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Friday, March 14, 2008


Wisconsin laid the smack down at the 27th biennial World Cheese Competition, held in Madison earlier this week:

…Wisconsin cheesemakers took home 27 out of 77 available best-in-class awards, more than any other single state or country.
Other states finished in underwhelming fashion.

New York took five golds, California and Idaho each took three, Iowa two, and Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island each earned one gold medal.
A "Swiss Gruyere" cheese was awarded the title of Greatest Cheese in the World. That cheesemaker was from someplace called Wasen, Switzerland, which, if you ask me, ought to count for Wisconsin, too. Lots of Swiss people here, you know.