Wisconsin Cheeses from Carr Valley Cheese
Carr Valley Cheese is one of America's finest specialty cheese plants. From traditional classics like expertly aged Cheddar Cheese to award-winning American Originals like Cocoa Cardona and Gran Canaria, our skilled cheesemakers turn milk delivered fresh from local dairy farms into more than 100 delicious cheese varieties.
Our family's passion for cheesemaking excellence runs deep. Today, fourth-generation owner Sid Cook is one of a small handful of certified Master Cheesemakers in the United States. It's a distinction awarded only to veteran Wisconsin craftsmen who complete a rigorous 15-year advanced training and education program.
In the past five years alone, Carr Valley cheeses have won more than 400 top awards in U.S. and international competitions. Many of these have been won by Sid's one-of-a-kind American Originals - artisan cheeses you won't find made anywhere else in the world. These cheeses include Black Sheep Truffle, Cave Aged Marisa, and Smoked Ba Ba Blue made from sheep's milk; Baraboo Blue, Chevre au Lait, Cocoa Cardona, and Goat Cheddar made from goat's milk; Bread Cheese, Cranberry Chipotle Cheddar, Apple Smoked Cheddar made from cow's milk; and Canaria, Menage, Mobay, and Shepherd's Blend made from mixed milk. Carr Valley produces artisanal cheeses with distinguished taste.
Carr Valley’s Cheesemakers are undoubtedly the best in the business with over 220 years of experience, crafting the world’s finest cheddars and our signature American Originals. With our unique blend of old-world craftsmanship and creative cheesemaking innovation, we think it’s a combination you’re going to love!
Wine / Beverage Pairing Guide
Planning a dinner party or a night with friends? Add a tasteful experience with Cheese and your favorite beverage. We have done the work for you and have composed a Wine / Beverage Pairing Guide (PDF). This guide makes suggestions as to what beverages complement the tastes of our fine Cheeses.
Carr Valley News
The results of the 2013 World Cheese Awards are in and Carr Valley Cheese has taken 10 top awards! The prestegious Super Golds were awarded to Billy Blue and Cave Aged Marisa. Black Sheep Truffle received a Gold, Smoked Billy Blue, Smoked Ba Ba Blue, Virgin Pine Native Sheep and Bessie's Blend received Silver and Aged Marisa, Virgin Pine Native Blue and Menage were awarded a Bronze Medal. We congratulate our cheesemakers as well as all of our emplyees on this great achievement!