The Shop

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Our Cheese Counter

Righteous Cheese is an artisanal cheese shop offering unique, uncommon cheeses handmade in small batches locally, across the US and around Europe. Our selection changes seasonally as we focus on cheeses that are truly at peak ripeness – utter deliciousness!

Come visit us in the heart of DC’s vibrant artisan food hall, Union Market.

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Cheese Platters

A platter overflowing with artisanal cheeses, fruit & nuts is a simple, no-fuss way to kick off any gathering. Bring friends and family around the table with our hand-picked selections of seasonal cheese at its peak ripeness. Order here!

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Cheese Wedding Cakes

Have a standout wedding with a unique, beautiful and delectable cheese wedding cake created by Righteous Cheese. No matter how large or small your soirée, we offer services to suit your needs. Begin the most delicious part of your wedding here.

The Bar

cheese & wine, all the time!

Slake your thirst for knowledge at the Righteous Cheese bar, where you can grab a drink and glimpse a rare, behind-the-scenes view of a bustling cheese shop in action. Our carefully-curated wine and beer list presents the same rare and delicious finds that you expect from our cheese counter – and our knowledgeable staff will help you select the perfect sip to pair with your cheese selections from our retail counter – all of which can be enjoyed throughout the market.

 see our current wine & beer list

grilled cheese #1: fontina val d’aosta sage butterpain levain $7
grilled cheese #2: manchego + simply prepared + pain levain $7
grilled cheese + beer combo: either grilled cheese + any beer = $12


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Wine & Cheese Pairing at Flight Wine Bar

Tuesday, March 3rd, 6-8pm

Flight Wine Bar & Righteous Cheese have teamed up to create an exceptional evening of wine and cheese featuring unique styles of each. Not only will you taste delicious and unexpected pairings, but fromager Carolyn Stromberg will be on-hand to offer tips for pairing on your own.

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Cochon 555

Sunday, March 22nd

Righteous Cheese is once again curating the Cheese Bar at Cochon 555 and its sure to be a killer event. This culinary competition and tasting event pairs 5 chefs, 5 pigs, & 5 winemakers to promote sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs – and it’s quickly becoming as one of the most raucous, wild & fun food events out there.

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The Emporiyum

Saturday April 18th & Sunday April 19th

This two-day celebration of fine food and brews, held in Baltimore, focuses on the best culinary producers in the country. Both a marketplace and tasting experience, the event brings together both chefs and artisan vendors in one glorious weekend of gluttony.


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Gift Baskets

Beautiful, hand-selected gifts for your most righteous friends and family.
Each gift basket has an elegant presentation of artisanal cheeses,
chocolates and accompaniments from the very best of the Righteous Cheese selection.

Select your gift here

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D.C. Cheese Boards

Looking for D.C. Cheese Boards?

Order online & pick up at the shop for your convenience.

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Gift Cards

To purchase a gift card for Righteous Cheese, please visit the shop or download a gift card form below. Feel free to also drop us a line at!

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