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Tabancos

May 26th, 2014 | by Ruben

Tabancos are typical Andalusian premises. A tabanco was half tavern, where you could have a drink or eat some tapas,


Sherry bottling codes

March 12th, 2014 | by Ruben

Most sherry producers will stress the fact that their products have a limited shelf life (in the case of a Manzanilla


Jerez-Xeres-Sherry

January 18th, 2014 | by Ruben

D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry is one of Spain’s most historic wine regions. Writers of the 1st century BC already mentioned a wine


Where to buy sherry

December 31st, 2013 | by Ruben

I’m constantly reading about sherry, and as I’m particularly interested in the better examples, I tend to chase specific sherries until


Vintage sherry (Añada)

October 17th, 2013 | by Ruben

Vintage sherry or Jerez de Añada is extremely rare, so rare that a lot of introductions to sherry wines will


Flor, the mystery of sherry

September 15th, 2013 | by Ruben

Flor is the veil or thin layer of indigenous yeast cells that forms on top of sherry wines. It is a kind of Ivory coloured, wrinkled, waxy


The Solera system

August 28th, 2013 | by Ruben

Sherry has a unique and rather complex system of maturation using a large number of casks and fractional blending. This


Sherry en rama

July 30th, 2013 | by Ruben

Bringing en rama sherry to the market is one of the most exciting recent developments in the sherry industry. Essentially rama means branch



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