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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Ás de Mirabrás 2019 (Barbadillo)

25 June 2020 | by Ruben

Ás de Mirabrás is a little sister to the Mirabrás white wine (or sobretabla if you like) that was first launched by Bodegas Barbadillo in


Palo Cortado VORS (Lustau)

5 June 2020 | by Ruben

Bodegas Lustau are offering a whole range of V.O.R.S. sherries, one of them being this Palo Cortado. Rich aromatics but also a tense Amontillado character at its base


Amontillado 8 (Mar 7)

28 May 2020 | by Ruben

MAR7 is a small despacho, a wine store at the heart of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, founded in 2014. It is housed



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