Rogue Creamery’s Rogue River Blue was awarded a Gold Medal at the 30th Annual World Cheese Awards in London, U.K. The World Cheese Awards is the largest and most respected competition of its type in the world. 260 judges gathered to taste and score more than 3,000 cheeses from 30 countries this week.” It is an honor to receive the news of Rogue River Blue’s Gold Medal award. This is a win for Rogue River Blue and organic Oregon and American made cheese “, said David Gremmels ,Cheesemaker and president.
This was the 5th Gold Medal for Rogue River Blue at the World Cheese Awards Competition.It’s hand wrapped in Syrah grape leaves, from local biodynamic, organic Cowhorn Vineyard, that have been macerated in organic pear liqueur. Its forward, well-aged flavor tastes of brandy, fruit and burnt cream. The flavors of our Rogue Valley signature terroir include hints of sweet pine, wild ripened berries, hazelnuts, morels and pears.
Echo Mountain Blue was also recognized at the Competition with a Bronze Medal; this is the 8th medal at the World Cheese Awards for Echo Mountain.
About Rogue Creamery – www.roguecreamery.com Rogue Creamery’s international award winning handmade cheese is produced from USDA Certified Organic milk from their local, organic dairy and made using sustainable practices. Rogue Creamery ensures a consistently delicious and healthful experience through its commitment to organic, sustainable and food safety processes which are third party certified. Its dairy, cheesemaking and ingredients are certified organic by Oregon Tilth and food safety programs, by ASI.
The Creamery’s cheese is carried in Whole Foods, Neal’s Yard Dairy, London and Fromagerie Laurent Dubois, Paris.
Source: Rogue Creamery