Valdeon (Picos de Europa) PGI

Creamy. Mushroomy. Strong.

Regular price £7.50
Pairs well with fortified wines PPasteurised Pairs well with red wine Pairs well with whisky

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originSpain, Castile and Leon
style textureStrong blue, crumbly and creamy
milkCow 90%, Goat 10%
milk treatmentPasteurised
drinkSherry, red-grape sweet wines.

Valdeon Cheese: Crafted with Passion

With minimal automation, Valdeon's production process is a labour of love. Fresh cow's and goat's milk, pasteurised and enriched with penicillium roquefortium and a unique starter culture, is curdled naturally with rennet.

Hazelnut-sized curds are formed, and whey, a gift to a local farmer's pigs, is drained. The curds rest, absorbing rock salt's distinct essence, before a drying room enhances their character. On day four, the cheeses are pierced to activate the penicillium.

Over 45 days, Valdeon cheeses mature gracefully on their sides, inviting a gentle airflow to refine their flavour.

Hand-wrapped in sycamore leaves, Valdeon Cheese is a testament to tradition, craftsmanship, and dedication fully of mushroomy and spicy notes. 

1% of every sale will be donated to the Mental Health Foundation via Work for Good

Due to small-scale production and logistical delays certain cheeses and condiments may be unavailable. We'll substitute them with similar products as needed. You can specify if you are happy with substitutions on the Cart page.


The delivery charge is worked out based on the postcode.


EH39-EH42 postcodes (Haddington, Gifford, Dunbar, North Berwick, East Linton, other areas within 5 mile radius of the shop): Orders over £40 - free delivery.

Other EH and FK1-16 post codes (East Lothian, Edinburgh, Fife) : Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ delivery is £4.50.

Central Scotland: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50;

Northern Scotland and Highlands: £5.50 (2-5 day service). Please note, we recommend selecting Wednesday as your delivery day to allow enough time for the order to be delivered before the weekend (when courier depots are closed)


England & Wales: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50.

London: Order over £50 ‐ free delivery; order under £50 ‐ £7.50.

Northern Ireland and Islands (Isle of Man, Scilly, Skye, Wight, Jersey, Guernsey): we currently do not ship to.

Most of the UK mainland gets a next day delivery service. However, certain areas of the UK get a longer service. Our shipping boxes are designed to be safe in transit for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months). 

When placing an order, please make sure to provide:

  • an alternative delivery instruction, in case you’re not in to receive the order (such as “leave on porch, leave in a shed, leave with neighbour”)
  • complete post code and mobile number (will be used for courier notifications)


Our checkout system allows you to pick a date in the future to receive your delivery.

Our courier partners are APC Overnight. 

Once your order is shipped you will receive tracking details. Because all orders are shipped via a third-party, you would need to contact the courier directly if you have any questions about your parcel. Their email address is 

If you are buying cheeses for a special occasion, please allow an extra day or two for your cheeses to arrive, in case of unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

During December and other peak periods, we may require additional days to process and deliver your order.


We take great care in packaging and delivering your order.

  • Cheeses are wrapped in specialist cheese paper that will allow them to breathe and not suffocate.
  • Cheeses and condiments are then packaged in a cardboard box (reusable and recyclable) with an insulated foil pouch and ice packs to ensure the correct temperature is maintained for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months).


A personalised gift note can be included with all of our products at no extra charge.

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