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Ribera y Rueda: Food Friendly Wines From Spain


Winemaking in Spain’s most prestigious regions for red and white wines began almost 2,000 years ago. The flag of Castilla y León bears images of castles and lions—symbolism that represents the name of Spain’s largest region and a sense of purpose and prestige that has persisted to this day. It’s a wonder anyone would have […]

Get To Know Mahón-Menorca PDO Cheese


One of the most popular cheeses in Spain, Mahon-Manorca PDO has been produced on an island in the Mediterranean for centuries.

Get To Know Murcia Al Vino PDO Cheese


Murcia al Vino PDO, made in the Jumilla region of Spain, is the only European goat cheese soaked in red wine.

A Cheese Journey in Spain


Culture editor recounts a whirlwind week in Spain, judging at the World Cheese Awards, visiting six cheesemakers, and making countless memories.

Protected: Ribera del Duero and Rueda: Your Next Wine Country Destination


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Protected: Food and Wine Pairings: The Secret Ingredient


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Protected: Say Cheese! Perfect Pairings with Verdejo and Tempranillo


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Protected: Ribera, Rueda, and Micro Tapas


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Protected: The Ultimate Spanish Food and Cheese Pairing Guide


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Rueda: Land of Lions and Verdejos


Photography by Galdones Photography When winemaking began in Rueda around 1,000 years ago, it’s a wonder anyone would have thought to plant grapes in this region of extremes – blisteringly hot summers, bitterly cold winters, and a relatively high altitude. Happily, the local monks and the Verdejo grape, native to North Africa, arrived in the […]