Monday, December 19, 2011

12 Days of [Wine] Christmas: Day 11 - Cheese Boards

Doesn't everyone always love to have wine with cheese?  I think they do!  ;)  Then why not add a cute cheese board addition to someone's wine glass and bottle collection?  Below are a few of my favorites that you can find throughout the U.S. in tasting rooms or in local wine-themed stores.

These make great additions to a wine gift!  Just think - a small basket (or box), bottle of wine, and a cheese board!  What a thoughtful present.  Throw in some local cheese and you have yourself a real treasure.  :)  They also make really unique host gifts for when you need something to take to a holiday party.

Some of the most obvious are those cheese boards made from recycled wine bottles (Photos from Google Images):

(This one was being sold on Etsy)

(Another sold at Etsy)

Recycled Wine Bottle Serving Tray/Cheese Board With Wine Cork Spreader
(Another cheese board sold on Etsy)

I've found these everywhere - from local winery tasting rooms, to Etsy, to, to farmer's markets (especially the one in Roanoake, VA), to little island towns like Cedar Key.  Many stores have recognized how popular this boards are, and they make a cute addition for entertaining!  Even I have one of my own that I bought from a local artist when I lived in Virginia.  It's very charming.  :)

Here's a look at some more traditional cheese boards that fit all sorts of budgets:
Antonini Olive Wood Cheese Knives & Board
Olive Wood Cheese Board by Williams-Sonoma ($59)

Small Slate Cheese Board by Crate and Barrel ($10)

Marble Cheese Board by Crate and Barrel ($20)

Acacia Cheese Board by Crate and Barrel ($35)

Cheese Dome & Tools Platter
Cheese Dome with Tools by Pottery Barn ($69)

Wine Barrel Lazy Susan
Wine Barrel Lazy Susan by Pottery Barn ($99)

Vintage Wood Cheese Boards
Vintage Wood Cheese Board by Pottery Barn ($15)

Chancellor Cheese Board
Chancellor Cheese Board by Pottery Barn ($69)

1 comment:

  1. Amazing and beautiful ideas for giving surprises to your friends or making dinner parties even more special. Slate plates can never be so special without these ideas.