B.C. Cheese Tour in photos

It was an honour and delight to spend time with cheesemaker Debra Amrein-Boyes (above) and her daughter, Amanda Vanderlinde, the next generation in cheesemaking at The Farm House Natural Cheeses.

It was a delight to spend time with cheesemaker Debra Amrein-Boyes (above) and her daughter, Amanda Vanderlinde, the next generation in cheesemaking at The Farm House Natural Cheeses in Aggasiz, B.C.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Finale

Crazy promotion for Canadian cheese returns to Whistler

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 21

Hanging out with Chef Chris Whittaker of forage restaurant at The Listel in Vancouver.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 20

From Milner Valley Cheese to UBC Farm to a final fine meal at forage in Vancouver’s Listel Hotel.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 19

A day without tasting cheese while attending to cheese-festival business in Chilliwack.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 18

Visiting The Farm House Natural Cheeses in Agassiz.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 17

Delicious sausage-and-cheddar roll starts the final segment of the tour, back toward Vancouver from Thompson Okanagan Tourism Region.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 16

Only afterward did we realize this was a day without cheese, but the Bouillabaisse and Cassoulet were more than adequate substitutes.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 15

At Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm, we buy still more cheese. At Shuswap Chefs, we dine as if in heaven.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 14

From goat walks to Village Cheese in Armstrong to industrial parmesan, the tour continues.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 13

We start and end each day with cheese—and the cooler is full of cheese, too!

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 12

On the Naramata Bench overlooking sparkling Okanagan Lake, they make cheese and wine under one roof.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 11

Following Anita Stewart and Chef Mark Filatow to Waterfront Wines.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 10

Eating our way from Apex Mountain to Kelowna—and loving it!

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 9

Total lack of hospitality at one Okanagan winery leads to a memorable meal at Poplar Grove Winery.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 8

From Chilliwack to Apex Mountain above Penticton.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 7

Really fine dining at Bravo Restaurant & Lounge in Chilliwack.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 6

Cheesing it up at Prestons in the Coast Chilliwack Hotel with Allison Colthorp of Tourism Chilliwack and the hotel’s Dominique Roy.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 5

Fabulous lunch at Golden Ears Cheesecrafters in Maple Ridge.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 4

We play tourist and pick up our cheesemobile, a 2013 Buick Verano.

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 3

What a street food day in Vancouver!

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 2

Lunch stop with view, outstanding dinner at forage in Vancouver

B.C. Cheese Tour – Day 1

Quebec cheese en route, Pacific halibut on arrival, the adventure begins.

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