When Ken Skovron, longtime co-proprietor of Darien Cheese & Fine Foods in Goodwives Shopping Center, says the cheeses from Parish Hill Creamery are not only delicious but “absolutely amazing,” you don’t have to take his word for it.
You can decide for yourself at a free cheese tasting from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, when the Vermont cheesemakers themselves, Peter and Rachel Dixon, will visit Ken and Tori Skovron’s store.
The tasting will also include seasonal smoked charcuterie and apple and pear ciders to pair with the cheeses.
“Peter is an icon in the cheese industry for his approach to the craft and his passion,” Ken Skovron said. “He handles every aspect himself, which is rare in this industry.”
Located in Westminster West, Vt., the Dixon’s Parish Hill Creamery makes original, traditionally crafted cheeses.
“Peter’s recipes and techniques for the production of his cheeses go back hundreds of years,” Skovron said. The cheeses come from milk produced on the Dixons’ own farmland, he said, and “every little detail has been carefully thought out […]”