The International Cheese Awards are held at the Nantwich Show and is the most prestigious cheese event in the UK. Held since 1897, the shows continues to grow every year and attracts over 4000 competitive entries from around the world in 283 categories. The top accolade is the award of Supreme Champion, which was won by Long Clawson in 2013 for Smooth Blue.

The following awards were won in 2017:

The following awards were won in 2016:

  • Whole Blue StiltonGold for Blue StiltonJudges comment: Smooth Creamy texture, even veining and good depth of lasting flavour!
  • Speciality CheeseGold for Aged Leicestershire Red Judges comment: A well-presented cheese with caramel notes and full of character well done
  • Vegetarian Cheese; Blue CheeseGold for Shropshire Blue
  • Vegetarian Cheese; Soft CheeseGold for Smooth Blue
  • Modern British CheeseGold for Smooth BlueJudges comment: Beautiful creamy flavour and texture with balanced gentle blue character. Superb!
  • Retailer ClassGold for Cornish Cove with Diablo Chilli
  • Two Halves Standard Blue StiltonSilver for Blue Stilton
  • Two Halves Mature Blue StiltonSilver for Mature Blue Stilton
  • Two Halves Mature Blue StiltonBronze for Mature Blue Stilton
  • Farmhouse/Traditional CheeseBronze for Aged Leicestershire Red
  • Plain White StiltonBronze for White Stilton
  • Best English Cheese – Highly Commended for Aged Leicestershire Red

You can read our article all about the 2016 Nantwich awards here

The following awards were won in 2015:

The following awards were won in 2014:

The following awards were won in 2013: