Scroll down to see my coverage in photographs of the event.
Part of the Alps of cheese display
The Cellars at Jasper Hill, one of the event's sponsors
A few shots of Rodolphe Le Meunier's amazing Loire Valley cheese display. Le Meunier is one of the world's foremost affineurs.
Neal's Yard Dairy's table. One of the highlights for me was their St James Cheese, the orange brick pictured in the center. An unpasteurized washed rind sheep's milk cheese that just totally knocked my socks off!
One of a few raclette grills melting cheese for your enjoyment
Cheese tools, cheese papers, and more...
Part of DiBruno brothers cured meats display
More raclette grills making the "Swiss Nachos" seen below
Other spreads from DiBruno Brothers
Grilled cheeses waiting to be grilled in case you wanted a full-on sandwich!
Although not the best shot, a candid shot of Adam Moskowitz, the man behind the cheesemonger invitational's magic and the twelve finalists.
A great evening was had by all -- plenty of delish cheeses, nibbles and drinks and of course good old fashioned competition! Here's to Adam Smith of Cowgirl Creamery in DC and all of the competitors! I look forward to seeing everyone at next year's Cheesemonger Invitational if not sooner!