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Sonoma News, October 21, 2019                                                                                                                                                                Sonoma Epicurean is bread the mold in cheese education.     

Sonoma News, February 28, 2019
Sheana Davis featured in Huffington Post
North Bay Journal, September 2, 2019
Discover Sonoma Chef-Cheesemaker’s secret to longtime list of big name customers
Deli Market news,  June 19, 2018
Blackberry Farm and Epicurean Sonoma Collaborate on New Cheese
Sonoma News, July 13, 2017
Epicurean Connection reborn with cheesemaker, education and catering
Sonoma Magazine, March 2016
Sonoma Chef Getting Back to Cheese
Sonoma Sun, September 8, 2015
Epicurean Connection sells cafe


Los Angeles Times: Nibbling encouraged along the Sonoma Marin Cheese Trail, 6/3/13

Saveur savors Délice de la Vallée.

San Francisco Chronicle: Getting picnic goodies for Jack London park, 4/26/13:
“Sonoma chef Sheana Davis is known for her handcrafted cheeses such as Delice de la Vallee, a triple-cream blend of cow’s and goat’s milk treasured by customers like the French Laundry.

Saveur says “Goat cheese adds tangy notes to burgers. One of our favorites is a ricotta-like goats’ milk and cows’ milk blend from California called Délice de la Vallée.

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Vallejo Times Herald: Chef Sheana Davis connects farmers over the food they grow, 3/22/13

The Epicurean Connection named one of the West’s Best Local Food Shops by Sunset Magazine

Sunset Magazine: Sunset Magazine 50 Food Shops, 10/15/12

SF Gate: Bay Area Bites, 5/15/12

This Boundless World: Sonoma, CA: Food Artisans Lead the Way to Reviving U.S. Economy, 8/11/11

SF Gate: Inside Scoop SF, September 2011

SF Gate: SF Scoop on our new store! 7/27/11

Gourmet RetailerGrocery Shop Girl

Gourmet Retailer: Sonoma Valley Cheese Conference: No Nametag Required

Gourmet Retailer: You Say Salami, I Say Salumi

The Press Democrat: Dairies Provide value-added items to stay on the farm

Gourmet Retailer: Cheese Leaders to Gather at 8th Annual Sonoma Valley Cheese Conference

The Buzz About Sheana’s Work

“Sheana is unquestionably the most dedicated and hard-working cheese marketer I know. She has a genuine love of the product, and this passion, combined with her ability to ‘talk cheeses’ with the public as well as the retailers, results in informed, enthusiastic buyers.”
– Laura Werlin, Author of The New American Cheese

“Sheana Davis’ local roots and firm understanding of every step in the food production process, from farm to table, makes her invaluable to me as a retailer.”
– Gordon Edgar, Rainbow Grocery Coop

“Delice de la Vallee is a Blue Ribbon Beauty! 1st Place winner, Fresh Unripened Mixed Milk Cheese”
– 2010 American Cheese Society

“Sheana’s cheese spreads are a main attraction at our events.”
 – Beer Fest