There are over 5,600 caves in the state of Texas. While there’s no shortage of sub-terrain to explore in our state, embedded in Brazos Valley just outside of Waco is a cave unlike anywhere else in Texas. Brazos Valley Cheese is a quaint, artisanal cheese maker that is home to a 6,000-square-foot cavern filled with over 2,000 wheels of cheese.
Nestled a garden-like setting in the company of scenic walking trails, an artisan market, and coffee house, Brazos Valley Cheese in a Waco is a family-owned, farm-to-table cheese producer home to award-winning, artisanal cheese.
Here at the decades-old Texas institution, visitors can taste national award-winning flavors such as their Eden Brie, Smoked Gouda, and Van Sormon. All of their cheese, you’ll find, is naturally refrigerated 18-feet underground in their cheese cave, where the cheese are aged.
When the cheese cave is open, visitors can explore the 55-degree cavern, strolling through the stacks and admire the hundreds and hundreds of cheese molds. Presently, the inside of the cave is not open to the public. But there is an observation window where visitors get a look inside the room.
In addition to their cheese-tasting experiences, visitors can also learn about the methods, attention to detail, and commitment to quality that go into the process at their cheese-making classes.
Furthermore, Brazos Valley also hosts an onsite gift shop, home to everything else that you’ll need to craft the ultimate charcuterie board. Here, customers can find artisan jellies, yogurt spreads, gourmet chocolates, and more.
Brazos Valley Cheese is located at 206 Halbert Ln in Waco. The cheese producer is open from 10 am to 5 pm daily but is closed on Sundays.