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Food & Wine

Wine & Cheese Lover's Package

Item Number
456
Estimated Value
$260 USD
Sold
$145 USD to dbdf6ed71
Number of Bids
8  -  Bid History

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Item Description

This package includes a bottle of Overture by Opus One Wine ($150 value!) and a selection of artisan wine and cheese storage tools from CapaBunga.

Gift Basket from CapaBunga Artisan Wine & Cheese Storage

These items are the perfect gift for a host or hostess who enjoys entertaining!

CapaBunga solves your entertaining and drinking needs with simple, fun and functional products. The Cheese Vault is a simple and reusable way to store your artisan cheese (as featured in Oprah Magazine's favorite things issue).  The gift set includes:

  • Taupe Cheese Vault.
  • Red corkscrew.
  • Two CapaBungas to reseal your open wine.
  • One CapaBubbles to reseal your sparkling wine or champagne and keep it fresh for up to a week.
  • One orange bread cap.
  • 8oz canvas canteen
  • A wine tote.

Get ready now for a fabulous party!

Bottle of Overture by Opus One Wine

Made exactly like Opus One and sourced from the same estate vineyards, Overture is also a classic Bordeaux blend with Cabernet Sauvignon making up around 70%. Overture is made to be enjoyed upon release. It smells and tastes like Opus, but with a bit less depth and power than the first wine, making it more enjoyable now. The tannins are soft, round and supple.

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

The Oxford Companion to Cheese is the first major reference work dedicated to cheese, containing 855 A-Z entries on cheese history, culture, science, and production. From cottage cheese to Camembert, from Gorgonzola to Gruyère, there are entries on all of the major cheese varieties globally, but also many cheeses that are not well known outside of their region of production. The concentrated whey cheeses popular in Norway, brunost, are covered here, as are the traditional Turkish and Iranian cheeses that are ripened in casings prepared from sheep's or goat's skin. There are entries on animal species whose milk is commonly (cow, goat, sheep) and not so commonly (think yak, camel, and reindeer) used in cheesemaking, as well as entries on a few highly important breeds within each species, such as the Nubian goat or the Holstein cow. Regional entries on places with a strong history of cheese production, biographies of influential cheesemakers, innovative and influential cheese shops, and historical entries on topics like manorial cheesemaking and cheese in children's literature round out the Companion's eclectic cultural coverage.

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Marsha Galinsky & Stephen Lichten

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