Discover an American Original so magical that even Santa may consider trading his milk and cookies for a cheese plate featuring chiseled slices of fruity, nutty and deliciously complex Gran Canaria®
. It’s inspired by a traditional Greek farmstead cheese but named for one of Spain’s Canary Islands. Carr Valley Cheese
owner and Master Cheesemaker
Sid Cook is certified in Gran Canaria® and combines cow, goat and sheep milk from local family farms to create decadent wheels that are olive oil-cured (an homage to traditional Canarian cheesemaking techniques) and aged for at least two years.
A judge’s favorite, the cheese has garnered 22 awards since North America’s most decorated cheesemaker handcrafted it over 20 years ago. This season, gift something so superb that won Overall Best USA Cheese Outright at the 2022 International Cheese & Dairy Awards. Package Gran Canaria® with smoky Canadian bacon and elevate its sweet notes with chocolate espresso beans. Marry all of the flavors with a malty chocolate stout. Or make spirits extra bright and taste this specialty in the following recipes with loved ones this holiday season.