A Favorite Destination for Visitors from Around the World
Each year visitors from all over the world come to “The Cheese Factory” of Rouge et Noir to sample award winning cheeses, learn about how they are made, and find new recipes and serving ideas. Begin your visit by watching the artisan cheese-makers produce over 35 cheeses by hand. After the tour, taste generous samples of cheeses in our beautiful store. If it rains don’t worry, there is café seating, hot chocolate, coffee, soup and a delicious assortment of deli foods.
Store hours: Open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm seven days per week.
Tour schedule: Monday thru Friday, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Check in at the retail store 15 minutes before tour start time.
Closed on these Holidays: New Years day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas day.
After a little cheese tasting, continue this delicious experience with a feast for your eyes. The grounds are located in a tranquil coastal mountain valley and the views are spectacular. So choose a picnic table, pour yourself a glass of wine and eat a bit more cheese while you enjoy some peace and quiet by the duck pond. Would you like to see more of Marin County? After visiting The Cheese Factory, continue another 10-15 miles to Pt. Reyes National Seashore, investigate the fresh oyster farms, and the visit the Miwok Indian Village.
The Cheese Factory is very popular for local Bay Area day trips as well as vacationers and tourists from all over the United States and the world. A favorite spot for picnickers, hikers, bicyclists, motor cyclists and for vacationers, there is space to park limousines, tour buses and the family camper. We also rent out space to large event planners for weddings, family reunions, company barbecues and fund-raisers.
Marin French Cheese is located north of San Francisco, west of Napa County, east of Pt. Reyes and Olema and southwest of Sonoma County where wine country and farmland meet.