Holiday Cheesy Gift Guide 2014 – Cheese Baskets, Boxes, and Cheese of the Month

Affineur grande: Photo courtesy of Artisanal Cheese

Affineur grande: Photo courtesy of Artisanal Cheese

With Christmas fast approaching and Chanukah coming to a close it’s time to get serious about those gift-giving decisions. Fortunately, our friendly cheesemakers, cheese shops, and cheese websites can help play Chanukah Charlie and Santa by offering up some awesome swanky baskets, boxes and Cheese-Of-The-Month-Clubs to ship out to our loved ones. The Artisanal Premium Cheese Club  is always a great way to go, but there are many more to chose from as well. Check out some of the fabulous fromage gifts below , but don’t delay today is the last day for shipping for a Cheesy Christmas delivery!

 

World Cheese Awards Winners: Photo courtesy of Beehive Cheese Co.

World Cheese Awards Winners: Photo courtesy of Beehive Cheese Co.

Beehive Cheese Company took home three bronze medals at this year’s World Cheese Awards in London for their Barely Buzzed, Apple Walnut Smoked, and Promontory cheese. Send a pound of all three along with a box of RUSKS crackers for $35.99. Order directly from Beehive Cheese Company and if shipping to the West Coast, take advantage of their free shipping promo for orders of $50.00!

Cheese and Charcuterie Gift box:Photo courtesy of Saxelby Cheesemongers

Cheese and Charcuterie Gift box:Photo courtesy of Saxelby Cheesemongers

Saxelby Cheesemongers located in Essex, NY are offering last-minute gift-givers till midnight tonight to place orders for Christmas delivery. Can’t decide between all the beautiful options Anne Saxelby and Benoit Breal have created? Opt for one of the five Cheese-of-the-Month options they offer. Gift box options range in price starting at around $50.00 ($115.00 pictured above) and club prices begin at $110.00 for a Cheese and Chocolate option, which just sounds fantastic!

Beekman 1802 Cheese

Beekman 1802 Cheese

It too late to order a wheel of Blaak from Beekman 1802 Mercantile, but have no fear because those fabulous boys are now offering three variations of Cheese-of-the-Month clubs. For $50.00 a month, the recipient will either receive a monthly, three-month, or six-month subscription. Printable gift certificates can be found on the Beekman 1802 website to be presented to the lucky gift-getter on Christmas morning here.

Sartori Limited Edition Gift Basket: Photo courtesy of Sartori Cheese

Sartori Limited Edition Gift Basket: Photo courtesy of Sartori Cheese

For those who have been REALLY good (hint hint) there’s this gorgeous Sartori Cheese Limited Edition gift basket which includes all their limited edition flavors including Cognac BellaVitano®, Cannella BellaVitano, Peppermint BellaVitano, Pastorale Blend, and Extra Aged Goat cheese. Additionally, each commemorative basket includes a 2014 Certificate of Authenticity signed by Sartori Master Cheesemaker Mike Matucheski, Sartori Wine Charms, a Sartori Cutting Board, and a Sartori Cheese Knife. The price tag on this amazing gift box is $$124.99 and that is before shipping, but it is well worth the price.

 

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Murray’s Cavemaster Collection: Photo courtesy of Murray’s Cheese

Murray’s Cheese is giving a 5:00pm EST deadline for last chance delivery before Christmas. Want that gorgeous Greensward on the holiday table? Place an order for this Cavemaster Collection for $80.00 which also includes Vermont Creamery Torus, Consider Bardwell Barden Blue, Cave Aged Gruyere, and a box of Sea Salt & Olive Oil Z Crackers.

Many online shops also offer Cheese-of-the-Month clubs or build-your-own baskets, but whatever the gift decision may be, the cheese clock is ticking so best get to ordering! Happy hunting and don’t forget the crackers!

Stay Cheesy!

 

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