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MASTERCLASS SPANISH CHEESES

Where

Online

Italy

When

Mar 22 2021  18:00 - 19:30 h

What's on

   
ITALY FLAG

 

ICEX/Foods and Wines from Spain in Italy is organizing this year, in cooperation with National Organization of Cheese Tasters-O.N.A.F., a virtual tasting exclusively for participants from italian specialized trade and gastronomy. It’s a sensible and attractive alternative to the physical tastings, which unfortunately have to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Master Taster Simonetta Cortella will lead all participants on an entertaining virtual 10 Spanish cheese journey on Monday 22 March 2021. Participants will receive all cheeses at home. Enjoy the presentation!

The tremendous variety of Spanish cheeses stems from Spain’s geographical and climatic diversity. They are made from the milk of cows, ewes and goats, as well as different blend of these, and in most case the milk is obtained from native breeds. Coagulation may be by enzymes, lactic acid or mixed, and cheeses may be round or square, of different sizes and with rinds of different colors – often engraved and sometimes smoked, rubbed with oil or flavoured with spices. Alongside large-scale industrial production, there are lots of small dairies producing artisan cheeses that retain their authentic characteristics and traditional flavours.  

Duration


About 90 minutes for presentation and tasting of the cheeses + questions & answers.   

 

CHEESE / DOP


COMPANY 


Torta de la Serena Exttreme 10 - Queso de la Serena

 

Arteserena

 

Parra Jiménez cured organic cheese - Manchego

 

Don Merendon

 

Maxorata cured cheese paprika coated - Majorero

 

Grupo Ganaderos de Fuerteventura

 

Ibérico cured cheese from raw milk

 

Industrias Lácteas San Vicente

 

Cured goats’ cheese - Camerano

 

Lácteos Martínez

 

Massimo del Rey Silo cheese

 

Madera López Ernesto

 

Goats’ cheese Tunel with vegetable carbon ashes

 

Quesería de la Sierra Subbética

 

Murcian red wine cheese - Murcia al Vino

 

Quesería Lafuente

 

“Ntra. Sra.de Fuentes” semicured cheese - Manchego

 

Quesos Artesanos Villarejo

 

Javier Campo blue cheese  - Picón Bejes-Tresviso

 

Santander Delicatessen Consortium 

 

 

To make our journey among the cheeses of Spain even tastier, three products that are usually consumed on these occasions will enrich our tasting as patrons: membrillo, traditional picos and mineral water. Here is their detail:
 

 

PRODUCT


COMPANY


Membrillo, a quince jam

Yemas de Santa Teresa

Gluten free picos

Sinblat Alimentación Saludable

“Goddess of Water” natural water

The Brand Company

 

Spanish cheese tasting book (click the image below)

 

 

Quaderno di degustazione dei formaggi di Spagna 2021

 

 

Spanish Cheese map  

Spanish cheese map.


 

#SpainFoodNation

 

 

 

Cheeses from Spain. Photo: ICEX
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