Grietje de Vries


Grietje is a commercial cheesemaker at Over the Moon Dairy. G brings an upbeat ‘womens’ touch to our factory and her experience is also an asset to our students.

Grietje, or ‘G’, has been assisting the New Zealand Cheese School since 2009 as an employee and cheesemaker of our affiliate company, Over the Moon Dairy.

Grietje never imagined should would end up a cheese maker. “I really enjoy the science of cheesemaking and love to share my passion in my role as practical assistant with the cheesemaking courses”. Artisan Cheesemaking and Cheesemakers Certificate.

Grietje is keen to keep working as a commercial cheesemaker and would like to try her palate at judging cheese.