Grafton Cheese wins five awards at world cheese competitionDecember 08,2012GRAFTON — Grafton Village Cheese won five awards at the World Cheese Awards in Birmingham, England, in late November.
The company took home a Super Gold award for Shepsog, a mixed milk cheese (sheep and cow) that is aged for five months, gold medals for Clothbound Cheddar, Bismark and Naked Cheddar, and a bronze medal for Barndance.
The World Cheese Awards is one of the leading cheese competitions in the world. Of the 2,781 cheeses judged, 55 cheeses were awarded Super Gold medals, including Grafton Village’s Cave Aged Shepsog.
“It been a great year for awards and recognition from the industry; these World Cheese Awards are the cherry to top off the year,” Dane Huebner, cheese artisan at Grafton Village Cheese, said. “Top 16 and Super Gold for Shepsog is amazing and I’m still wrapping my mind around it.”
In 2012 alone, Grafton Village Cheese has received 24 top awards from various competitions, including the World Cheese Awards, American Cheese Society, the Big E, and sofi Awards at the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade.MORE IN Southern VermontThe Department of Health could lose its funding from Entergy next year, ending more than 42 years... Full Story
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