MADISON, Wis. (Dec. 10, 2012) - Wisconsin cheesemakers claimed a total of 31 awards at the recent 2012 World Cheese Awards competition, the largest cheese contest in the world. The total represents more than those awarded to any other U.S. state. This year, more than 2,700 cheeses from 30 countries were entered.

 

The highest award to a Wisconsin company, a “Super Gold,” went to Sartori Cheese for its Limited Edition Cognac BellaVitano®. Other Wisconsin awards include 4 Gold, 12 Silver and 14 Bronze. The Wisconsin Gold winners are Holland’s Family Cheese for Marieke® Aged Gouda, Sartori for Reserve SarVecchio® and Carr Valley Cheese for Billy Blue and Cave Aged Marisa. Other Wisconsin companies that earned awards include Emmi Roth USA, Widmer’s Cheese Cellars, Lactalis USA, DCI Cheese Co., the Artisan Cheese Exchange and Kraft Cracker Barrel. The entire Wisconsin winners’ breakdown can be found at Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board’s website, www.eatwisconsincheese.com.

 

The World Cheese Champion winner went to a Spanish cheese, Manchego DO-Gran Reserve made by Dehesa de los Llanos S.L. The contest was held in Birmingham, U.K., in conjunction with the BBC Good Food Show from Nov. 28-Dec. 2.

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