Cheese Awards

We're going to need a bigger trophy case.

Wisconsin Cheese wins more national and international cheese awards than any other state or country. Our tradition of cheesemaking excellence began more than 175 years ago, and our award-winning cheesemakers still use these tried-and-true methods today.

Cheesemaking is a way of life in Wisconsin, the only place outside of Europe with a master cheesemaker program. Many families and facilities have been making cheese for four generations. With our revered heritage of cheesemaking, Wisconsin takes top honors for styles ranging from the freshest cheese curds to 10-year-old cheddar wheels, from baby swiss to aged parmesan and everything in between. Find your new favorite award-winning cheese here.

Wisconsin cheese has won

4,835 AWARDS

& counting...

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Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2013
Class 14. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardBlue Ribbon
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 99.05
awardThird Prize
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 97.90
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2012
Class 15. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardBlue Ribbon
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 98.6
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2010
Class 13. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardBlue Ribbon
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 98.95
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2009
Class 13. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardSecond Prize
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 99.45
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2007
Class 13. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardBlue Ribbon
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 98.3
awardSecond Prize
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 97.95
United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2007
Class 26. Smear Ripened Cheeses
awardSecond Award
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2004
Class 15. Open Class for Semi-Soft Cheese
awardThird Prize
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 98.90
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2005
Class 11. Smear Ripened Cheese
awardThird Prize
Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, WI
Limburger, 98.10