Since The Lady and I live in the Pacific Northwest, we wanted to send out a special shout-out to all the Northwest Cheesemakers who won ribbons at the 2010 American Cheese Society Competition last month in Seattle. (There is a link at the bottom of the page to see a complete list of winners, whom we also congratulate!!)

The following Northwest Cheesemakers won awards at the 2010 American Cheese Society Competition.

 Idaho:

Ballard Cheese LLC: Truffle and Sea Salt Cheddar – 1st in Class

Ballard Cheese LLC: Idaho Pepper Cheddar – 3rd in Class

Sorrento Lactalis, Id.: Fresh Mozzarella with Homogenized Cream – 1st in Class

Oregon:

Ochoa Cheese Factory: Don Froylan Queso Oaxaca – 2nd in Class

Rising Sun Farms: Sweet Pepper Chipotle Torta – 1st in Class

Rising Sun Farms: Marionberry Cheese Torta – 2nd Class

Rivers Edge Chevre: Sunset Bay – 3rd in Class

Rogue Creamery: Rogue Morimoto SobaAle Cheddar – 1st in Class

Rogue Creamery: Echo Mountain Blue – 1st in Class

Rogue Creamery: Rogue River Blue – 2nd in Class

Tillamook County Creamery Association: Yellow Extra Sharp Cheddar – 3rd in Class

Tillamook County Creamery Association: Yellow Sharp Cheddar – 2nd in Class

Tillamook County Creamery Association: White Medium Cheddar – 3rd in Class

Tumalo Farms: Fenacho – 2nd in Class

Tumalo Farms: Capricorns – 1st in Class

Tumalo Farms: Remembrance – 2nd in Class

Tumalo Farms: Antigo – 3rd in Class

Tumalo Farms: Classico – 3rd in Class

Willamette Valley Cheese Company: Brindisi – 3rd in Class

Willamette Valley Cheese Company: Farmstead Gouda – 3rd in Class

Willamette Valley Cheese Company: Horseradish Havarti – 1st in Class

Willamette Valley Cheese Company: Smoked Pepper & Chive Jack – 3rd in Class

Utah:

Gold Creek Ranch: Smoked Cheddar – 2nd in Class

Washington State:

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Flagsheep – 3rd in Class

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Marco Polo Reserve – 2nd in Class

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Four Year Flagship – 1st in Class

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Flagship Reserve – 3rd in Class

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Smoked Flagship – 2nd in Class

Black Sheep Creamery: Queso de Oveja – 1st in Class

Estrella Family Creamery: Jalapeno Buttery – 2nd in Class

Estrella Family Creamery: Weebles – 1st in Class

Estrella Family Creamery: Caldwell Crik Chevrette – 1st in Class

Jacobs Creamery: Crème Fraiche – 3rd in Class

Mt. Townsend Creamery: Seastack – 1st in Class

Mt. Townsend Creamery: New Moon – 2nd in Class

Mystery Bay Farm: Chevre with Thyme and White Pepper – 1st in Class

Samish Bay Cheese: Ladysmith – 1st in Class

Samish Bay Cheese: Aged Ladysmith – 2nd in Class

Samish Bay Cheese: Ladysmith with Chives – 3rd in Class

Samish Bay Cheese: Yogurt Cheese (Labneh) – 3rd in Class

Silver Springs Creamery: Silver Springs Creamery Big “D” – 1st in Class

Silver Springs Creamery: Silver Springs Creamery Jersey Yogurt – 1st in Class

Willapa Hills Cheese: Two Faced Blue – 2nd in Class

For a complete list of all 2010 American Cheese Society Winners, please click here.

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One Response to “2010 American Cheese Society Competition Winners”


  1. […] is a robust, nutty cheese with smokey taste from the hardwoods. This cheese was winner at the 2010 American Cheese Society Competition which The Lady and I attended last month… well The Lady attended and I reported from the Cheese […]


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