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Queso Diego March Meeting Announcement

The March meeting will focus on bloomy rind cheeses, presented by Don Axe. We would love it if you bring a homemade or storebought bloomy rind cheese to share! (Other goodies are also welcome!)

This meeting will be held at 6:30PM on Tuesday, March 15, at AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

We will be in a room off to the side of the Tasting Room – you can enter through an exterior door on the left of the main entrance. Meetings are free, but we highly recommend bringing something tasty to share and joining as a member for $20/year. Please bring a chair to sit on. Outside alcohol is not permitted.

Please RSVP as soon as possible so we can get an accurate headcount! RSVP here:

Queso Diego October Meeting Announcement

The October Queso Diego meeting will focus on soft-ripened (bloomy rind) cheeses, such as Brie, Camembert, Valencay, etc. Laurie Gerber will be giving a presentation on soft-ripened cheeses and Bix will provide some additional tips on Camembert that he learned at a course at Oregon State University.  We will also have a special guest presentation from Aurelio of Fytozimus about some new plant-derived enzymes for cheesemaking.

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tues, October 16 at City Farmers Nursery (http://www.cityfarmersnursery.com).  Map of parking and the meeting location: http://bit.ly/RtI8rX.

Please RSVP using the link below so we can get an accurate head count: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG1ITFRPN3Vwb3haVmQ2WGlOejVnOVE6MA#gid=0


  • Sharing of cheeses
  • Club business – treasurer updates, future meetings, etc.
  • New Vegetable Based Enzymes from Fytozymus – Aurelio Fernandes
  • Soft-Ripened Cheeses – Laurie Gerber
  • Camembert – Bix

What to bring:

  • Cheese to share, if you can.  Soft-ripened cheeses are especially encouraged.  Snacks and beverages are also welcome.
  • 2012 Dues ($20), if not yet paid.  It is also be possible to pay online through PayPal