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Top Sites for Cheese of the Month

Updated on November 26, 2009

Cheese of the Month

There's more to cheese than individually wrapped American Singles from the corner grocery. Here are some of the top Cheese of the Month web sites to expand your cheese universe. Gourmet cheeses make a great Christmas gift.

igourmet dot com

Visit igourmet for a wide variety of international cheeses. Their cheese experts select three cheeses each month. Each month you'll receive three 1/2 pound cheese cuts from a different part of the world. Free shipping and a monthly newsletter are also included. The International Cheese Package costs $429.99 for the 12 month plan.

AmazingClubs dot com

AmazingClubs offers 3, 6, and 12 month club memberships. They provide artisanal cheeses selected specifically for club members. Each month three 1/2 pound cheese samples will arrive. The 12 month membership is $515.40. A free newsletter and free shipping are also included.

CheeseMonthClub dot com

CheeseMonthClub offers 5 other clubs along with their Cheese of the Month Club: Microbrewed Beers, International Wines, Gourmet Chocolates, Fresh Cut Flowers, and Premium Cigars. Interestingly enough, the 6 different product clubs can be combined into custom packages. Shipments can be configured to occur every month, every other month, or every third month. The 12 month Cheese of the Month plan is $515.40.

ArtisanalCheese dot com

ArtisanalCheese specializes in niche cheeses from around the world. They offer a month-to-month program with auto-renewal along with 3,6, and 12 month packages. Their selections arrive with serving suggestions and wine recommendations. Three different cheeses are selected per month for a total weight of approximately 1.5 pounds. The web site features an extensive directory of cheeses that can be searched by composition, region, texture, and several other characteristics. Individual cheese hunks can also be ordered from the site. $840.00 will get you the 12 month cheese plan.

MurraysCheese dot com

MurraysCheese offers Cheese of the Month, Meat of the Month, and a unique combination called Pair of the Month. The Pair of the Month is a cheese sampling and an specially selected "accompaniment" food. Cheese of the Month programs include 3 different cheese hunks totaling about 1.5 pounds, delivered once a month. MurraysCheese also offers cheese apparel including aprons, hats, and shirts.A 12 month club membership will set you back $775.00.

No less than 17 "Virtual Cheesemongers" publish their personal reccomendations on the site.

Club Comparisons

Club
Plan
12 Month Cost
Free Shipping
Free Newsletter
igourmet dot com
International Cheese of the Month Club
429.99
Yes
Yes
AmazingClubs dot com
Cheese of the Month Club
515.40
Yes
Yes
CheeseMonthClub dot com
Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club
515.40
Unclear
Yes
ArtisanalCheese dot com
Cheese of the Month Club
840.00
Yes
Yes
MurraysCheese dot com
Cheese of the Month Club
775.00
Yes
Tasting Notes and Beverage Pairings
Comparisons of "Cheese of the Month" products. All information is believed to be correct at the time of publication. Please verify with the particular cheesemongers before making a final decision.

Some photos mat be courtesy of http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/.

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      nicomp really 8 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @drbj: Thanks! Cheese is my life.

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      drbj and sherry 8 years ago from south Florida

      Jeez - you know your cheese. Well done.

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