Wisconsin Cheese Originals

Have fun. Do good. Eat cheese.

Become a Member

Have fun. Do good. Get cheesy.

Cheese Classes

Have fun. Do good. Learn cheese.

Cheese Tours

Have fun. Do good. Experience cheese.

Cheesemaker Scholarship

Have fun. Do good. Study cheese.

Cheese Underground Radio

Have fun. Do good. Listen to the cheese.

Cheese Classes

Looking for a fun night out with friends or a new idea for date night? Sign up for cheese class! Jeanne Carpenter, a professional cheese educator, teaches a variety of fun and educational classes at the Firefly Coffeehouse in Oregon, Wisconsin, just 15 minutes south of Madison. Learn more about pairings, the science behind cheese flavor, and hear the stories of the makers. More>>

Cheesetopia - SOLD OUT

On April 8, Cheesetopia heads to the historic Grain Exchange building in downtown Milwaukee. Built in 1880, it is considered to be one of the most lavishly decorated public spaces of all time. Cheesetopia is a traveling festival bringing 30 of the best artisan and farmstead cheeses to the heart of the city. Attendees meet, greet, sample and may purchase 150 cheeses. More>>

About Us

Wisconsin Cheese Originals is an organization founded by Jeanne Carpenter for cheese enthusiasts. Annual dues are $35 and include exclusive invitations to classes, tours and cheese festivals. All membership fees go right back into the artisan cheesemaking community through scholarships and sponsorships. Want to become part of the cheese geek community? Join us! More>>