To choose this year’s featured cheeses, the culture team combed through the winning wheels and wedges from the following competitions: World Cheese Awards (2021), World Championship Cheese Contest, American Cheese Society Judging and Competition, Good Food Awards, sofi Awards, International Cheese and Dairy Awards, and the New York International Cheese Competition.
Key to abbreviations:
- WCA: World Cheese Awards
- WCCC: World Championship Cheese Contest
- ACS: American Cheese Society
- ICDA: International Cheese and Dairy Awards
- NYICC: New York International Cheese Competition