The unique and creative Rogue River Blue from Rogue Creamery in Oregon won Best Cheese in the World at the World Cheese Competition held in Bergamo, Italy. It also is our Centerfold cheese, starting on page 26. This is an amazing cheese and all cheese lovers should strive to taste this cheese at least once in their lives. It really is that good.Continue reading →
At the 2019 World Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy, something happened that had never happened before. More than 3,800 entries from 42 countries competed, and a Blue cheese that was produced by Rogue Creamery in Oregon, an American-produced cheese, Rogue River Blue, was named best in the world.Continue reading →
The Amish Country Cheese Festival’s International Cheese competition in Arthur, IL, was established 20 years ago, after ice curling was officially added to the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics.Continue reading →
By combining the cheese producing values of Switzerland and Wisconsin, Emmi Roth has become a cheesemaker to remember.
Switzerland and Wisconsin are considered two of the world’s most important cheesemaking regions, with very similar traditions and local values. That’s why the marriage of the two behind Monroe, WI-based specialty cheesemaker Emmi Roth has been such an amazing success.Continue reading →
A Cheese Tour de Force
Cheese tourism is increasingly popular. Festivals now dot American dairy lands. Die-hard cheese lovers with deep pockets can travel with elite guides internationally to creameries and shops. Well-traveled itineraries may lead to the Netherlands, France or England, among other destinations.Continue reading →
A CPA turned CCP, John Antonelli took the leap from crunching numbers to cutting cheese.Continue reading →
Soft-ripened Brie is flavorful and a favorite.
According to legend, French Emperor Charlemagne tasted his first bite of Brie in the eighth century at a monastery in Reuil-en-Brie and fell instantly in love with its milky flavor and luscious texture. The king’s favorite—and sometimes called the king of cheese—Brie has become a widely and deeply beloved cheese sought after and enjoyed around the world. It’s often a gateway to more obscure artisanal cheeses; it’s a cheese nearly impossible not to love.Continue reading →