About Ruben

Ruben fell in love with sherry fifteen 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



Author Archives: Ruben

Oloroso 1750 (Fernández-Gao)

September 25th, 2017 | by Ruben

An old Oloroso from a resurrected historic bodega Fernández-Gao is a historic name that was recently resurrected. The brand was


The Cask of Amontillado

September 12th, 2017 | by Ruben

The Cask of Amontillado is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in November 1846. It is set


Amontillado (La Cigarrera)

September 5th, 2017 | by Ruben

This is the standard Amontillado from Bodegas La Cigarrera in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. They also have an older Amontillado Viejo,


Díez Mérito

September 1st, 2017 | by Ruben

The history of Bodegas Díez Mérito starts in 1876, when Salvador Diez y Pérez de Muñoz starts a wine business


¿Fuego? No Thanks (Romate)

August 21st, 2017 | by Ruben

A new style of unusual sherries that aim to attract a young audience ¿Fuego? No Thanks is part of the Unusual Sherries, a


Sherry Week 2017

August 17th, 2017 | by Ruben

Now in its fourth year, the International Sherry Week 2017 has been announced! It will take place from 6th – 12th



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