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  • The gastronomic festival of Cumbres Mayores

    Every year during the holiday weekend of the Spanish Constitution, Cumbres Mayores, a small town in the north of Sierra de Aracena, celebrates the feast of gastronomy and therefore have chosen a single product in his honor: the ham. A great weekend, where numerous tastings are proposed around the ham to satisfy visitors from all over Spain and foreign tourists. Read More

    2013-12-10 0
  • Quality Standard of Iberian ham

    In order to prevent fraud, to inform consumers and preserve the Iberian breed, a new quality standard (Royal Decree 4/2014) entered into force on 10 January 2014. It regulates and defines the characteristics quality and labeling of Iberian products: meat, ham, palette, and loin. Read More

    2013-11-29 0
  • Iberian presa ibérica and lomito ibérico - Tested and more than approved

    Presa Iberica is a tender, well-marbled piece that, due to its location. Our "Guide" to Spanish Cured Meats. Learn about the presa & lomito rom Iberian pigs reared in freedom. Read More

    2017-03-07 0
  • The "Iberian ham tour" and the "Jabugo tour"

    Culinary expedition ! Visit to an Iberian pig farm followed by a visit to a ham-curing factory in Jabugo. See the installations of one of the best ham producers in the village of Cortoconcepción. Read More

    2016-04-12 0
  • Where to stay in the Sierra de Aracena?

    Waking up in the morning among the Iberian pigs, surrounded by the Dehesa and its atypical landscape, or enjoy the friendliness and welcome of the inhabitants in the heart of the white villages of the Sierra, is an opportunity offered to any traveller or fan of gastronomy to discover this southern part of Andalusia... Read More

    2019-02-22 0
  • History of the olive tree and the production of olive oil

    The olive tree has shaped the landscape of the Mediterranean basin. Throughout the ages and during different civilizations, man has taken advantage of the fruit that comes from this highly iconic tree. Read More

    2018-10-02 0
  • Aroma encounters - Wine and Ham

    Learn the fundamentals behind Iberian ham, cured meats and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. Spanish Ham, with its sweet-and-salty richness, pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty of acidity and bold fruit. Read More

    2015-10-09 0
  • The rain returns to the dehesa (oak meadow area)

    The drought is affecting more and more Andalusian land each year, without a regular return of rain, the dehesa (or the oak meadow that provides "bellota") is likely to be reduced, which will affect the work of the breeders and the quality of the bellota hams. Read More

    2017-11-29 0

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