About Ruben

Ruben is a Certified Sherry Educator who fell in love with sherry some twenty 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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8 things Wine Folly got wrong about sherry

October 3rd, 2018 | by Ruben

The new Wine Folly is a book about wine with concise information and infographics. Apart from a few unfortunate conceptual choices, it has obvious factual errors with regards to sherry


Añada 2000 (Lustau)

September 12th, 2018 | by Ruben

This wine is from a pair of sweet wines that Bodegas Lustau released in July 2017. The Añada 2000 and


L&B Fino (Lorente & Barba)

August 22nd, 2018 | by Ruben

Lorente & Barba is one of the ‘new old’ bodegas that have started in Jerez in the last few years.


Lorente y Barba

August 21st, 2018 | by Ruben

Bodegas Lorente y Barba was started in 2016 by Mauricio Lorente and Julio Barba. Mauricio’s grandfather was a pharmacist who sold



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