Alpine Express – Cheese Box ‘Raw Milk & Friends’

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Exquisite cheese board containing the raw milk Rolf Beeler selected Toggenburger, French washed rind Affidelice and an Australian Goat’s camembert along with a piece of Adelaide Hill Quince paste.

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What’s better than to sit back with a nice glass of wine and nibble on some fine cheese? Not much, right? The only problem often is that it’s hard to find and pick the right cheese. That’s where Alpine Express by The Red Cow comes in.

This amazing cheese board – we call it ‘Raw Milk & Friends – was hand selected by Tom and contains three superb cheeses, enough for 3 to 4 people:

  • Sélection Rolf Beeler Gruyère AOP 18 months, made from unpasteurised Swiss alpine milk, ca. 200g
    (or equivalent, subject to availability)
  • Affidélice, with Chablis washed rind, soft cow’s milk cheese from France, 1 piece ca. 200g
  • South Australian produced Goat’s camembert, pasteurised, 1 piece ca. 105g

Plus optional extras include our Rolf Beeler fruit mustard (Pear), Birehong Pear Reduction or waterwheel crackers to complete your cheese platter.

Beverage matching ideas

This cheese board contains a number different cheeses, therefore it matches to many beverages equally well. If we had to pick something, we’d suggest a crisp Chardonnay (or French Chablis) or a slightly fruity beer (e.g. Kölsch) or cider (e.g. Napoleon Pear Cider).

How we wrap your cheese

Freshness of your cheese is important to us. That’s why – unless noted differently in the description – we package all of our cheese in vacuum bags to help minimize travel impacts. However, we understand that some of you prefer cheese being wrapped in cheese wrap. This option is available to you for a small fee (it takes more time to package the cheese this way, that’s why we charge you a little bit more). Unless specifically noted in the description, all cheese will generally have a best before date of at least 14 days, vacuum packed cheese generally about 2 months. Please note that with cheese this is often only a guidance date and does not necessarily mean the cheese will be of lesser quality beyond that date. In fact many soft(er) cheeses are best kept close to or until after that date for maximum ripeness.

How the cheese gets to you

All Alpine Express cheese are shipped in environmentally friendlier, insulated cardboard boxes. The cheese is bolstered with recycled packing paper & kept cold with food grade ice gel pack(s). It is shipped the fastest possible service, usually Australia Post Express. See Australia Post’s Express Delivery Estimator (origin is ‘Brisbane Metro’). From time to time we may choose a different shipping provider depending on speed of service, costs and other factors.

Unless noted otherwise, all cheese boxes are sent on Mondays with an order cut-off time at 9am (Sydney time) that day. You will get a tracking number to follow your parcel’s progress.

Do you have any other questions? Check our FAQs for additional information or write to us via our contact form.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 40.5 × 31 × 10 cm

1 review for Alpine Express – Cheese Box ‘Raw Milk & Friends’

  1. K. Williams (verified owner)

    The Toggenburger is our trusted favourite, which drew my attention to this platter. The Affidelice is a special treat and we were amazed how much we had missed it. The Goat’s camembert was the big surprise in this fantastic selection. Tom – great value for money – happiness all-round!!!
    Overnight delivery was great too, worth the money. The cheeses arrived safe and fresh. Excellent service once again. This Red Cow keeps on giving 🙂

  2. Helen

    Great cheeses. The goats Camembert, the truffle and beer cheeses have been to die for. Thanks Tom

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