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3 Summer Cheese Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss


Summer’s in full swing. Why not take advantage of those extra vacation days and hit up some cheese festivals?

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Best Cheeses: Vermont


With award-winning cheesemakers and cheeses, it’s no wonder why Vermont is one of the best cheese regions in the world. Here are some of our favorites.

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In Queso You Missed It August 5th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news!

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All the Winners from the American Cheese Society Awards


Photo credit Bob Montgomery Last weekend, the culture crew attended the American Cheese Society conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an annual gathering of makers, mongers, buyers, distributors—basically, anyone in the North American cheese industry. It might sound boring, but the ACS conference is actually a total party. We cheese people gather to do things like nerd […]

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The New Kind of Blue Cheese You Need to Try


Although they tend to stay hidden, blue molds grow all around us. If we magnified forest soils, bales of hay, and forgotten loaves of bread, we might see them: clustered colonies of Penicillium roqueforti. Up close they resemble otherworldly paintbrushes, their long filaments split into branches. And at the end of each branch, rotund, blue-green […]

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Class of 2017 Is Here: ACS Certified Cheese Professionals Announced


153 individuals from 58 companies across US, Mexico and Australia pass the 7th ACS Certified Cheese Professionals Exam

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Dishing With America’s Top Cheesemaker


When do you know that this cheese will be a winner? Culture speaks with Jeremy Stephenson, the maker of ACS 2017’s winning cheese, Tarentaise Reserve, on his strategy.

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Planet Cheese: Lightning Strikes Twice


Tarentaise Reserve, a raw cow’s milk cheese from Vermont, strikes gold for the second time at American Cheese Society awards conference