Wisconsin is front & center for National Cheese Lover's Day on Thursday

NOW: Wisconsin is front & center for National Cheese Lover’s Day on Thursday

WEST ALLIS (CBS 58)-- No one knows about the state of cheese better than Wisconsinites. After all, it's estimated that Wisconsin produces some 2.8 billions pounds of it each year.

National Cheese Lover's Day is Thursday, Jan. 20. To celebrate, 500 lucky people will receive a heart-shaped box filled with cheeses from all around the Badger State. All you have to do is nominate someone online. You only have through January 27th to make your nominations.

To learn more about the "Cheese Is My Love Language" promotion and actually enter it, just click right here. And get this, the grand prize winner, along their three closest friends, will get a chance to take a fromage-filled trip across Wisconsin to learn more about one of our favorite delicacies.

I also want to thank the West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe for its insight into cheese in general.  I spent a few hours Monday morning at the store learning...

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