The World Championship Cheese Contest: Wisconsin Brings Home 33 Golds

The World Championship Cheese Contest, that was held in Madison, Wisconsin, took place March 18th through the 19th. Wisconsin proved, once again, that cheese making is no hobby. Wisconsin walked away with a total of 33 gold medals, which was the largest amount of gold medals awarded to a single country or state. Wisconsin cheese makers walking away with gold medal’s included Sartori Cheese, Holland’s Family Cheese, Henning’s Cheese, Emmi Roth, Burnett Dairy and many more. But, coming away with the World Championship Cheese Title was awarded to Gerard Sinnesberger from Kaserei Sinnesberger for his Original Schweizer Rohmilch Emmentaler. This cheese was chosen out of 2,615 entries from 22 countries. However, 4 out of the top 16 cheeses hailed from Wisconsin. These four cheese makers included Hidden Springs Creamery, BelGioioso Cheese Inc., Holland’s Family Cheese, and LaClare Farms. Congratulations to all!

For a full list of results, click here.

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