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Grana Padano

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Grana Padano is an Italian cheese with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Product certification PDO requires that all three key stages of the production (farming and milking cows, harvesting and processing of milk into cheese, and seasoning) must take place in the area of origin. The production area includes the municipalities of the provinces of Alessandria, Asti, Bergamo, Bologna to the right of the Rhine, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Italy, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Lodi, Mantova to the left of the Po, Milan, Novara, Padova, Pavia, Piacenza, Ravenna, Rimini, Rovigo, Sondrio, Torino Province, autonomous Province of Trento, Treviso, Italy, Venice, Vercelli, Verona and Vicenza.

Its origins date back to the Middle Ages and today the Grana Padano is most produced PDO cheese in the world. In fact, the Grana Padano Dop is, along with the Parmesan cheese, the best known and appreciated among the cheeses to be grated, and has become a symbol of Italian gastronomy in the world.

To get a pound of cheese Grana Padano takes about 14 liters of milk. The aging period varies from a minimum of one year (young Grana) over two years (Grana Riserva).

Producers of Grana Padano

The latest published events

ENOTICA 2017 - Festival of wine and sensuality


from March 17, 2017 to March 19, 2017

Salone del Prodotto Tipico


from February 25, 2017 to February 26, 2017

Birraio dell'Anno


from January 20, 2017 to January 22, 2017

Cocoradicchio 2017


from January 25, 2017 to March 02, 2017

"I Migliori Vini Italiani 2017" in Rome


from February 16, 2017 to February 19, 2017

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