World's Best Cheeses on Display in Vermont, With Wines to Match
Vermont is getting the respect it deserves with this article from Forbes that details how Vermont earned international recognition as a producer of prime cheeses. Need proof? Vermont took home six gold medals and the 2011 World Cheese Championships, beating entire countries. Read on for more, and details on the upcoming Vermont Cheesemaker's Festival in Burlington.
Maple syrup may be Vermont’s best-known product among the general public, but for years those in the dairy industry have watched the state’s meteoric rise as one of the very best cheese producers on earth. Vermont cheddars, the cornerstone of the state’s cheese making history, have repeatedly beaten the best cheddars of other top cheese producing states like Wisconsin, along with the birthplace of the cheese, England, in prestigious tasting competitions.