Why Wisconsin artisan cheese is amazing
Wisconsin cheesemakers have been making artisan cheese for more than 175 years – since before Wisconsin was even a state. European immigrant cheesemakers found that our fertile dairy land was perfect for producing the high-quality milk they required to make cheese. So, settlers from France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, and Scandinavia soon began making the cheeses of their home countries. Today, Wisconsin cheesemakers lead the nation in producing artisan cheese, winning cheese-vat loads of international awards.
Where does this single-mindedness for high-quality cheese making originate? Well, that's what happens when a whole state is dedicated to one thing: making the tastiest, most award-winning, highest-quality cheese on the planet. It's why we require our cheesemakers to have a license, and why we have the only master cheesemaker program in the world outside of the one in Switzerland. It's also because we like to eat cheese, and when you eat as much cheese as we do, you want it to be dang good. So, next time you're looking for the finest artisan cheese you can find, look north to Wisconsin.
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