Congratulations to Victoria’s Jindi Cheese who has received international acclaim winning four gold medals at the prestigious annual Guild of Fine Food World Cheese Awards held in the Canary Islands, off the northwest coast of Africa.
The largest privately-owned specialty cheese maker in Australia received the only gold medal for it’s Old Telegraph Road Brie in the Brie category, whilst the new Jindi Reserve Blue and Jindi Rustic Brie (washed rind) was awarded in their respective categories.
The Guild of Fine Food World Cheese Awards is the world’s largest cheese competition with nearly 2,500 entries sampled by 150 judges from 24 countries, including Australia. The 140 cheeses given gold awards are then tasted a second time by an international jury of 13 experts from 10 countries. Canada’s Saputo Dairy Products took out the top prize, World Champion Cheese 2009, with its goat’s milk cheese, Le Cendrillon.