourmet foods and artisanal cheeses since 1983. The cheeses come from France and Italy. It is customary for Marky's to offer a multitude of cheeses of various milks and of various consistencies. The prices are premium, for your pocket, and you just can't beat the freshness of their merchandise. Fondue cheese, camembert cheese, grating cheeses are all part of what awaits you in their glass cases.

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A longtime resident of Palm Beach County in South Florida, Hope Wilkos divides her passions between writing, fashion and scuba diving. With the gift of self-expression, Hope has used her writing skills to cover memorable events over the last five years and share that thrill and accomplishment with her readers. To achieve your goals, Hope strongly believes that you must "Follow Your Dream."

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