PINE RIVER AWARDS

For over three decades Pine River has ranked atop the industry, winning awards for quality and excellence with our cheese and chocolates.

THE WISCONSIN STATE FAIR CHEESE & BUTTER CONTEST

2019

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Chunky Bleu

2018

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Aged Asiago

3rd Garlic & Herb

 

2017

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Aged Brick

3rd Horseradish

 

2016

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Aged Asiago

3rd Horseradish

 

2015

1st Aged Brick

2nd Chunky Bleu

3rd Garlic & Herb

 

2014

1st Aged Asiago

3rd Garlic & Herb

2013

2nd Garlic & Herb

 

2012

1st Aged Asiago

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Swiss & Almond

 

2011

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Port Wine

3rd Smokey Cheddar

 

2010

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

2nd Swiss & Almond

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar & Merlot

 

2009

2nd Port Wine

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar

 

2008

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST*

2020

1st Jalapeno

2nd Aged Asiago

1st Pepper Jack (Cheese Spread)

2nd Spicy Beer (Cheese Spread)

1st Sharp Cheddar (Cheese Spread)

2018

1st Sharp Cheddar

2nd Port Wine

3rd Swiss & Almond

1st Pepper Jack (Cheese Spread)

 

2016

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Aged Asiago

3rd Garlic & Herb

2014

1st Chunky Bleu

2nd Garlic & Herb

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar

2nd Garden Vegetable (Cheese Spread)

2012

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

2nd Swiss & Almond

 

2010

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

 

2008

3rd Horseradish

 

2006

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Swiss & Almond

WORLD DAIRY EXPO

2019

1st Swiss & Almond

3rd Chunky Bleu

2017

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Horseradish

 

2016

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Chunky Bleu

 

2015

1st Port Wine

2nd Swiss & Almond

3rd Aged Asiago

 

2014

1st Chunky Bleu

2nd Garlic & Herb

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar

 

2013

1st Sharp Cheddar

2nd Chunky Bleu

3rd Port Wine

 

2012

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

2nd Chardonnay & Extra Sharp Cheddar

2011

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Aged Asiago

3rd Horseradish

 

2010

1st Horseradish

2nd Swiss & Almond

3rd Garlic & Herb

 

2009

1st Garlic & Herb

2nd Horseradish

3rd Swiss & Almond

 

2008

1st Swiss & Almond

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar & Merlot

 

2007

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Sharp Cheddar

 

2006

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Horseradish

3rd Ex Sh Cheddar & Merlot

AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY

2019

3rd Aged Asiago

2018

1st Aged Brick

3rd Chunky Bleu

 

2017

1st Aged Brick

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Chunky Bleu

 

2016

1st Horseradish

2nd Hot Habanero

 

2015

2nd Port Wine

2nd Pepper Jack

3rd Chunky Bleu

 

2014

1st Chunky Bleu

 

2013

3rd Chunky Bleu

2012

2nd Swiss & Almond

3rd Aged Asiago

 

2010

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Chardonnay & Extra Sharp Cheddar

 

2008

1st Extra Sharp Cheddar

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar & Merlot

2nd Jalapeno Horseradish

 

2007

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar

3rd Horseradish

 

2006

1st Horseradish

2nd Extra Sharp Cheddar & Merlot

UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST*

2019

1st Garlic & Herb

2nd Aged Asiago

1st Pepper Jack (Cheese Spread)

 

2017

1st Aged Brick

2nd Chunky Bleu

3rd Smokey Bacon

 

2015

1st Aged Asiago

2nd Garlic & Herb

3rd Extra Sharp Cheddar

2013

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Sharp Cheddar

2nd Smoked Beer (Cheese Spread)

3rd Hot Habanero

 

2011

1st Swiss & Almond

2nd Jalapeno

 

2009

3rd Swiss & Almond

 

2007

1st Swiss & Almond

WORLD CHEESE AWARDS

2019

3rd Swiss & Almond

*Biennial contest