Uplands Cheese Company is in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, and currently just produces two cheeses. Both are excellent, created from milk from Uplands’ herd that feeds in rotation on the southwestern Wisconsin pastures just outside the Uplands factory.
Andy Hatch is head cheesemaker at Uplands and has helped the company win many awards…and expand its distribution to international destinations.
Pleasant Ridge Reserve is an outstanding Uplands Cheese product.
Julie and Tony Hook
Hook’s Cheese is located in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. It has a long tradition of artisan cheese production, and, before that, conventional cheese production. Hook’s makes many varieties of specialty cheese, including several outstanding Blue cheeses. It also produces a line of traditional, aged Cheddar cheeses.
Hook’s Eight-Year Aged Cheddar is an outstanding Hook’s Cheese product.
Cheesemaker Marieke Penterman is the driving, cheesemaking force behind Holland’s Family Cheese in Thorp, Wisconsin. She came to the U.S. with her husband from the Netherlands, and has won many awards for her traditional Gouda cheeses. Today, her cheesemakers create a wide variety of flavored Gouda cheeses.
Marieke Foenegreek Gouda is an outstanding Holland’s Family Cheese product.
The Two Annas
Landmark Creamery is located in Albany, Wisconsin. Cheesemaker Anna Landmark teams with promoter Anna Thomas-Bates to drive this business. They make a variety of cheeses, including sheep milk cheese delights, such as Petite Nuage.
Pecora Nocciola is an outstanding Landmark Creamery product.
Brunkow Cheese is located in Darlington, Wisconsin and run by Joe Burns
Carr Valley Cheese is located in La Valle, Wisconsin
LaClare Farms is located in Malone, Wisconsin. It is well-known for its goat herds, and goat milk products, including cheese. Katie (Hedrich) Fuhrmann is head cheesemaker at the family-owned business. Her hard, goat milk cheese, Evalon, won the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in 2011, beating many other well-known cow milk cheeses.
Evalon is an outstanding LaClare Farms product.
Hidden Springs Creamery.
Capri Cheese is located in Blue River, Wisconsin, and makes goat, sheep and cow milk cheeses.
St. Dorian is an outstanding Capri Cheese product.