Our vision

Our vision is to share our love of cheesemaking with others who want to learn this ancient craft. We run regular workshops in Kangaroo Valley and we give talks to community groups. We’ve successfully introduced a Cheese and Dairy Section at the annual Kangaroo Valley Show, after 100 years of no dairy representation. We meet often to make cheese in our own kitchens, compare notes and learn from each other.

As we look to the future, our passion for cheese creation inspires us to continue teaching others this rewarding, peaceful craft.

Kangaroo Valley Show

Kangaroo Valley Show dates: Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February 2024.

The popular Cheese and Dairy Produce Section is a regular feature at the annual Kangaroo Valley Show. Join us at this annual event where you can enter your cheese and/or dairy products, attend live judging, and admire a wonderful array of homemade cheeses. Entry is open only to amateur cheesemakers. Enter your products via this link.

Our open judging this year will be held at 9.00am on Saturday 17 February 2024. Our esteemed judge will be Cressida Cains from Pecora Dairy.

Our Cheese & Wine Tasting Event is back for 2024 with the added element of a theme of Australia vs Europe.

Knowledgeable cheese and wine professionals will guide participants through a selection of six cheeses paired with six wines – three Australian Cheeses and Wines vs three International Cheeses and Wines.

Cheeses are supplied by Nowra Farmer’s Market and Flavours Shoalhaven. Wines are supplied by Kangaroo Valley Fine Wines and Craft Ales.

6.30pm Friday 16 February 2024 at the Kangaroo Valley Showgrounds. Tickets are only available from Eventbrite here.

Cheesemaking workshops

Valley Cheesemakers are passionate about cheese. We’re inspired to share our knowledge with others who are keen to learn about cheesemaking too and we love to engage with participants at our Workshops. Learn more about the workshops we offer and how to book your place.

World Record – Largest Cheese Tasting Event

On February 16, 2019, with the support of over 1,000 people, we set a new World Record for the World’s Largest Cheese Tasting Event during the Kangaroo Valley Show. Read the Guiness World Record announcement.