Among 1,794 entries at the American Cheese Society’s (ACS) 2013 competition,Winnimere from Cellars at Jasper Hill in Vermont was named “Best of Show”. Grafton Village Cheese, also in Vermont, was awarded 2nd place overall for Bear Hill. Bleu Mont Dairy in Wisconsin tied itself for 3rd place overall for Bandaged Cheddar and Big Sky Grana.
Mateo Kehler of Cellars at Jasper Hill say’s of the victory, “Winnimere represents the soul of our business, and the award is recognition for the hard work of so many people.”
With the largest number of entries in ACS history at this years competition representing 34 US states and 4 Canadian provinces, the competition awarded over 315 ribbons. Winners were announced in a ceremony on August 2nd. Needless to say, this was an impressive win for Cellars at Jasper Hill.
Click below for the whole list of winners.