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Verdejo: The World’s Next Great White Wine


Verdejo’s Potential is Endless Ask any Spaniard to tell you their favorite Spanish white wine, and it’s a good bet they’ll answer Verdejo. As Spain’s number one selling white wine, Verdejo’s popularity is undeniable. Ask some of the world’s most famous winemakers inside and outside Spain to name their favorite Spanish white wine, and the […]

Talking Tapas and Spain’s Most Prestigious Wine Regions


Photography by Galdones Photography The concept of the free snack in American culture runs the gamut from dive bars to white tablecloth restaurants, places where the phrases “happy hour” and “amuse bouche” translate to small, often tasty snacks or nibbles, whether salted popcorn in a bar or more elaborate bites prepared by a restaurant is […]

Asturias: Land of Artisanal Cheeses


These tenacious cheesemakers preserve an ancient way of life in Austurias, a region in northern Spain.

Ruminations: In Defense of the Dessert Cheese Course


Making a case for Americans to emulate the French.

Pairing: Ahuntz Ederra + Spiced Pear Syrup


The Pyrénées mountain range sits as a natural boundary between France and Spain, rising up from the land just north of Barcelona and reaching its fingers west into the Basque Country. Culturally unique from Spain, the Basque region’s identity is shaped in part by strong agricultural traditions, evidenced in Basque cheesemaking. Basque Country possesses three […]

In Queso You Missed It: March 8th


March is here, which means February (a.k.a. National Potato Lovers Month) is behind us. But real potato lovers know this versatile starch should be celebrated year-round, especially with cheese: like in this Creamed Spinach Twice Baked Potato recipe (which you should definitely make for dinner tonight).  In other cheese news: There’s a new cheese vendor […]

Best Regions: Norway


The lush landscapes of Norway are a well-known haven for outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and adventure-seekers. Turns out, the diverse countryside is also pretty great for cheesemaking.

3 Cheeses That Look Like Manchego But Aren’t


These look-alikes will keep your Manchego-addicted palate just as satisfied.

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