A Resource for Enjoying and Giving Wisconsin Cheeses and Other Gourmet Foods

Located in the heart of Wisconsin’s cheese country since 1946, The Wisconsin Cheeseman offers artisanal Wisconsin cheeses, hams, sausages, handcrafted baked goods and other gourmet food gifts from the heartland.

We work directly with some of the most decorated Master Cheesemakers in the world to bring you their award-winning creations and pass along their wealth of knowledge. We also connect you with the expertise of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board in order to help you make the right buying decision and get the most enjoyment from your purchase. We hope you will find The Wisconsin Cheeseman to be a valuable resource for new and classic food gifts.

Two blocks of Butterkase cheese, one upright with slices in front, blackberries and clover garnish, on a round stone tray. Butterkäse: Wisconsin’s Little-Known “Butter Cheese” - With all the richness for which German food is known, this semi-soft cheese might just be your new secret weapon in recipes or the next cheese and wine party. ...read more
All Beef Summer Sausage logs paired with a glass of beer. What Is Summer Sausage? Recipe Ideas and More - What is summer sausage made of? Why is it called summer sausage? It isn’t just for summer, but it sure is great with a cold beverage. Learn what kind of cheese goes with summer sausage. ...read more
Three stacked blocks of Havarti cheese, with Havarti chunks on top and green grapes on the side. Havarti Cheese: The Danish Delight - Born in Denmark and perfected in Wisconsin, Havarti cheese is smooth, buttery, and deserving of a place on your cheese platter. ...read more
A metal platter displaying a variety of cheese, with cherry jam, grapes, a serving knife, and glasses of pink champagne. The Best Cheese for Champagne: Sparkling Wine and Cheese Pairings - What is good to eat with Champagne? Put on a Champagne and cheese party to celebrate the New Year—or just because—with the best cheese for Champagne. If you’re like many people, you’ll be celebrating the New Year with a glass of bubbly. Champagne—or sparkling wine in general—has been the toast of choice for special celebrations… ...read more
Sharp Cheddar cheese and a round of Baby Swiss cheese on a tray with green grapes and crackers, by a pewter mug. The Most Popular Cheeses In The World - What are the most popular cheeses in the world? Take a world tour of cheese consumption by country, and learn about the most popular cheese in America. ...read more
Two blocks of Limburger cheese next to two rye bread slices topped with Limburger and red onion slivers. Limburger: The Cheese That Nose No Equal - Notorious for its smell, Limburger’s bark is actually a lot worse than its bite. When you know how to eat it, Limburger cheese is remarkably smooth. ...read more
A colorful salad of mixed lettuce greens, strawberries, pineapple chunks, blueberries, and banana slices. The Best Cheeses for Salad - What is the best cheese for salad? For National Salad Month we’ve got ideas and cheese salad recipes that will have you saying “cheese” all year long. ...read more
Flatbread mushroom and Mozzarella cheese pizza on a wooden cutting board. Best Cheese for Pizza: Mozzarella & Beyond - What type of cheese goes on pizza? Well, mozzarella cheese is the best cheese for pizza. But American regional tastes—and science—say it’s not the only one. We’ll help you raise your pizza game! ...read more
A variety of luxury chocolate candies with two glasses of red wine. Wine and Chocolate Pairings…with Cheese, of Course - Do chocolate and wine go together? You bet they do! Learn how to host an incredible chocolate and wine pairing party…and don’t forget the cheese! Pairing wine and chocolate is a pretty appealing proposition. After all, wine and chocolate are much beloved…often by the same people. They’re great fun for the holidays, they have a… ...read more