A Geraldine-made havarti cheese is among the cream of the crop at this year's NZ Champions of Cheese Awards.
Talbot Forest Cheese won the Champion European Style Cheese Award.
More than 430 New Zealand specialty cheeses were entered in this year's competition, with winners announced in Auckland on Tuesday.
A Dutch-style aged gouda cheese made in Akaroa by Barrys Bay Traditional Cheese won the champion of champions award for large cheese producers.
- The Timaru Herald