Wine and beer glasses made of cheese!

Commemoratative Cheese Glasses (Photo: Finlandia)

They go together like 'peanut butter and jelly' or 'grits and eggs.'

Now Finlandia is taking 'wine and cheese' to a whole new level.

The Finnish cheesemaker commissioned food sculptors Jim Victor and Marie Pelton to create a beer mug and a wine glass out of cheese.

The 8-ounce stemless wine glass is carved from Gouda, which Finlandia says pairs well with merlot and other full-bodied red wines.

The beer mug is made from Gruyère. Finlandia recommends filling that one with 16-ounces of your favorite stout, bock or wheat beer.

The company created the cheeseware to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence.

Finlandia's Director of Marketing, Marcie Foster said, "We wanted to create something symbolic that is a gesture to the dozens of Finnish family-owned farms who have dedicated over 110 years of passion and dedication to making some of the world’s very best cheeses."

These one-of-a-kind cheese goblets will be available for purchase on one day only -- Wednesday, December 6th, the Finnish Independence Day. Finlandia will accept offers via direct message through its Facebook page. The asking price is $5,000.

Before 1917, Finland was a Grand Duchy of Russia. After Parliament approved the declaration of independence on December 6th, left-wing opponents staged a coup and started a Civil War. It wasn't until the summer of 1919 when Finland truly became a republic and elected its first president.

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