Best cheese gifts
Need some gouda gifts for the cheese lovers in your life? Read our round-up of brilliant presents, from cheese boards to montly subscriptions
Looking for the best cheese gifts? Want to buy the best gifts for cheese lovers? Read on for our Christmas presents guide, with everything from cheese boards to knives and biscuits.
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Best cheese gifts
Browse our selection of artisan cheese gifts on the new olive shop. From a perfect picnic cheese box and a French cheese selection to a luxury cheese and wine hamper and The Fine Cheese Co. crackers.
olive magazine cheese hamper
- Available from olive shop, £49.99
We're passionate about cheese so we've curated our very own cheese hamper to treat the cheese lover in your life. Three varieties showcase the best of artisan English cheese, including iconic Colston Bassett stilton, a complex cheddar perfected by Westcombe Dairy in Somerset and creamy Sussex Camembert. The hamper is completed with The Fine Cheese Co's crisp Bath squares, apricot and pistachio toasts and a jar of tangy piccalilli for the ultimate British cheeseboard. You can also opt to upgrade to our cheese and wine hamper, with the addition of a bottle of Portuguese red wine.
olive shop, £49.99
The Great British Charcuterie Co. gourmet cheese & wine hamper
- Available from olive shop, £119.95
For the ultimate treat, this gourmet cheese hamper delivers a little bit of everything. All packaged in a luxurious hamper, the selection of British charcuterie and artisan cheese (including a truffled Gloucester and creamy Cotswold blue brie) is accompanied by all the trimmings – from olives and chutney to crackers and baguettes. Chocolate truffles, muffins and white wine complete the feast.
olive shop (£119.95)
The Perfect Picnic cheese selection
- Available from olive shop, £25
What cheese lover doesn’t want artisan cheese delivered direct to their door? This brilliant-value hamper is everything you need for the ultimate cheeseboard or picnic feast in one box. Containing a gooey camembert, smooth blue and nutty comté along with a chewy spiced saucisson, it brings the best of the deli to you.
olive shop, £25
Le Creuset cast iron fondue set, £245
Invest in this classic cast iron fondue set for your friends that love to throw a party. With six forks and an adjustable burner, it’s a must for hosting a cosy winter feast.
Le Gruyère AOP Surchoix, £12.50/ 200g, The Cheesegeek
Now’s your chance to gift the world’s best cheese. Le Gruyère AOP Surchoix – Supreme Champion at the 2022 World Cheese Awards – is made from raw cow’s milk and has a full-bodied, slightly crumbly texture that melts on the tongue.
Marble pebble serving platter, £45, Oliver Bonas
Looking for a sophisticated gift for the cheese lover in your life? This elegant marble serving platter is perfect for charcuterie fans. The pebble-shaped platter comes complete with golden metal handles and matching circular inlay.
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Black toast biscuit tin, £10, Emma Bridgewater
The perfect places to store cheese crackers and accompaniments. This striking biscuit tin with bold lettering from Emma Bridgewater is equal parts stylish and practical.
Hecef cheese board set, £12.99
This gorgeous three-piece cheeseboard comes with a cheese fork and knife – everything you need for serving slices of cheese. Acacia wood not only looks beautiful, it’s easy to clean and durable enough for frequent use.
Artisan ham and cheese hamper, £135, Daylesford
Make Boxing Day a breeze with Gloucestershire ham, truffle salami, organic Cotswold cheeses and Irish smoked salmon.
Marble and glass cheese dome, £35, John Lewis
Show off a stunning selection of cheeses with this impressive glass dome. The deep green marble base makes a striking dinner table centrepiece, plus the lidded dome keeps cheese protected when eating al fresco.
Drinks Biscuits, £11.20
A great drinks party deserves fancy biscuits, and these savoury cheese snacks come in a selection of moreish flavours, from parmesan, toasted pine nuts and basil to pecorino, rosemary and Scottish seaweed.
Cheese of the Month Subscription, £136 for three months, Neal’s Yard Dairy
Christmas will carry on until March with this three-month cheese subscription from London’s Neal’s Yard Dairy. Each month the recipient will get four chunks of intriguing, sometimes lesser-known, British farmhouse cheeses.
The Just Slate Company cheese board, £24, John Lewis
This classic, slate cheeseboard is sleek and easy to store – perfect for smaller kitchens. This one is handmade in Scotland and even comes with a piece of chalk to label your snacks.
Classic Cheeses of the World tea towel, £11, Stuart Gardiner
Keen to know your gouda from your Grana Padano? This graphic tea towel is adorned with nifty facts, plus handy tips for cutting and pairing.
Tiptree jams & marmalade tasting selection, £14.56
Strong tangy cheese pairs beautifully with sweet, fruity jam. Classic brand Tiptree offers a wide selection including strawberry, orange, raspberry and apricot. With twelve flavours, coming in at under £15, this gift set is a good-value option.
Marble and Brass Cheese Knives, £40, West Elm
Made of sleek marble and shiny brass, these sophisticated cheese knives are a luxurious set for slicing and serving.
DOWAN Ramekins, £20, Amazon
Ramekins are essential in any kitchen as they can be used for anything from baking desserts to serving small dishes. A set of six is perfect for cheese lovers to use for dips and chutneys on a grazing board. These high-fired porcelain ramekins are oven-, dishwasher- and microwave-safe.
Cheese, Butter and Yoghurt Course, £185, School of Artisan Food
Take your friend's love of dairy to the next level with this hands-on one-day course at Nottinghamshire’s School of Artisan Food. Learn how to make soft cheese, yogurt and butter, plus discover the science behind artisan cheese-making.
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