12 Days of Cheese: Whole Foods Market to feature an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19

12 Days of Cheese: Whole Foods Market to feature an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19

 

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating the 12 Days of Cheese by highlighting an artisan cheese each day from Dec. 8 to 19, offering customers an excellent opportunity to try some of the highest quality cheeses available at a significant discount. Each of the selected cheeses will be 50 percent off for one day during the 12-day period.

These distinctive cheeses were chosen by Whole Foods Market’s global cheese buyer with help from the company’s Certified Cheese Professionals. This highly trained group has been certified by the American Cheese Society for their expertise in cheese storage and handling, nutrition, distribution, raw materials, the ripening process, the making process, and on categories and types of cheeses.

“We have selected a flavorful and diverse set of cheeses for every holiday celebration,” said Whole Foods Market’s Global Executive Coordinator of Specialty and Product Innovation & Development, Cathy Strange. “We’re thrilled to offer these exciting cheeses at a great value, so customers can enjoy these special items while stretching their dollar.”

Whole Foods Market’s Master Sommelier, Devon Broglie, paired each cheese with a wine from the Sommelier Selects list available in stores throughout the holiday season. This specially curated group of wines were chosen to pair exceptionally well with seasonal flavors. They offer exciting, foolproof choices for shoppers and most are less than $20 per bottle.

The featured wines and cheeses include:

Cheese Wine
Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog The Federalist Barrel-Aged Zinfandel

Mendocino Co, CA

Epoisse selected by Herve Mons DeMorgenzon DMZ Chardonnay

Western Cape, South Africa

Bonne Bouche Vermont Creamery Holy Snail Touraine Sauvignon Blanc

Loire Valley, FR

Cheddar Montgomery’s from Neal’s Yard Dairy Criterion Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

Coonawarra, Australia

Eraptured Blue from Rogue Creamery, organic Undaunted Columbia Valley Malbec

Columbia, Washington

Gabietou selected by Herve Mons Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau

Burgundy, FR

Grand Cru Reserve, organic Empire Estate Finger Lakes Dry Riesling

New York, NY

Rapin Le Marechal Monterustico Piemonte Bianco

Piedmonte, Italy

Cellars at Jasper Hill Hartwell De Chanceny Brut Rosé Cremant de Loire

Loire Valley, FR

Ubriaco del Piave Domaine de Petroni Corsican Red

Corsica, FR

Pleasant Ridge Reserve Uplands Cheese J. Lassalle Champagne Brut Premier Cru

Champagne, France

Truffle Gouda Klare Melk from Dutch Cheesemasters Banshee Sonoma Pinot Noir

Sonoma County, CA

Contact:

SOmedia@wholefoods.com

Source: Whole Foods Market

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Whole Foods Market features different artisan cheese daily on 50 percent off during 12 Days of Cheese, Dec. 13-24

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating 12 Days of Cheese by highlighting a different artisan cheese daily from Dec. 13 to 24. Each of the selected cheeses will be 50 percent off for one day during the 12-day period.

These distinctive, single-source cheeses were chosen by Whole Foods Market’s global cheese buyer, Cathy Strange, with help from the company’s Certified Cheese Professionals. These experts have been certified by the American Cheese Society for cheese storage and handling, nutrition, distribution, raw materials, the ripening process, the making process, and on categories and types of cheeses.

“Whether folks are putting together an elegant cheese board, hosting a brunch, or craving a nibble while curling up with a good book, these 12 selections will make delicious additions to any holiday tradition,” Strange said. “We’re thrilled to offer these exciting cheeses at a great value, so customers can enjoy these special items while stretching their dollar.”

The cheeses featured on each day include:

Cellars at Jasper Hill, Harbison (Dec. 13)

  • This decadent soft-ripened cheese from Vermont is hand-wrapped with spruce bark, adding a woodsy note to its sweet, earthy flavor.

Mons, Époisses (Dec. 14)

  • A traditional French washed-rind cheese with a luscious texture, bold yet balanced tangy-sweet flavor and pleasant pungency.

Vermont Creamery, Bonne Bouche (Dec. 15)

  • This mild ash-ripened goat cheese with earthy notes and a subtle hazelnut flavor is a visually stunning addition to any cheese board.

Borough Market, Stilton (Dec. 16)

  • Rich and creamy with a complex, earthy flavor and a hint of spiciness. Made with vegetarian rennet.

Uplands Cheese Company, Pheasant Ridge Reserve (Dec. 17)

  • The only three-time winner of the American Cheese Society Best of Show, this cheese has a sweet, broth-like flavor with notes of butterscotch and fruit.

Le Gruyère (Dec. 18)

  • This classic washed-rind cheese is aged in the centuries-old Kaltbach caves of Switzerland. Nutty and creamy with a velvety texture.

Cypress Grove Chevre, Truffle Tremor (Dec. 19)

  • A silky, creamy soft-ripened goat cheese packed with truffles. Deep floral, herb and mushroom flavors. An American original!

Rapin, Le Maréchal (Dec. 20)

  • This creamy, raw-milk Alpine cheese is infused with flavor from herbs added by hand during the ripening process.

Papillon, Roquefort (Dec. 21)

  • This classic cave-aged sheep’s milk blue cheese shows rich spiciness, complex layers of flavor and a smooth texture.

Mons, Camembert (Dec. 22)

  • A classic from Normandy produced using high-quality milk from France, then aged to perfection by a third-generation affineur. Full-flavored, creamy and earthy with mushroom overtones.

Vermont Creamery, St. Albans (Dec. 23)

  • An American take on a traditional French cheese, sourced from milk from one farm. Delicate and smooth with rich creamy flavors and nutty notes.  Non-GMO Project verified.

Rogue Creamery. Flora Nelle (Dec. 24)

  • A bold blue cheese from Oregon, with tropical fruit flavors and a finish of sweet cream.

Contact:

Darrah Gist
darrah.gist@wholefoods.com
678.638.5888

Lauren Bernath
lauren.bernath@wholefoods.com
678.638.5805

Source: Whole Foods Market