A day at the dairy

A day at the dairy

Just imagine being able to make your own soft cheese in a huge copper kettle over an open fire! This is what you can do at Hemishofen, an organic farm where you can learn how to lend your cheese its own special flavour and how to refine it with herbs. You can also churn your own butter and sample...more

Tête de Moine AOP

Tête de Moine AOP

The delicious cheese from the Jura, savoured in delicate rosettes. Tête de Moine AOP (“monk’s head”) is a cylindrical, semi-hard cheese weighing...more

Alpine culture, alpine cheese-making Diemtigtal

Alpine culture,...

The Diemtigtal includes the largest alpine cheese-making area in...more

Samnaun Dairy

Samnaun Dairy

This alpine dairy produces Samnauner Bergkäse (Samnaun mountain cheese)...more

A day at the dairy

Just imagine being able to make your own soft cheese in a huge copper kettle over an open fire! This is what you can do at Hemishofen, an organic farm where you can learn how to lend your cheese its own special flavour and how to refine it with herbs. You can also churn your own butter and sample it on freshly made bread. And those wanting something to wash it down with can help themselves to a glass of fresh milk by milking one of the farm’s many forbearing cows!

Tête de Moine AOP

The delicious cheese from the Jura, savoured in delicate rosettes. Tête de Moine AOP (“monk’s head”) is a cylindrical, semi-hard cheese weighing around 800 grams (almost 2 pounds) with a silky body that easily melts in your mouth

The delicious cheese from the Jura, savoured in delicate rosettes.

Tête de Moine AOP (“monk’s head”) is a cylindrical, semi-hard cheese weighing around 800 grams (almost 2 pounds) with a silky body that easily melts in your mouth.

Alpine culture, alpine cheese-making Diemtigtal

The Diemtigtal includes the largest alpine cheese-making area in Switzerland. The tasty mountain cheese is very much in demand. Many farms give visitors the chance to observe the cheese-making, for example the organic alpine dairy on the Schwarzenberg Alp in the Wiriehorn area. Here you can watch the cheese being made while you enjoy a "typical Swiss" brunch.

Samnaun Dairy

This alpine dairy produces Samnauner Bergkäse (Samnaun mountain cheese) and was the first alpine show-dairy to invite visitors to see how cheese is made.

At the first Alpine show dairy one can buy cheese and experience a special Alpine atmosphere.