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In Queso You Missed It: Nov. 6, 2022


A new cheese has been crowned the best in the world! Le Gruyère AOP surchoix, entered by Vorderfultigen and Gourmino, just took home the grand prize at the World Cheese Awards held in Newport, Wales. Over 4,000 cheeses from 42 countries entered the competition. Culture editor, Susan Axelrod, was one of the 250 judges responsible for culling the pack of […]

Ukrainian Cheeses Debut At World Cheese Awards


Since ancient times, Ukrainians have produced cheese for their families. Over time, the volume and skills of cheesemakers grew, and cheese became one of the most used goods in trade. The first mentions of Ukrainian cheese were made 1,000 years ago. Unfortunately, due to oppression by the Soviet authorities, Ukrainian culture, including its cheese culture, […]

In Queso You Missed It: September 25, 2022


Four well-known cheese producers from Australia’s Scenic Rim—Towri Sheep Cheeses, Tommerup’s Dairy Farm, Summer Land Camels (whose marinated Persian feta was on our Summer 2020 cover), and Naughty Little Kids—have co-created Ewe+3, Australia’s (and quite possibly the world’s) first sheep, camel, goat, and Jersey cow’s milk cheese. The collaboration was sparked by devastating floods that impacted farms in […]

In Queso You Missed It: September 11, 2022


The American Cheese Society invites owners, managers, and cheesemakers are invited to participate in a survey about the current state of the U.S. artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheese industry. The survey data will enable the industry to communicate its impact to policymakers, the media, regulators, and other stakeholders, and to better advocate on behalf of cheesemakers. Even […]

In Queso You Missed It: August 14, 2022


The Academy of Cheese is calling for cheesemongers to enter the 2022 Young Cheesemonger of the Year competition. The award will be hosted at the World Cheese Awards (WCA), organized by the Guild of Fine Food in Newport, Wales on Nov. 2, 2022. The competition is free to enter and open to any cheesemonger under the age of 30. Finalists will be invited to […]

Tulip Tree Creamery’s Milkweed


A recipe reboot births a star Indiana’s Tulip Tree Creamery is known by turophiles everywhere for Trillium, a bloomy-rind cow’s milk square pillow that has won multiple awards—most recently Gold at the 2021–2022 World Cheese Awards in Spain. One of Tulip Tree’s newest cheeses—Milkweed—has also arrived on the national scene; it won a 2021 Good […]

In Queso You Missed It: June 5, 2022


It’s Pride Month, and the celebration is ON! From Disney World, where you can snack on all manner of rainbow-hued sweet treats, to D.C. (snag a Mucho, Mucho Amor cocktail at El Tamarindo), to Wisconsin there are parades, parties, and of course, lots of tasty food and drink. One way turophiles can show up for […]

A Cheesemaker’s Report From Ukraine


Ukrainian cheese expert Oksana Chernova reports from her war-torn country about the state of its cheese industry.

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