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Renard's Cheese, Sturgeon Bay

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Renard’s Rosewood Dairy

Door County’s First and Only Cheese Factory Tour!

Looking for an original educational experience or field trip idea? Why not learn about one of the most delicious products that Wisconsin has to offer and the family tradition of cheese making? Visit our local cheese factory and:

• Learn about the family tradition of cheese making.

• Discover why cheese curds squeak and why cheese is yellow

• Enjoy a 5 minute video of the cheese making process

• Sample our fresh cheeses

We make cheese curds fresh everyday!

Cheese factory tours are $3 per person. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will show a short video of and guide you through the cheese making process. Due to the small size of our factory and restrictions on visitors in production areas, the tour is limited.

Tours generally take half an hour and are offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. also on Thursday and Friday at 8:00 a.m. Reservations are required.

Renard’s Cheese is owned and operated by Chris and Ann Renard. Chris Renard is a third generation cheesemaker and has earned the Master Cheesemaker designation. The family is committed to maintaining high quality, gourmet handcrafted cheese.

Please note:

• Because we are an active manufacturing facility, we allow limited access in production areas.

• No open toe shoes allowed on tours

• No photographs may be taken in production areas

• Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate walk-in tours. Please reserve your tour in advance by telephoning Debbie or Ann at 920-825-7272.

We look forward to seeing you!


HOURS: Location:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 5:00 248 County Road S

Saturday: 8:00 – 4:00 Algoma, WI

Sunday: 10:00 – 4:00
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  • Great curds...the kind that squeak when you chew them! Great lunch. 3 In our party...tuna melt, classic, door county cherry melt breakfast toast. All excellent as we shared. Well presented and clean....  more »
  • It has become a tradition to stop here on the way home from Door County. In addition to cheese, they have wine, beer, and other treats but we mostly just come for the cheese! All of the samples we...  more »
  • Great cheese and we'll worth the stop if passing by. They have a little sandwich shop inside if you are looking for a snack. Curds we got were great. Do have olive oils you can try in small tasting cups. A+ for that.
  • FRESH curds made just that morning. Great variety of cheeses and samples of a few. Some other items if you want to make your own lunch, but they have a nice lunch counter as well. And what better place for fried curds or a grilled cheese than the place that makes the cheese?
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