Cheese and dairy products will again be honoured at Tours from 2nd to 4th June 2019 for the 4th edition of the International Cheese Tours.
This unique event is a real place for meetings, exchanges and information sharing about innovation and development on cheese market.
In 2019, 15 countries were represented (Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Israel...).
International Best Cheesemonger Competition
The International Best Cheesemonger Competition will once again be one of the event’s highlights.
In 2019, the Competition brought together 11 contestants from 9 countries, awarding first prize to Evert SCHÖNHAGE (Netherlands), closely followed by Virginie DUBOIS-DHORNE (France) and the Hiroko SUZUKI (Japan).
For the first time this year, a cheese tasting evening of the world, open to the public, will be organized on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 19:30. You will discover an unusual plateau of cheeses from all over the world.
Tours: International City of Gastronomy, City of Heritage and Culture. Ideally located in the heart of the Loire Valley on a major European communication route, Tours has become an essential destination and is ranked as one of the largest economic centres less than an hour away from Paris.