March Madness of Cheese!


We have a champion!! After a month of eating and voting, we’ve crowned a winner! Congrats to L’Amuse Gouda of Essex St. Cheese! L’Amuse exhibits all of the crunch, bite and saltiness you expect from aged Gouda, but with a slightly creamier mouthfeel. It tastes of roasted hazelnuts and caramel abound, with a lingering, complex finish. Learn more about the cheese here.

L'amuse Gouda


Our Rittenhouse Cheesemongers hosted the ultimate cheese-off as 32 of our favorites battled it out on the road to crowning 2016’s Cheese Champ!

The Lineup

Four divisions are represented in this season’s #cheesemadness:

  • • Blue Cheeses
  • • Soft Cheeses
  • • Firm Cheeses
  • • Semi-Firm Cheeses

Midnight Moon

The Reigning Champion

Our last March Madness of Cheese ended with a heated battle between Montgomery’s Cheddar and Midnight Moon!

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Thanks for Voting!


A big thank you to our customers and our cheesemongers for making March Madness of Cheese so fun! Your time sampling cheese and your votes made this so exciting for us. And we crowned a winner—scroll up to see who won!