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 new artisan food market, 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!

The Bar

cheese & wine, all the time!

Slake your thirst for knowledge at the Righteous Cheese bar, where you can post up 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.

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Cheese Class selection

Upcoming Classes

Class Hiatus

Although we’ve enjoyed offering cheese & wine/beer classes for several years now, recently there has been a steep increase in the number of same-day cancellations.  Logistically, that makes offering our small, intimate classes greatly taxing on our small business and difficult to manage for our small team. We find ourselves in a position where we can no longer offer classes until we have a larger class space.

We hope to begin offering classes again soon! If you’re interested in finding out about future classes and events, sign up for our once-a-month newsletter to stay in the loop (seriously – it goes out only once a month, and has lots of pairing tips, recipes, and more) - so when we do start offering classes again, you’ll be the first to know.


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The Emporiyum

Saturday April 26th & Sunday April 27th

This two-day celebration of fine food and brews, held in Baltimore, focuses on the best of the Mid-Atlantic region. 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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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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