Marieke Gouda Named 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese
Marieke Gouda from Wisconsin secured the winning title last night at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, besting a record 1,700 other entries. Congrats to all medal-winners, which came from all over the country.
Wisconsin captured the most gold medals, with 47 of the 81 categories judged. Vermont and New York came in second, with six gold medals each. Oregon had four gold medals, while California, Idaho, Illinois and Ohio each took three. Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico and Utah each captured one apiece.