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Spanish Cheese-Connoisseur’s Guide

Spanish Cheese
Written by Aksel Ritenis

Spanish CheeseFrom the moors in sunny Andalucía, to the Basques, whose origins are lost in the midst of history, Spain’s many distinct regions and cultures produces an amazing array of over 100 artisan cheese from the miltk of cows, sheep and goats. We have assembled for a representative selection of theses distint hand-fashioned cheeses that are the pride of Spain.


Sheep, cows and goats are grazing on myriad plateaus and valleys of the mountainous Spain producing milk that has been made into a broad variety of cheeses – many of which may be a new experience for your palate. The goats bring us a bonewhite cheese that is marinated in wine, or fashioned into soft goat cheese buttons with herbs.

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