Moscatel (La Cigarrera)

September 20th, 2013 | by Ruben

The Moscatel produced by Bodegas La Cigarrera is a Moscatel de Pasas, made of sun-dried grapes. After the harvest, clusters of grapes


The Great Sherry Tasting 2013

September 18th, 2013 | by Ruben

The Great Sherry Tasting 2013 is an event in Amsterdam, Holland, held on Monday 30th of September (Holland has traditionally been


Sánchez Romate

September 17th, 2013 | by Ruben

In 1781, Juan Sánchez de la Torre joined forces with a partner from the Romate family and laid the foundations of the


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


Fino (R.C. Ivison)

September 12th, 2013 | by Ruben

I bought this bottle at my local Delhaize supermarket, which has a good reputation for its selection of fine wines. However


Roberto Amillo

September 3rd, 2013 | by Ruben

Roberto Amillo, a businessman from Logroño (Rioja), has been passionate about sherry and wine in general for many years. He


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



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