Widmer's Cheese Cellars earns silver medal

Freeman Staff

Aug. 20, 2019

Widmerís Cheese Cellars received a silver medal for its mild cheddar at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards, held in Nantwich, England, on July 30.

The prestigious competition includes over 300 cheese experts judging 5,100 cheese and dairy entries, Widmerís also took top honors at the 2019 American Cheese Society Conference held earlier this month in Richmond, Va.

The Theresa cheesemaker received first-place honors for its aged brick and Colby with caraway cheeses and third-place honors for its mild brick cheese, Colby and aged brick with caraway.

The conference is the largest judging and competition of its kind for American-made cheeses.