10/21/2014 04:16 pm ET Updated Dec 21, 2014

Get Cultured: Top 10 Storied Cheese Destinations


Cheese is beloved the world over. Virtually every culture has a cheese to call its own. However, there are some special places in the world where cheese is a cornerstone of the culture. Many of these towns and regions are synonymous with some of the world's best-known cheeses and whet appetites near and far. Others celebrate cheese with creativity and passion. Whether they have a long history, fun traditions, or a culinary (or cult) following, these locales are's picks for places where cheese rules.

Get cultured: Top 10 storied cheese destinations