Cheeses require careful handling and aging to reach peak flavor, similar to Flavor Flav. Taste the benefits of proper timekeeping with today’s Groupon: for $75, you get a gourmet-cheese gift basket from Artisanal Premium Cheese (a $160 value). The basket includes the following:
- Five cave-aged seasonal artisan cheeses, weighing approximately 2.5 pounds total
- Package of Artisanal crackerthins
- Harvest Song preserves
- Decorative red tin
- $10 gift certificate toward Artisanal gift collections
The skilled caretakers at Artisanal Premium Cheese foster 200 cheeses through the process of affinage, nurturing each variety in custom aging caves to its optimal flavor and ripeness. Five of Artisanal’s premium fromages fill one of the cheesemaker’s signature red tins, offering a medley of unique flavors and textures. All-natural crackerthins form a light, crunchy base for cheeses or a serving platter for tiny tea parties. Harvest Song’s preserves, made from Armenian fresh fruit grown in volcanic soil, enhance cheese flavors. A $10 gift certificate encourages further exploration of Artisanal’s curdled wares. Baskets may be picked up at a prescheduled time or mailed nationally for an additional fee ($15+).