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Published on January 7th, 2014 | by Ruben

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Jerez, European Wine City 2014

Jerez de la Frontera, the Andalusian city and the capital of the sherry region, can officially name itself European Wine City 2014.

This means a great year has just started for sherry wines, and I hope lots of people will take this opportunity to try more of these products, or why not, visit the region to experience it first-hand.

A whole series of events will underscore the importance of sherry, and this distinction couldn’t possibly occur in a better year for Jerez, as it also commemorates the 750th anniversary of the city. Just a few highlights are the Jerez Festival (21 February to 8 March), the Vinoble wine fair (in May), and of course International Sherry Week (2 to 8 June).

More information on the official website www.jerez2014.es

There’s a beautiful video supporting Jerez as European Wine City 2014:

 

Spot Jerez Ciudad Europea del vino 2014

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fell in love with sherry fifteen years ago, but switched to a higher gear in 2013 and started writing about it. Lived in Madrid for a couple of years, now back in Belgium. I also run a whisky blog over at www.whiskynotes.be



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