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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cheese Lovers

The holiday season has arrived, which means looking for the perfect gift. We scoured the internet to come up with a list of gifts any true turophile would be over the moon to receive. From the wearable to the edible we’ve got something for all the cheese lovers on your list!

Blue Cheese Print

Never run out of the award-winning Rogue River Blue again! This hand-carved and printed three-layer linocut print is made by Brooklyn-based artist Anastasia Inciardi.

Astrolocheese Tee

Combine two of your favorite things with this comfy, relaxed-fit tee from That Cheese Plate.

Stay warm while letting the world know you worship at the cheese altar! This cheesus hat is sold by Erika Kubrick from CheeseSexDeath.

Cheese Socks

These socks from Sockologie will allow you to show your love of cheese in a more subtle way at the time of your choosing.

If loving cheese is wrong, we don’t want to be right. This cheeky bag from Zazzle is perfect for all your runs to the cheese shop.

Culture Magazine Subscription

We couldn’t help it… With six issues a year, a culture subscription is the gift that will keep the turophile in your life entertained and engaged all year long. Get cheesy recipes, learn about cheese from around the world, and get facts to impress all your cheese friends. Subscribe here!

The New Rules of Cheese

We love this instant classic from the late famed cheesemonger Anne Saxelby. This quirky guide will tell you everything you need to know about entertaining with cheese, from selection to serving and everything in between.

Murray’s Cheese of the Month Club

Trust the cheese experts at Murray’s to curate the perfect cheese assortment. Every month receive a different selection of 3-4 classic cheeses and a fact sheet telling you all about each cheese. You can select from 3, 6, 9, or 12 months.

Jasper Hill The Big Dipper Collection

Who wouldn’t want to receive a box of cheese for the holidays? The Big Dipper collection from Jasper Hill includes three soft wheels perfect for baking and topping with jam, and a perfectly portioned cast iron pan to bake them in!

Lady and Larger Gift Basket

Santa Monica cheese shop Lady and Larder is known for its beautiful charcuterie boards and stunning gift baskets. Culture interviewed the twin sisters behind the colorful shop in our most recent issue, read more here.

Give the gift of cheese! Cowgirl Creamery offers a quarterly cheese subscription box that is sure to be the highlight of your month. Each box comes with at least three cheeses and a matching accompaniment, and a cute mini cheese knife. Subscribe here.

Home Cheesemaking Kit

This gift is perfect for the cheese lover who has always wanted to try their hand at making cheese but hasn’t known where to start. This kit from Urban Cheesecraft takes the guesswork out of it and provides all the materials and instructions needed to make eight batches of cow’s or goat’s milk cheese. Choose from: mozzarella, burrata, string cheese, goat cheese, ricotta, paneer, queso blanco, or farmers’ cheese.

Italian Cheesemaking Kit

This cheese making kit from Food52 is specifically for Italian fresh cheeses (mozzarella, burrata, ricotta, or mascarpone).

Raclette Set

Raclette is so hot right now…literally! There’s no better cheese-themed activity to bring an event together than hot melted cheese. This set from Williams Sonoma has eight nonstick raclette dishes so everyone can customize their plate.

Cheese Puzzle

For the cheese-loving puzzler in your life, get them this gorgeous cheese-themed jigsaw puzzle from New York Puzzle Company. It’s so pretty they won’t know whether to frame it or eat it when it’s done!

Cheese Markers

This set of five cheese markers from H&M will ensure everyone knows what they’re about to bite into. Set includes: brie, gruyere, manchego, goat, and bleu.

Confetti Cheese Knives

This cheese knife set is from the MoMA Design Store, so you know it’s trendy. The set is from Brooklyn-based studio Fredericks & Mae and includes a pointed knife for hard cheeses, a curved spreader for soft cheeses, and a broad blade for everything in between. 

Agate Cheese Board

This gilded agate cheese board from Anthropologie screams luxury and will stand out on any tablescape.

Petrified Wood Cheese Board

This petrified wood cheese board from Pottery Barn is a real statement piece perfect for the eclectic cheese connesieur.

Set of Two Cheese Knives

This colorful cheese knife from Target set is a perfect, practical gift. This soft cheese knife has holes in the blade to minimize surface area so soft cheese doesn’t stick to the knife.

Cheese Grotto

The Cheese Grotto will help your cheese last longer and stay fresh, moist, and delicious. This Mezzo model is one of their smaller ones, making it easy to squeeze on the countertop.

Cheese Mug

For the playful cheese lover in your life, get them this adorable cartoon-inspired cheese mug from Apollo. Maybe they’ll even use it to keep their queso warm?

Josie Krogh

Josie Krogh is culture's Digital Strategy Lead. She earned her master's degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from The University of Georgia. Josie developed a love of food while working at farmstands in the D.C. area as a young adult, and discovered her love of cheese while living and working on a dairy farm on Martha's Vineyard. She is passionate about the food supply chain, fresh stone fruit, and dogs. Josie currently lives in Catskill, NY.

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