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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


Montilla-Moriles

July 23rd, 2015 | by Ruben

You could say the D.O. Montilla-Moriles is the cousin of the D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry. It may be lesser known by the


The Jerezana bottle

July 9th, 2015 | by Ruben

Until the early 1870s, sherry was commonly sold in bulk, especially in barrels that were transported to bars and shops



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