Marieke® Gouda Aged 9-12: Nutty and slightly crystalized with deep, nuanced flavors. Pair with dark chocolate and honey, Merlot or Stout beer.


Expert, licensed, cheesemaker, Marieke Penterman, and her team, handcraft traditional Dutch Goudas using the time-tested, Old World, cheesemaking methods Marieke brought with her when she emigrated from the Netherlands. Marieke transforms farmstead-fresh, raw, cow’s milk from her family farm into award-winning cheese, which is then carefully cured on imported Dutch pine planks in temperature and humidity-controlled aging cellars.


2017 - US Cheese Championship (Best of Class)

2014 - World Cheese Championship
2013 - US Cheese Championship
2012 - World Cheese Championship
2012 - American Cheese Society Annual Cheese Competition held in Raleigh, NC
2010 - American Cheese Society
2009 - World Dairy Expo Cheese Contest held in Madison, WI
2009 - World Cheese Contest held in Gran Canaria, Spain.

All 1 lb. Marieke Gouda cheeses are hand-cut, possible substitution of 1 lb. cake cut by 2 pie cuts.

Price includes ice pack(s).
Quantities for the cheese item can be adjusted at checkout.

Marieke® Gouda Plain Aged (9-12 months) - 1 lb.

  • Ingredients: Raw cow’s milk, salt, enzymes, cultures *Raw milk, cows not treated with rBGH. No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from cows treated with artificial hormones and those not treated with artificial hormones. Shelf life is three months with proper care.

Marieke Gouda

200 W. Liberty Drive

Thorp, WI 54771



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Monday- Sunday
7 am-7 pm


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On New Years Eve, Christmas Eve and the day before Thanksgiving open from 7am-3pm.

Closed on

New Years Day, Easter, 


and Christmas Day

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Drawings ©Mauro Magellan

© 2018 by Holland's Family Cheese / Penterman Farm. “Marieke Gouda” and “Handcrafted with Passion” are registered trademarks of Holland’s Family Cheese LLC.