PLYMOUTH, Wis., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori took home 6 medals at the prestigious World Cheese Awards held in Birminham, UK this past weekend. Over 2,600 entries from 29 countries were entered into this year's competition, with 201 judges from 19 countries rating the cheese. "Sartori is honored to be a part of the elite that were awarded medals in this incredible competition. We really owe it to our local patron milk farmers who provide us with the highest quality milk, and our talented cheesemakers that hand craft these products. Combined they make these honors possible," says Jim Sartori, CEO and third-generation owner of Sartori.
Of the 6 winners, 2 are new additions to the Sartori Reserve line. Espresso BellaVitano was awarded a silver medal and will be launched nationally at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco this January. Espresso BellaVitano combines the sweet, creamy BellaVitano with a premium roasted Italian espresso for the perfect dessert or maybe even as a breakfast starter. Sartori's Balsamic BellaVitano, which pairs well with red ales, Prosecco or a Pinot Noir, also took a silver medal in the competition.
Sartori's Basil and Olive Oil Asiago, with its slightly spicy, nutty, and fruity notes was awarded a bronze medal.
Another new Sartori cheese, Sartori Reserve Extra-Aged Fontina earned a bronze. Red grapes, walnuts, light reds and dark ales pair well with this cheese.
SarVecchio Parmesan, won yet another award (silver medal) on the international stage. The most highly decorated American Parmesan cheese, Sartori's SarVecchio Parmesan has won 19 awards alone. Enjoy the mellow, caramel flavors and crystal texture of this fine cheese with dark chocolate, dried figs, red or green grapes, mixed nuts and a bottle of red wine.
Sartori Cheese has been producing artisan and premium cheese for over seven decades for the Specialty, Retail, Ingredient, and Restaurant markets. Based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Sartori has an impressive array of award winning cheese noted for innovative approaches and consistent top quality across their entire line. For more information, please visit www.sartorifoods.com or call us directly at 800-558-5888.