Queen of Quality Producer Earns US Cheese Championship Awards

Grafton Village Cheese Company of Brattleboro, Vt., has earned two second-place ribbons in the United States Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wis.

Grafton Village earned awards with its Queen of Quality Clothbound Cheddar, a reserve cave-aged clothbound cheddar of limited quantity, and its Bear Hill, a washed-rind, cave aged raw milk sheep cheese. Grafton Village Cheese Company is part of the Windham Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to the preservation of Vermont’s rural way of life.

The United States Championship Cheese Contest is the premier technical cheese, butter and yogurt competition. 2019 marks the 20th biennial edition, hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association with over 2,303 entries from across the U.S.