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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2004

The Grana Clan

Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese has some compelling relatives
Sam Gugino
Issue: October 31, 2004


We all know that Parmigiano-Reggiano is the most important cheese in the world. But Parmigiano (as we'll call it) isn't just one monolithic formaggio. It's part of a large family of hard grating-cheeses called grana, so named for their grainy or granular texture.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2004.


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