Move over Super Bowl, the World Cheese Championships will take place in Madison this year March 5-7, make sure to come and cheer for your favorite Wisconsin Cheesemakers!
2012 World Championship Cheese Contest- Public Viewing Schedule
Monona Terrace Convention Center, Exhibition Hall B, Madison, Wisconsin
Monday, March 5 11:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
The Contest is free and open to the public.
Watch as an international panel of judges evaluates 2,500 entries in 82 cheese and butter classes. Judges work in teams of two, tasting products from around the world to determine gold medalists in each variety. Be sure to sample selected cheeses from the Contest.
Wednesday, March 7
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
An Evening at the World Championship Cheese Contest Presented by Wisconsin Cheese Originals Ballroom, Monona Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin
Tickets: $25 – Limited tickets available, sold only in advance at www.cheesecontest.com
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch while the entire group of judges chooses the 2012 World Champion Cheese! Both international and award-winning Wisconsin cheeses will be prepared exclusively for this tasting event. Meet 40 renowned cheese judges from around the world, as well as 6 award-winning artisan Wisconsin cheesemakers.
View live Contest results and live video streaming of the Championship Round at:
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S08 E12 – Wisconsin Foodie visits Spain with Jessica and Karen Bell to see and taste all it has to offer.
S08 E11 – We explore Organic Valley at the Kickapoo Country Fair and All Seasons Farm and watch Organic Valley turn their milk into butter.
S08 E10 – We explore the world of perch at UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science and at Wendt’s Fish Fry.
S08 E09 – We celebrate Native American culture at Indian Summer and then are treated to a traditional musky meal made with wild rice.
S08 E08 – It’s all things cheese at Cheesetopia where we check out a bunch of cheeses and then profile LaClare Farms and their amazing goat cheeses.
S08 E07 – Stoney Acres Farm hosts a pizza night with ingredients right from their farm.
S08 E06 – In this episode, we join George Bregar at Company Brewing as he makes a pale ale with fresh, locally sourced hops. Then we celebrate Oktoberfest with Deb and Dan Carey of New Glarus Brewing.
Wisconsin Foodie is organizing Cheesemaker tours this Spring/Summer and we’d like you to join us.
S08 E05 – This week we tour the driftless region and visit Driftless Organics, Viroqua Food Co-Op, and Rooted Spoon.