The Cheeses of Wisconsin – A Culinary Travel Guide

The Cheeses of Wisconsin
198 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88150-784-3

Wisconsin makes more specialty cheese than any other state, and this guide showcases the best of the best artisanal cheesemakers and their cheeses. Connoisseur and food writer Jeanette Hurt embarks on a culinary tour throughout the entire state to find the most innovative and traditional artisans who lovingly and painstakingly cultivate numerous varieties of award-winning cow, goat and sheep's milk cheeses.

Hurt illustrates in words and pictures how cheese and other dairy products are made and provides a detailed list of cheesemakers who accept visitors so you can watch the process firsthand. This complete guide also includes a map showing producer locations, where to buy Wisconsin cheese, resources for budding cheesemakers, recipes, wine and beer pairingsand travel advice.

Jeanette Hurt

About Jeanette Hurt (Chicago, Illinois Author)

Jeanette Hurt

Jeanette Hurt is the award-winning writer and author of nine culinary and drink books, including the critically acclaimed, Drink Like a Woman;The Cheeses of California: A Culinary Travel Guide, which received the 2010 Mark Twain Award for Best Travel Book, The Cheeses of Wisconsin: A Culinary Travel Guide, which also received a 2009 Mark Twain Award, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine and Food Pairing. As full-time journalist, Jeanette has written about spirits, wine, food and travel for,, The Four Seasons Magazine, Wine Enthusiast,,, and dozens more publications.

She is a regular contributor to Milwaukee's local NPR affiliate, WUWM, on the station's Lake Effect show. She has been a featured speaker and demonstrator at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience, Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival and many other places, including book clubs.

When she’s not writing, traveling, cooking or shaking up some concoction, she can usually be found walking along Milwaukee’s lakefront with her husband, their son, and their dog.

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