Orange in country New South Wales is, like Mudgee, one these country towns that have managed to keep their yesteryear feel and at the same time move into the 21st century flow. Gourmet food and boutique wineries abound and people like Annie and Kai move there to act on their passion and find a quality of life away from the "big smoke".
Kai Woltmann is obsessed with cheese and has relentlessly pursued his chilhood dream to become a cheese maker. He trained in Paris, Adelaide and New Zealand, not a bad pedigree...Hence, the recent creation of the "Second Mouse Cheese Company". Yes it is a mouthful, and yes in both senses of the term - the cheeses are certainly looking the part! I have only tasted the very nutty and ripe Camembert and bought some, but I suspect their newer washed rind, a la Munster but milder in taste, will be a winner too. I will certainly try it as well the feta over my next encounter with Kai and Annie in a month time.
Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.
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