While this gift round up is geared towards “cheese lovers”, we can’t imagine many people who don’t love cheese, making this a great gift guide for all. Cheese is one of those foods that we feel should be incorporated into most meals, and should definitely be a focus for parties and entertaining.
We’ve pulled together 10 great gifts for cheese lovers of all kinds. Whether they like cooking, entertaining, or simply eating, there’s something on this list for them.
Shop our picks below.
1. Totally Bamboo State Cutting & Serving Board
Proper styled cheese boards are all the rage, especially for entertainers. This beautiful bamboo cheese board is made with organically grown bamboo that will last a life time with simple hand washing. It’s available in the state of your choosing in both a small (3.5 x 12 inch) and an extra-large (24 x 13 inch) size.
Price: varies depending on state and size
2. VonShef Oval Slide Out Bamboo Cheese Board & Four Piece Knife Set
This awesome set makes entertaining a breeze. Simply place your favorite cheese, meats, and fruits on top of the tray, which is equip with a full set of cheese knifes for convenience and easy storage. If you’re shopping for someone who enjoys the occasional picnic, this is a great option for on the go snacking. The board measures 14 inches long x 7.8 inches wide. For an even better gift, grab these white porcelain cheese markers.
3. Cheese Grater Necklace on Funny Quote Card
You can wear your cheese and eat it too, with this comical, but awesome cheese grater necklace. The necklace comes on a hilarious card, which reads “Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to dis a brie.” Who doesn’t love a good food pun? The stainless steel necklace and charm are hypoallergenic and will not rust or tarnish over time. Shopping for a friend? This card reads “You are the cheese to my macaroni” with two coordinating necklaces.
4. Perfect Partners Cheese for Red Wine Pairing Box
Everyone knows that wine and cheese are a match made in heaven. While snacking on cheese and drinking wine is always a good time, it can be tricky to know which cheese and which wine go together best. This awesome gift takes the guess work out of it. It includes pieces of natural pepato, aged havarti, and Vermont sharp white cheddar alongside a handy guide to suggested red wine pairings and serving suggestions for each of the cheeses. This gift is great to enjoy with friends and makes an awesome conversation piece as you talk about the various flavor profiles.
5. Fox Run Marble Cheese Slicer
Before you can devour your cheese, you have to go through the grueling task of cutting it. It might seem easy at first glance, but if you’re assembling a cheese board with various hard cheese, quite a bit of elbow grease is involved. Simply place the cheese of your choice on the marble board and guide it as you use the steel wire to cut through your cheese. The non-slip rubber feet minimize sliding on your countertop as you cut.
Price: $22.99 (47 percent off MSRP)
6. Four Piece Wood Cheese Knives Gift Set
If you’re looking for a unique and thoughtful gift for a cheese lover, consider putting together your own cheese basket, with this beautiful knife set included. Shop at your local gourmet shop for an assortment of cheeses, and pack them up with the assorted knife set. The set comes with four cheese knives, each with a unique purpose.
7. Fondue Lover’s Set of Gourmet Fondue Cheeses
Is there a better way to eat cheese than melting it and dipping bread into a pot of melty goodness? We think not. This kit has all of the cheese you’ll need, and if the recipient doesn’t have a fondue pot, you can purchase an inexpensive one here. The set of cheese includes 16 oz. of Gruyere cheese, and 8 oz. of both Switzerland Swiss cheese, and Appenzeller cheese.
8. The Art of the Cheese Plate: Pairings, Recipes, Style, Attitude
If you’re stumped on what to get the cheese lover in your life, a coffee table book is an easy choice that’s bound to go over well. There’s a ton to choose from like this book on the best cheese pairings, this book on the best cheese plate, or this book on cheese and wine pairings. Not sure which book they’ll like best? With the affordable prices, you can grab one of each. If the person you’re buying for is an avid home chef, this book walks them through the basics of making their own cheese.
9. Cheese Markers Set
If you put out a cheese board while entertaining, the first question from guests is always “What kind of cheese is that?” You can prevent a flurry of questions by putting these awesome cheese markers in each block of cheese. The inexpensive set comes with five oval natural slate cheese tags and two pieces of soapstone chalk to get you started. They’re easy to clean and reuse time and time again. This beautiful slate cheese board is the best add on.
10. Wild Eye Brie Cheese Baker With Spreader
This highly rated cheese baker makes a beautiful presentation of baked brie at parties and family gatherings. It’s oven and microwave safe, with a maximum temperature of 450-470 degrees recommended. It measures approximately 7″ inches wide by 4.25″ deep, fitting a standard wheel of brie. If you’re not a fan of the white finish, this piece of bakeware comes in several other color options.