Award Winning Local New York Cheese

The Great New York State Fair

The Great New York State Fair runs from August 22 until September 2 in Syracuse, New York.

Several of the New York Cheesemakers whose cheese is available in our Saratoga Cheese Department participated in the  Fair’s 2013 Dairy Products Competition and were awarded for their wonderful cheese and all the hard work involved in producing it.


Old Chatham Sheepherding Co.


Nancy’s Hudson Valley Camembert

Class 14 – Cheese from Milk Other Than Cows Milk
Gold: Old Chatham Sheepherding Co. (Camembert)  Score: 98.0
Award of Excellence: Old Chatham Sheepherding Co. (Shaker Blue)  Score: 95.0
Old Chatham, NY

Sylvia , Jake’s Aged Gouda

Class 13 – Open Class Cheese

Award of Excellence: Jacob & Sylvia Stoltzfus (Aged Gouda)  Score: 97.5
Deansboro, NY

Three Village Cheese Co. (Havarti)  Score: 95.5
Poland, NY

Three Village Cheese Havarti

Congratulations to all the Dairy Product Competition winners for 2013.