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20 of the World's Most Extraordinary Cheeses

From Romanian caves to Swedish moose farms, dairy delicacies lurk in surprising places.

Few foods capture the terroir and traditions of a place better than cheese. Whether it’s the fight to preserve the intricately stretched tendrils of tenili in southwestern Georgia, the singular aging conditions of a Romanian village’s cave, or the beautiful designs on each spindle of Polish oscypek, every cheese tells the unique story of its home. Here are 20 of the world’s most extraordinary examples of these dairy delicacies.