Blue Cheese: Roquefort , The Pyrénées, France

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  1. colombochute
    Again ,more precisions...
    - Better to say Charles VI, than Carlos VI, as Roquefort is not in Spain...
    - Besides, the information about sparkling wine would gain from from being verified and documented, as to my knowledge:
    1. Sparkling wine (please correct me if I am wrong) didn't exist in the XVth century, as its occurence was at this time only accidental, and the phenomenon not well understood
    2. Roquefort was not known for its wine, on the contrary, King Charles VII is believed to have qualified Roquefort as the region where "nothing grows, neither vine, not wheat".
  2. colombochute
    Again ,more precisions...
    - Better to say Charles VI, than Carlos VI, as Roquefort is not in Spain...
    - Besides, the information about sparkling wine would gain from from being verified and documented, as to my knowledge:
    1. Sparkling wine (please correct me if I am wrong) didn't exist in the XVth century, as its occurence was at this time only accidental, and the phenomenon not well understood
    2. Roquefort was not knwn for its wine, on the contrary, King Charles VII is believed to have qualified Roquefort as the region where "nothing grows, neither vine, not wheat"
  3. colombochute
    Roquefort is a city and Roquefort cheese is ONLY produced in the immediate area of this city. You will never find Roquefort cheese produced in the Pyrénées, Roussillon, Provence, Alps or Corsica! If blue cheese is indeed produced in these regions, they are never called Roquefort, they have their own name, often their own AOC, and a completely different taste and appearance.
    To finish with, Roquefort is not in the Pyrénées, but on the western side of Massif Central...