MAZOMANIE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - As the holidays approach selecting the perfect gift occupies our thoughts. In this segment of Wisconsin Dairy News find out why the gift of cheese may be the best gift of all!
At Carr Valley Cheese in Mazomanie, store manager, Julie Vernig, is keeping busy filling orders for Wisconsin Cheese holiday gift baskets.
Julie says, "The holiday season at Carr Valley Cheese is extremely busy. We have eight locations including the one that I am here at today-Mazomanie, and we ship thousands of packages."
In fact, specialty cheese stores all across Wisconsin are gearing up for the holiday season!
Michael Thomas, Co-owner, Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese says, "We're now focusing on corporate gift boxes, where we're going to companies in Wisconsin and saying, 'Why would you give a gift box to your customers or employees that comes from China or comes from wherever it may come from, Why not give a gift box that's made right here in Wisconsin?'"
Gauging how busy it is at several Wisconsin cheese stores, gift givers are calling in their orders, and giving the gift of Wisconsin Cheese this holiday season.
Julie: "There's such a variety of cheeses that there's always a way to please somebody that gets the gift box. And you don't have to think as hard as you would going through the mall."
Whether you're sending it to friends and family, or co-workers and clients, they'll be able to savor the taste that makes Wisconsin great.
"Nothing says I appreciate you more than sending someone some Cheese!"
And that's Wisconsin Dairy News.
Most Wisconsin cheese shops ship throughout the country, but they say it's best to get your order in by December 15th if you want to ensure Christmas delivery.
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