Wisconsin makes more specialty cheese than any other state, and this guide lists the best of the best cheesemakers and their cheeses. Connoisseur and food writer Jeanette Hurt embarks on a culinary tour throughout the entire state to find the most innovative and traditional artisans who lovingly and painstakingly cultivate numerous varieties of award-winning cow-, goat-, and sheep's-milk cheeses.
Hurt describes in words and photos how cheese and other dairy products such as yogurt, ice cream, butter, and milk are made, and provides a detailed list of cheesemakers who accept visitors so you can watch the process firsthand. Also includes a map showing cheesemaker locations, where to buy Wisconsin cheese, resources for budding cheesemakers, recipes, wine and beer pairings, and travel advice. 50 black & white photographs, 8 color pages.