Welcome! In 2003 we settled in Newburyport, MA to start our family-beginning with our community store-The Grand Trunk. We wanted to offer wine, cheese and other delicious edibles that were made with quality and love. Each year we visit our producers in Europe and in N. America to understand the passion, the history behind each product and to reassure you that the foods we sell are made free of harmful agents with the purest ingredients. Below, we are visiting our Lambrusco producer while pairing it with a traditional Italian meal that included aged balsamic vinegar from Modena, Italy and 4 year Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Raclette, the famed cheese from the French and Swiss alps. This simple meal is an ancient tradition originating in this mountainous region where the cheese is heated in front of a fire and then scraped (racler) onto a plate with firm potatoes, cured ham, gherkin pickles and pickled onions. Pair this with a glass of […]
The prized olive from Southern France, found throughout the Languedoc and the Roussillon. These prized olives are crunchy and nutty with meaty and sweet flavors along with subtle almond and almost avocado nuances.