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, 2016
Class 9. Feta
awardThird Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
feta loaf, 99.4
World Championship Cheese Contest, 2016
Class 53. Pepper Flavored Monterey Jack, Mild Heat
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Pepper Jack, 99.3
United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2015
Class 9 Monterey Jack
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 99.3
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2014
Class 3. Colby, Monterey Jack
awardSecond Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 98
Class 10. Flavored Pepper Cheese
awardThird Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack With Jalapeño Peppers, 99.33
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2012
Class 10. Flavored Pepper Cheese
awardThird Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack with Jalapeño Peppers, 99.25
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2011
Class 9. Flavored Pepper Cheese
awardThird Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Pepper Jack, 98.05
United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2011
Class 1 Cheddar, Mild (0 to 3 months)
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Mild Cheddar, 97.2
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2010
Class 9. Flavored Pepper Cheese
awardBlue Ribbon
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack with Jalapeno Peppers, 98.65
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2008
Class 1. Cheddar
awardThird Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Mild Cheddar, 97.7
Class 2. Colby, Monterey Jack
awardBlue Ribbon
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 99.45
awardSecond Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 99.3
Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest, 2006
Class 2. Colby, Monterey Jack
awardSecond Prize
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 99.5
World Championship Cheese Contest, 2006
Class 1. Cheddar, Mild
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Mild Cheddar, 99.3
Class 6. Monterey Jack
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 99.15
World Championship Cheese Contest, 2004
Class 4. Monterey Jack
awardBest of Class
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack, 98.75
United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2001
Class 3. Colby, Monterey Jack
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Colby
World Championship Cheese Contest, 1998
Class 3. Colby, Monterey Jack
awardThird Award
Lynn Dairy, Inc., Granton, WI
Monterey Jack