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Local cheesemakers win best of class awards at World Champion Cheese Contest

Some of the best cheese in the world is once again made right in your backyard.


Pat Doell of Agropur in Luxemburg and Chris Renard and the Renard’s Rosewood Dairy Team from Renard’s Rosewood Dairy, Inc. in Algoma won Best of Class Awards at the World Championship Cheese Contest being hosted this week in Madison, Wis. Doell won the Best of Class Award for his whole milk mozzarella and his provolone cheese. Doell also had another provolone entry that took third. Renard’s team’s Traditional Red Wax Cheddar won Best of Class in the Traditional Waxed Cheddar, Mild to Medium Category.


Roger Krohn of Agropur in Luxemburg narrowly missed the top spot with his provolone. Door Artisan Cheese in Egg Harbor had two entries also come close to winning their categories with Crema Pressato in the Fresh Asiago category and its Master’s Select Aged Top Hat Cheddar in the Natural Rinded Cheddar.


Those varieties could win the top prize of World Champion Cheese when the award is announced at 2 p.m. online. You can click this link to see how your favorite dairy products scored at the 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest. 

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