A tasty launch to a book on Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers

Celebrate the Launch of The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin with The University of Wisconsin Press and Authors James Norton & Becca Dilley. Enjoy Wine & Cheese and a discussion at the Wisconsin Memorial Union.

WHEN: Thursday, November 19th at 5:30pm
WHERE: Wisconsin Memorial Union, 2nd Floor Main Lounge, 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Attend the book’s launch party and enjoy a reading and signing along side a cheese tasting.
WHEN: Friday, November 20th at 5:00pm
WHERE: Fromagination, 12 S. Carroll St, Madison, WI

In words and pictures, The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin celebrates the cream of the crop of the Dairlyland’s cheese artisans. Jim Norton and Becca Dilley interviewed dozens of certified Master Cheesemakers throughout the state, learning their secrets and discovering just what goes into crafting a truly superlative Butterkäse, Havarti, Muenster or Cheddar. Join us for a fascinating look at the art and science of our state’s most iconic export.

James Norton is a weekly columnist for Chow magazine and editor of, a food magazine for the Upper Midwest. He is also author of Saving General Washington. Becca Dilley has photographed food for numerous publications and works as an independent photojournalist.

Sponsored by:

  • The Wisconsin Union Directorate Publications Committee
  • The Center for the Humanities
  • The University of Wisconsin Press

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