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The soleo / asoleo process

May 22nd, 2017 | by Ruben

Soleo or Asoleo is a process of sun-drying grapes before pressing them. In the D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry it is primarily used for


Sherry in Madrid

May 2nd, 2017 | by Ruben

It would be logical to say that Jerez and the other cities of the sherry triangle are the center of


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


Sherry and oak

September 6th, 2016 | by Ruben

I was inspired by the article Jamie on: oak, written by the excellent wine blogger Jamie Goode, in which he


The venencia

May 3rd, 2016 | by Ruben

A venencia is a typical narrow, cilindrical cup attached to a long, flexible handle that is used to draw out wine



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