Best Cheese Classes in NYC

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NYC is a great place to explore the rich history, science and flavors of cheese. From hands-on classes to tastings and wine pairings, NYC is home to hundreds of cheese classes from a variety of renowned fromagers and cheese shops.

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    Mystery of the Caves at Murray's Cheese
    Murray's Cheese, used with permission.

    You’ll learn the basic practices and sciences behind cheese-making before venturing down into the cheese caves at Murray’s Cheese - one of the 50 coolest places in the world according to Conde Nast Traveler. On the unique guided subterranean tour, you’ll see and taste the benefits of the cheese aging process for yourself.
    Class Details:
    Schedule: 2 hours
    Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
    Price: $60

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    Hands-on Mozzarella Making Class
    Artisanal Premium Cheese, used with permission.

    Students will learn from the pros at Artisanal Premium Cheese how to make and taste fresh mozzarella cheese in this hands-on class. The class includes a one-of-a-kind tasting of fresh mozzarella from Italy and the US and attendees will leave with their very own homemade cheese.
    Schedule: 2 hours
    Neighborhood: Hells Kitchen

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    A bar of cheese with a glass of whiskey. Cheese tasting.
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    Love whiskey and cheese? Learn how to make them work together at this class hosted at The Homestead, the classroom inside The Bedford Cheese Shop. You’ll taste a flight of different whiskeys and pair them perfectly with their dairy counterparts.
    Schedule: 1.5 hours
    Neighborhood: Flatiron District