About Ruben

Ruben 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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Fino La Cala Albert Adrià

March 24th, 2017 | by Ruben

La Cala Albert Adrià and González Byass have joined forces to create Fino La Cala, a Fino sherry that is said


Villapanés Oloroso Seco (Hidalgo)

March 9th, 2017 | by Ruben

Villapanés is a rather savoury Oloroso with its own character and traces of biological ageing Within their premium range, Oloroso Villapanés is one


Tintilla de Rota (Lustau)

February 22nd, 2017 | by Ruben

Tintilla de Rota is possibly the rarest wine in the Lustau portfolio This is one of the rarest wines in


Tintilla de Rota

February 20th, 2017 | by Ruben

Tintilla de Rota is an autoctonous blue grape that is native to the sherry region: Rota is a coastal town


Venerable VORS (Osborne)

February 6th, 2017 | by Ruben

Venerable is the Pedro Ximénez in Osborne‘s Very Old Rare Sherry range (see Amontillado 51-1a for instance) currently housed in


Juan Piñero

January 25th, 2017 | by Ruben

The history of Bodegas Juan Piñero started in 1992 with the purchase of a 3000 m² bodega in the Calle Trasbolsa in


Fino Camborio (Juan Piñero)

January 16th, 2017 | by Ruben

Fino Camborio is maintained in a traditional, artisan way, reviving the style of lost almacenistas Camborio is an old Fino



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