Swiss gruyère wins second consecutive World Championship Cheese Contest

Well, they’ve done it again. Swiss gruyère has been named the world’s best cheese at the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin for a second consecutive tournament.

The win gave Michael Spycher of Mountain Dairy Fritzenhaus in Bern, Switzerland his third victory (his first was in 2008 and second in 2020, both with the same cheese). A Swiss Appenzeller came second (also the second contest in a row that a Swiss cheese was placed first and second), while a Erzherzog Johann from Austria came third.

This year’s tournament had 29 countries compete, with the US receiving 94 Best in Class finishes and Swiss cheesemakers taking home 10 gold medals to the Netherlands’ 7.

Still no pule or moose cheese entries.

You can find all the results on the WCC website.

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