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How To Celebrate National Cheese Day

National Cheese Day takes place on June 4 every year and if you’re a cheese lover or looking for a great gift for a cheese lover, then take a look through these cheese gift ideas!

Note, there is also a National Cheese Lovers Day which is on January 20 every year. 

How To Celebrate National Cheese Day

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Why National Cheese Day?

While the origins of National Cheese Day are not very clear, the reasons for having one are undisputed.

The purpose of National Cheese Day is to celebrate the artistry and masterpiece that is cheese and all types of cheese around the world.

National Cheese Day fosters gatherings and parties that are a great avenue to learn and discover all about cheese!

So, if you or your loved ones are into June 4, how do you celebrate National Cheese Day?

32 Ways To Celebrate National Cheese Day

Cheese & Meat Charcuterie Board

Create a fantastic spread of different kinds of cheese, meats, and treats for your cheese-loving spouse, friends, or yourself.

You just need a few items to put together the best cheese, meat, treat, and wine pairings for the charcuterie board.

You can also order ready-made cheese and meat charcuterie boards. Check out 33 Best Charcuterie Gift Basket Ideas for more on this.

Cheese & Meat Charcuterie Board

Cheese Subscription Boxes  

Platterful: A Charcuterie Experience

Platterful makes creating a cheese board an easy task with the perfectly curated all-in-one kit. 

The monthly boxes include instructional worksheets and videos which make assembling the board so easy.

Use code 1STBOXFREE for 100% off the first shipment on a 6 or 12 month subscription HERE.

The Original Gourmet Cheese Club

Every month, members receive three small batch, artisan cheeses.

Each box also includes a newsletter featuring tasting notes, cheese profiles, pairing, and serving suggestions.

Check out the rave reviews received by the Cheese Club subscribers HERE.

Host a Fondue Party

You can host a cheese fondue party with friends and family to celebrate National Cheese Day.

Check out this lovely Cheese Fondue Party Set from Boska.  

The set is made from cast iron and comes with a fondue pan and fondue forks and a burner. 

It’s also available with a wooden base and a wooden base with candles. Learn more HERE.

And if you’re on the lookout for fondue recipes, have a look at The Fondue Bible with over 200 fondue recipes. 

The Fondue Bible: The 200 Best Recipes
  • Simon, Ilana (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages – 10/31/2018 (Publication Date) – Robert Rose (Publisher)

Order a Cheesecake

What’s more cheesy than a large, gorgeous, and delicious cheesecake in different flavors? It can be the dessert after your fondue party.

Check out some amazing recommendations from Broadway Basketeers below:-

Cheese and Wine Tasting Experience

Cheese and Wine Tasting Experience

Treat your cheese-loving friends or relatives to a cheese and wine-tasting experience on National Cheese Day.

You can usually sign up for experiences at the local cheese or specialty store. You can also check with your local winery.

Some experiences also go into detail about what makes each cheese special and share the best pairing recommendations.

Cheesy Merchandise, Accessories, and Gift Items

Cheese Board & Knife Set

A cheese board and knife set is a stylish and elegant gift for cheese lovers. It makes a great statement piece when entertaining and it’s perfect when hosting fondue or charcuterie parties.

Some great cheese board and knife set recommendations include the SMIRLY Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Sets which come in various sizes and variations.

And for a more personal touch, you can go for a set personalized to your recipients’ tastes like this Personalized Cheese Board and Knife Set.

The set includes a cheese board and 4 piece cheese knife set.

The board can be personalized with the names or initials of your choice and has custom designs you can choose from too! Learn more here.

If you want some with even more personalization, you can opt for this Personalized Charcuterie Board with Knife Set.

This version includes personalization on the cheese knives too! Learn more here.

DIY Cheesemaking

Always wondered what goes into cheesemaking and wanted to try your hand at it?

Get started with The Beginner’s Guide to Cheese Making: Easy Recipes and Lessons to Make Your Own Handcrafted Cheeses.  

The Beginner’s Guide to Cheese Making: Easy Recipes and Lessons to Make Your Own Handcrafted Cheeses
  • Santogade, Elena R. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages – 03/21/2017 (Publication Date) – Rockridge Press (Publisher)

The book contains complete step-by-step instructions for creating homemade cheese and becoming a cheese master! 

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of Cheese Who Am I To Dis A Brie? Dish Towel

This dish towel shares cheese humor on a super soft 100% premium cotton flour sack material.

Available in grey and white HERE. There are also other variations on this funny dish towel:-

If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some Cheese Non-Slip Socks

These hilarious unisex novelty socks offer warmth, comfiness, and softness, and it’s perfect for a cheese-loving fiend!

The material is moisture-wicking, breathable, and stretchy to ensure longevity. Check it out HERE

Cheese Is My Love Language Cosmetic Bag

A cosmetic but also multipurpose bag printed with “Cheese is My Love Language” and a cheese image. 

The bag is fully lined with water-resistant fabric and is machine washable. Just what a cheese lover ordered HERE

3 Cheese Candle

Not to worry – these candles are only cheese shaped. They come in 4 different scents and unscented. 

You can add some personalization and choose different colored cheeses too HERE.

Cheese Types Apron

One of the most perfect gifts for cheese lovers! 

The cheese apron features over 20 types of cheeses and has detachable twill straps HERE.

Handmade Cheese Wedge Planter

How adorable is this cheese wedge planter crafted from high-quality concrete?

It’s perfect for displaying succulents or small indoor plants plus it’s available in 7 colors. See the selection HERE.

Goat Milk Cheese Bar Soap

Handmade from a creamy goat milk soap base and scented with bergamot essential oil.

Buy 7 individually wrapped pieces to create a complete cheese wheel HERE.

Vintage Cheese Chart Unisex T-shirt

A great unisex t-shirt with a cheese chart available in 8 colors and different sizes. 

The T-shirt has a relaxed fit and is machine washable. See the available colors HERE.


Cheese T-shirts

Cheese lover t-shirts are always a great idea and you can get them in different colors and sizes. Here are some great cheese lover suggestions:-

Happy National Cheese Day!

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