MADISON, Wis. (WEAU)-- The big cheese has been crowned in Madison.
A Swiss Emmentaler has come away with top honors at the 2014 World Championship Cheese in Wisconsin. Cheesemaker Gerard Sinnesberger took top honors for his Original Schweizer Rohmilch Emmentaler, a large format, big wheel Swiss cheese.
The entry beat out some 2,600 cheeses from 22 countries across the globe. An Australian cheese took second place honors.
Among U.S. entries, Wisconsin dominated with 33 gold medals.
The Holland's Family Cheese Company in Thorp also walked away with honors. The company won the Best of Class prize in the Aged Gouda category. Out of 100 points, the Gouda cheese scored 99.75.