Switzerland takes 1st and 2nd in World Championship Cheese contest

A cheesemaker from Switzerland has won the World Championship Cheese competition twice in a row, and for a third overall time.  The cheese called Gourmino Le Gruyere AOP crafted by Michael Spycher of Mountain Dairy Fritzenhaus in Bern, Switzerland took top honors at the biennial contest hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association.

 The top two cheeses came from Switzerland out of 2,978 entries.  The first runner up was Appenzeller® Mild-Würzig, an Appenzeller made by Käserei Niederbüren AG of Niederbüren, Switzerland.

The results for all categories are available from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association website, here.

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