Stephenson County offers 'Cheese and Cheers' tour - – Rockford’s News Leader

Stephenson County offers 'Cheese and Cheers' tour


Stephenson County will be hosting a "Cheese and Cheers" tour on July 25, featuring local cheese stores, cheese plants, breweries and a winery. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m., ending in a drawing at three locations.

The driving tour is self-guided, and includes stops such as The Cheese Market and Generations Brewing Company in Freeport, Megz Country Cheese, Inc. in Davis, Wengers Springbrook Cheese, Torkelson Cheese Co. and Lena Brewing Company in Lena and Famous Fossil Winery east of Cedarville.

Each location will feature its own specialties, and will offer samplings, activities and featured products. Drawings will be held at 4 p.m. at Famous Fossil Winery, Generations Brewing Company and Lena Brewing Company. Entrants must be present to win.

For more information about the Cheese and Cheers tour, contact the Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Bureau at 815-233-1357 or 800-369-2955.

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