Win a French Cheese Hamper worth £100

Vive le Cheese Competition for the

Best Written Blog and the Best Visual Blog

Love French cheeses? Do you cook with them, eat them, write about them and photograph them? Have you already got a fantastic blog posting or could we inspire you to create one? If yes, then read on and get your cheese blogging juices flowing.

Vive le Cheese knows just how much hard work and inspiration goes into making a great post and so we’ve decided to reward the two best French cheese bloggers with some yummy prizes. The best visual and the best written blog will each receive a French cheese hamper worth £100. We are also giving out signed copies of the new book by La Fromagerie’s cheese expert, Patricia Michelson.

So how can you get involved? The theme of your post could be centred around a recipe for the ultimate high-rise soufflé or a world-beating cheese toastie. Or perhaps you have something to say about the first time you tasted a perfectly ripe Camembert or that moment when you discovered a new French cheese taste sensation.

Perhaps you have a photograph that shows melting Emmental stretching on the tines of a fork or the white bloom of a farmhouse Brie. Or do you have a video of a visit to a cheese shop or a guide on how to bake a Vacherin?

When you’ve posted your French cheese blog, we would love you to link to our Vive le Cheese blog so all our readers and friends can read your pearls of cheese wisdom, be inspired by your ideas and share your recipes with their friends and family.

We are really looking forward to seeing how the British love of French cheeses can create a stir in the blogosphere. Vive le Cheese!



How to enter

 1. Get inspired, get writing, photographing and videoing.

2. Select your best work and submit it by 30 April 2010 via a link to

You may choose to enter your blog posting into both the visual and written categories.


The Best Written Blog

First Prize

A French cheese hamper provided by La Fromagerie worth £100.

Second Prize

A signed copy of Patricia Michelson’s newly published book Cheese published by Jacqui Small

The Best Visual Blog

First Prize

A French cheese hamper provided by La Fromagerie worth £100.

Second Prize

A signed copy of Patricia Michelson’s newly published book Cheese published by Jacqui Small

The Judges


Patricia Michelson, owner of La Fromagerie and author

Laurent Damiens,  CNIEL

Denise Navarro, CNIEL

Competition Rules

1- Open to residents of the UK, except employees and their families of Sopexa UK, their agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Entrants under the age of 18 must have a parent’s or guardian’s permission to enter.

2-  Entries close on 30/04/2010 and must be submitted via a link to Only one entry into each category i.e. visual and written allowed.

3-  The winner will be notified by email within 30 days of the closing date.

4-  The promoter cannot accept any responsibility for entries damaged, delayed, corrupted or not received for any reason whatsoever.

5-  There is no cash or other alternative prize available, except that in the event of circumstances outside of its control the promoter reserves the right to provide a similar prize of equal or greater value.

6-  The decision of the promoter in all matters is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

7-  For the name and the county of the winner, send a SAE marked ‘Vive Le Cheese/Winners’ to Sopexa (UK), Buchanan House, 24/30 Holborn, London EC1N 2HS.


2 Responses to “Win a French Cheese Hamper worth £100”

  1. Peggy Says:

    sounds like a great competition! Too bad I’m in the States! =(

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