Address: 750 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma CA 94952 / (707) 763-1025
About Us / Achadinha Cheese Company History: [Pronounced "osh-a-deen-a"]Husband and wife Jim and Donna Pacheco transitioned from a cow dairy farm to a goat farm in 1997, and today have nearly 1600 goats, 600 of which produce milk. Their happy goats are given no hormones and are pasture fed on 230 acres in Petaluma. The Pachecos treat their goats to leftover brewer's grain from local breweries. All their artisan cheese are made by Donna. Their Capricious Cheese, a European style hard cheese won Best In Show in 2002 at the American Cheese Society, and in 2005 was named one of Saveur Magazine's "50 Favorite Cheeses in the United States". Their Capricious Cheese is turned daily, rubbed with olive oil, and aged in the cool Pacific Ocean air.