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ABCNews' take on the “Biennial Cheese Orgy”

Oct. 2, 2007

Here’s what ABC News travel correspondent Phoebe Natanson had to say about Cheese, Slow Food’s festival of fermentation held every odd-numbered year in Bra, Italy:

A cheese fiend since childhood, I finally found the right occasion to indulge my passion and get certified doing it! I was off to Bra to smell brie, among other delicacies, and to take a Master in Cheese course.

When I arrived in Bra on a sunny Friday morning in September, hundreds of cheeses of different shapes and forms had been carted into the town by their producers and put on display, ready to be tasted by the crowd swarming the small streets and bustling piazzas. “E` una festa!” exclaimed a local shopkeeper as I wove my way amid the stands, and a party it was, a cheese fest.

You can read the whole thing at the ABC News website

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