The question of Bodega, Reserva and Gran Reserva is one of the major talking points when it comes to buying a serrano ham given its effect on price. These 3 denominations are a reference to question the length of the curing process and as a consequence the quality of the leg chosen.
These names are regularly banded about (and confused) in supermarkets, on the internet, in restaurants and the like, so we thought we'd look to clarify it once and for all. You'll be interested to know that, in fact, the only significant differentiating feature is to do with the ham's geographical origin. So what are these differences?
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