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Best Cheeses 2022: Goat’s Milk


Photo by Nina Gallant | Styled by Kendra Smith ST. GERMAIN (pictured above)Blakesville Creamery | Port Washington, Wisconsin This semi-firm and mild, milky winner is made in a style similar to sheep’s milk, natural rind tommes from the Pyrenees. Only St. Germain hails from one of Wisconsin’s newest creameries. Founded in 2020, Blakesville Creamery makes […]

Best Cheeses 2022: Cow’s Milk


Photo by Nina Gallant | Styled by Kendra Smith WHITNEY (pictured above)Jasper Hill Farm | Greensboro, Vt. Made with the raw milk of Jasper Hill’s grass-fed herd, ACS First Place Best of Show winner Whitney leverages Jura-mountain inspiration into something uniquely Vermont. Its tacky pink exterior contains a pliant, milky white paste redolent of juicy […]

Culture Goes to ‘Cheese Camp’


Education, networking, all-you-can-eat cheese, and more: it’s a curd nerd’s paradise at the ACS Conference.

The Winding Road to Gold at Mondial Du Fromage


World’s Best Cheesemonger Virginie Dubois-Dhorne traded academia for affinage Photographed by Hans Westbeek Dedicating her life to curds was the last thing Virginie Dubois-Dhorne had in mind when her husband asked her to help out at his cheese shop. In fact, when she married Jean-François—a political science graduate turned cheesemonger and affineur—she was in the […]

A Fromage Battle at SIAL Canada


Culture’s Creative Director captures all the action at the 2022 International Cheese Competition, part of SIAL Canada.

The 2022 Good Food Award Winners for Cheese


The winners of the 12th-annual Good Food Awards were announced today, and while we congratulate all the winners, we are especially excited to celebrate those in the cheese category! The awards ceremony will be held on March 4, 2022 in San Francisco. For a list of all the winners, click here.          […]

Awards for Cathy Strange, Cabot, and More


Photo courtesy of Whole Foods Global cheese expert Cathy Strange, the vice president of specialty for Whole Foods, and Van Salmans, of the cheese marketing organization Salmans and Associates, will each receive the Wisconsin Cheese Maker Association‘s (WCMA) new Luminary Award at the 2022 Cheese Expo in April. The award “recognizes the contributions of leaders […]

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Best Cheeses 2021: Celebrating Excellence in Uncertain Times


Congratulations to the winners, and kudos to all the cheesemakers who continue to strive for excellence every day in this demanding and difficult industry!

2021 Good Food Award Winning Cheeses


2021 Good Food Award Winnning Cheeses. Three winners chosen from each region: North, South, East, West, and Central.

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