Cheese tasting Amsterdam

A unique cheese tasting in Amsterdam

When you’re in Amsterdam, there is one thing you cannot skip during your stay: a cheese tasting. Cheese is one of most important export products of the Netherlands and its history takes you back a couple of centuries. Also, cheese is a very tasty appetizer. A lot of tourists have already fallen in love with Old Amsterdam cheese, so now it is your turn. Have a cheese tasting in Amsterdam and discover the unique taste of this ‘golden’ souvenir!

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Taste the best of the Netherlands

A cheese tasting at the Old Amsterdam Cheese Store is a great idea. During this tasting, you will discover five different types of cheese and learn all about their characteristics. You get to taste them in combination with specially selected wines. The Old Amsterdam Cheese Store expert will tell you all about the different flavors, herbs and textures. After your visit, you can point to the differences between the cheeses you have tasted. This tasting is very special because of the close look you get into the history of the Westland family. This family runs a big business in Maaslander cheese and Old Amsterdam cheese, the most famous cheeses in our country.


Combination of cheese and wine tasting

The cheese tasting is a complete experience including a number of specially selected wines. Each wine is sampled to a cheese that best complement each one. Are you wondering how to cleanse your palette between tasting one cheese and the next? No worries, Old Amsterdam Cheese Store serves serve fig bread and grapes during the tasting. Very special is, of course, the tasting of Old Amsterdam cheese with a specially selected wine. In this way you will also learn about wine-food combinations. Let the cheese tasting surprise you!

What is included in the cheese tasting?


  • A 1-hour cheese tasting experience
  • Five different kinds of excellent cheese
  • Wines selected by a sommelier to complement the cheeses
  • Water and fig bread
  • The history of the Westland family
  • The secrets of Old Amsterdam Cheese
  • An interactive quiz about the history and making of cheese
  • A free souvenir to remember your cheese tasting experience


Cheese tasting in Amsterdam with family and friends

Do you want to do something fun and instructive in Amsterdam? Book a cheese tasting at Golden Age Cheese Store! Together with your friends and family you will head to the first floor of the cheese store at Damrak 62 in Amsterdam. The cheese tasting room was designed to take you back to Amsterdam as it was more than a hundred years ago. You will find cheeses along the wall and wooden tables to sit at. Note: the cheese tasting room is on the first floor which is accessible only by a staircase. For more information send Old Amsterdam Cheese Store an or call them on +31(0)20 330 16 02.

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