29 Best Gifts for Cheese Lovers

We’re here for cheese and we’ve looked through many articles to find top-rated gifts for the cheese-lover in your life. So, if you have a friend that has a hard time saying “when” when the waiter is grating the cheese on top of the salad or pasta, we have a gift that should bring a smile to his or her face!

Best Gifts for Cheese Lovers

Bamboo Charcuterie Board

Large Charcuterie Board Set - Bonus Recipe Book - 2 Ceramic Bowls & Plates, 4 Magnetic Drawers Bamboo Cheese Knife Set, Round Tray - Christmas & Housewarming Gifts

This Bamboo Charcuterie Board has pretty much everything you should need for serving up a plate of exquisite cheeses! The set includes 2 ceramic bowls, 2 serving plates. a cutlery knife set, 2 server forks, wine opener, and cheese markers. Four drawers open out from this board for easy utensil storage! These drawers allow you to keep all of your cheese necessities in one place! The board is also edged with grooves for serving crackers. All in all, this is a great gift for a friend who enjoys serving up cheese charcuterie-style!

Verona Wine and Cheese Picnic Basket

PICNIC TIME - Verona Wine & Cheese Picnic Basket - Wicker Wine Tote - Wine Basket with Picnic Set, (Pine Green) 18 x 12 x 10

This Insulated Picnic Basket will be a great tool for taking your favorite cheese with you wherever your adventure takes you! It includes two wine glasses, cotton napkins, a corkscrew, a cork bottle stopper, and a cutting board and cheese knife for making a charcuterie board on the go! It is lined with durable polyester and has canvas handles and leatherette details for a classic picnic look. This will be a great gift for the cheese-loving romantic in your life! 

Cambom Manual Cheese Grater

Rotary Cheese Grater Cheese Shredder - Round Mandoline Slicer Vegetable Slicer Walnuts Grinder with Strong-Hold Suction Cup Base and Cleaning Brush

Whether you are slicing cheese for a sandwich or grating it to top your tacos, this Manual Cheese Grater can help you prep your dish! The rotary blades are made of stainless steel and the outer shell from food-grade plastic. The grater seals to your countertop with a strong suction grip to make sure it stays in place while slicing or grating. This rotary grater is perfect not only for cheeses but also for slicing vegetables, chopping nuts, and preparing garlic! The Cambom manual cheese grater is here to make life simpler for those who enjoy adding cheese to any and every meal!

Nostalgia Electric Fondue Pot

Nostalgia 6-Cup Electric Fondue Pot Set for Cheese & Chocolate - 6 Color-Coded Forks, Adjustable Temperature Control - Stylish Serving for Hors d'Oeuvres, Entrees, and Desserts - Stainless Steel

This Electric Fondue Pot serving fondue at a party where cheese can take central stage! This electric pot has an adjustable warmer to keep your fondue at just the right temperature. It can make up to 3 pounds of your favorite fondue and comes with 6 color-coded forks so you are not mixing your eating tools up with your friends.  When you are finished, all removable parts can go into the dishwasher so you don’t have to worry about hand-washing melted cheese off your stainless steel pot! This pot comes highly recommended by other cheese lovers!

Happy Birthday Box

Dan the Sausageman's Happy Birthday Box For Him or Her Includes Beef Summer Sausage, Wisconsin Cheese, and Sweet Hot Mustard

The Happy Birthday Box could be a cheese lover’s dream. This box includes a little of everything, from Dan’s Original Summer Sausage and Wisconsin cheddar cheese to something sweet as well! It is packaged in a festive box and can make an enjoyable sampler for someone who loves cheese. This happy birthday cheese box can start a cheese lover’s special day off on the right foot!

Cheese Wearable Blanket

Stay warm and cozy and flaunt your love for cheese with this Cheese Wearable Blanket. This blanket is made of 100% premium anti-pilling flannel and is soft to the touch! It has a cheese design on the outside and is white and fluffy on the inside. The fabric is lightweight and breathable. The hood makes it perfect for curling up on a cold or rainy day.  Also, this blanket is machine washable! This can be a fun gift for a cheese fanatic you know!

Slice of Goodness Knife Set

Slice of Goodness Original Cheese Knife Set - 4 Small Stainless Steel Charcuterie Board Utensils with Magnetic Acacia Wood Holder - Modern Cheese Knives

To keep your utensils from rolling around while serving your cheese platter the Cheese Knife Set has got you covered! This set comes with a cheese fork, a small spade, a narrow knife, and a flat knife. These 4 utensils each have their own magnet to attach to a wooden cube. Each cube is unique as it is made from natural acacia wood. This can be a trendy set of tools to pull out when it is charcuterie time! 

TOSCANA Cocktail Plate Set

PICNIC TIME TOSCANA -Wine Appetizer Plates, Cocktail Plate with Glass Holder, Cheese Board with Wine Holder, (Acacia Wood), 9 x 6, Set of 4

These Cocktail Plates easily fit around the stem of your wine glass to make it easier to eat cheese and drink wine simultaneously. Or, if you are using stemless glasses, you can place your drink in the indenture specially created for this purpose. Each of the 4 plates in this set are made from acacia wood for a natural, upscale look. The only drawback we see would be the cleaning part, as these plates need to be gently hand-washed to stay looking fine. These plates add a nice touch to a wine and cheese night!

That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life

That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life: Creative Gatherings and Self-Care with the Cheese By Numbers Method

That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life by Marissa Mullen is currently a best seller on Amazon. This book takes a cheese plate and shows you a “cheese by numbers” method that not only helps you to prepare an attractive plate of cheese but also shows you how to care for yourself in the process! Marissa has fifty cheese plates that are easy to make and that suit a variety of dietary preferences. This gift can inspire a friend with new ideas for delicious cheese pairings!

Genuine Fred Cheese Slice Plates

Genuine Fred SWISS DISH Cheese Slice Party Plates, Set of 4

These Swiss Cheese Party Plates make a humorous, but useful gift. These plates fit onto stemware to let you hold a few small appetizers or try a few cubes of cheese alongside a glass of wine. While not very large in size, these plates will still give you a nice alternative to walking around with cubes of cheese in your palm. Each plate is made out of food-safe plastic and can be washed in the dishwasher at the end of the night. These plates can make a fun conversation piece at a wine and cheese party that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Cheese Marker Gift Set

Cheese Marker Gift Set of 4 Cheese Labels & 2 Chalk Markers - Wine and Cheese Tasting Gift Set - Washable Cheese Markers - Gifts for Wine Lovers – by HouseVines

This Cheese Marker Gift Set comes with 4 cheese markers and 2 pieces of soapstone chalk. These markers allow cheese fans to show off the great cheese selection that they are serving to family and friends. Each of the 4 markers is made out of natural black slate stone and is just the right weight to stand upright in a cheese block. After the cheese is long gone, the markers can be easily washed with water and be left to air-dry. We’d say that these markers are a must-have for a cheese lover!

PackIt Freezable Snack Bag

This Freezable Snack Bag keeps your cheese (or other snacks!) fresh for hours! This small bag has non-toxic freezable gel permanently built into its lining. It is able to keep your food fresh without the mess and hassle of ice packs. Simply place this bag in the freezer overnight and then fill it with your favorite cheese for a yummy snack later in the day. The Snack Bag uses safe materials and is BPA-free, PVC-free, phthalate, and lead-free. This is a great gift for the turophile who doesn’t want to leave his cheese behind!

Hickory Farms Gift Box

Hickory Farms Beef & Cheese Medium Gift Box - Gourmet Food Gift Basket for Birthdays, Sympathy, Retirement

The Hickory Farms Gift Box is ready to head over to a cheese lover near you! This pack includes 2 Signature Beef Summer Sausages, a Smoked Gouda Blend, a Smoked Cheddar Blend, Mission Jack Blend, and crackers. The gift box can be a great gift for someone who enjoys holding wine and cheese parties. You can pair this edible gift with a bottle of wine or a set of Cocktail Appetizer Plates.

Fold In The Cheese Towel

Funny Kitchen Towel, Fold In The Cheese., Flour Sack Dish Towel, Sweet Housewarming Gift, White

This Cheese Dish Towel is a great gift for cheese fans and Schitt’s Creek fans alike! For fans of the show, the line “Fold in the Cheese” is hard to forget. This towel can bring a laugh to a cheese lover and also make itself useful in the kitchen. The material is 100% cotton flour sack and each towel is screen-printed using non-toxic ink. Hang this towel up as a subtle tribute to cheese!

Cheese Heartbeat Shirt

Cheese Heartbeat Shirt - Funny Cheese Lover Gift Tee

For some, cheese is a subject that is close to their heart! This Cheese Heartbeat Shirt lets you wear cheese over your heart to let others know of your close-knit relationship! These solid color shirts are made of 100% cotton and can be washed on cold to avoid shrinking. This lightweight shirt is a humorous gift for someone you know who can’t live without cheese! 

Say Cheese Gourmet Gift Basket

Gift Basket Village Say Cheese Gift Basket

The Say Cheese Gift Basket includes a varied selection of gourmet snacks for the friend who enjoys receiving edible gifts! This gift comes in a reusable basket and is filled with delectable items such as Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese, Tomato & Basil Cheese, Cranberry Cheddar Cheese, Merlot Cheddar Cheese Spread, Sweet n” Hot Mustard, Biscotti, 2 cheese spreaders, and many others! These gift baskets are packed fresh after each order and are made in the USA. This basket was definitely made with a cheese lover in mind!

Just In Queso Dip Set

Mud Pie Just in Queso Dip Set, White

This Queso Dip Set is great way to flaunt your love for cheese! It reads “Just in queso” with a serving spoon that says “so cheesy.” It can make a great small-scale serving bowl for when friends come over… or a personal bowl of queso. This gift is cute, friendly, and also has a bit of humor. Also, both pieces are dishwasher safe for easy clean-up!

Cheese Lover’s Christmas Tea Towel 

While cheese can be celebrated at any time of year, this Cheese Lovers Tea Towel combines the love of cheese with the Christmas spirit! This all-cotton flour sack towel can let a cheese fanatic decorate for Christmas… in a cheesy way. You could pair this gift with a friend’s favorite cheese wedge, or tuck this towel into a gift basket. A cheese fan can think of you (and cheese!) every time they see this gift hanging up in their kitchen.

Cheese Stress Toy 

Funrarity Cheese Stress Reliever Stress Toy

You can give this Cheese Stress Toy to the “Big Cheese” in your office or to a friend who is cheese’s biggest fan. This small, foam toy can provide a great way to relieve stress in a healthy way. So if the cheese fan that you know is going through a stressful time, this gift can give them something to smile about!

French Mice Cheese Throw Pillow

This Cheese Throw Pillow shows a cute representation of two french mice riding through the countryside with their favorite food in tow! One mouse is peddling hard while his friend is in the back chowing down on cheese. It goes without saying which mouse I would prefer to be! This pillow is individually cut and sewn by hand from 100% spun polyester fabric and is stuffed with 100% polyester. It is also double-sided so you can be sure to represent cheese at any angle. It is spot-clean only. This can be a nice decoration for a cheese lover’s abode!

Pipcorn White Cheddar Balls 

The Pipcorn Cheese Balls are a guilt-less and tasty snack for those who are trying to limit calories but have a hard time eliminating cheese from the menu. These cheese snacks are low in calories and are made with real cheddar cheese! In fact, these snacks have nothing artificial added! Even their color is created naturally by adding paprika. This is a tasty treat that allows even dieters to get their cheese fix! 

Swono Retro Cheese Sign

Decorate your kitchen with a Retro Cheese Sign to advertise your love for cheese! This sign is new but has a colorful, retro feel. It stands up to weather, so you can choose to hang it outside near your grill, or inside near your cheese stash. Wherever you decide to place it, you can hang it up easily using its predrilled holes. This sign adds a fun diner-like dynamic to the decor and lets others know that there is a cheese lover in the house!

Opinel Colorama No. 8

Opinel Colorama No. 8, Black

The Opinel Colorama No. 8 is a classic in the knife world. Famous people such as Pablo Picasso, Roger Frison Roche, and Alain Colas carried Opinel Knives in their pockets. This model is perfect for when you want to take your cheese on the go. The sharp blade detaches and fits into the handle for safe carrying. Then when you are ready to use it, just click it into place. This No. 8 size knife is small enough to prevent it from being considered a weapon in most states… and is the perfect size to fit in your pocket. It can be a safe knife to carry to a picnic for your cutting needs. This is a great gift for a friend who never wants to leave his cheese behind!

Cheese Board Sticky Notes 

Novelty Fun Sticky Notes Notepad Memo Note Pad School Office Colleague Gift - Cheezy

These Novelty Sticky Notes are a let you create a smorgasbord of your ideas. You can represent your to-do list and write reminders using sheets that look like cheese and crackers and stick them to a board. Not only is this a cute way to show your love for cheese, but it also provides an effective way to organize. This is a gift a cheese-fan is sure to love!

Bamboo Cheese Slicer

Prodyne - 126-B Prodyne Bamboo Cheese Slicer, 12

This Bamboo Cheese Slicer makes slicing cheese a clean and simple affair. This board is made out of 2-tone bamboo and adds an elegant look to a cheese display. It rests on non-slip feet so it will stay in place while you are using it and includes a lifetime warranty against wire breakage. If you know someone who likes that perfect cut of cheese, this board will help them make neat slices every time!

DIY Cheese Making Kit

Standing Stone Farms Basic Beginner Cheese Making Kit - Mozzarella, Burrata, Burricota, Chevre, Ricotta, Mascarpone & Butter!

If you know someone who is into DIY and loves cheese, this Cheese Making Kit could make a great gift! This kit has everything you need (except dairy!) to create your own Mozzarella, Chevre, Goat Cheese, Queso Blanco, Queso Fresco, Mascarpone, or Ricotta. It includes liquid microbial rennet (vegetarian & organic) as opposed to a tablet that may dissolve unevenly. It also contains calcium chloride, citric acid, cheese salt, and a reusable drain cloth for soft curd cheeses. These products are non-GMO and will make up to 25 pounds of cheese! If stored correctly, the cheese-making components will last up to 2 years which will give you time to try your hand at building a new skill. This box can allow a cheese-lover to get crafty and make their favorite cheese!

Cheese Crew Socks

Sock It To Me, Space Cheese, Men's Crew Sock, String Cheese Theory Socks

These Cheese Crew Socks represent cheese that is out of this world and is floating through outer space. These socks are made from a cotton, polyester, and spandex blend and feel soft and lightweight. The threads are OEKO-TEX Standard 100, which means that no harmful chemicals are used in these socks. These printed socks are high-quality and are an eye-catching tribute to cheese!

Cheese Wine Stopper

Hawwwy Chease Wine Stopper - Set of 2 - Leak Proof- Premium Wine Stoppers for Wine Bottles - Ideal Gift - Cute Wine Accessories - Funny Wine Bottle Stopper with Gift Box

This Wine Stopper is made to look like a wedge of cheese is sitting on top of your wine bottle! This gift comes in a 2-pack and the stoppers are made of  %100 food-safe silicone. They create an air-tight seal to preserve the freshness of your wine, insert easily, and can be removed with a single pull! This gift can make a nice showing at a wine and cheese night. You could pair this gift with Swiss Cheese Party Plates for an extra cheesy gift!

Cheese Wedge Mug

This Cheese Wedge Mug holds 12 oz of your favorite hot beverage. It is both microwave and dishwasher safe.  But the best part is there is a little mouse peeking out of the mug.  Mice share the love of cheese!  

How We Selected Gifts for Cheese Lovers

When selecting our list of best gifts for the turophile you know and love, we researched gifts that focus on flavor and fun!

Flavorful Gifts

Most cheese lovers are looking for a gift of cheese to resonate with their taste buds! We can appreciate a cheese basket that has a nice aesthetic, but most cheese fans focus on the taste of the cheese rather than the packaging! This is why we researched gifts that were approved for the taste buds in gift reviews and critiques. We included only the best cheeses for gifts!

Fun Gifts

Another consideration when choosing gifts was an element of fun! We found several unique gifts for cheese lovers in the process. Some gifts that fall into this category are the “Just in Queso” Dip Set, SWISS DISH Party Plates, Cheese Fleece Wearable Hooded Blanket.

It’s hard to take yourself too seriously while decorating or decking out with cheesy items! We looked for gifts that serve a purpose but also are creative, humorous, or sometimes downright cheesy! 

FAQs – Gifts for Cheese Lovers

What should I get for someone who loves charcuterie?

There are many gifts you can choose for someone who loves a charcuterie! Some fun and useful gifts could be cheeseboards or cheese-slicing blocks, cheese markers, and utensils. The Bamboo Charcuterie Board is a great gift that includes everything you should need to create a charming charcuterie spread. Just add cheese! 

What should I put in a cheese gift basket?

There are a wide variety of pre-made cheese gift baskets on the market. The Say Cheese Gourmet Gift Basket is a prime example. Or, you can make sure your friend gets only their favorite cheese snacks by creating a custom basket!

To make your own, first, gather up all the items you want to include. You can include wine, coffee, fruit, cheese, chocolates, and or olives. Add one or two creative items for pop such as Cheese Crew Socks, Novelty Sticky Notes, Cheese Knife Set and Magnetic Holder, Wine Stopper. Then, find a sturdy gift basket that will fit all your items, or use a cheese board as a base and wrap the gift in cellophane. Your friend will appreciate the extra thought you put into this customized gift!

How do you make the best cheese board?

When creating a cheese board variety is key! You can ensure that everyone leaves happy by offering an assortment of sweet and savory snacks, and a variety of textures. For example, you can serve a cheese log rolled in nuts, brie, olives, cheddar, crackers, pretzels, cheesecake squares, chocolate, etc.  Also, by serving cheese at room temperature, you can be sure to experience all the flavors a gourmet cheese has to offer!

If you are looking for inspiration, you can use ideas from That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life[/easyazon_link] for new and unique ideas. When you finish setting up your cheese board, make sure to label each cheese so guests can know what flavors to expect. Also, serving a glass of wine makes any cheese taste even more delicious!

Alex Praytor

I am an ESL instructor, a wife, and a full-time mom to two energetic kids. I have traveled extensively in the U.S. and I have also made it across the pond to Europe! I enjoy meeting new people, drinking great coffee, and finding the perfect gifts for loved ones around the globe.