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Morbier Cheese (PDO)

May 6, 2015

Morbier cheese is a cheese made from cow’s milk, with an uncooked, pressed texture, which has a disc-like shape of 11.8 to 15.7 inches of diameter, a height of 2 to 3.1 inches and a weight of 11 to 17.6 lbs. It features slightly rounded sides. Its natural, smooth rind has a color that varies […]

In 1936, Arbois wine was the first product to receive the designation « appelation d’origine controlée – AOC », the French equivalent of the European “Protected designation of Origin – PDO.’’ Arbois wine is a specialty of Jura, a department in the northeast of France. Vines in Jura benefit from a clay soil called “chailles,” […]