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An Australian cheese educator and judge who enjoys cheese in all its forms, Sonia Cousins is particularly fond of artisan varieties made in her home state of New South Wales.

Best Regions: South Africa


A generation ago, there were just two types of cheese made in South Africa: factory-made Gouda and cheddar. Up until 1991, strict regulations dictated that all cow’s milk produced must be sold to the government, which significantly limited cheese production. But deregulation saw a newfound freedom for dairy farmers and cheesemakers, who set about crafting […]

Tasmania is A Hidden Hub of Australian Cheese


The story of cheese in Tasmania begins with cheddar.