Finalists for 2018 World Championship of Cheese contest announced

The World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, March 6, 2018. (WMTV)

MADISON (WLUK) -- The top 20 finalists for the 2018 World Championship of Cheese contest have been announced, including one entry from Northeast Wisconsin.

A mild gouda made by Saxon Cheese, LLC in Cleveland is among the top 20 finalists at the contest in Madison.

Other Wisconsin cheesemakers that made the top 20 are: Maple Leaf Cheesemakers, Inc. in Monroe, Sartori Company in Antigo and LaClare Family Creamery in Malone.

The winners will be announced Thursday night at 8:15 p.m. on the event's Facebook page.

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