Posted: 29/05/2014

Rosary goats’ cheese takes top prize at British Cheese Awards


Rosary garlic and herb British Cheese Awards championA garlic and herb goats’ cheese from Wiltshire has been named Supreme Champion at this year’s British Cheese Awards.

Rosary Goats’ Cheese’s creation, which also won the Best Fresh Cheese category, was crowned earlier this week after judging took place as part of this year’s Bath & West Show in Somerset.

Humming Bark, a Vacherin-style cheese produced by Carrigbyrne Cheese in Ireland’s Co Wexford, took the trophy for reserve champion as well as the Best Semi Soft category.

Stilton-maker Cropwell Bishop won the Best Blue with its organic version of the cheese as well as Best PDO cheese for its non-organic cheese.

Quickes’ vintage cheddar was named Best Cheddar while Butlers’ Rothbury Red took the title for Best Territorial.

Charles Martell’s sheep’s milk washed rind Nuns of Caen won Best Modern British and Cote Hill Farm’s Tomme-style Lindum was named Best New Cheese.

Among the country trophy winners were Highland Fine Cheeses’ Morangie Brie (Best Scottish), Belton’s Cheshire Traditional (Best English) and Knockdrinna Meadow’s Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese (Best Irish).

For a full list of winnersclick here

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